Volunteer news archive

Developing Group and Area support in 2018

03 November 2017

Following the survey on group and area support carried out earlier this year, here are some improvements you’ll notice to your feedback in 2018.

Updated Walk Leader checklists and ICE cards

19 October 2017

We’ve republished our Walk Leader checklist and In Case of Emergency cards, a handy list of top tips to follow before, during and after your walks and cards can be filled in with personal emergency contact details and medical information.

One step closer to the England Coast Path

01 September 2017

We are one step closer to walking the entire England coastline as Natural England announce that work has started on every stretch of the England Coast Path.

GB walking festivals – 2017/18 plans and next steps, including Walk About dates

27 June 2017

The purpose of our GB walking festivals is to inspire people to join our fantastic walking community.

National Volunteers' Week - Here’s to all 26,000 of you

01 June 2017

From leading 47,000 walks a year, to clearing paths, or running one of our 500 groups and 50 areas: it's safe to say without our volunteers we wouldn't exist.

Key findings from the group and area support survey

22 May 2017

Between January and March, we ran a survey to help us improve the support we provide to our volunteers in groups and areas. We have shared the key findings, which will inform our planning and prioritisation.

Active travel in cities

Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy - a big step forward?

03 May 2017

The first ever Cycling & Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) for England, has been recently published by the Department for Transport. We want to make sure that walking can an easy choice for any type of urban journey.

Garden bridge

Inner London Ramblers welcome decision to pull Garden Bridge funding

28 April 2017

The Mayor of London announced that he will not guarantee public funding for the project.

Stuart Maconie named as our new president

01 April 2017

Broadcaster, writer and journalist Stuart Maconie has been named as our new president.

An update to our safeguarding policy

15 March 2017

As part of our continuous improvement of policies and procedures we’ve started updating our policy on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults to reflect advice from our partner organisations.

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