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posted on 21 Mar 2018
1) Be attractive for walkers with excellent information on local walks.
2) Ensure that footpaths and facilities for walkers are maintained, improved and
3) Contribute to local tourism plans and regeneration strategies.
4) Promote the health benefits of walking and increase participation.
5) Encourage the use of public transport.
The benefits of the scheme are:
1) The process of applying for membership brings community groups and
businesses together in partnership for the benefit of the whole community.
2) Allows communities to benefit from regular networking opportunities within the
town and with other members of the network.
1) Attracts more people to visit your Town to enjoy local walks.
2) Economic benefit for local shops, B&Bs, Hotels, Pubs, Cafés, Restaurants,
etc. through increased footfall.
3) Strengthens towns’ reputation as a walking destination when signposted
walks/walking guides are available.
4) Promotes local visitor attractions.
5) Compliments towns’ economic generation/tourism plans and strategies.
6) Demonstrates that walkers will be given a warm welcome by the local
1) Ensures that public footpaths remain open and maintained for the benefit of
local people and visitors.
2) Promotes effective liaison arrangements with local councils and agencies
responsible for footpaths. WAW members provide a focus for cooperation.
3) Helps to create new footpaths and walking groups.
4) Encourages preparation of local walk guides and signage.
5) Promotes the health benefits of walking and being in the countryside.
6) Gives local people and visitors the opportunity to learn about the culture,
history and biodiversity of the Towns and surrounding countryside.
7) Helps ensure that footpaths and facilities for walkers are kept in good
posted on 9 Mar 2018
We could do with more grit bins so that we can sort out ice that we see.
The top of the Linkside Estate would be a helpful place for example.
Some areas of our community also contain multiple unused vehicles which are rarely moved and are a blight on our area of outstanding natural beauty. Some are clearly used for storage rather thanas cars but completely legal as they are taxed and insured.
It seems that although many complaints over many years have been made to police, community and council the law allows this to continue.
There could be residents parking permits to encourage those with more vehicles than occupants to find somewhere appropriate for their collections and therefore encouraging pride in our community and allowing people to park near their properties, especially those with mobility issues.
posted on 26 Feb 2018
This would serve as a ‘What’s On in Pennard’ and keep us all more informed.