Tag Archives: Public paths

Rambling around Rushden

My first Ramblers’ AGM of the season was in Rushden, Northamptonshire. Continue reading

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A rare chance to thank a judge

I had the rare opportunity to thank a judge, Lord Hoffmann, for his many ground-breaking judgments on public paths and village greens. Continue reading

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Posty Bob is 90

Happy birthday to my good friend, Northamptonshire Rambler Bob Coles, who is 90 today. Continue reading

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White Cliffs walking at Walmer

I opened the White Cliffs Walking Festival at Walmer, Kent, on 22 August. Continue reading

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One hundred Opinions

In the autumn 2018 issue of Open Space magazine I wrote my 100th Opinion article. Continue reading

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1189 & all that

Thirty years ago I wrote an Opinion piece in Open Space magazine about the importance of 1189. Continue reading

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John Johnson: friend of access

John Johnson, former chairman of the Countryside Commission and an advocate of access, has died aged 88. Continue reading

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