Peak & Northern Footpaths Society (est.1894)

Signpost 61, Autumn 2019

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

Chairman's Piece
by David Hurrell

Walking in the countryside can present all sorts of challenges. Most can be expected and others are sometimes surprising.

by Shirley Addy

In case you are wondering why your third copy of Signpost for this year is so early, rest assured that you will receive another in December.

Volunteers Needed

Would you like to volunteer?

Thoughts of a New Area Officer
by Derek Bodey

My wife and I moved to Buxton some 8 years ago. Both of us have always been involved in our local community and saw no reason why we should not continue this in our new surroundings.

National Parks Review - Interim Report available online

Half Yearly Meeting

PNFS Request for Help
by Jenny Allen

Would you like to help promote the Society in your area?

A Walk in Virtual Reality
by Murray Fullerton

Life is never that simple when technology is involved.

Dogs Now Compulsory
by Shirley Addy

Recently I came across a new mandatory highway sign during an inspection of the Ribble Valley parish of Twiston.

Changes Afoot on East Cheshire’s Principal Long-Distance Trail
by David Gartside

The Gritstone Trail will be well-known to many PNFS members.

Footpath 49 South Darley
by Rhoda Barnett

This short footpath in the village of Wensley, between Winster and Matlock, was legally recognised as a public right of way when it was added to the definitive map in April 2018...

Definitive Map Modification Order Applications
by Ken Brockway

Summer has seen a lull in definitive map modification order applications partly caused by Derbyshire County Council being rather slow to register the most recent but...

Movies of PNFS Walks
by Ken Smith

I have been a walker all my life, one of those people that could not wait for a bus and would walk to the next stop...

James Cain: An Appreciation
by David Bratt

Our possibly oldest member, James Cain of Culcheth died recently at the age of 96 years and 1 day.

Win Hill Toposcope

A toposcope on Win Hill was installed by David Morton and Peter Ash on 7 June 2019.  It was in memory of Geoff Errington (1949-2012) for his services and generosity to the PNFS.

Book Review: Who Owns England
by Mel Bale

The CROW act of 2000 was a massive step forward in increasing the amount of land that the public can walk across without let or hindrance.

Parish Notes ~ Hayfield
by Julie Gough

Hayfield has always been a friendly and welcoming village but now it’s official!

Signpost Report

Book Review: Celebrating Fifty Years of Adventure 1969-2019
by Shirley Addy

Many members will own several of Cicerone's outdoor books and be interested that the publisher celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this year.

Short Walks
by John Fisher

Longer Walks
by David Bratt

Closing Credits

Signpost is edited and published for the Society by Shirley Addy, 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 those of the Society

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