Bid to have Northumberland route declared public right of way

A bid is being made to have a route through the Belford Hall estate declared a public right of way.

Saturday, 2nd November 2019, 4:45 pm
Updated Saturday, 2nd November 2019, 4:45 pm
Public footpath.
Public footpath.

More than 20 local residents have signed an application to Northumberland County Council’s rights of way department following complaints about access being restricted.

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The residents’ move has been boosted by evidence from Belford Parish Council, with councillors agreeing to send in a statement that the route has been used by members of the public for more than 25 years.