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The spine of our movement

The Pennine Way, which runs along the spine of England, is the spine of the ramblers’ movement.

Yesterday I launched a new gate at the start of the Pennine Way in Edale, to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the route.   564 more words


Dawn on the marshes

I did not jump out of bed with joy as my alarm clock rang at 5.30am. It is not the best time of the morning for me. 416 more words


Over the past three years, the proposals for a solar park on the site at Rampisham Down have been going through the planning process. First as a SNCI and latterly as a SSSI, the site and the plans have been subject to careful scrutiny. 119 more words

Acid Grass

Increasing life chances - addendum

Simon Hirst – River Esk Project Officer

A redundant weir on the River Dove at Low Mill in Farndale has recently been removed by the Estate in partnership with the National Park Authority, the… 151 more words

North York Moors

Natural England & the future of SSSIs?

Mark Avery recently raised the issue of Natural England’s performance on SSSI notifications, and quite rightly so in our opinion.  Avery cites the West Pennines  1,065 more words

Executive Secretary

#HaveYouSeenHenry .... Wildlife Crime continues .... keep on badgering away?

Who was it said that a nation should be judged by the way in which it treated its animals*?  The same wisdom which provided us with the view that: 615 more words

Executive Secretary


The list of official responses to the Neighbourhood Plan in the previous post is as interesting for the organisations that were never invited to respond as for the actual responses themselves. 285 more words