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At a recent meeting of Full Council at the Town Hall, I asked the Tory Cabinet Member for Growth, Planning, Housing, and Economic Development, Cllr Peter Hiller (the chap who signed off on the unpopular Rhubarb Bridge decision), if he could let me know “ 246 more words
The annual epic event following the 268 miles of the Pennine Way National Trail in winter has earned the Spine Race the tag line of ‘Britain’s most brutal’, and there won’t be many who would argue with that description. 859 more words
My name is Tony and I’m a hill walker.
You’re never too old to become obsessed or develop an addiction, as I’m discovering. Fortunately, there are compulsive behaviours more pernicious than walking and, what’s more, ramblers don’t generally feel a need to conceal their foible, phone the Samaritans or join a Ramblers Anonymous group, although perhaps I should! 877 more words
It’s the middle of the night, about 1am. Totally pitch black. It’s blowing a gale strong enough that I have to make sure an occasional gust doesn’t blow me over: the weather forecast said the wind would reach 50mph tonight, which would bring a wind chill of -15°. 9,950 more words
The Montane Spine Race – 268 miles of Pennine Way – In winter!
One from the archives this week – I’m away on safety cover for the race and they won’t run a power lead out to Greg’s Hut, so here’s another airing of my favourite blog post on the… 29 more words