General news archive

Roam Sweet Home

Keeping walk-lovers connected during lockdown

08 April 2020

With staying active more important than ever during current the COVID-19 ‘lockdown’, for both mental and physical health, a multi-faceted new campaign called #RoamSweetHome has been launched.

'Selfies' of 7 different people

Young Ramblers use quizzing to stay connected while walks are on hold

03 April 2020

Young Ramblers group members across the UK are taking innovative steps to stay in touch while they can't go out walking.

Ramblers response to the budget announcement

11 March 2020

The Ramblers called for the Budget to deliver a better deal for walking and cycling and ambitious funding to protect the places we love to walk – through strong measures to tackle climate change, boost biodiversity and enhance people’s connection and access to nature. Read our response to today's budget announcement.

Home Office consultation on unauthorised encampments

02 March 2020

The Ramblers response to the Home Office consultation on strengthening police powers to deal with unauthorised encampments

Off-road vehicles - Little Langdale and High Tilberthwaite, Lake District

19 December 2019

Ramblers volunteers in the Lake District have been working closely with other partners to challenge the Lake District National Park Authority’s decision not to ban 4x4s and trail motorbikes from farm tracks.

Grass field

A step in the right direction for public access in Agriculture Bill

12 September 2018

We have welcomed the inclusion today (12th September) of support for public access as part of the new Agriculture Bill something we have been calling for in our Your Path Awaits Campaign.

A young boy holds a football whilst walking in a garden path

It's Coming Home

06 July 2018

Football is coming home and we’ve put together a few routes to guide it back to the spiritual home of football, Wembley Stadium.

Cyclers, walkers and runners in the park

Working together to move the nation

28 June 2018

A group of the UK’s leading walking and cycling organisations, including the Ramblers, has today launched ‘Moving the Nation’.

Kent Ramblers

Walk About 2018 round-up

15 June 2018

Between Saturday 26 May and Sunday 3 June Ramblers groups ran over 1,500 walks across GB – that’s over 150 walks every day!

Janet Davis awarded OBE for services to the environment and walkers

09 June 2018

Janet Davis, our retired senior policy officer has been awarded an OBE in the 2018 Queen’s birthday honours list.

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