General news archive

New sections of England Coast Path announced

28 September 2015

We’re celebrating today, 28th September, as Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, announced her decision to approve three new stretches of the England Coast Path.

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Path guide for town and community councils

22 September 2015

Ramblers Cymru has updated and re-issued “Paths for people: a guide to public paths for members of town and community councils”. Download a copy in English or Welsh.

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The Big Pathwatch on Countryfile

21 September 2015

Ramblers Head of Engagement, Daniel Brett-Schnieder, was interviewed on the BBC’s Countryfile last night (20th September) about the Big Pathwatch.

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Book now for Young Rambler Weekend Away – May 2016

18 September 2015

Tiger Bay Ramblers are inviting younger Ramblers from across Britain to join them for a weekend of walking and talking in Cardiff on 13th – 15th May 2016. Book with a £30 deposit by 30th October to secure your place!

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The great work of our volunteers goes on

18 September 2015

All over the country our volunteers are hard at work on our footpaths

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Views sought on outdoor recreation in Wales

03 August 2015

The Welsh Government has published the long awaited Green paper on improving opportunities to access the outdoors for responsible recreation. Ramblers Cymru will be taking a keen interest in the debates this will generate, and will be developing a strong response that stresses the importance of protecting our path network while building the vibrant walking culture we want to see in Wales.

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White Cliffs Walking Festival

20 July 2015

The White Cliffs Walking Festival returns over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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Ramblers Cymru urges Welsh Government to build a walking Wales

09 July 2015

Ramblers Cymru has called on the Welsh Government and Assembly Members to help build a walking future for Wales and make it the best country in the world for walkers.On 9th July Ramblers Cymru presented its manifesto to Welsh Government at the Senedd and seven year old Caitlin Brough, young walking ambassador explained why walking is so important.

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Court of Appeal ruling will help us save more lost ways

01 July 2015

Ramblers are celebrating the Court of Appeal’s ruling in the Andrews case, which was heard earlier this month.

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Scotland's environmental organisations back the beaver

24 June 2015

Ramblers Scotland has joined a coalition of over 20 environmental NGOs, calling for the Eurasian beaver to be fully reintroduced and recognised by the Scottish Government as a resident, native species in Scotland

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