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Put Walkers First In The Highway Code

23 October 2020 by Matt Strong

The Ramblers have backed a UK Government consultation that proposes changes to the Highway Code which would make the roads safer for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

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Healthy Homes Bill will build better places for walking

02 October 2020 by Kate Conto

When was the last time you left your home to go for a walk? The chances are that you encountered obstacles that made your walk more difficult or unpleasant.

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Why nobody should live more than five minutes' walk from green space

21 September 2020 by Matt Strong

In this blog, Matt Strong, explores why access to green spaces matters, and why we believe that nobody should live more than five minutes walk from green space

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Ending unequal access to nature and green space

21 September 2020 by Stephen Russell

People on low incomes and those who identify as being from a BAME background are less likely to have access to their own garden, and are less likely to have green space within a five-minute walk of their home. The Environment Bill gives us an opportunity to change this.

Finding our place to be in the great outdoors

09 September 2020 by Eli Bishop

In this blog, Ramblers #FeelMore Ambassador Eli Bishop explores the Forest of Dean Ramblers Beechenhurst Trail and shares what finding her place in the great outdoors means to her.

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Now is the time for a Healthy Homes Act

08 September 2020 by Jack Dangerfield, Projects Assistant at TCPA

The Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) Healthy Homes Bill guarantees minimum housing standards, and help the government deliver on its commitment to create beautiful, successful, places.

Find your place to be to win a Go Pro from Cotswold Outdoor!

01 September 2020 by Nichola Carroll

Join in the #FeelMore social media challenge for a chance to win a Go Pro from Cotswold Outdoor!

On the right track with the Ramblers app

30 August 2020 by Gordon Chalk

Our Ramblers Routes collection has enabled people to walk during the Covid-19 pandemic. New Ramblers member Gordon Chalk explains how he is discovering the North East of England on foot, accessing walk routes on the Ramblers app.

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Revelling in nature, guided by Ramblers Routes

28 August 2020 by Helen Grover

New Ramblers member Helen Grover shares how she takes time out to enjoy walking the South Downs with her father, making regular use of the Ramblers Routes app.

Reconnecting with nature and each other again

28 August 2020 by Dr Anjana Khatwa

Ramblers #FeelMore Ambassador, Anjana, has been enjoying getting out on lots of family walks with her three children after the months of lockdown. In this blog, however, Anjana explores being able to get off the beaten track, enjoy the silence of nature and enjoy some valued time with her partner away from the little ones , with the help of the Ramblers app!

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