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Infrastructure Bill - latest developments

07 November 2014

With amendments to the Infrastructure Bill currently being given consideration we highlight the most recent developments and our position on its many proposals.

Prevention is better than cure

07 November 2014

Ten of the leading health and social care charities have launched a new report today – What is preventing progress?. Stressing the need for action to tackle common risk factors for preventable disease, the report calls on all political parties to make prevention a top priority.

Clober Primary School waymark

If you go down to the woods today, you’ll be in for a lovely surprise!

03 November 2014

We've been working with Clober Primary School in Milngavie to design signage for a path around Mains Estate in Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire.

Woodlands

Can you go down to the woods today?

02 October 2014

Probably not. If you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise, because disappointingly, only a third of woodland in England is currently available for people to fully explore.

Ramblers Campaigner retires on day of Wild Land debate

30 September 2014

On the day that the Scottish Parliament discusses the proposed Rannoch Moor wind farm and the future of Wild Land in Scotland one of Scotland’s longest serving environmental campaigners leaves his desk.

Nick Clegg walk

Nick Clegg walks with us

15 September 2014

On Friday Ramblers Chief Executive Benedict Southworth joined local Ramblers members for a short walk in the Peak District with Sheffield MP and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.

Best places to roam

The best places to roam free

15 September 2014

Where can you stray from the beaten track, wander wherever you want and find your own path through the wilderness?

English coast

England Coast Path in sight!

03 September 2014

Today we’re celebrating the government’s announcement that the entire English Coast Path will soon be open for walkers.

Walk a mile a day

Walking a mile a day could beat cancer

29 August 2014

Patients diagnosed with two of the most common cancers (breast and prostate) could reduce their risk of dying by walking just one mile a day, according to new calculations by Walking for Health, run by Macmillan Cancer Support and the Ramblers.

Mark Drakeford and Melanie Jones

Lets Walk Cymru Launches New Website

11 August 2014

The Minister for Health and Social Services supported the launch of the new Lets Walk Cymru website making it easier for people in Wales to start walking towards a healthy future.

Advice for walkers

Information on walking topics including gear, health, safety, maps and where you can walk.