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24/08/2015
South Downs Way
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King Alfred' Statue, Winchester
Over the last week I found myself in Winchester again. This time looking at signage and route improvements with Winchester City Council. We were...
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I hope this will be of interest to students of heritage, countryside and cultural resource management.  The decision to develop Hadrian...
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The sale of our old signpost fingers has been a great success in that we now know that very many of you would like to own one.  The money...
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20/08/2015
Hadrian's Wall Path
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Hadrian's Wall Path has the most complete set of monitoring data for any World Heritage Site, anywhere in the World; it has been cited as...
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18/08/2015
Hadrian's Wall Path
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I know that the River Irthing footbridge, sandwiched between Willowford farm and Birdoswald Roman Fort, is both a landmark and a talking point...
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11/08/2015
Hadrian's Wall Path
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The Trail took a new direction when one of our old signpost fingers was eagerly snapped up by one of our Swiss walkers.  I...
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11/08/2015
Hadrian's Wall Path
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During my twenty years on Hadrian's Wall I have maintained an ever watchful eye on how other heritage access sites are managed and...
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10/08/2015
Hadrian's Wall Path
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The great thing about grass is that it wants to grow.  It keeps coming back and is one of the most sustainable of surfaces; it is pleasing...
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10/08/2015
South Downs Way
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In my role as South Downs Way officer I spend quite a bit of time just travelling back and forth along the Trail. Apart from the A27 (M27) to...
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07/08/2015
Hadrian's Wall Path
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I have been busy these past few weeks talking to businesses, exploring ways that they might be able to help support the Trail.  The driver...
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