News archive

London eye

The Ramblers welcomes London's Walking and Cycling Commissioner

20 December 2016

London's City Hall has announced the appointment of a Walking and Cycling Commissioner for the capital.

Offas Dyke

Ramblers fix problems along Offa’s Dyke Path following Big Pathwatch

16 November 2016

Following the results of the Big Pathwatch, our biggest ever footpath survey, we’ve embarked on an ambitious week-long path maintenance project to fix problems along the popular national trail Offa’s Dyke.

Pathwatch campaign

The Big Pathwatch reveals 59,000 problems on our path network

14 November 2016

The Ramblers has today, 14 November 2016, released the results of the Big Pathwatch, the nation’s biggest ever footpath survey.

Network Rail plans risk fragmenting the path network

29 September 2016

Our volunteers across Essex, Hertfordshire, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire are responding to proposals being put forward by Network Rail for the closure of 130 level crossings in their Anglia region.

Vanessa Griffiths

Vanessa Griffiths has been appointed our new Chief Executive

24 August 2016

We are delighted to announce that Vanessa Griffiths has been appointed our new chief executive.

Natasha Clayton appointed as our interim chief executive

22 July 2016

Natasha Clayton has been appointed as our interim chief executive.

Ramblers Cymru sign at Senedd

Opportunities in the new Welsh Assembly

06 June 2016

After the drama of the tied vote for First Minister, we welcome the announcement of new Welsh Government and the election of the new Assembly members.

Volunteers' Week news story celebration

Our Volunteer Award winners

01 June 2016

To mark the start of volunteer week, here are the winners of our 2016 volunteer awards.

Walk leader

We welcome a new sport strategy

20 May 2016

The Ramblers welcome Sport England’s new strategy which emphasises increasing physical activity and helping inactive people to become active.

westminster

Queen's speech - Ramblers reaction

18 May 2016

Today the Government has outlined its legislative programme for the coming year. But how will the proposed new legislation impact walking and the walking environment?