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A Warm Welcome from Joy…..

Joy Tripp
Hello, and thank you for your continued support to the Ramblers in the Northamptonshire Area – we have our celebration walks for our 25th anniversary in the Autumn, and it would be lovely to see you all.

This article wants to highlight some of hard work and determination of our Area in line with the campaigns of the charity.

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Celebrating 25 years of the Area Council with Queen Eleanor

The Area Council plan to celebrate its 25th anniversary with 6 days of walking between the Eleanor Crosses.

We are proud that two of these crosses are in the Northamptonshire Area and have therefore put together a programme of walks for all abilities in September / October.

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Update on the High Speed Rail Link (HS2)

Since the last update much has happened. We engaged in the Consultation process initiated by HS2 Ltd on its Draft Environmental Statement, concentrating on how the line would impact on the 30 or so rights of way affected in our area, both during and after construction, and seeking adequate mitigation measures.

At the end of the Consultation period we still had concerns in a small number of cases and drew attention to these in our formal written response to the document, reiterating the measures we wanted to see taken.

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