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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.

Find a walk on the Ramblers website

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.

South Wiltshire Ramblers and other volunteers on the cleared path in Sedgehill

Reuniting walkers with a long-hidden path in Sedgehill

30 May 2014

South Wiltshire Ramblers and other volunteers undertook a mamoth task not just clearing a thoroughly overgrown path in Sedgehill and Semley, but also constructing stiles and bridges to ensure this path could be enjoyed again.

National Park sign

Chapel Gate path in the Peak District protected

22 May 2014

The Peak District National Park Authority have today implemented a ban on motor vehicles using the historic Chapel Gate path near Edale.

Path sign

Ruling on our High Court Appeal to appeal the 'Andrews' case

16 May 2014

A judgement has been made on the 'Andrews' Case and we're disappointed to report we lost the case. Find out more about the judgement and our next steps.

Footpath signs

Would you like to be on a Volunteer Sounding Board?

08 May 2014

We’re looking to recruit 4 new members of the volunteer sounding board. The sounding board helps us improve our recruitment, support and management of volunteers.

John Muir Way signage

Ramblers help launch the John Muir Way

01 May 2014

Last week (21-26 April) nine Ramblers groups helped launch the John Muir Way, a new national long distance route, by leading a series of walks from its start in Dunbar through to the end point in Helensburgh, a distance of 134 miles in total.

Maria Eagle

General Council 2014: Report on formal business

07 April 2014

An overview of the formal business of General Council 2014 including motions carried and the results of elections plus other news from this year’s annual conference and dates of next year’s event.

Path Maintenance day, Milngavie

Ramblers volunteers clear the way for local walkers

07 April 2014

Ramblers Scotland is working to establish path maintenance teams across Scotland to carry out minor repairs on paths in and around the places where people live.

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