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Friends of Ruskin's View

Friends of Ruskin's View is crowdfunding

raised of £1,000,000 target by 182 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,000,000 to reopen Ruskin's View. Due to continuous erosion, access had to be closed in September 2021. Help us to save our iconic view.

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Can you help us to Save Ruskin's View?

Due to continuous and unpredictable erosion from floods, the riverbank is unstable, making the viewpoints and footpath unsafe.

The area had to be urgently closed to the public in September, 2021.

Invaluable public access to the cemeteries of St. Mary's Church, The Glebe Field, Cockpit Hill, The Motte, and the Rugby Club have all been shut off.

Residents and visitors have lost a beloved community space which has become intrinsic to both our community's heritage and wellbeing.

Loss of a major heritage attraction has a significant impact on our local economy.

Without securing funding needed to restore and stabilise the area, Ruskin's View and the footpath will be permanently lost.

We need to raise over £1million to reopen access to the view. We need your help to do this. Please donate today or contact us to find out more about how you can help.

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  • jane & sylvia morgan ( nee atkinson)

    jane & sylvia morgan ( nee atkinson)

    Sep 25, 2023

    Another QES border from the 1950's with long-standing family connections and many happy memories


  • Kate Rayner (nee Atkinson)

    Kate Rayner (nee Atkinson)

    Sep 18, 2023

    Supporting appeal to re-open access to one of the most beautiful views in Britain. From an O E Boarder for whom the view holds great memories and whose family connections with KL go back 120+ years.


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    David Bates

    Sep 15, 2023


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