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Uncovering Hidden Views

01 August 2014

Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire Ramblers working party, led by Basil Merry, have reconstructed a boggy part of the Hagg Wood walk and installed steps in Holymoorside and Walton.

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Website development update

31 July 2014

Existing walk editors and webmasters have been hard at work in the past few weeks helping us test planned improvements to the Ramblers website and as a result we’re almost ready to launch our long-awaited new systems.

Footpath signs

Reforms to improve the recording of paths still on track

29 July 2014

As MPs and Peers depart for their summer holidays we can give an end-of-term report on progress with the Deregulation Bill which contains important new legislation to speed up and improve the process for adding paths to definitive maps.

Chorley Ramblers

Cheerful Changes in Chorley

23 July 2014

The Chorley Ramblers has worked incredibly hard to make the Chorley Circular Walk wheelchair, pram and tramper accessible.

Worcester Work Party

The Party in Worcester Works

15 July 2014

Read about the Working Party in Worcester, established in May 2007 and now consists of 24 volunteers. The party has had many successes such as footpath clearance in Hallow, where it slashed and uprooted Himalayan Balsam, which can grow up to 2 meters in height.

Jonathan Djanogly MP joins Ramblers walk through Ouse Estuary Nature Reserve

Jonathan Djanogly MP joins Ramblers walk

09 June 2014

On 3 May, Huntingdon MP Jonathan Djanogly joined local Ramblers for a walk through Ouse Estuary Nature Reserve.

Path Team Volunteers installing kissing gate

Ramblers volunteers contributed £1million to clear the way for walkers

04 June 2014

New figures have revealed our volunteers contributed the equivalent of almost £1million last year through their time and efforts helping to improve the countryside and paths we walk along.

Ramblers RIPPLE group

The Ripple effect

03 June 2014

Who are the mysterious Ripple and why are they so important to walkers and the local council in Bedfordshire?

Walking the newly improved Sussex Border Path

The Sussex Border Path made even easier to walk

02 June 2014

Sussex Ramblers worked with local volunteer groups and the council to make a popular section of the Sussex Border Path even easier to enjoy, by replacing old stiles with easy to use gates.

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Website development update

30 May 2014

The Ramblers website will be changing and improving during 2014, which means changes to the way we use it. Find out what’s happening, how it might affect you, what you need to do now and when things are likely to change.

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