Dover Lane, Holmfirth Repaired!

Dover Lane
After 🙂

It looks like Hippo Tourism Comes To Dover Lane, Holmfirth. is now a non starter and all those hippos will be unpacking their trunks (isn’t that elephants? Ed.) and having a staycation in the Gambia.

Yes pathpickers, Dover Lane, Holmfirth Footpath 195, has been repaired by Kirklees and is now very dry and a pleasure to walk on.  Excellent job! Well done and thank you to the staff involved.

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Before 😦

Don’t Tell Hilda….

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Hilda’s steps on Holmfirth Footpath 161 have now been cleared of the Amazonian rain forest which had taken over.

For the first time in a decade it is possible to walk these  steps whilst being able to see all parts of your anatomy below the hips. Pretty vital to keeping on your feet on a steep flight of steps like this. The vicious nettles at the top of the path have also been strimmed off.

This is one of the paths Cllr Paul Davies has helped get cleared. It just goes to show the positive impact a councillor can have on local public rights of way .   It’s a refreshing change from councillors acting on behalf of path blockers, defending 4×4 use on vulnerable local lanes and arguing against the use of the widely agreed British Standard for gates ,gaps and stiles. And of course it is what the council should be doing and is a far more cost effective use of resources.

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Previously On PathWatch….