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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC campaign wins open access to the Welsh coast

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11/04/2019

In a big win for a key part of a long-running BMC campaign to improve access in Wales, walkers and climbers should be able to freely access coastal areas and sea cliffs as a part of a shake-up of access law recently announced by the Welsh Government.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The cuts continue: but what does the Spending Review mean for the great outdoors?

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30/11/2015

Last week, the Chancellor set out plans for departmental spending over the next five years. We look at the potential impact on funding for outdoor recreation.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC welcomes 2020 deadline for England’s coastal path and spreading room

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03/09/2014

The government’s pledge to speed up access improvements around England’s coast has been welcomed by the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) – the representative body for climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers in England and Wales.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Green light for coastal access in Somerset and Isle of Wight

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23/07/2014

It's good news for coastal access in the south of England. The first stretch of England Coast Path in Somerset has been announced by government as well as a move to include the Isle of Wight in the scheme.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Coastal access: vital to the nation

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31/10/2013

The BMC is urging MPs to keep pushing forward the England Coast Path and the right of walkers and climbers to access to the ‘coastal margin’ amid concerns the plans are stalling under the current government.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Is Google going to digitise our countryside?

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20/08/2013

A new backpack-mounted camera which can be worn by walkers to capture images for Google Street View is being pioneered on Britain's canals. The Wales Coast Path could be next. Is our countryside about to get the Google treatment?
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GENERAL

Five weird and unusual coastal walks

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30/07/2013

Walk the path dubbed the deadliest in Britain, receive a knighthood for the cost of a round of drinks, and literally walk in the footsteps of dinosaurs – just some of the weird and wonderful experiences to be had on our coast.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Natural England spared, but does coast path face the chop?

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27/06/2013

The government announced today that the Environment Agency and Natural England should be retained as separate public bodies. But with a minister casting doubt on the rollout of the England Coast Path, the future of one of Natural England’s flagship projects looks uncertain.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Our access resolutions for the new year

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03/01/2013

The BMC Access team were busier than ever last year influencing policy and fighting for access throughout England and Wales. Check out some of the highlights from 2012 and what we’re planning on your behalf for 2013.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climbing MP named as a Sports Parliamentarian of the Year

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05/12/2012

David Rutley, the MP for Macclesfield, has been named as a Sport and Recreation Alliance Sports Parliamentarian of the Year for 2012. Co-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Mountaineering Group, David Rutley has committed immense time and energy into giving climbing and hill walking a voice in parliament.
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