Friday, 14 September 2012

Our best walks at risk?

From: Nicky Philpott - the Ramblers

Sent: Thursday, 13 September 2012, 15:58
Subject: Our best walks at risk?

Our National Trails are under threat and we need your help.
The Government is planning to drastically change the way National Trails – including the iconic Pennine Way – are looked after.
The Government wants to wash its hands of National Trails and hand responsibility for them to hard-pressed local authorities and volunteer groups.
These plans are bad news for walkers.
They could lead to a massive fall in the quality of the Trails. This would also be devastating for the local businesses and communities who rely on trade the Trails bring to their area.
Ramblers have been very clear that National Trails need a national champion.
You can join the Ramblers campaign for National Trails TODAY simply by watching our video.
Once you’ve watched the video  please ask your friends and family to watch it too. We really need your help to get our message across.
I will be in touch over the coming days and weeks with more ways you can support our campaign for National Trails. In the meantime, please do watch our video and share it with your friends.
By coming together for National Trails, we can help give them a fantastic future.
Thanks for your support.
Nicky Philpott
Campaigns Director
PS – Please watch and share our National Trails video TODAY.

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