New 'kissing gates' improve access for walkers in Wilpshire thanks to £1k green grant

A well-used "Lancashire Way" central loop now has three new kissing gates in Wilpshire thanks to £1,000 awarded to WIlpshire Parish Council by the Lancashire Environmental Fund.

Monday, 6th September 2021, 8:06 am
Updated Monday, 6th September 2021, 8:08 am
Craig Ward trying out the new gates

The well-needed grant, plus funding from the parish council, has enabled three difficult stiles to be replaced, on what is a busy stretch of public footpath popular with locals and those following the long distance path around the county.

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Wilpshire PC Chairman, Craig Ward, said: "Thanks to the green grant from the Lancashire Environmental Fund our parish council was able to carry out these improvements, which will be well received by walkers."