Volunteer news archive

Strimming Team

Taming the urban jungle

19 August 2014

The Walsall Ramblers volunteer path team make sure everyday walkers can get where they need to.

Vision and governance forums

11 August 2014

Special forums for area chairs and area secretaries with the chair, Jonathan Kipling and chief executive, Benedict Southworth.

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Berkshire Maintains Paths in Style

06 August 2014

The West Berkshire Ramblers journey through the Berkshire countryside, surveying and maintaining footpaths for the whole county to enjoy.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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