Volunteer news archive

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.

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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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Ramblers fix problems along Offa’s Dyke Path following Big Pathwatch

16 November 2016

Following the results of the Big Pathwatch, our biggest ever footpath survey, we’ve embarked on an ambitious week-long path maintenance project to fix problems along the popular national trail Offa’s Dyke.

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The Big Pathwatch reveals 59,000 problems on our path network

14 November 2016

The Ramblers has today, 14 November 2016, released the results of the Big Pathwatch, the nation’s biggest ever footpath survey.

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Festival of Winter Walks 2016

10 October 2016

This year’s Festival of Winter Walks will run from 17th December - 8th January 2017 and include Ramblers group walks, health walks and routes.

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Walk About Thank You

21 September 2016

Thank you for supporting the first ever Walk About!

David Howarth recieves his award from the President in 2015

National Volunteer Awards 2017

12 September 2016

Do you know someone who goes above and beyond for the Ramblers?

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Promoting Walk About

30 August 2016

We’re now on the countdown to our new GB-wide walking festival, Walk About Britain.

Vanessa Griffiths

Vanessa Griffiths has been appointed our new Chief Executive

24 August 2016

We are delighted to announce that Vanessa Griffiths has been appointed our new chief executive.

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