Month: Feb 2020

Happy new boot day!

I love a new boot day! I finally treated myself to a new pair of boots this week. I did my research and finally committed my spend on a pair of Women’s Grisport Glide High Rise Hiking Boots (they do men’s and unisex boots as well). I spend a lot of time in walking boots…

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Whatever the weather

A fair weather worker/walker/rider is something I certainly am not, although this winter has definitely thrown its worst at us when it comes to wind and rain. The winter weather we have been experiencing since September time has really made my day job as a Rights of Way Officer hard work with routes flooding and…

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Horsing around

As some of you may know I am a keen equestrian and I can’t imagine any better way to explore the Rights of Way network than on horse back. I grew up in the Lake District and rode many friends horses and ponies through the stunning scenery, I was very lucky to volunteer and work…

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Ploughing and Cropping

Ploughing and cropping issues take up a major part of my day to day work, the public report routes to the council that are either overgrown with crops or have had their surface disturbed, I then go out to inspect them. Once they have been inspected I then contact the landowner to get the issue…

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Rights and Responsibilities

Public Rights:The public have varying rights depending on the status of the right of way, the public have the right to pass and repass along a public right of way which can include: admiring the view, taking a photograph or resting as long as you do not stray from the line of the Right of…

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How did I get into PROW?

As a Rights of Way Officer my job role is: to protect, maintain, promote and develop public rights of way and access in accordance with relevant strategies, initiatives, policies and procedures. Develop and promote improvements and use of the rights of way and access network. To effectively deal with all delegated rights of way correspondence,…

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