Volunteer news archive

John Bunting Ramblers vice president with Kate Ashbrook

Remembering Ramblers vice president John Bunting

21 June 2013

John Bunting, Ramblers vice-president and access campaigner, has sadly passed away aged 95.

Dorchester Strollers

Long-standing volunteer honoured by the Queen

18 June 2013

Long-standing Ramblers member and volunteer Susan Blake is to be awarded a British Empire Medal for services to rambling and the community of Dorchester.

Widford Church, Hertfordshire

Ancient path on the Hertfordshire Way saved

07 June 2013

An ancient and well-used footpath on the Hertfordshire Way has been saved for the public, thanks to the efforts of our staff and volunteers.

A Tapnell Trail information board

Accessible trail opens on the Isle of Wight

04 June 2013

The Tapnell Trail, the third accessible trail developed by the Isle of Wight Ramblers on the island, opened on 15 May.

Outer Aylesbury Ring waymark

Outer Aylesbury Ring route opened

03 June 2013

A new 53 mile walking route created by the Aylesbury Ramblers to circumnavigate Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire was officially opened in May.

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.

Walkers in conversation

Join our Walk 'n' Talk team

27 May 2013

We're embarking on a process at the Ramblers which will help shape our vision for the next 5-10 years.

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.

Countryside view river and trees

Paths, parks and countryside areas listings launched

21 May 2013

We published listings for National Trails and Scotland’s Great Trails under a new ‘Paths, parks and countryside areas’ section on the website today – the first stage in an on-going project to provide walkers with inspiring and informative content on places to walk in Britain.

Benedict Southworth, Pembrokeshire

Benedict's volunteer update: May

21 May 2013

A May update for volunteers from Ramblers Chief Executive, Benedict Southworth.

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