Tag Archives: LLTNP

Lesley Riddoch Access Article in The National

Here’s an interesting article on land reform and access by National columnist Lesley Riddoch, and my letter in response. Article LIVE or SAVED Dear Sir, Lesley Riddoch makes some very good points about Scotland’s lagging in the fitness stakes despite … Continue reading

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New Blog: The Loch Lomond & Trossachs Camping Ban

The forthcoming ban on wild camping in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park has started to gather a bit of attention. There’s a lot to take in and a lot of credit has to go to the work done … Continue reading

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LLTNP: Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics

The campaign against the byelaws being introduced by the LLTNP, which are supported by the Scottish Government, is gaining momentum. The LLTNP Board have repeatedly stated that only around 3% of the park will be affected by the ban. This … Continue reading

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TGO Magazine: Open Letter to Dr Aileen McLeod

An edited version of my Open Letter to SNP Environment Minister Dr Aileen McLeod has been published in the April 2016 issue of TGO magazine. As of today, almost four weeks after the letter was sent to Dr McLeod, there … Continue reading

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Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park: Procurator Fiscal Refuses to Prosecute

This article from the MCofS magazine, The Scottish Mountaineer, from November 2015 is an interesting one. It would appear that a camper who was doing so responsibly under the outdoor access legislation was to be prosecuted for breaching LLTNP byelaws. … Continue reading

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Loch Lomond Nation Park Camping Ban- My Objection

To: Gordon Robertson, Scottish Government, Forestry and Environment Directorate, Natural Resources Division, 1C North, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6QQ. Dear Mr Robertson, The proposed legislation which has been agreed upon by the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park (LLTNP) to … Continue reading

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