Salisbury Plain Training Area (SPTA) is the UK’s largest military training area, covering 11% of Wiltshire and a small part of Hampshire. Ensuring the fine balance between providing a place for our Armed Forces to train safely and maintaining public …
James works as Senior Access and Recreation Officer for DIO, based at Westdown Camp on Salisbury Plain.
A few weeks ago, I helped the Disabled Ramblers learn about the history of Salisbury Plain and how our Armed Forces use it to live, work and train.
The 2019 MOD Access Forum saw attendees from various organisations learn about the public access issues affecting the MOD estate and even have a go at searching for unexploded ordnance!
In 2015, an overhanging rock face began to collapse, damaging the public stairway that leads down from the South West Coast Path Trail to the Fossil Forest, located within Lulworth Ranges. DIO has worked with Lulworth Estate, Natural England, Dorset Council and Vertical Technologies to repair the stairway and re-open the site.
I’m James Nevitt, I work in DIO’s Environmental Support and Compliance Team (ESC) as their Senior Access and Recreation Adviser, based at Salisbury Plain. You may have seen my earlier blogs on the subject of public access to MOD land. …
I'm James Nevitt and I'm DIO's Senior Access and Recreation Advisor. In my earlier blog I discussed a project we were undertaking to clarify rights of way across Salisbury Plain but today I'm blogging about a more specific public access issue. Between …
I’m James Nevitt, Senior Access and Recreation Advisor. I work at Westdown Camp on Salisbury Plain, within DIO’s Conservation Team.
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