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Month: June 2021

Edgmond Parish Council lead the Way! Let’s pray that others follow!

Edgmond Parish Council lead the Way! Let’s pray that others follow!

Rights of Way in Edgmond Edgmond Parish has over 14 miles of public Rights of Way that provide a valuable means of access into the local rural environment.  Edgmond Footpath Group This Group emerged out of the Environment Open Day that was held in the Village Hall in 2009. The Group has jointly walked all the Rights of Way in the parish and reported back to the Rights of Way Officer at Telford & Wrekin Council using a standardised format….

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Lord Benyon replies to my letter. “Public rights of way should not go through gardens”

Lord Benyon replies to my letter. “Public rights of way should not go through gardens”

The reply from Lord Benyon Thank you for your letter of 17 May about public rights of way reforms.We have been working on a package of reforms to the processes for recording, diverting and extinguishing public rights of way, which includes the ability for landowners to apply formally to a local authority for a public path order to extinguish or divert a footpath or bridleway. Under provisions known as the ‘Right to Apply’, landowners will be able to make formal…

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