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Ramblers Cymru chair reflects on first 12 months

22 February 2022 by Brân Devey

As I reflect on my first 12 months as Chair of Ramblers Cymru there are one or two key moments that had a profound effect on me.

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Connecting Communities by Public Transport: A day in the life of Ramblers Cymru’s South West Wales Regional Officer

16 February 2022 by Brân Devey

Public transport plays an important role in connecting communities across Wales. At the end of last year, Ramblers Cymru’s Regional Officer for South West Wales, Zoe, visited the town of Llanybydder, one of 18 communities selected to take part in their ‘Paths to Wellbeing’ project.

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Take the Lead - Dog Walking Competition

01 February 2022 by Brân Devey

To encourage more dog walkers to get involved with our work, Ramblers Cymru is exploring ways in which we can improve access whilst promoting how to head out responsibly with your four-legged friend. We're also running a social media competition where you can be in with a chance of winning some Ramblers Cymru goodies!

Ten standout milestones we achieved together this year

14 December 2021 by Olly Hicks-Pattison

We’ve worked harder than ever this year, with thousands of volunteers, members, supporters and campaigners to protect the places we walk across England, Scotland and Wales. So let’s look back and celebrate some of our amazing achievements.

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Running Over All Of Wales’ Nuttalls

03 December 2021 by William Renwick

Will Renwick, President of Ramblers Cymru, reflects on his epic attempt to climb all of Wales’ mountains over 2000ft in one continuous, self-supported journey

The Rutland Round

14 September 2021 by Sophia Khan

How one Ramblers volunteer was the driving force behind transforming Rutland’s paths from ‘pretty rubbish’ to ‘some of the finest in the country’

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Could we see hundreds of thousands of more trees planted across England

25 August 2021 by Alison Hallas

The England Trees Action Plan sets out how the government intends to meet its target of planting 30,000 hectares of trees a year across the UK by 2025

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Old allies rekindle the campaign for national parks

02 June 2021 by Tompion Platt

Looking back at the 70th anniversary of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside (1949) Act and the campaigners who made it happen.

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Paths for People: community, nature and landscape on the footpaths of South Wales

17 May 2021 by Robert Mathlin

​A research project for Ramblers Cymru to understand the impact of walking projects on communities through reflections from sensory experiences

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The Perfect Stile

20 April 2021 by Kate Davis, delivery officer at the Ramblers

Wendy and daughter Kathleen are keen walkers and used some of their time in lockdown figuring out what makes the perfect stile. Kathleen is dyspraxic so stiles can act as barriers to the enjoying the countryside.

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