News in brief:  Exmoor’s heritage

Exmoor’s heritage is under threat and needs to be defended, according to the unique group which acts as a kind of supporter’s club for the hills. The message lay at the core of the Exmoor Society’s annual conference held in Dulverton last week, when speakers from diverse backgrounds discussed the vital, sometimes frail, cultural heritage that is a key part of the moor. One speaker claimed that aspects of cultural heritage were being neglected by politicians who did not always recognise that people were concerned about protecting their past…

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