The Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association was founded in 1957 to preserve, protect and maintain the public Rights of Way network and rural verges in the Herts and Essex border area around Bishop's Stortford. We are a registered charity No. 1068733.

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Englands First QR Trail in Ancient Woodlands – Birchanger Wood‏

The QR trail in Birchanger Wood is sponsored by Stort Valley Rotary Club in conjunction with The Birchanger Wood Trust who are all unpaid volunteers. The Trail is scheduled be opened by the Mayor of Bishop’s Stortford , Councillor Diane Hollebon on the 19th July.
Entry is FREE.Refreshments are avalible – Bacon butties – Tea and Coffee.… Continue reading

Seven days to object to plans for 10,460 new homes

Next Monday (June 2), public consultation closes so the next seven days represent the last chance to comment on the draft Local Plan before it goes to a planning inspector for final review.
UTTLESFORD residents are being warned they have just one week to register their objections to the district council’s proposals for 10,460 new… Continue reading

Thorley Reservoir Planning Decision

HCC Application No: 3 /1304-13 (CM0951)
DESCRIPTION & LOCATION OF DEVELOPMENT:
EXTRACTION AND REMOVAL OF MATERIALS (SAND,GRAVEL AND SOIL) TO ENABLE CONSTRUCTION OF A 44 MILLION GALLON   (200 000 CUBIC METRES) AGRICULTURAL RESERVOIR FOR FARM IRRIGATION PURPOSES TO INCLUDE THE TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION OF A 3 METRE HIGH BUND AND A TEMPORARY INTERNAL HAUL ROAD AND… Continue reading

Public Path Extinguishment Order: Henham & Ugley‏

Extinguishment Order: Henham & Ugley‏
Elsenham Rights of Way and Open Spaces Committee
Please can I bring to your attention the proposed closure of footpaths 7, 37 & 38 Henham and 24 and 31 Ugley.Whilst we appreciate that Footpath 7 Henham crosses the Railway Line and perhaps should be closed, we see no reason why… Continue reading

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Complete our membership form If you would like to help us to preserve, protect and maintain the public Rights of Way network and rural verges in the Herts and Essex.

We're always looking for new members and would love to have you onboard, helping us with our worthy cause.

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