Peak & Northern Footpaths Society (est.1894)

Signpost 42, Winter 2012

Welcome to the online edition of Signpost. This is an alternative to the print edition.

October short walk crew take a breather in Lyme Park

News Roundup

Latest news and dates for your diary.


EGM Report
by Clarke Rogerson

Saturday 24th November 76 members attended the EGM at the Britannia Hotel to debate and vote on adoption of a revised Constitution ...


Path Problems Solved, Culcheth and Glazebury 262
by David Bratt

In September whilst walking all the paths in some local 2 km OS map squares for the North and Mid Ches Ramblers I came across one serious obstruction ...


Path Problems Solved, Barnsley 159
by John Harker

This footpath was severed in the "Great South Yorkshire Flood" of June 2007 when the foot-bridge across the river Dearne in Barnsley near Monk Bretton Priory collapsed ...


Path Problems Solved, Bredbury and Romiley 15
by John Harker

This case goes back over 20 years when a proposed diversion at Lower Watermeetings Farm near the Cherry Tree estate at Romiley was discussed ...


Gating Orders - a cause for concern?
by Terry Norris

A gating order has the effect of stopping walkers’ access to a public right of way by allowing the highway authority to erect gates across the path ...


Benny Rothman Honoured

This year was the 80th anniversary of the Kinder Trespass so it was fitting that on 24th October a Blue Plaque was unveiled at ...


Membership Development
by John Broadbent

Recruiting and retaining members is crucial for the long term success of any organisation. Unfortunately, due to other priorities, we have seen a falling off ...


Helping Us Save Time and Money

We are trying to put more of our effort into footpath work by reducing administration, cutting postage costs, and increasing our rebates from the tax man ...


Walks Programme

Details of short walks and longer walks, January to April 2013. See also the complete current walks programme.


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