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Park walking

Ramblers urge Londoners to support reduced traffic in Royal Parks

10 December 2020

The Ramblers are encouraging Londoners to support trials which will reduce the amount of motor traffic across the Royal Parks

View from Brantham crossing

Momentum grows as another eleven crossings are saved

09 December 2020

After saving five level crossings in Cambridgeshire, Ramblers are celebrating after preventing a further eleven from closure in Suffolk.

Ramblers response to the budget announcement

11 March 2020

The Ramblers called for the Budget to deliver a better deal for walking and cycling and ambitious funding to protect the places we love to walk – through strong measures to tackle climate change, boost biodiversity and enhance people’s connection and access to nature. Read our response to today's budget announcement.

Home Office consultation on unauthorised encampments

02 March 2020

The Ramblers response to the Home Office consultation on strengthening police powers to deal with unauthorised encampments

Grass field

A step in the right direction for public access in Agriculture Bill

12 September 2018

We have welcomed the inclusion today (12th September) of support for public access as part of the new Agriculture Bill something we have been calling for in our Your Path Awaits Campaign.

Scottish walkers asked to help shape the future of walking

18 December 2014

From dog-walkers or people who commute to work on foot, to regular Munro-baggers and hardy hikers, Ramblers Scotland is calling on all regular walkers to have their say about the great outdoors and help shape a new 10-year vision for walking in Scotland.

Scottish Gathering 2010

Scottish Gathering 2016

17 December 2014

Scottish Gathering to be postponed till 2016 in order to refresh the format

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.

Coast path

Government commits £5.3 million to coast path

04 December 2014

Today we’re celebrating the Government’s announcement that more than £5.3 million has been committed to ensure the England Coast Path will be completed and open for all to enjoy by 2020, ten years earlier than was originally planned.

George Osborne

Our response to the Autumn Statement

03 December 2014

It may come as no surprise that both coalition parties are seeking to sweeten the years of belt-tightening austerity but the extra investment in infrastructure and health has particularly attracted our attention.

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