The Outdoorsy Type Suffolk

This week I tried something new, I joined The Outdoorsy Type Suffolk on a group walk. This isn’t something I would usually do, being a shy person, but it was so worth plucking up the courage to go along and meet such a wonderful group. The group has recently been set up by friends Helen…

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Podcasts

The new norm of working from home means many of us are turning to podcasts to keep us entertained or to keep us focused at work. I’ve discovered loads of podcasts to keep me occupied, from comedy to outdoors chat shows but here I’ll give you my top 5 podcasts. The Outdoors Fix hosted by…

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Signs

Signs on public rights of way have been around since before recorded history, long before routes became ‘Public Rights of Way’. Signs first indicated the way to guide pilgrimages and the way up mountains with cairns. Routes used to take farm workers to estates and villagers to church, this is where many of our routes…

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This Girl Can Ambassador

Last week I announced on my social media channels the exciting news that I have been selected as one of Active Suffolk‘s This Girl Can Ambassadors. This Girl Can is a Sport England nationwide campaign to inspire and empower women. It aims to get women and girls moving, regardless of their shape, size or ability. Fear of…

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Law and advice for dogs

While many of our four legged friends may not be aware of the law around dogs we as owners should be up to speed about where they are and aren’t allowed and how they should be ‘controlled’. The term ‘close control’ can be very controversial and very hard to enforce as this is very much…

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30 Days Wild

This year I have been taking part in the Wildlife Trusts 30 Days Wild Challenge which has had me completing 30 Random Acts of Wildness to improve my well being, health and for the planet. I have joined 130765 other people in 30 Days Wild 2020 and it’s been great, check out my 30 Random…

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Dunwich Beach and Heath

The Dunwich Beach and Heath walk is a lovely walk along the coast and through Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB which explores National Trust and RSPB land. The route covers just over 9km and takes around 2 hours to walk, this can be varied depending on where you park, you can shorten the route by…

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Working from home tips

With coronavirus confining many of us to our homes to work this has changed the way many of us work. I have started a new job since lockdown began, I have moved away from being a Rights of Way Officer to now being an Access Field Officer, doesn’t sound like much change but there’s quite…

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Common Issues

So here it is a whistle stop tour of common issues on public rights of way and how to resolve them. In many cases the way to report these issues is to report it to your Local Authority whether this is a County Council or Unitary Authority they generally have an online reporting to to…

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