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16 Jun
12:17pm, 16 Jun 2021
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Haldon Forest has permission to get back. That's all my local ones except Yeovil.
(Though we still don't have a new route for Exeter Riverside)
16 Jun
12:56pm, 16 Jun 2021
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Good to see another Forestry England one get the green light; I can't quite understand why it's taking them so long to unlock all of their sites as their scope will be quite different to local authorities. That said, it is at least logically credible that they are looking bespoke at each site and making the "correct" judgement. It just annoys me personally that my home event doesn't have the all clear just yet!!
16 Jun
1:23pm, 16 Jun 2021
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Too Much Water
That’s good re Haldon. Must go there for for a walk at some point
16 Jun
1:41pm, 16 Jun 2021
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"logically credible" when Forestry England consider things on a site-by-site basis, but "bordering on idiotic that different local authorities can look at identical facts and come up with different conditions or thresholds".

16 Jun
1:46pm, 16 Jun 2021
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Oops - - did I really say that?
16 Jun
1:52pm, 16 Jun 2021
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I'll defend myself though...

My criticism of LAs was that the impression was being given that there were different "systems of controls" required in different locations being demanded of parkrun when the fundamentals of the event were the same. e.g. capacity limits, temperatures of vest washing, pre event sign up etc.

My tolerance with Forestry England is that they don't appear to be demanding that parkrun is set up in a different way locally, but they are looking at whether their site has undergone a change of use since the last event there which might compromise the event.

I might be dancing on the head of a pin here, but I see a small (but subtle) distinction!

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