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Spring Newsletter 2024

In the spring issue of our newsletter, we look at this year’s highly successful Swire Ridgeway Arts Prize Exhibition. Wiltshire MP Danny Kruger recently spoke in the House of Commons in favour of amending the law so as to get more public rights of way protected from...

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Winter Newsletter 2024

In the winter 2024 issue of the newsletter we report on the final event, on Ivinghoe Beacon, in the year-long celebration of the official opening of the Ridgeway National Trail 50 years previously. We also look at the person who did so much to deliver this and so much...

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Autumn Newsletter 2023

In this autumn’s newsletter we look at a lot of the things that have happened or got underway on the Ridgeway National Trail in the last three months. For starters, over 70 people converged on Coombe Hill, Bucks, at the end of September to celebrate the Trail’s 50th...

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Summer Newsletter 2023

Horses figure large in our summer newsletter, with an article on carriage driving on the Ridgeway, and a review of the book The Bridleway, how horses shaped the British landscape. Another type of horse, the Uffington - chalk - White Horse, was under scrutiny by...

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Spring Newsletter 2023

In our spring newsletter we start with the 7th annual Swire Ridgeway Arts Prize Exhibition which was a great success – great art exemplified by record sales and attendances. We look at the winners – and the visitors. The Ridgeway is a challenge in another respect:...

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Winter Newsletter 2023

This is a big year for the Ridgeway National Trail – it’s 50th. We report on the launch of the anniversary, led by its Patron Mary-Ann Ochota at the Sanctuary, Avebury, and on the start of our #RidgewaySpotter activity that you can join in to give added interest to...

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