[Talk-GB] Christmas / New Year Footpath Mapping meet

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Thu Dec 7 13:51:18 UTC 2017

I will be travelling along the A50 through Stoke so can always pick you up from Stoke station.

Which part of Cheshire will you be in?

Phil (trigpoint) 

On 7 December 2017 12:41:31 GMT+00:00, SK53 <sk53.osm at gmail.com> wrote:
>Derby is probably doable by several folk; but probably best to talk to
>Barnes trigpoint who is likely to be coming from Wem and therefore
>several potential link-up points.
>On 7 December 2017 at 11:43, Nick Whitelegg
><nick.whitelegg at solent.ac.uk>
>> Maybe a long shot but is anyone attending who might be coming from
>> Derby/Uttoxeter/Stoke areas?
>> Reason being, I'm probably staying with my family in Cheshire that
>> and might be able to make it if anyone can give me a lift from a
>station on
>> the Crewe-Derby line. Or even somewhere like Stafford.
>> If not, no worries!
>> Thanks,
>> Nick
>> ------------------------------
>> *From:* SK53 <sk53.osm at gmail.com>
>> *Sent:* 06 December 2017 19:42:34
>> *To:* Talk-GB at openstreetmap.org
>> *Subject:* Re: [Talk-GB] Christmas / New Year Footpath Mapping meet
>> Link for Doodle poll: https://doodle.com/poll/d2hehkgrv7k7cq4a
>> Note Saturday 30th may be awkward for me, should learn a bit later
>> evening.
>> Jerry
>> On 6 December 2017 at 14:58, SK53 <sk53.osm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> I'll shortly be sending a link to a Doodle poll to try & select a
>> time for a Midlands footpath mapping meeting after Christmas.
>> In all likelihood, the meeting will be centred on Coton-in-the-Elms
>in S.
>> Derbyshire, a few miles S of Swadlincote and SE of Burton-on-Trent.
>> location is easily accessed from the A42 and A38.
>> This area is odd: many paths in woodland areas of the National Forest
>> been mapped in great detail, but there are still lots of missing
>> as well as ones missing detail, particularly centred on
>> Detail in the village is again very patchy: some shops and schools,
>but on
>> a flying visit yesterday I added 4 pubs.
>> The main caveat about the area is that most of the pubs are either
>> open at lunchtime or don't do food. The one that does is perfectly
>> pleasant, but seems to be under new management and has mixed reviews
>> recently (Bulls Head <https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/5266821772>,
>> Rosliston); and unfortunately The Black Horse
>> <http://www.openstreetmap.org/node/5266509202> in Coton-in-the-Elms
>> is in the Good Beer Guide only does filled cobs (sandwich rolls to
>> uninitiated in E. Mids dialect) and may not be open for lunch. So
>> probably have to take our chances with the former.
>> The geology is Mercia Mudstone, and much of it is arable, so likely
>to be
>> muddy and claggy underfoot.
>> This umap
>> shows the status of footpath mapping in the area in August. I'll
>update it
>> shortly & add Warwickshire & Staffordshire paths (extracted from my
>> PRoW data).
>> Regards,
>> Jerry

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