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HIGH WYCH FOOTPATH 030

We are pleased to report that the Herts Countryside Management Service has recently replaced an old stile on High Wych Footpath 030 with a new kissing gate. This completes the work they started in 2022 when the southern section of this footpath had two broken stiles replaced by kissing gates. The team has also taken… Continue reading

RIVER STORT – TOWPATH PROBLEMS

The section of towpath between Spellbrook Lane East and the footbridge leading into the Thorley Wash Nature Reserve is currently in a very poor state following flooding from the adjacent Wallbury estate. The towpath has water channels cutting across several sections and the damage has been exacerbated by heavy footfall and cycle use. We managed… Continue reading

THORLEY FOOTPATH 001 – PARTIALLY REOPENED AT ST JAMES’ PARK

We’re pleased to report that the section of Thorley Footpath 001 between Thorley Street and Beaumont Drive has now reopened following the completion of resurfacing and landscape work. Unfortunately.the remaining section of footpath west of Beaumont Drive to Obrey Way is likely to remain closed for some considerable time. However, there are now two diversion… Continue reading

RECLAIM RYE STREET!

A date for your diary. On Saturday, 16th March Cycle Stortford will be organising a mass cycle and walking demonstration ride to highlight the need for a safer route to allow pedestrians and cyclists to avoid Rye Street. The starting point will be the Bandstand in Sworder’s Field at 10am. The BSDFA will be contributing… Continue reading

LITTLE HALLINGBURY FOOTPATH 038

For the past couple of years we have been pressing Essex CC to take action to address serious flooding where this popular public footpath meets the River Stort towpath, east of the footbridge into the Thorley Wash Nature Reserve. I’m pleased to report that we have been advised by Essex CC Highways that they have… Continue reading

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