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We condemn skyline development at Swansea beauty-spot

May 19, 2023

We have made a strong objection to plans to desecrate Kilvey Hill, east of Swansea. We have submitted our objection to Asbri Planning, acting for Swansea Skyline Ltd, which proposes to develop the hill and surrounding area with a leisure development.  This comprises, among other infrastructure, gondola stations, a multi-purpose visitor building, luge tracks, chairlift,…

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Government promise on green space and water: how will it happen?

February 1, 2023

The government, in its Environmental Improvement Plan (EIP) published on 31 January, has pledged that ‘the public will benefit from a new commitment to access green space or water within a 15-minute walk from their home, such as woodlands, wetlands, parks and rivers’. We welcome the words but are concerned about the lack of detail,…

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Access at the heart of land-use policy

December 13, 2022

On 4 July our general secretary, Kate Ashbrook, and the Ramblers director of advocacy and engagement, Tom Platt, gave evidence to the House of Lords Land Use in England Committee.  They focused on the many benefits of greater public access, its lack of a home in government, and the potential for access to be central to…

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