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Access debated on BBC Six O'Clock News

Following the House of Lords debate at the beginning of the July, access was covered on the BBC Six O'Clock News.

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Figures suggest that more people than ever are heading to Britain's rivers with the easing of lockdown - renewing calls from a number of parties for better public rights of access.

It comes as MPs will consider proposals aimed at opening up the waterways to all.

There is also a news article which debates the subject and features our own Trade Partner Peak UK on BBC News Online here.

There has been a huge amount of work going on recently with the Places to Paddle team working with colleagues at The Ramblers and others in the outdoor industry which has led to the issue of access being debated in the House of Lords last week.

For more information about the Clear Access, Clear Waters campaign head to