Or lighter work at least!
As 2017 has come to an end, the situation remains that local authorities have less and less available to spend on public rights of way, and the challenge of keeping bridleways and byways in usable condition continues to grow.
However, this hasn’t deterred our Access & Bridleway Officers or affiliated Equestrian Access Groups, who continue to rise to the challenge and improve equestrian access in their areas.
Regional Access and Bridleways Officer for the North of England, Sue Rogers, has prepared a review of 2017’s achievements for equestrian access in the region. Download the report (pdf).