Tag Archives: Ramblers

The Stalling Busk summit

On 7 October Ramblers gathered at Stalling Busk, the tiny village in the Yorkshire Dales, to celebrate a meeting in 1996 which helped to form the access legislation we now enjoy. Continue reading

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Eugene, the best-dressed Rambler

Celebrating Eugene Suggett’s 30 years at the Ramblers Continue reading

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All the eights for Posty Bob

Bob Coles, courageous defender of Northamptonshire’s path, was 88 last week. Continue reading

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White Cliffs Festival launched at Walmer

I opened the fourth White Cliffs Walking Festival at Walmer on 24 August. Continue reading

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Half my life a footpath secretary

This year I have spent half my life as Area footpath secretary for the Ramblers Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes and West Middlesex Area Continue reading

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Hidcote’s hidden story

Thanks to the Open Spaces Society’s objection to the diversion of blocked paths in Hidcote garden in 1989 we have additional routes for the public. Continue reading

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‘Resolved’ has a new meaning in Buckinghamshire

Bucks County Council’s public-path reporting system is misleading, it says problems are ‘resolved’ when they are not. Continue reading

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