Tag Archives: stile

‘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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Don’t break ground: H&S gone mad

Gloucestershire County Council’s contractor, Amey, has imposed ridiculous restrictions on volunteers who work on public paths. Continue reading

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Bucks gets its skates on

Bucks County Council responded swiftly to my complaint about a stile on Turville footpath 22 which is an obstruction. Continue reading

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Piddington path-check: day 3

I found a completely blocked path on my third day of checking paths in Piddington and Wheeler End parish. I reported it and it’s cleared now. Continue reading

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Stile-free walks for Turville

Turville Parish Council sensibly used £1,000 surplus budget to pay for the replacement of four stiles with gates on public footpaths. Continue reading

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Slow gate

It is a lovely walk from Hill Bridge, Peter Tavy, on Dartmoor up through fields known as Coffins, to the road near Baggator.  But in May 2014 it became much more difficult, especially for walkers with dogs. The land had changed hands … Continue reading

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