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THE EASTLEIGH RAMBLERS HEAD OFFICE WEB SITE


THE EASTLEIGH RAMBLERS WALKS PROGRAMME
After clicking on this link click on the heading 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

I JULY 2016

The Eastleigh and Waltham Ramblers Festival of Walks starts on 1 July 2016 – the full schedule of walks is available on the link above

22 JUNE 2016

Hampshire County Council are consulting on their proposals for the Botley Bypass and the relevant documentation can be found at www.hants.gov.uk/botley-bypass The Eastleigh Ramblers will be sending  response by the deadline of 29 July 2016. Any views as to what our response should contain should be sent by email to eastleighrambler@aol.com by 11 July 2016.

18 JUNE 2016

Apologies to anyone who was inconvenienced by the lack of a ramble this weekend but it was a special occasion for the Group and its Secretary and Membership Secretary who chose to get married at Jermyn’s House and the Hiller Arboretum – congratulations to them both! 20160618 - Malcolm and Chris get married.mp4

17 JUNE 2016

A notice has been published in the Hampshire Independent of the making of the Eastleigh Borough Council (Footpath No. 11 B in the Parish of West End (D-F-G-H) Diversion Order 2016.  20160617 - Notice of Order.pdf For the Order click here 20160617 - Eastleigh Borough Council Order.pdf The Borough Council and the developers consulted us before making this Order and it is not intended to raise any objection to its contents.

17 JUNE 2016

The Eastleigh Ramblers have made comments to Eastleigh Borough Council about Planning Application Number F/16/78623 relating to the car dealership proposals for the Former Magistrates Court site at Villeneuve St George Way, Leigh Road, Eastleigh SO50 9SJ which affects Footpath No 23 Eastleigh and the paths in Fleming Park. See 20160617 - Gary Osmond.pdf

15 JUNE 2016

The Eastleigh Borough Council (Bridleway No 724) Public Path Diversion Order 2016 was made on 26 May 2016 which relates to Bridleway 724 Bishopstoke See 20160526 - Public-Path-Diversion-Order-Bridleway-no724.pdf An objection to the Order has been lodged by the Ramblers’ Association – see 20160615 - Head of Democratic Services, Eastleigh Borough Council.pdf

24 MAY 2016

There were ten walks along the Shakespeare Way in the Rambles Programme and by 5 September 2015 there were only a handful left by the time the west side of the Chilterns had been reached. There seemed no point in putting them in the Programme but those who had got this far decided to continue doing two four-day breaks in April and May 2016. We are pleased to report that the 146-mile long distance path from the Globe to Stratford-upon-Avon was completed on 24 May 2016 and the following photo was taken outside his birthplace and features (l tor) Richard, Tracey, Jim, Cyril, Dave, Eileen and Val. 20160524 - Finish at Shakespeare's Birthplace.JPG

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

9 MAY 2016

Hampshire County Council have confirmed the Hampshire (Footpath linking Kingsway and Brownhill Road, Chandler’s Ford) (Revocation of Prohibition of Cycling) Order 2016 – see the confirmation notice 20160520 - Notice of confirmation.pdf

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

 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 Despite the end of the period of closure the path is still obstructed by the hoardings around the former Magistrates Court site. This matter is being investigated by the Eastleigh Ramblers.

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 30 NOVEMBER 2016

According to notices posted on site Hampshire County Council have made further temporary closure orders for that part of Footpath No 780 Bishopstoke which runs from the Fair Oak Road near the River Inn to West Horton Lane 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. The County Council has indicated that they have been out to tender for the replacement of the bridge and the Eastleigh Ramblers are awaiting confirmation that a contract has been let.

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FOOTPATH MATTERS

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HAMPSHIRE RIGHTS OF WAY MAPPING ON-LINE

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Social Events AND DINNER CLUB
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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)

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Rights of way and development
A guide to the law

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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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