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Ettington path

Stratford Ramblers mark out threatened path

14 March 2014

A path in Ettington, Warwickshire, which was at risk of being overlooked by developers has been clearly signposted by Stratford Ramblers and the rights of way team at Warwickshire County Council.

Get Walking Week: Brightlingsea walk

Take to your feet during Get Walking Week

13 March 2014

Our short walks festival runs from 3-10 May and there are lots of ways to get involved whether it’s joining one of our local walks, organising your own outing with friends and family or making a simple change to include more walking in your daily routine.

HF Holidays mountain walk

Great walking holiday offers for members from HF Holidays

12 March 2014

Our holiday partner HF Holidays is offering Ramblers members £100 off holidays in the UK as well as some great offers on group holidays in locations ranging from Cornwall to the Cotswolds, Sussex to Snowdonia!

Coast

Yorkshire coastline to be improved for walkers

10 March 2014

Walkers can look forward to enjoying a 90km stretch of coastline between Kilnsea and Filey Brigg in Yorkshire as part of the latest stage in plans to create a continuous path around England’s coast.

Level crossing

Level crossing safety: Transport Committee backs Ramblers recommendation

10 March 2014

The House of Commons Transport Committee has endorsed our recommendation that a public safety test should be used for any path diverted as the result of a level crossing closure and has recommended that the Department for Transport considers this when it reforms level crossing law.

Walking on the map of Wales

Help make Wales for walking

06 March 2014

Ramblers Cymru has launched a campaign to make Wales the best country in the world for walking. We’ve already had support from people in Wales and the Welsh Government for our ambition and now we need walkers everywhere to help make it a reality.

Fighting the Godmanchester case

Right to challenge decisions remains but charities will bear cost burden

05 March 2014

The Government has backed down on plans to change the law around judicial review which would have had a negative impact on campaigning and lobbying organisations including charities like the Ramblers if they had gone ahead.

Community Energy Coalition logo

Communities taking charge of energy

03 March 2014

As Climate Week - Britain’s biggest climate change campaign - gets underway we take a look at the community energy concept which is gaining support from organisations like the Ramblers as well as local businesses and community groups across the country.

General Council 2013: Delegates with the Impact Report

Walkers gather to debate outdoor issues

28 February 2014

Hundreds of walkers will be coming together to discuss issues affecting our use and enjoyment of the outdoors at our annual conference in Liverpool from 29-30 March and we’re starting the conversation now so you can get involved.

Ancient woodland

High Speed Rail tunnel extension could save ancient woodland

27 February 2014

We’re backing a campaign calling for a short extension to a railway tunnel which would save almost a third of all ancient woodland currently threatened by the High Speed Rail (HS2) project.