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Government urged to put wellbeing, access to nature and democracy at the heart of planning system

30 October 2020

As the UK Government’s consultation regarding England’s planning system comes to an end, the Ramblers have urged Ministers to prioritise wellbeing, access to nature and democracy in any future changes.

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Ramblers response to farming community’s proposals to divert paths

15 October 2020

The Ramblers has joined with a range of access organisations to raise serious concerns about plans, which risk preventing and discouraging the use of the path network.

A group of older people walking along a park path

Ramblers Walking for Health receives Sport England funding

14 October 2020

The Ramblers Walking for Health programme is delighted to have received £185,000 National Lottery funding from Sport England.

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Ramblers extends interim chief executive contract to April 2022

07 October 2020

Kate Ashbrook, the Ramblers chair of the trustees today confirmed that the board has extended the contract of Tanya Curry, interim chief executive, until April 2022.

Pubic Footpath sign on top of a hill, looking into a valley of fields

Landscapes for everyone?

06 October 2020

How we can unleash the potential of designated landscapes for people, climate and nature.

Walking must be part of the green recovery

06 October 2020

Walking is key to the UK’s green recovery from COVID-19. The Ramblers have made a formal submission to the Treasury’s forthcoming spending review and are calling for the Government to maximise the economic, health and social value that walking provides.

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Rushcliffe Ramblers work to beat social isolation

22 September 2020

Rushcliffe Ramblers have been awarded funding to support tackling social isolation in their community.

A person walking away, along a canal path

The grass isn't greener for everyone

16 September 2020

The Ramblers has launched a new report exploring the importance of access to nature to our health and wellbeing, how our relationship with the places we live has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic and the inequality of access to green space in our society.

Keep On Roaming

Keep on roaming

19 August 2020

People should have the freedom to explore, connect with nature and enjoy the beauty of the outdoors, read what we have to say on the right to walk in wild, open countryside.

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Community action reinstates path

19 August 2020

Community action leads to the reinstatement of a path through an estate near Ross-on-Wye.

Three people and a dog walking along a green grassy path, in front of buildings

Response to planning reform proposals

06 August 2020

Proposed reforms to planning process may endanger wildlife, heritage and green open spaces