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Seeking enhancements that support disabled access and rambling

*Brownsea Island and Dorset Wildlife Trust

20/09/2018
*Brownsea Island and Dorset Wildlife Trust

For more photos click the link. Brownsea Island – DR working with the National Trust & Dorset Wildlife Trust during 2018 to make the Island more accessible for scooters, wheelchairs, powerchairs, etc. Early in 2018 DR was asked to assist in a photo shoot organised by the National Trust in an effort to publicise the […]

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*National Land Access Centre

16/09/2018
*National Land Access Centre

  Friday 14th September 2018 saw the opening by the Deputy Chairman of Natural England, Lord Blencathra, of the National Land Access Centre at Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve. A wide variety of gates and other barriers have been installed, primarily by our member Tom Bindoff, with the aim of educating all who have an […]

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*Heritage Ability Voting Now Closed

26/07/2018

Countryside Mobility is the Devon-based charity which places Trampers and Wheelyboats at locations across the Southwest – and further north. Their new venture, Heritage Ability, is creating Easy Read guides, British Sign Language (BSL) tours and more.  To help them further please consider voting for them at the National Lottery Awards 2018 where they are […]

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*Help get Barriers Removed

06/07/2018
*Help get Barriers Removed

The National Cycle Network has some great routes for the disabled – but many have barriers. Help remove them by completing this survey: https://sustrans.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/national-cycle-network-review-survey   SUSTRANS are carrying out a major review of the walking and cycling routes of the National Cycle Network and would love to hear your views. Your responses will help to […]

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*Ross Walking Festival

16/05/2018
*Ross Walking Festival

The organisers of the Ross-on-Wye Walking Festival are running an accessible ramble: Sunday 13th September 2018 Walk 15 – Tour de Ross by Buggy – 4 miles easy – 11:00am to 1:30pm The Ross Buggy Route is a four-mile circuit that passes through and around the town talking in  some of the town’s landmarks and attractive rural […]

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* Kingley Vale Nature Reserve

25/01/2017
* Kingley Vale Nature Reserve

“In the South, Bob and Val – with help from Disabled Ramblers – have been trying to help the South Downs National Park and Natural England with kissing gates into the Kingley Vale Nature Reserve near Chichester.  We are pleased to report that there are now two new kissing gates that will enable better access […]

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