Rambler wins £3,000 compensation after falling through bridge – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 30th, 2008 in compensation, footpaths, news, personal injuries by sally

“Birgit Green, 63, was walking along a public footpath at a nature reserve when a section of the wooden bridge’s planking collapsed.”

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Daily Telegraph, 29th September 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Ramblers’ Association v Coventry City Council – Times Law Reports

Posted May 27th, 2008 in footpaths, law reports by sally

Ramblers’ Association v Coventry City Council

Queen’s Bench Division

“A council could order the closure of a footpath under section 129A to G of the Highways Act 1980, as inserted by section 2 of the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005, only if satisfied that the footpath had facilitated prolonged criminal or antisocial behaviour at the date of the order.”

The Times, 27th May 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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