Peak & Northern Footpaths Society (est.1894)

Signpost 58, Autumn 2018

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Chairman's Piece
by David Hurrell

Well what a summer we have had. Plenty of warm and sometimes hot days in which to enjoy the summer with all its glories...


My new role in PNFS
by Ruth Whaites

Whilst I have lived in the Peak District for over 30 years, I have also worked overseas in Hong Kong and Thailand, teaching Western cookery and Business Studies and Marketing...


Peak & Northern During the Great War
by David Brown, David Morton and John Harker

A chance comment circulated by John Harker set David’s Brown and Morton to work. John had accompanied a picture of a well dressing with the comment ‘a few Society members probably died in the Great War’...


An Inspectors Life
by Keith Feltham

I first became aware of PNFS at a Bank Holiday market at Chesterfield in August 1988 where a stall was advertising the society...


Update on The Heights
by Jim Foster & David Bratt

You may remember that we featured the ongoing battle to secure access rights on a Public Right of Way (PROW) at "The Heights"...


Neville McGraw, 1946-2018
by Paul Easthope

Neville grew up in Broadbottom, Tameside. After attending Hyde Grammar school, he obtained a degree in Psychology from Liverpool University...


Double the trouble - but no longer
by John Harker

John was out walking at the end of July on Ible footpath no 4 near Cromford, when he came across a perfectly serviceable wooden stile...


Beighton Footpath 95 - successful outcome
by John Harker

A recent decision letter on a Definitive Map Modification Order (DMMO) by Sheffield City Council used involvement from both myself and from former Inspector and Trustee, Jack Burling...


New Pin Badge
by Paul Easthope

PNFS has a new pin badge available.


PNFS - 80 Years Ago
by Ian Salvage

You may remember that in the Autumn 2017 edition of Signpost, I delved back through the Society’s records to see what we were up to 50 years ago...


Glossop Footpath 101
by Paul Easthope

A long standing footpath problem has at last been rectified after concerted efforts by PNFS...


Heanor and Loscoe Footpath 160
by John Harker

Footpath 160 is the path for which I was given authority to serve Form 1 under s.130AHA80...


Going Underground in Leeds
by Andrew Harter

John Harker’s, James Petts’, and Oliver Taylor’s article in Signpost 57 reminded me of a path (Leeds 223) that went underneath a factory in the Stanningley area of Leeds...


Signpost Report, September 2018


Holmfirth 175/10
by John Harker

Footpath 160 is the path for which I was given authority to serve Form 1 under s.130AHA80. Derbyshire County Council (DCC)...


Short Walks Programme


Long Walks Programme


Parish Notes - Wortley, near Barnsley
by Mel Bale

Wortley is the southernmost parish of Barnsley...


Seen on the Moors
by John Harker

This photo was taken by myself at the beginning of September on Broomhead Moor in the Peak District National Park near Sheffield...


Unrecorded Ways
by Ken Brockway

I have spent some time recently investigating unrecorded rights of way, particularly in Derbyshire...


My Favourite Café - Sett Valley
by Ian Salvage

The Sett Valley Café is somewhat unusual in appearance and setting...


Rights of Way Improvements Officer Needed
by Paul Easthope

Since the Society changed its objects at the AGM in April to include rights of way improvements, we have been discussing how to move forward with the policy...


The Signpost Editor is changing
by Ian Salvage

After 3 years as Editor of Signpost, it is time for me to 'hang up my boots'...


And Finally...

PNFS Half-Year Meeting



Signpost is edited and published for the Society by Ian Salvage, publicity@pnfs.org.uk. Postal: contact via Taylor House, 23 Turncroft Lane, Offerton, Stockport, SK1 4AB. Design and Print by Lymetrees (Tel / text 07984 059150).
The views expressed in this newsletter do not necessarily reflect the Society

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