Monthly Archives: September 2011

Coity Wallia Common near Bridgend

On Thursday, Coity Wallia Common, public access land north of Bridgend on the B4280 to Heol-y-Cyw, was sun-drenched boggy grassland with the post-industrial touches of a distant wind-farm peeking behind Mynydd y Gaer and chimneys of the Rockwool factory behind … Continue reading

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Save Morfa Beach: eight miles of sand

Save Morfa Beach is a campaign to save public access to the sands at the steel-works near Port Talbot.  There is an excellent video explaining the effects of proposed changes to the rights of way at http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=1978634594589 which is worth … Continue reading

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Ambling in Bath

Today was a day out with good friends, generally avoiding traffic.  From the bus into Cardiff, I took the park route across the city, then crossed onto the Millenium Stadium gated walk by the river through to the station.We met … Continue reading

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Obstructed path near Ynysybwl spoils annual walk to Penrhys

I was copied into an email from a Caerphilly resident who, on the 5th September, was walking with a group from Llantarnam Abbey to Penrhys, an annual pilgrimage (see below for details).  They came across an obstruction across  a footpath … Continue reading

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The Bute, a green for Trefforest

I met with Clive and Mike from Trefforest, who have submitted registration as a village green for The Bute on Meadow Street.  Open Spaces Society has helped them, but now they face some objections.  It is a fantastic area of … Continue reading

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