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Kinder Scout trespass campaigner gets a plaque

He went down in history as the man who led the mass trespass at Kinder Scout, where hundreds of ramblers claimed their right to roam in the Peak District countryside. But as a blue plaque was unveiled to honour Benny Rothman, … Continue reading

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A historic walk via Kinder Scout

A circular Peak District amble from Hayfield to Kinder Scout via Leygatehead Moor, following the route taken during the mass trespass of 1932. http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2012/may/12/kinder-scout-derbyshire-walk?newsfeed=true Chris Sabian is a portrait artist with http://www.kutefineart.com and owner of http://www.paragonprints.co.uk

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Kinder Mass Trespass ‘should be taught in schools’

A mass trespass in the Peak District was so significant that it should be taught in schools, it has been claimed. Broadcaster Stuart Maconie made the comment at an event to mark the 80th anniversary of the Kinder Mass Trespass. The 1932 … Continue reading

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Kinder Trespass Celebrations

At least two children of trespassers who were imprisoned in the 1932 Mass Trespass on Kinder Scout will be attending the launch of the Kinder 80 Festival on April 24 at Edale. Harry Rothman, son of trespass leader Benny Rothman, will … Continue reading

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Peak District grant aids Kinder Trespass archive

A two-year project to create an archive of the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass has received a cash boost. The Peak District National Park Authority’s sustainable development fund has granted £18,000 towards the archive, which will be based in the village … Continue reading

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