Tag: publicrightsofwayexplorer

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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COVID19 PRoW Closures?

With the current restrictions in place I’m certainly starting to feel the cabin fever setting in. I’ve been making the most of my local rights of way from the front door along with what feels the entire nation, routes that are usually deserted and I never meet a soul are now rammed with walkers from…

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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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Lost Ways

Why are we going to loose our ways? Is my favourite route going to be lost? Basically any route not legally recorded on the definitive map by the 1st January 2026 will be lost forever. After this date set out in the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 historic claims will not longer be…

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End of an Era

This week marks the end of an era for me as a Public Rights of Way Officer for a Local Highway Authority. I began my job as a fresh graduate back in January 2018 and have learnt a great deal in the last 2 and a bit years, I have loved this role and will…

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