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George Osborne

Osborne’s first all-Conservative Budget – problems on the horizon?

08 July 2015

Chancellor George Osborne’s first all-Conservative Budget very much focused on his party’s pre-election topics of tax, spending and benefits. But what did it contain for walkers?

Public path

Court of Appeal ruling will help us save more lost ways

01 July 2015

Ramblers are celebrating the Court of Appeal’s ruling in the Andrews case, which was heard earlier this month.

Beavers

Scotland's environmental organisations back the beaver

24 June 2015

Ramblers Scotland has joined a coalition of over 20 environmental NGOs, calling for the Eurasian beaver to be fully reintroduced and recognised by the Scottish Government as a resident, native species in Scotland

Lake District

Seven incredible mountain walks

10 June 2015

Looking for some great hillwalking this year? Then try these incredible routes. These walks take you to some of the most stunning scenery in Britain.

medal route launch 2012

Active travel charities set out vision for improving Scotland’s health

09 June 2015

News release from Transform Scotland on behalf of seven active travel and sustainable transport charities (CTC Scotland, Cycling Scotland, Living Streets, Paths for All, Ramblers Scotland, Sustrans Scotland and Transform Scotland)

Public path

Bid to save lost ways in Court of Appeal

08 June 2015

Ramblers will be in the Court of Appeal this month as, once again, we ask judges to reconsider and then overturn the court ruling in the 1993 ‘Andrews’ case which concerns paths described in Inclosure Acts.

Walk leader

Meet the volunteers keeping our footpaths open

06 June 2015

Two of our President's Volunteer Awards winners tell us about their experiences in these new videos.

The Heavy Gang

President's Volunteer Awards - winners announced

01 June 2015

We’re starting Volunteers' Week by announcing the winners of our President’s Volunteer Awards, as voted for by you.

Thames

A short history of the Thames path

27 May 2015

The entire length of the path can be walked, often using stretches of original towpath.

Walks in a field

The Ramblers' reaction to the Queen's Speech

27 May 2015

What can we expect from the new Government for walking and the walking environment?