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More Lottery money to get inactive people walking

30 May 2013

We’ve secured £250,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to help tackle England’s epidemic of physical inactivity by helping local communities get more active through walking.

HS2 route

Reaction to the HS2 draft Environmental Statement – investment in good design crucial

29 May 2013

We’ve been studying the recently-announced draft Environmental Statement for Phase One of HS2 – the Government’s proposed high speed railway between London and the Midlands – due to our concerns for the effect HS2 will have both on ecology and the environment and on public rights of way.

Clearing vegetation

Roll up your sleeves on a path maintenance holiday

29 May 2013

Enjoy a working break in Cornwall helping to restore an inland path and exploring some of the walking opportunities near St Ives on our first ever path maintenance holiday.

Walk magazine summer 2013 edition

A bonnie summer of walking

28 May 2013

Walk magazine Editor Dominic Bates gives us his top picks from the latest issue – out this week – which has a distinctly Scottish flavour.

Waymark post Bidulph Ramblers large

Ramblers waymark success

24 May 2013

The Biddulph Ramblers have been working closely with Staffordshire Council to bring about vast improvements in the footpath network in North Staffordshire. In just one parish alone they have been responsible for nearly 800 waymarkers.

Get Walking Week walk

Get Walking Week photo competition winners

23 May 2013

We asked you to get snapping during Get Walking Week and send us photos that summed up what you love about walking. Take a look at the winning entries!

Tony Drake

Celebrating the life of Tony Drake MBE

21 May 2013

Ramblers members and friends will be coming together to celebrate the life and achievements of the late Tony Drake MBE on Wednesday 22 May.

Get Walking Week: Brightlingsea walk

Get Walking Week in pictures

15 May 2013

See what walkers got up during Get Walking Week from 4-11 May.

Cape Wrath

MoD plans to purchase land around Cape Wrath withdrawn

15 May 2013

Ramblers Scotland along with the local community led by Durness Development Group and national NGOs, strongly opposed Ministry of Defence plans to purchase 58 acres of land around Cape Wrath lighthouse. The MoD has now withdrawn the plans.

Get Walking Week celebration walk - walking past MI6

Getting in the Get Walking Week spirit

09 May 2013

As part of Get Walking Week, Ramblers staff headed out on a celebration walk around 'Hidden Vauxhall'.