Category Archives: Other News

News items related indirectly to the Pennine Way.

Trevor Hardy Awarded an MBE!

Trevor Hardy was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Birthday Honours List published on June 16th as a Northumberland National Park Voluntary Ranger, having been a member of the Northumberland National Park Voluntary … Continue reading

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Simon Armitage’s “Walking Home” Book

Further to our recent news item about Simon Armitage’s talk about his time spent in the North Pennines, we have received information from his publisher (Faber Books) about his forthcoming book “Walking Home”… I noticed that you posted a small … Continue reading

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Proposed Extensions to the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Following all of the work that has been done over the last two years there is now a Public Consultation which extends to March 16th on the proposals. Briefly they are to extend the Lake Distruct NP and extend it … Continue reading

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Simon Armitage on the North Pennines

The North Pennine News (produced by the North Pennines AONB, which l recommend all members to read!) recently featured a short article about Simon Armitage. In July 2010 the acclaimed poet Simon Armitage held almost 60 people at The Langdon … Continue reading

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A Pennine Journey forms new Supporters Club

The long-distance walk, A Pennine Journey is to be managed by new Supporters Club. The walk is a 247 mile circular trip and full details can be found on the website. After much consideration, the Wainwright Society Management Committee has … Continue reading

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New Book Review

We have just added a short review of the new edition of Trailblazer’s Guide to the Pennine Way in our Further Reading section. It is an excellent book either for the experienced walker and equally for the first time Pennine … Continue reading

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