Category Archives: Outdoors

Hunting on public footpaths in the UK – know your rights as a walker

The back of our property looks out onto privately owned farmland with several public rights of way running across them. The farmer, to earn extra cash, rents out his field regularly to hunters that want to shoot pheasant and other animals. This has posed some questions about hunting on public footpaths.

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Ineffectiveness of the Bat Conservation Trust

Without getting into the specifics, we have been objecting to a controversial proposed development that threatens the environment, landscape and wildlife. As part of the ecological reports, it’s been flagged that this proposed development may have an adverse effect on bats. Being proactive members of the community, we contacted the Bat Conservation Trust to make them aware of this.

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