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The Ripple effect

Ramblers RIPPLE group

03 June 2014

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

The Sussex Border Path made even easier to walk

Walking the newly improved Sussex Border Path

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.

Reuniting walkers with a long-hidden path in Sedgehill

South Wiltshire Ramblers and other volunteers on the cleared 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.

Walkers spoiled for choice this summer

White Cliffs Walking Festival

30 May 2014

There are plenty of Ramblers walking festivals taking place around the country this summer. Led by our walking experts, these are bound to be extra special events, so why not pull on your boots and get involved?

Smuggle the latest issue of Walk magazine with you this summer

Walk magazine cover summer 2014

29 May 2014

Us walkers owe the bootleggers and pirates of yesteryear a huge debt of thanks. Because without their centuries-old legacy of clandestine tracks, we’d be robbed of some of the most thrilling trails these isles have to offer.

Joint letter to David Cameron to save our woodland walks

Epping Forest

27 May 2014

We’ve come together with other organisations to urge David Cameron to create a new public body to manage our woodland forever.

Chapel Gate path in the Peak District protected

National Park sign

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.

Walking Class Hero wins UK Blog Award 2014

Walking Class Hero wins

14 May 2014

Congratulations to our very own Walking Class Hero who has won a UK Blogger Award 2014 for his sideways look at walking.

Get Walking Week in pictures

Oxon Weekend Walkers

13 May 2014

During Get Walking Week thousands of people stepped out on one of our group led walks and discovered the wonders of walking.

Legislation around bulls must be reviewed

Cattle

07 May 2014

We’re calling for a review of the legislation around bulls being kept in fields with footpaths passing through them following the recent trial over the death of walker Roger Freeman.

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