The Jacksons: Blame It on the BoogieiTunes

Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Ramblers Stumped By Cuts To Rights Of Way Budget


10:10am 24th October 2012

Tourism, the economy, our physical and mental health could all suffer after Dorset county council cut their Rights of Way budget by more than 20%.

That's the claim by The Ramblers, who say these effects are in addition to it damaging people's ability to get outdoors.

They say it will lead to more paths being impassable, leaving councils an even bigger maintenance bill before opening them again.

Ramblers are not just targetting Dorset amongst authorities in the South West. Devon, Cornwall and South Gloucestershire have made similar cuts according to figures released from a Freedom of Information Request.  Gloucestershire County Council cut their ROW budget by a third.

Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox

Share This Story

Submit this page to redditDelicious

The Bun Run

Request the cakes for your workplace!

Book Your Table

For sales in January and March

Free Fuel Friday

Find out how to get your car sticker

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Book our Disco

Have DJ Owen at your party or celebration!

Meeting Room Hire

Come to Wessex FM for your meeting or conference


We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.