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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

How do the new local tiers affect hill walking, climbing and mountaineering?

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29/10/2020

In response to the new ‘Local COVID alert levels’ announced by Government on Monday 12 October, our access team has summarised the most recent guidance relevant for climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Coronavirus update – new rule of 6

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06/10/2020

In response to the new ‘rule of six’ announced by Government on Monday 14 September, the BMC has summarised the most recent guidance and will try to keep this updated as soon as new information or changes are made available.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

New figures show the huge popularity of hill walking

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18/04/2019

According to new figures, around 2.8 million people regularly go hill walking - making it more 'popular' than football, cricket and rugby put together.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

What has Sport England ever done for you?

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08/06/2018

We realised that a number of our members raised questions about what we really need Sport England funding for. Here are 11 BMC work programmes, job roles, courses, and more, that are currently run with the support of funding from Sport England. From clubs to competitions; hill walking to youth, you might be surprised at the diverse support for the BMC.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

UPDATE - Ravensdale: Natural England impose precautionary seasonal climbing ban

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22/03/2018

Ravensdale - a fantastic trad limestone crag in the Peak District - has once again fallen victim to precautionary restrictions imposed by Natural England this year. It is a disappointing development after a number of years of established restrictions, following the BMC's standard principles for agreeing climbing restrictions working well.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Wiggle it, jiggle it: Sport England launches This Girl Can campaign

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12/01/2015

The BMC is supporting This Girl Can – a new national campaign from Sport England and partners to encourage more women and girls to get active regularly.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Autumn Statement: some good news, but austerity still looms large

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05/12/2014

The Autumn Statement contained good news for Mountain Rescue, the England Coastal Path and green space mapping – but as austerity continues, could sport funding be for the chop?
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Green light for coastal access in Somerset and Isle of Wight

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23/07/2014

It's good news for coastal access in the south of England. The first stretch of England Coast Path in Somerset has been announced by government as well as a move to include the Isle of Wight in the scheme.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Greg Mulholland: our new sports fellow

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03/12/2013

Avid hill walker Greg Mulholland, Member of Parliament for Leeds North West, has become our new link to government within Sport England's parliamentary sports fellowship scheme.
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CLUBS

Gloucestershire club celebrates completion of Olympic legacy funded project

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15/08/2013

A year on from the London 2012 Olympic Games, local people are being invited to get involved in mountaineering to celebrate the legacy investment given to Gloucestershire Mountaineering Club.
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