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Harry Greaves



We have received the sad news of the passing of Harry Greaves who was active with the Group in the 1990's. This photo was taken on the Wicklow Way in Eire when he helped to recky this long distance walk for the Group.

THE EASTLEIGH RAMBLERS WALKS PROGRAMME
After clicking on this link clck on the headimg for each walk to get further details - if you want to contribute a walk to this programme contact Chris Bond - bondcs1947@aol.com

EASTLEIGH AND WALTHAM RAMBLERS FESTIVAL OF WALKS 1 JULY - 28 AUGUST 2016

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April 2016 Newsletter

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LATEST NEWS

11MAY 2016

Eastleigh Borough Council have published the Eastleigh Borough Council (Footpath No. Hound 1, Bursledon) Public Footpath Stopping Up Order 2016 objections to which have to be lodged by 5 June 2016. Hound-no1-diversion-order.pdf Having regard to the conditions to be imposed on the grant of outline planning consent O/15/77121 requiring the development to be carried out in accordance with a number of submitted plans the Eastleigh Ramblers do not propose to object to the Order.

10 MAY 2016

Network Rail are pushing ahead with their proposals to replace the pedestrain level crossing across the railway line just west of Chandler's Ford Station with a stepped footbridgesoemtime in 2017 after the implementation of a Diversion Order. The Eastleigh Ramblers have confirmed they have no objection to the principle of what has been proposed. 20160510 - Alexander Boatfield.pdf

9 MAY 2016

Eastleigh Borough Council have published three footpath orders that relate to proposals to develop that part of the former Hatch Farm off of Barbe Baker Avenue, West End. The Eastleigh Ramblers have objected to one of the orders because of a technical error. 20160426 - Keiran Laven.pdf The orders can be inspected at https://www.eastleigh.gov.uk/parking,-travel-roads/traffic-orders/footpath-orders.aspx

13 APRIL 2016

The Itchen Way from the Bishopstoke Road, Eastleigh south to the Barton River has reopened after two years following repairs to a collapsed river bank. It is still muddy in parts and a number of issues remain which are set out in a report to the Ramblers Hampshire Area - Footpath, Access and Walking Environment Sub-Committee - see 20160413 - PROBLEMS ON THE ITCHEN WAY BETWEEN BISHOPTOKE AND THE ITCHEN VALLEY COUNTRY PARK.pdf

12 APRIL 2016

The Ramblers Hampshire Area - Footpath, Access and Walking Environment Sub-Committee on 12 April 2016 welcomed news from Hampshire County Council that a large program of works are to be undertaken to resolve problems with bridges. The individual projects are set out an Excel Spreadsheet and include works on Bishopstoke 780 (the path that runs from the B3037 just east of the River Inn to West Horton Farm) and Botley 2 (which runs between Chancellors Lane, Durley and Maddoxford Lane, Borley Green) - See 20160412 - CSAccessBridgeMajorWorksSummary.xlsx

 

TEMPORARY PATH CLOSURES

 

31 OCTOBER 2015 TO 26 APRIL 2016

The first section of Bridleway Number 724 Bishopstoke which runs from Stoke Common Road, Bishopstoke eastward towards Stoke Park Farm has been temporarily closed to enable residential development to take place see the Statutory Notice Temporary Closure Bishopstoke Bridleway 724  In due course it is expected that there will be a permanent diversion to the alternative route shown on the notice. Hampshire County Council has indicated there will be no access to the north end of Footpath 782 and that the alternative access to Stoke Park Woods is via Rogers Road and Stoke Park Road.

30 OCTOBER 2015 - 30 APRIL 2016

Hampshire County Council have made an order under S. 14(1) a of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to temporarily close Footpath No 23 Eastleigh from 30 October 2015 to 30 April 2016, alternative routes will be signed on site. This is the path that runs from Leigh Road north west of the former Magistrates Court to Kingfisher Road. 20151030-TemporaryClosureEastleighFootpath23.pdf

11 MAY 2015 TO 11 NOVEMBER 2016

Hampshire County Council made an order closing Footpath No 31 Fair Oak And Horton Heath for a period from 11 May 2015 t0 11 November 2015 and they have made a further order extending the period of closure until 11 November 2016.This is the path that runs from Hardings Lane northwards to the exit from Crowdhill Copse. See closure notice - 20151112 - TemporaryClosureExtensionFairOakAndHortonHeathFootpath31.pdf

10 JANUARY 2014 TO 23 APRIL 2016

Hampshire County Council have made a temporary closure order for that part of Footpath No 780 Bishopstoke where there is a need for a replacement of a footbridge over a ditch at SU 4728 1821 which is on the west side of the woods to the west of West Horton Farm - see 20150424 - TemporaryClosureFootbridgeOnBishopstokeFootpath780.pdf

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FOOTPATH MATTERS

walking information AND SOCIAL EVENTS

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HAMPSHIRE RIGHTS OF WAY MAPPING ON-LINE

REPORT A PROBLEM ON A RIGHT OF WAY ON-LINE

 

Social Events AND DINNER CLUB
next dinner club
28 april 2016
 

THE DEFINITIVE MAP FOR HAMPSHIRE 

THE ACCOMPANYING STATEMENTS

THE LEGAL EVENT ORDERS BY HAMPSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL

Eastleigh RAMBLERS FLICKR PHOTO ALBUM

GUIDE BOOK TO THE TEST WAY AND THE CLARENDON WAY

SOUTHAMPTON CITY COUNCILS DEFINITIVE MAP AND STATEMENT

WEST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL'S DEFINITIVE MAP

OPEN ACCESS LAND

EASTLEIGH RAMBLERS BOOK


Itchen Way Guide Book for sale - FREE GUIDE TO ALLAN KING WAY - GUIDE TO WALK FROM BOTLEY TO BISHOP'S WALTHAM

the hampshire way

ENGLISH COAST PATH  

guide to THE national grid


HAMPSHIRE RIGHTS OF WAY IMPROVEMENT TRUST LIMITED (HROWIT)

Make a donation to its projects

Rights of way and development
A guide to the law

Eastleigh RUCKSACK Badge

A local campaign group (not part of Eastleigh Ramblers) https://www.facebook.com/Bishopstoke-Fair-Oak-Local-Green-Space-942574492497466/

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

27th AGM - 7th NOVEMBER 2015 14.00 hours - Grace Mears Room, Fair Oak Village Hall, Shorts Road, Fair Oak
27th 2015 AGM Agenda
MINUTES OF THE 26TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF EASTLEIGH GROUP

Accounts to 30 September 2015

committee past and present

CONSTITUTION OF THE RAMBLERS' ASSOCIATION EASTLEIGH GROUP

GROUP PRICING POLICY FROM 8 NOVEMBER 2006

Membership Statistics
WALK LEADERS LEAGUE TABLES



GUIDANCE FOR LEADERS PART 1
GUIDANCE FOR LEADERS PART 2

GRADING OF WALKS

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES

http://www.ramblers.org.uk/ - The Ramblers head office web site

 Hampshire Area of the Ramblers http://www.hampshireramblers.org.uk

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The Eastleigh Group territory is defined by the extent of the administrative area of Eastleigh Borough Council

This web site is maintained for the Eastleigh Group by Richard Kenchington Email eastleighrambler@aol.com
except for the Rambles Programme which is maintained by Christine Bond Email bondcs1947@aol.com
Eastleigh Ramblers correspondence address - 2 Pavilion Close, Fair Oak, Eastleigh SO50 7PS


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