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  • 9 Aug 17: Aldenham 97. The Hertfordshire County Council has confirmed its order recording this bridleway. We applied for it in 1995, ad 22 years later it is safeguarded! Many thanks to our supporters and friends who collected the user evidence needed to back up this case. Read a copy of the order.
  • 31 Mar 17: Shenley 36. Landowner advises that the waymark arrows have been changed to 'public bridleway' ones.
  • 24 Mar 17: Shenley 36. We were delighted to hear today that all those needing to consent to the upgrade of footpath Shenley 36 north of Cow Banks Wood to bridleway have now consented. The waymarks will be changed to bridleway ones shortly, and we aim to hold an official 'opening' towards the end of May.
  • 1 Jan 17: Aldenham Water Meadows path. We're urgently collecting evidence for the county council's investigation of our 1995 application to record a track off the main Water Meadows Path (Aldenham 20) to the Bridleway 10 St Stephen and the crossing of the River Colne. Follow the link to read more, and if you have ever ridden the path, please send us your evidence!
  • 9 Dec 16: Shenley 10 BW. The final piece of the route from Woodhall Lane to Radlett Lane has now been legally upgraded to bridleway, so securing the path that we opened a few years ago.
  • 6 Dec 16: Aldenham 83 RB/BOAT. The Oakridge Lane order has been confirmed at long last. The route is now safeguarded for equestrians. We applied for this path to be recorded on 20 Dec 06, so it's nearly ten years to the day to finish the process. We hope that there are no High Court challenges this time round!
  • 4 Nov 16: Woodhall Lane to Radlett Lane. The County Council has made a creation order to record the section on Hertsmere's land (with their agreement). This project has taken nearly 20 years, but finally completes this section of the Aldenham Parish Ride and the Shenley Parish Ride.
  • 29 Mar 16: Well End BW BHS HQ will contribute 330 to our appeal fund to create bridleway in Well End. #wellendbridleway We need to raise the cost of fencing and clearance.
  • 12 Mar 16: Nightingale Lane, Bushey: bridleway order confirmed! This was 20 years and 22 days after the original application - good things come to those who wait.
  • 10 Sep 15: Aldenham Major Project Legal work completes for the dedicated paths. Just the Wall Hall Main Drive to go now!
  • 1 Sep 15: Well End BW Appeal launched to raise funds to create bridleway in Well End. #wellendbridleway We need to raise the cost of fencing and clearance.
  • 8 Aug 15: Northaw 17 BW Official opening by the Deputy Mayor of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council. #northawbridleway Thank you to everyone who donated towards the costs.
  • 27 Jul 15: Path by Two Rivers Crossing Bridleway on the Water Meadows starts to be investigated by County Council #2rivers

  • 6 Jun 15: The Pathway, Radlett Do you ride this suburban alleyway in Radlett (Aldenham Avenue to Loom Lane)? If so we'd like an evidence form from you please!

  • 25 Apr 15: Northaw Major Project Appeal - thank you to everyone who contributed in money or spreading the word. We met the target of 1250 so the route will be happening. We are now trying to collect another contribution to entend the route. #northawbridleway

  • 4 Mar 15: Harperbury Hospital Project - help finish the bridleways development work in the Harper Lane area (Shenley and St Stephen parishes) by commenting on the proposals to re-develop the former Harperbury Hospital site on Harper Lane

  • 1 Feb 15: Aldenham - Wall Hall - usage evidence needed for County Council inquiry

  • 8 Aug 14: Bridge over A1(M) at Water End (North), North Mymms parish - successfully recorded

  • 22 Jan 13: Packhorse Lane (North), Shenley and Ridge parishes - successfully recorded and now open

  • 13 Jan 12: Hyde Lane, St Stephen's parish - successfully recorded

  • 6 Jan 12: H25: Fox's Lane, North Mymms - successfully recorded

  • 18 Nov 11: H25: Old St Albans Road - legal work completed

  • 5 Aug 11: New! Send a 5 donation by texting PATH00 5 to 70070

  • 25 Jun 11: H25: Shenley 13 to Old St Albans Road - now physically and legally open

  • 26 May 11: Opening of Path off London Road/Silver Hill, Shenley

  • 6 Dec 10: Blackbirds Lane recorded at last

  • 12 Dec 09: Path saved in Northaw

Part of the H25 in Ridge Photo: Bridleway 34 in Ridge

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