Tag Archives: Ramblers

Peter Melchett, access champion

Peter Melchett, Ramblers’ vice-president, has died aged 70. He was a champion of access who created public paths on his farm in Norfolk. Continue reading

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Gerald McGuire’s century

Today, 12 July, would have been campaigner Gerald McGuire’s 100th birthday. Continue reading

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Telford’s new 50-mile trail

I was pleased to launch the Telford T50 50-mile trail around Telford, to celebrate the anniversary of the new town. Continue reading

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Pedestrians’ priority in Hastings

I was invited, on behalf of the Ramblers, to present Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood award to Hastings Old Town Continue reading

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Jerry Pearlman, the ramblers’ advocate

My friend Jerry Pearlman, the Ramblers’ former honorary solicitor who campaigned for paths and the right to roam, has died aged 84. Continue reading

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Access pioneer’s centenary

John Bunting, the access campaigner who died in 2013, would have been 100 today. We remember him still with great affection and admiration. Continue reading

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Sojourn in Somerset

My last Ramblers’ AGM of the season was Somerset Area, in the Quantock Hills. Continue reading

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