Tag Archives: highways act 1980

Looking for commitment on Footpath 48a in Tonteg

Local Correspondents for Open Spaces Society have opportunities to object to any path orders, and I have had to refuse to withdraw objections to an order to extinguish a footpath through a new estate in Tonteg in Rhondda Cynon Taf.  … Continue reading

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Inspection for comments on Footpath 31 Llantwit Fardre

Sometimes, paths on the Definitive Map have magically changed route on the ground.  There is an application to divert a branch of Footpath 31 Llantwit Fardre and, armed with a map and my camera, I set off to have a … Continue reading

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Naughty ruination of a verge

Why do we have verges?  They are popular with road users for their wild flowers and hedgerow habitats, but their function is also to allow people on foot or riding a horse to avoid unrepaired roads or to get out … Continue reading

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A lane north of Llanharan, 5 footpaths & a bridleway

Last Thursday, 22nd May 2014, I walked over a network of paths and bridleways leading off Dan-y-Graig Lane, a maintainable highway north of Llanharan.  As Open Spaces Society’s local correspondent for Rhondda-Cynon-Taf authority, I had received a query relating to … Continue reading

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Considering a diversion: Footpath 30 Abercynon

I checked out a path between Pontypridd and Abercynon because the council are sensibly consulting Open Spaces Society before making an Order for a diversion.  The path, Footpath 30, runs easterly from Pen-y-Parc farm, a holding with horses along a … Continue reading

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Open Spaces Society at inquiries: what we do?

Being a Local Correspondent for Open Spaces Society has definitely widened my life experiences in unexpected ways.  What an innocent I once was. After a Local Correspondent has had the fun of path inspections and commenting on rights of way … Continue reading

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Save Morfa Beach: the pre-Inquiry in Margam Park

Last Tuesday, I spent the morning representing Open Spaces Society at the pre-Inquiry meeting held by the Planning Inspector to ensure the smooth running of an Inquiry into three footpath orders, including closing of Longlands Lane to Morfa Beach.  Afterwards, … Continue reading

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