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Digital developments coming soon

01 October 2013

As part of an on-going programme of digital developments and following a review of priorities for our online services, we’ll be consolidating and improving our web presence in the coming months in a number of ways.

Ramblers volunteers

What do you love about volunteering?

27 September 2013

Help us promote the work of the Ramblers and encourage more people to volunteer with us by sending us a testimonial telling us what’s great about volunteering.

Path maintenance training day

Ramblers members in Scotland get stuck into path maintenance

27 September 2013

We teamed up with Paths for All to offer members in Scotland the chance to learn about the importance of path maintenance and gain some practical skills at a training event on 21 September.

Walking group

‘Every Rambler has a walk they want to lead’ says volunteer

25 September 2013

Julie Grier of the Vale of Clwyd Ramblers was inspired by the walk leaders workshop at the volunteer training event in Wrexham in Wales on 9 September and is encouraging more people to try leading walks.

Aylesbury Ramblers Walking Festival

Walkers enjoy new route created by Ramblers volunteers

20 September 2013

Over 150 walkers turned out to tread the Outer Aylesbury Ring in Buckinghamshire with the Aylesbury Ramblers on 7 September, just a few months after the group officially opened the route.

Winter walking

Get ready for the Festival of Winter Walks

18 September 2013

Our popular and longstanding winter walking festival wouldn’t happen without the help and support of our volunteers. Find out how you can get involved and help promote the festival near you.

The Brighton and Hove Ramblers with Caroline Lucas

Invite your MP on a walk

16 September 2013

In the lead up to the next election local Ramblers groups have been out walking with MPs across England to show them what we do at a local level and tell them about our work. Now we need your help to invite even more MPs walking.

Path success Torfaen

Reporting blocked footpath prompts speedy response from local council

05 September 2013

We were thrilled with Torfaen Council's speedy response to a blocked footpath complaint.

Walkers on a woodland path

Stakeholder Working Group on unrecorded rights of way: Recommendations to be reviewed by parliament

05 September 2013

We’ve been working with Natural England and other stakeholders to try to find ways of simplifying and speeding up the processes for adding existing, but unrecorded, rights of way to the definitive map and our recommendations are now set to be reviewed by parliament.

Walkers in conversation

Help shape the future of the outdoors

04 September 2013

We all love the outdoors, but is there anything that would make you enjoy it even more? And what can we do to make it happen? We’ve started a big conversation with people all over the country and we want to hear from our volunteers.

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