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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.

Coast Walk 2012

Hampshire Ramblers - putting paths on the map

17 May 2013

Hampshire Ramblers have been working with Hampshire County Council on an exciting project to get more historic paths recorded as rights of way before the 2026 cut off. This article outlines how PATHH has worked.

Get Walking Week: Brightlingsea walk

Get Walking Week: Your feedback

16 May 2013

If you hosted a short walk for Get Walking Week we’d like to hear from you!

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Upgrading the Group Walks Finder - your help needed!

10 May 2013

We're planning to replace the current Group Walks Finder on the Ramblers website with a more up to date and flexible system, and we need your help to make sure we get the best possible results for both walkers and volunteers. Particularly relevant to Group Walks Finder editors, led walks programme coordinators and local webmasters - for action.

Overgrown footpath sign

Shropshire Council Campaign

09 May 2013

Shropshire Ramblers want to stop any further cuts to the footpath budget, and so have seized on the local elections as a time to influence change.

Alladale Enclosure Fence

The Queen's Speech: Anti-Social Behaviour Bill

08 May 2013

In the Queen’s speech today, new plans were announced to tackle anti-social behaviour. This article has further details about Ramblers views and actions on this.

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Showcasing our work during National Volunteer Week

26 April 2013

During National Volunteer Week, 1-7 June 2013, organisations across the country will be celebrating the hard work of their volunteers. We’re looking for stories and case studies to show the breadth of our work and how rewarding volunteering for the Ramblers can be.

General Council 2013: A workshop

A very successful General Council

19 April 2013

Two hundred Ramblers delegates gathered in Warwickshire from 13-14 April for our annual General Council.

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