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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Take care around cows: warning for walkers

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07/03/2016

Each year there are reports of people who have been attacked, or even trampled to death, by cows whilst out walking or approaching crags. BMC member Simon Coldrick was badly injured after a cow attacked him as he led a fell race on the edge of Sheffield.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Doggie dos and don'ts: good practice advice

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19/03/2014

Many BMC members enjoy taking their dog for a walk and to the crag but increasingly, there is a growing awareness of the need to preserve and conserve the fragile landscapes we love to visit with our furry companions along with an increasing amount of advice and legislation governing what we should and shouldn’t do.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Viewing figures go through the woof

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13/06/2013

Empathy, the ability to put yourself into someone else’s shoes, is one of the things that makes us human. It lets us know how others feel. It can make you cry. But what would it be like, I hear you say, to put yourself into somebody else’s PAWS?
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Wise words for walkies

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03/04/2013

When visiting the countryside, dog owners need to keep their canine companions under effective control at all times but especially during the breeding season, so that they do not scare farm animals, birds and wildlife. Take the lead and follow the Countryside Code.
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SKILLS

Hill skills: how to take your dog walking

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23/11/2012

If you’re reading this, the chances are that you love a walk in the mountains, and your reasons are probably as varied as the terrain. Perhaps it’s for the solitude, to put everyday life into perspective; maybe it’s for the physical challenge or the social aspect of being out with like-minded people. But I suspect our underlying reasons are more primitive: the basic human need to wander free in wild places.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Natural England launch revamped Countryside Code

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05/04/2012

Natural England is re-launching the Countryside Code with a new version giving updated advice on rights of way, controlling dogs around livestock and wildlife, and preventing fires.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Dog-walkers asked to keep dogs on leads

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31/03/2011

Peak District dog-walkers are being asked to keep their pets on short leads to protect young animals during the breeding season.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Taking care around cattle

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16/11/2010

Following the tragic report of a walker who was killed following a bull attack in Nottinghamshire and the serious injury of another, the BMC reiterates its advice to members on walking near livestock.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Feizor Nick access news

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27/08/2008

The BMC recently received a report of climbers being challenged while accessing this picturesque outcrop in the Yorkshire Dales.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Please keep your dog on a short lead.

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29/02/2008

The Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA) has called on all dog-walkers to keep their pets on short leads on the moors and near farm animals during the breeding season from March until the end of July.
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