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We're going mobile

15 January 2015

The times they are a-changing. And we need to keep up. So, over the next few weeks you’ll notice some improvements to our website.

Mike Slater accepts the Campaigner Award

Presidents volunteer Awards 2015

16 December 2014

Recognise a volunteer or team of volunteers who have done something special. The President's Volunteer Awards are an opportunity to celebrate and highlight the successes of our volunteers. Anyone is able to nominate somebody for an award.

Discussing ideas for our governance

04 December 2014

We’re reviewing how the Ramblers is governed and we’d like your input.

Training day

Ramblers Volunteer Development Days return for 2015

02 December 2014

Everyone who gives their time to the Ramblers for no financial reward is a volunteer. We depend on you to deliver our mission. And in 2015 we will be offering a range of workshops to help develop you in your role.

Walkers on a short walk

Short walks, health walks and the Ramblers

20 November 2014

There are going to some exciting opportunities for Ramblers groups to get involved with helping more people to try walking with us this year, to welcome new members and make new links with health walks.

Festival of Winter Walks will soon be here

19 November 2014

We hope you are looking forward to a busy and walk-filled festive season. Don’t forget that all walks taking place from 20 December to 4 January form part of the Ramblers’ Festival of Winter Walks.

Deregulation Bill passes another milestone

14 November 2014

On 28 October the House of Lords discussed the detail of the rights of way clauses in Committee. This meant that, once again, there was opportunity for changes to the Bill to be proposed.

Group walk in Spring

New poster 'Love walking? Join the Ramblers'

12 November 2014

A new A4 poster ‘Love walking? Join the Ramblers’ is available to help our volunteers publicise the Ramblers and recruit new members.

gating orders

Goodbye to Gating Orders, hello to Public Space Protection Orders

07 November 2014

On 20 October new laws, which see the end of Gating Orders and their replacement with Public Space Protection Orders, came into operation in England and Wales. These provisions are part of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014.

Walker with a map

New leaflet 'Find your perfect walk'

24 October 2014

We've produced a new leaflet telling people how they can find out about our walks on our website. It is a useful resource to hand out at local shows and events.

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