Peak & Northern Footpaths Society (est.1894)

Signpost 47, Autumn 2014

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

Chairman's piece
by Alistair Taylor

This will be my last contribution to Signpost as chairman of Peak & Northern Footpaths Society. ...

Half Year Meeting

Saturday 15 November 2014 is the date for this year’s HYM. ...

What should Inspectors' report?
by Terry Norris

My answer is all faults, including obstructions, overgrown paths, faulty stiles, missing or damaged signs and unofficial diversions. ...

A Job Well Done
by Terry Norris

In March of this year members of the Society were enjoying a walk around Saddleworth when they encountered the stile pictured below when ascending Higher Stanedge. ...

Advice for Walkers
by Sue and Chris Woods

Sue and Chris Woods (Peak District Green Lane Alliance), guest speakers at the AGM in April, have this to say about what you should do if you see illegal use of a route or moorlands by recreational motor vehicle users ...

Bridge Volunteer needed

Our Footbridge Volunteer for the last seven years, Neil Collie,would welcome some assistance with his task. ...

Thoughts of a Signpost volunteer.
by Bill McGuinness

These words were written by one of our volunteers whilst sitting up near signpost 50 ...

Website update
by Mike Barnes

Many visitors to the society’s web site ( don’t use a conventional computer, they use a mobile device. ...

Walks Programme

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


I am delighted to tell you that candidates for the separate offices of Chairman and of Secretary; and for appointment as President (to take the place of Clarke Rogerson) have come forward. ...

One of our inspectors writes:
by Tony Brackenbury

“Having walked locally through fields with Llama’s, Alpaca’s and even Ostriches I was really taken back with this fellow when I turned a corner on a footpath up towards “Black Panther” country on Chinley Churn. ...

Page title:Signpost 47, Autumn 2014
If you'd like a reply, please include your contact details.
Your message is being sent.
Your message has been sent. Thank you.
Message sending failed - sorry. As an alternative you might like to try the Contact the webmaster form.