Peak & Northern Footpaths Society (est.1894)

Signpost 48, February 2015

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Macclesfield Canal at Bollington, photographed by Alan Pedlar

Chairman's piece
by Gavin Miller

This is my first contribution to Signpost as Chairman of Peak & Northern Footpaths Society, ...


In Memoriam - Jack Ogden

We record with sadness the passing, at the age of 89, of Jack Ogden (1925-2014), an honorary member and for many years a most enthusiastic renovator of our signs. ...


Direct Debits

If you find a direct debit marked Charity Payment on your bank statement, don’t panic. ...


Replacing Stiles with Kissing Gates... a good idea?
by Terry Norris

The Chiltern Society shares with Peak and Northern the distinction of being a prescribed organisation who must be consulted about any proposal to divert or extinguish a public right of way in their area, this being ...


Chapel Gate - the controversy rumbles on.
by John Harker

The Byway Open To All Traffic (BOAT) known to all as “Chapel Gate” has been a source of contention for a decade and longer. Originally ...


Threatened path in Sandbach saved by Society and local Ramblers Group
by Terry Norris

Footpath Sandbach 29 is a short link between a housing estate and the junction of Sandy Lane and Moston Road, on the outskirts of Sandbach. It passes between ...


More Stiles Tackled
by John Harker

The case of two footpaths at Far Cown Edge farm north of Rowarth. ...


Praise from Kate Ashbrook

Kate Ashbrook, General Secretary of the Open Spaces Society, was lavish in her praise when she spoke at our recent Half Year Meeting. Describing the Society as ...


Signpost Report January 2015
by David Morton

Since my last report in Signpost 46, we’ve been installing new signposts and repainting older ones at an exceptional rate. ...


Walks Programme

Details of short walks and longer walks, October 2014 to January 2015. See also the complete current walks programme.


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