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UKC News - on 01 Apr 2012
Fence posts with the new Pay as You Go System, 4 kbThe surprise announcement of a pilot scheme to charge for access in the Peaks has sparked a furious response from walkers' groups amid claims that the project, which has been introduced without prior consultation, amounts to a back door privatisation of the countryside.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67004
Wonrek - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News: April fool, sorry too outlandish to be true.

Cx
Trangia - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News:

No need to worry. The charge is to apply to the Peaks (wherever that is?)
Dave 88 - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News:

German company "Scherz-Offyerbach" hahaha cheers for brightening up my morning at work. A valiant effort.
Rich Ellis - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News:
:-) xx
KlaasW on 01 Apr 2012
Very funny, ta!
Geezuz - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News: I don't know if it was a typo or not, but I loved the 'Notional' Park!
Diggler - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News: That time of year again is it ;-) hahah
richyfenn on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News:

Hook, line and sinker! Damn you all!!!!

Very clever :)
Speed Reed - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News:
Brilliant...this is an outrage!!!Brought out the militant in me straight away!
Hannes on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News: Would that mean we get rid of those pesky ramblers then?
confusicating on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News:

It's funny because I don't put it past the current government.
Jack Whiteley on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News: For about 10s!
Morwood - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News:

well played sir
McBirdy - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News:

Excellent. Loved Scherz-Offyerbach. Give the man a pay rise.
Voyager - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News:
Ha - got me too, but please don't give this government any more ideas. As a pasty eating granny I'm already going to be stung!
chris wyatt - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to McBendy: Nice one. I was outraged for 10 seconds
Lockey on 01 Apr 2012 - cpc4-stme3-2-0-cust11.5-2.cable.virginmedia.com
In reply to UKC News: excellent.completely fell for it
highclimber - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News: Ha - not a very good April fools though it took me a moment to determine if the author actually thought the PDNP was called the peaks notional park authority!

1/10.
Neil Watson - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News: After reading the latest 'Summit' magazine article regarding off roading, what rate would 4WD vehicles attract?
ads.ukclimbing.com
myserable old git - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News: Have you heard the expression gullible prat, that's me, mind you this lot could very well sell off the whole of the peak as a private grouse moor and not understand why we were upset.
Madden - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News: You guys have to stop putting these april fools articles up! I keep believing them! the first thing that got me about this one was one of the pictures looked photoshopped. That was honestly the first thing i noticed had gone amiss..
Tradlad - on 01 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News: eyes are heavy and fingers sore from a nice day in the peak.

.. i fell for this :O) . . . . then thought..... hang on... This getting a bit Orwellian (lack of free society) .. what with this current government, the united states global empire, monitoring our every move and screwing us for every last penny , i thought it had finally arrived in the Shire.. . .


That day may soon come.... and November the 5th may have a new date not to far in the future!. .


monitor that GCHQ, (finger)


:O) :O) ;O)


EarlyBird - on 02 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News:

" a slight change in emphasis in favour of commercialisation" - Jim Dixon, C.O. of PDNPA.

I love a good joke, me.
Anthony mccourt - on 02 Apr 2012
In reply to UKC News: I got a right strop on then!! I just won't pay I was saying to myself! lol

Nice 1
ungracefulathlete - on 03 Apr 2012
In reply to Anthony mccourt:
me too...!

ilive in sydney now - i was extreemely insensed and outraged....
how dare they?

i was imagining all the pay per view registers ripped off...

many thanks for brightening up my tuesday in Oz.

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