Category: OS GetOutside Champion

The Great British Week of Sport

The Great British Week of Sport will celebrate the power that sport and activity has on our physical, mental and social wellbeing. The celebration will take place from Saturday 19 September to Sunday 27 September, are you ready to get involved? I will be getting involved, both as a Get Outside Champion for Ordnance Survey…

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Lockdown Activity Hero

Throughout August, Active Suffolk asked the public to nominate people within the local community who deserved recognition for their efforts in supporting, motivating and inspiring local people to be active during the coronavirus pandemic. They were overwhelmed with the response and received a wealth of heart warming stories from those across the county who have…

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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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Scouts

I am extremely lucky and proud to have been a beaver, cub, scout, senior scout and now cub scout leader. I was sent to beavers with my friends as a child and my bug for the outdoors has grown ever since. I have completed my Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh through the scouts…

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Lockdown Rambles

“In every walk within nature one receives far more than he seeks” John Muir With covid-19 having the country in lockdown many of us are getting out to explore the rights of way network from our doorsteps. I’m extremely lucky to live in a rural village with a wealth of routes from my front door.…

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The Great British Campout

Last weekend I took part in the Great British Campout 2020 in my garden to raise funds for the NHS staff and volunteer treating Covid-19 patients. Over the weekend the campaign raised a whopping £96,000, with such a great impact the campout has been extended to the Easter weekend to try and hit the £100k…

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Get Outside Champion

So last week I announced on my social media channels that I have been selected as an Ordnance Survey Get Outside Champions. I’m so excited to join a group of 99 other like minded outdoorsy people to achieve some great things over the next year. My role as a Get Outside Champion is to educate,…

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