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10 Aug 2022

“We need that incredible level of accuracy – we just have to have it.” Safely exploring Snowdonia National Park

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Why Snowdonia National Park Authority customise OS Vector Tile API to provide user-friendly online mapping.
8 Aug 2022

OS maps out Wales’s most challenging walk

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A 300-mile walking path which grew a mythical reputation among the hiking community in Wales has been mapped by OS.
3 Aug 2022

UKHSA - supporting the UK Health Security Agency in the response to Covid-19

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How OS supported the UKHSA in the response to Covid-19
14 Jul 2022

From Ordnance Survey maps and data to the essence of outdoor Britain

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Artist, photographer and long-distance walker Daniella Turbin is walking the whole of Britain and capturing its essence along the way.
13 Jul 2022

Navigation tips and advice from Mountain Rescue

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Mountain Rescue offer some tips and advice as part of National Map Reading Week to keep walkers safe when venturing out on hilltops and mountains.
12 Jul 2022

“It's a personal green mission: to get climate data into the hands of the people who need it.”

Taking climate action – how space-based heat data can power adaptation planning
6 Jul 2022

Supporting the emergency services to deliver safe and successful national events

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Ordnance Survey geospatial data has helped emergency services in planning and delivering national events, such as the 2021 G7 Summit in Cornwall.
22 Jun 2022

A long-awaited moment of Pride

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Our Ordnance Survey LGBTQ+ colleagues share their stories and experiences, and add their voices to the conversation during Pride 2022.
22 Jun 2022

Being LGBTQ+ at OS – my lived experience

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Our Ordnance Survey LGBTQ+ colleagues share their stories and experiences, and add their voices to the conversation during Pride 2022.
22 Jun 2022

Pride at OS: My story

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Our Ordnance Survey LGBTQ+ colleagues share their stories and experiences, and add their voices to the conversation during Pride 2022.
17 Jun 2022

Slow down and stop! Timmy Mallett reveals the ‘utterly brilliant’ secret to making the most of cycling Britain’s coast

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Timmy Mallett speaks about how his cycling tour of Britain's coast is going this summer.
31 May 2022

The Monarchy’s legacy on place names in Great Britain

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A look into the monarchy's legacy on the names of roads, places and pubs in Great Britain