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General Election: What the party manifestos say about access to nature

In the run up to the General Election, we’re calling on all parties to commit to a new Access to Nature Bill that unlocks the outdoors in England.

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Independence Day – Will the next UK Election bring everyone the freedom to enjoy the outdoors?

The next UK General Election has been announced and as all political parties work to publish manifestos ahead of Thursday 4 July, we will be lobbying all parties to commit to an Access to Nature Bill.

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Greater Manchester’s GM Ringway is close to completion

Covering all ten boroughs of the Greater Manchester region, the 200-mile GM Ringway trail is nearing completion thanks to the work of committed volunteers.

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New project to train 100 walk leaders from global majority communities

The Ramblers is working with organisations across the outdoors sector to support 100 walk leaders to build their skills and confidence.

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Isle of Wight Ramblers protest coast path diversion

On the Isle of Wight, a proposed diversion to the King Charles III Coast Path would sever its connection to the coast.  

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Meet Lucy Robinson, our chair of trustees

From her experience working in transport and environment for local government to her love of the remote and wild Essex coast, find out more about the Ramblers new chair.

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Paralympian David Weir backs Ramblers call for inclusive paths

The Ramblers, backed by Paralympian David Weir CBE, call for England’s path network to be made more inclusive by removing barriers.

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2024 – a year of opportunity for walkers in England?

In the run-up to the election, we look at how political parties can unlock the outdoors for everyone.

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Are walkers in England finally set to gain from farming reforms? 

After years of campaigning, there’s finally progress on farm payments for access .

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