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backpacking In It For the Long Haul - Walking to Make Votes Matter

Over six days this June, members of the cross-party campaign for Proportional Representation, Make Votes Matter, walked from the Lake District to Preston, taking their lead from Suffragists of the last century. Chris Scaife joined them to explore the tradition of walking as a means to promote political change.  


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backpacking Lands End to John o' Groats With a Dog and a Sketchbook

When artist Jos Mahon set out with husband Bob and dog Barney on a 1300-mile journey, she carried paints and sketchbooks along with the usual backpacking gear. The idea was simple: Walk the length of Britain off-road, wild camping in the hills ...

literature Trailblazing Mountaineering Women - Anne Lister and Ann Walker

Rebecca Batley profiles two trailblazing women in mountaineering: Anne Lister and Anne Walker. 188 years ago, Ann Walker - the wife of diarist Anne Lister, Halifax's infamous Gentleman Jack - sat down in the Alps and cried....

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