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Ramblers urged to step out National Trust walks

THIS AUTUMN, in partnership with PruHealth, the National Trust is launching the Great British Walk – a celebration of the beautiful British countryside Read more: http://www.derbyshiretimes.co.uk/news/local/ramblers-urged-to-step-out-national-trust-walks-1-4898467 Chris Sabian is a portrait artist with http://www.kutefineart.com and owner of http://www.paragonprints.co.uk Advertisements

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Meynell and Staffordshire hunt in National Trust ban

The National Trust has banned the Meynell and South Staffordshire Hunt from its land in Derbyshire following a fox-hunting court trial. Hunt master John Greenall, 52, from Wootton, Derbyshire and Glenn Morris, 44, of Tutbury, Staffordshire were found guilty of … Continue reading

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Dovedale stepping stones reset after flooding

Work to repair a set of famous stepping stones in the Peak District has been completed after flood water dislodged two of them last month. The two Dovedale stones moved after heavy rainfall caused the River Dove to swell over the … Continue reading

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Dovedale stepping stones closed

Walkers at a Derbyshire beauty spot are unable to access a set of famous stepping stones after recent flood water moved two of them. The National Trust said the Dovedale stepping stones would remain “closed” until they could be repaired. A spokesperson … Continue reading

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Woodland plan to preserve paths

Lawrence Field on the Longshaws Estate in the High Peak is to have a wooded section around a former gritstone quarry at Bole Hill fenced off to livestock to encourage the growth of more native woodland. However, the British Mountaineering Council … Continue reading

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Sheffield moorland debate

FUTURE management of more than 21 square miles of moorland on the edge of Sheffield is up for debate at a meeting this week – with plans on the table to include better access arrangements. Sheffield Council owns Blackamoor, Burbage, … Continue reading

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The case for planning reform

The Government’s controversial planning reforms should receive full support as far as I am concerned. Opposition by groups like the National Trust amounts to “hysteria” in my opinion. Coalition proposals to simplify the planning process and favour all “sustainable development” … Continue reading

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Plans to open more of the Peak District to the Public

Proposals to open a new network of concessionary bridleways, including connected routes along the tops of Curbar and Froggatt Edges and through Barbrook Valley, are included in a five-year draft management plan which will shape the future of the moors. The proposals … Continue reading

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