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Month: May 2016

The Future of BBT.

The Future of BBT.

  The voluntary sector in rights of way and access to the countryside has been active for over 100 years. Without the energy, drive, and far-sightedness of a core of volunteers, founded upon a much wider base of interest, there would have been no Rights of Way Act 1932, no National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949, no Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (Part 3), and probably no ‘right to roam’ in the Countryside and Rights of Way…

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JfA 2016: Route Details

JfA 2016: Route Details

The Journey for Access 2016 route details and further information booklet is now available. Click the image below to view or download.  

Act of God

Act of God

Gatescarth Pass in the Lake District sees a lot of rain in almost every year, but the recent trend to ‘extreme weather events’ brings a level of impact that even the sturdiest road cannot resist. In the winter of 2016-16 a significant landslip brought-down tons of soil and loose rock on to the previously repaired and maintained carriageway. Gatescarth is open to the public with motor vehicles on a ‘permit day’ system, marshalled by local volunteers, and the local group of…

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