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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.

Join the National Walking Festivals Advisory Group

20 February 2017

Would you like to have your say about future Ramblers national walking festivals?

The Players of People’s Postcode Lottery and Ramblers Festivals

30 January 2017

We are delighted to announce that the Ramblers have been awarded £450,000 by the Peoples Postcode Lottery for 2017

Festival of Winter Walks 2016 round-up

19 January 2017

Read our round-up of the Festival of Winter walks, which took place all over Great Britain between 17th December 2016 and 8th January 2017.

Your views needed on improving support for Ramblers groups and areas

09 January 2017

Take part in an important survey to help us improve support for our area and group volunteers across Britain.

Here's what walkers achieved in 2016

05 January 2017

We've achieved a lot this year together. Our CEO, Vanessa, runs through some of the highlights from 2016.

London eye

The Ramblers welcomes London's Walking and Cycling Commissioner

20 December 2016

London's City Hall has announced the appointment of a Walking and Cycling Commissioner for the capital.

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