Tag Archives: volunteering

National park award for Dartmoor Derek

Derek Collins of the Dartmoor Preservation Association has won National Parks UK’s Individual Volunteer of the Year award Continue reading

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Ramblers celebrate trail-blazing path workers

Ramblers have celebrated the immense contribution to walking made by Peter and Diana Gulland over almost 50 years. 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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Cameron’s oxymoron

David Cameron’s latest election wheeze, to require employers of more than 250 staff to give employees three days’ ‘volunteering’ a year, is misleadingly described. In my world, if people are being paid they are not ‘volunteering’.  The point of volunteering … Continue reading

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