Peak & Northern Footpaths Society (est.1894)

Signpost 46, Spring 2014

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March Longer Walk at the appropriately named Snow Stanza Stone

Chairman's piece
by Alistair Taylor

Although honoured to be elected as your chairman it is important to emphasise that this is only a temporary arrangement and I hope to have a volunteer to replace me at the half year meeting in November. ...


Volunteer tasks

We have a pressing need for two groups of volunteers. The first group will help with the following tasks: Membership Recruitment (provides the life blood of the society) ...


Signpost report
by Dave Morton

I have some very good news Mike Hoare, a new member, stepped forward just before the AGM and offered, not only his own services with signpost maintenance, but those of his friend Peter Ash. ...


Footpath News: Worsbrough Footpath 14 Barnsley

Area Officer Chris Davison reported this path as obstructed by padlocked field gates in 2012 (see photos). ...


Footpath News: Dunford Bridleway 1 Barnsley

This is another story from Chris and John which started last year when Chris found the bridleway was both obstructed by farm machinery and so boggy as to be unusable for walkers or horse riders. ...


Footpath News: Congleton 82

On 2nd April this year Keith Wykes led a walk of 13 people, from the Altrincham and District Rambling Club, on what had been a very wet and muddy path through woodlands at the southern end of this path. ...


Footpath News: Beeley FPs 3, 9, 11 & 12 and Bridleway 10 & Rowsley Bridleway 9

Member Ken Brockway recently reported that ‘On a recent winter walk climbing up the bridleway through Rowsley Wood, I speculated about the huge lumps of rock that had clearly been dumped down the valley side of the Smeltingmill Brook. ...


Footpath News: Mythaholme Bridge

Ken Brockway also sent in a second report: ‘In 2004 a footbridge costing £130,000 was installed ...


News from the Wirral

The previous five pages should give you a flavour of the work that the society’s volunteers carry out in helping us to deliver our charitable objectives. ...


Walk report
by Peter Gunn

Some of you will remember the excellent talk given by Tom Lonsdale, a landscape architect, at the November 2013 Half Year Meeting. ...


Walks Programme

Details of short walks and longer walks, June to August 2014. See also the complete current walks programme.


The 'Manley' Mr Bratt with the signpost he donated
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