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Walk Fife Podcast 38 - Fife History, Stickers & Waterproofing

11/30/2018
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It is a busy time here at the Walk Fife headquarters. We have been working hard on our plans for 2019 and beyond. Sean takes some time out to update us about the latest goings on behind the scenes at Walk Fife and what our community of walkers can look forward to soon. Forgotten History of the Firth of Forth This past week saw the anniversary of the surrender of the German Navy in WW1. This may not seem to be something particularly connected to Walk Fife until you hear that this mighty...

Duration:00:22:14

Walk Fife Podcast 37 - Workshops, Maps & Benarty Hill

11/13/2018
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It has been a chilly and wet few days across the Kingdom of Fife. The Walk Fife team have been busy behind the scenes getting ready for 2019. Sean takes some time out from planning to let us know the latest news and development from Walk Fife and the Fife walking community. 2019 workshop announcement The team have been busy working on the 2019 workshop programme and Sean announces the two latest additions chosen by the Fife walking community. The first workshop will cover basic weather...

Duration:00:27:26

Walk Fife Podcast 36 - Top Stops, Core Paths & Events

10/25/2018
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Join us in the latest episode of the Walk Fife Podcast. The wind is battering the Kingdom of Fife this week but not in Walk Fife’s cosy office. Sean updates us with the latest news and events from across the Kingdom and from the Fife walking community. Equipment and Book Reviews The Walk Fife team and members from our community have been sharing reviews of book that we have read and equipment we have been using through our website since we began. The website is open for anyone wishing to...

Duration:00:27:23

Walk Fife Podcast 35 - Red Squirrels, Workshops & More

10/14/2018
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It have been a busy week for all of the members of the Walk Fife Team. Sean takes some time out in between workshops and meetings to let us know the latest news from our community. The past two weeks has seen some changes with Walk Fife and we thought the podcast was a good way to let you all what has been happening and why. Sean also shares news of events happening over the next few weeks across Fife as part of the FCCT’s Access All Areas festival. Closing our online shop Sean firstly...

Duration:00:25:12

Walk Fife Podcast 34 - 2019 Workshops & Hill Safety

10/2/2018
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The blustery autumnal weather has found Sean taking shelter in this episode of the Walk Fife Podcast. There is lots of news to share from across the Fife walking community and beyond. 2019 Workshops - Have your say! Sean reveals our 2019 programme of free workshops and how you can have your say in choosing what four of the topics covered will be. Our volunteer run workshops will help you learn new outdoor skills by attending a Walk Fife Workshop. We will be running workshops across the...

Duration:00:36:00

Walk Fife Podcast 33 - National Getoutside Day, Ash Dykes & Beach Clean Up

9/18/2018
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The weather has taken a stormy turn across the Kingdom of Fife this week. While you are sheltering from the rain and wind catch up with the latest Walk Fife Podcast. We have lots of outdoors and walking news from across the country and the Fife walking community. National Getoutside day On Sunday 30 September you could be part of something big. Something that’ll make you healthier and happier, and more connected with friends and loved ones. Because that’s when you can join Ordnance...

Duration:00:26:04

Walk Fife Podcast 32 - 2 Years of Walking, Learning and Sharing!

9/2/2018
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Walk Fife is celebrating turning 2 years old in this episode of the Walk Fife Podcast! We have lots of news from across the Fife walking community and beyond. 2 Years of Walking, Learning and Sharing! It is astounding to think that Walk Fife has already reached it’s 2nd birthday already. The Walk Fife website launched to the public in September 2016 with just a few pages with a handful of visitors and since then it has grown into a huge community of walkers all working together to build...

Duration:00:23:28

Walk Fife Podcast 31 - Ramblers Scotland & Access All Areas 2018

8/15/2018
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The Kingdom of Fife is truly great for walking. This episode of the Walk Fife Podcast is packed full of walking goodness. Sean kicks off the show by letting us know about International Geocaching Day which takes places on 18 August. The Walk Fife team love geocaching and Sean shares with us what we can expect from this great annual outdoor event. Ramblers Scotland - Out There Recently Sean caught up with Danny Garden from Ramblers Scotland for a chat about the work of the group and what...

Duration:00:35:13

Walk Fife Podcast 30 - Geocaching, Fife Pilgrim Way & Hidden History

7/30/2018
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The clouds and rain have returned to the Kingdom of Fife. The wet weather may have you sheltering at home but at least you can listen to the Walk Fife Podcast while waiting out the rain. After a technical problem caused the lose of last weeks podcast, Sean sits down and records a new featuring news from across the Fife Walking Community along with answering questions sent in by listeners. Kirkcaldy Walking Festival Success! The first walking festival to be held in the Fife coastal town...

Duration:00:23:12

Walk Fife Podcast 29 - Giant Hogweed, Fires & Trash

7/9/2018
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The Kingdom of Fife has been enjoying some fantastic walking weather. Join Sean as he updates us all with the latest from the Fife walking community. Sean shares some safety advice, news about a upcoming competition on the Walk Fife website and answers some more questions sent by listeners. Walkers Beware! Sean kicks off the podcast by talking about the recent post we shared through the Walk Fife website covering the topic of the dangers of Giant Hogweed. Giant Hogweed is a weed which...

Duration:00:22:12

Walk Fife Podcast 28 - Kirkcaldy Walking Festival & Burntisland Heritage Walks

6/20/2018
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The Kingdom of Fife has lots to offer walkers this summer. Sean lets us know about some upcoming events that will get people out walking and exploring. We news from around Fife, advice and answers to some questions sent in about Sean’s waking challenge. Burntisland Heritage Walks To celebrate Burntisland Civic Week a guided evening historic walk will take place on Wednesday 20th June at 7.00pm. The walk winds around the centre of Burntisland, visiting the Burgh Chambers, the historic...

Duration:00:26:21

Walk Fife Podcast 27 - Wildfires, Seaside Safety and Lochbagging

6/5/2018
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The Kingdom of Fife is buzzing with people hitting the hills and coast taking advantage of the good weather. Sean takes shelter from the sun to record episode 27 of the Walk Fife Podcast. In this episode we cover fire, hidden dangers along the fife coast, chat a bit about the walk fife workshops and we will announce the winner of our competition to win a Suunto A30 compass and a OS Explorer map bundle. Wildfires hit Fife Many people from the Fife walking community got in touch with us...

Duration:00:23:31

Walk Fife Podcast 26 - Tents and Land Access

5/18/2018
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Catch up with Walk Fife’s Sean in episode 26 of the Walk Fife Podcast The Kingdom of Fife is busy with walkers exploring the coast and countryside on foot. Sean starts the podcast by talking about the latest developments with the Walk Fife website and talks about what the coming changes and improvements. Sean also reveals the team’s plans for producing some videos to help encourage others to get out and enjoy the many walking routes that have been shared by the Fife walking community. If...

Duration:00:20:39

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 25 - Sparrowhawks, Nordic Walking & Events

5/2/2018
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It may be rainy in the Kingdom this week but that hasn’t stopped us from recording episode 24 of the Walk Fife Podcast. Fife is finally blooming into life and colour and once again the paths and trails are busy with walkers. Join Sean as he updates everyone on the latest news from Walk Fife, answers questions and shares news of upcoming events and talks. GPS workshop The response from the Fife Walking Community to our latest free workshop has been incredible. We received nearly 900...

Duration:00:23:30

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 24 - Ramblers and the Big Spring Clean Up

4/19/2018
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The Kingdom has warmed up for episode 24 of the Walk Fife Podcast. The better weather has seen many people head out and enjoy all that Fife has to offer. Join Sean as he chats about the latest updates on the Walk Fife website and shares some news from around the region. Ramblers Scotland Many of you will have noticed that we have added a new page to the Walk Fife website covering the work of Ramblers Scotland. This fantastic group has 54 walking groups across Scotland, including five...

Duration:00:20:11

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 23 - Fife Pilgrim Way and Walking Workshops

4/6/2018
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The Kingdom of Fife is once again being hit by rain, sleet and snow as we struggle through Spring. This spell of bad weather is a good excuse to stay dry and warm inside and listen to episode 23 of the Walk Fife podcast. Join Sean as he lets us know what has ben happening with the Walk Fife website and shares some news from around the Kingdom. Navigation workshops As followers of our social network accounts will already know, Walk Fife are running a free workshop covering advanced map &...

Duration:00:22:53

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 22 - Winners Announced and Fife’s Mini Walking Fest

3/21/2018
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The weather in Fife is improving just in time for episode 22 of the Walk Fife Podcast. After a spell of harsh weather paused it’s progress, it is nice to see Spring starting to make itself known across the Kingdom once again. Join Sean as he chats with us about the latest news from the Fife Walking Community and the Walk Fife website. Going global One the past year the Walk Fife website has been receiving visitors from all around the world. Recently we have had many emails asking us if...

Duration:00:22:53

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 21 - Snow, Charity Walks and Otters?

3/9/2018
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Walk Fife Podcast Episode 21 - Snow, Charity Walks and Otters? Episode 21 of the Walk Fife Podcast sees the Kingdom thawing out after a blast of winter weather. Last week really surprised people as the Beast from the East took hold of the county. The Kingdom of Fife bore the brunt of the winter storms that blew in from Eastern Europe. Sean shares his experience of walking through the snowy countryside and tells us about when he was unexpectantly caught out by a blizzard. Children’s...

Duration:00:24:37

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 20 - History, Guidebooks & Fife Attractions

2/23/2018
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This episode of the Walk Fife podcast is packed with walking news from the Kingdom of Fife. Join Sean as he updates us with the latest from the Fife Walking Community. Magnetic Warning Mountaineering Scotland recently issued a warning to walkers about the threat of magnet closures in clothing and equipment that caused a group of walkers to recently become lost in Glen Shee. Sean explains what happened and how you can avoid the same problem. Workshop Funding After the amazing response to...

Duration:00:26:03

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 19 - GPS Safety & the Sleeping Giant Pathway

2/8/2018
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Episode 19 of the Walk Fife podcast is packed full of good advice from the Fife Walking Community. In this show Sean talks about GPS safety, shares the latest news from the Walk Fife team, updates us on the latest workshop and a upcoming charity event for walkers. Sean can’t stay indoors for the whole of this episode and heads out in the hills in the second half to get some more miles in for his 4000 mile walking challenge. Workshop update Walk Fife will be running a free workshop –...

Duration:00:21:49