The people who’ve built it have also chopped down and lopped off loads of mature trees, making their caravan site hideously visible from many angles
We have a Facebook page called Save Ecclesbourne Glen, if you want to have a look.
It’s smack in the middle of the landscape seen in Holman-Hunt’s famous painting Lost Sheep.
Hills walked by many huge figures of British culture: Dante Gabriel Rosetti, Beatrix Potter, Edward Lear and Charles Dickens among them. Logie Baird got the idea for television walking up there.
The view is so spectacular it always brings tears to my eyes.
Today was the most beautiful October day I can ever remember, yet 60 people turned up to support us, including several town councillors and the Labour candidate for the general election.
I really like the people I’ve met on the campaign. I never would have met them in any other way and they’re great. Very smart, very funny, determined to see things put to right.
I’m exhausted and off to bed with the satisfying feeling of having done something worthwhile.
My husband now calls me Rainbow. As in Warrior…