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Re: Lobby Your MP - Don't Let Greenlaning Become Illegal

Post by Anton » Tue Apr 21, 2015 4:34 pm

NylonAdmiral wrote:You're correct, we now only have access to a very small percentage of the unsurfaced public rights of way. It seems particularly cruel that they would want to take that from us too, especially when the antis already have an additional 109,000 miles of routes they have access to which we don't!
http://www.footpathmap.com/
http://www.bridlewaymap.com/
http://www.bywaymap.com/

Click on those one at a time. Perspective.

I know the dereg bill hasn't closed the byways, but I think it's just a matter of time until they're trying again. I think I might start to photograph/film some of the byways that have been restricted so that when they *do* start to threaten us again, we have some ammo to come back at them with.

Or maybe even put some pressure on MP's to actually lift the restrictions and re-open them, if we can find evidence that there's no good reason for them to be closed.

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Re: Lobby Your MP - Don't Let Greenlaning Become Illegal

Post by ROBBIE » Tue Apr 21, 2015 9:05 pm

Never looked at the three maps like that. Local to me there is one byway and when you drive that the farmer gets threatening.
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Re: Lobby Your MP - Don't Let Greenlaning Become Illegal

Post by ianedwards » Tue Apr 21, 2015 9:30 pm

You can knock loads of byways off of the byway map, loads on there around me that I know have been shut.

Which makes it worse.
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Re: Lobby Your MP - Don't Let Greenlaning Become Illegal

Post by Anton » Tue May 12, 2015 10:25 pm

ianedwards wrote:You can knock loads of byways off of the byway map, loads on there around me that I know have been shut.

Which makes it worse.
I can confirm that when I went laning the other day with Donkeychomp, loads of stuff on that map in Surrey had been closed. At least half of everything that map says is a byway isn't a byway.

So yes, it's very much worse than that map makes it seem.
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Re: Lobby Your MP - Don't Let Greenlaning Become Illegal

Post by carolynperry » Tue Mar 30, 2021 1:21 pm

What happened to the UK as the land of the eccentric?

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