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Radical Road closure – urgent review needed of all options

11 May 2022

Radical Road closure – urgent review needed of all options

A footpath over a railway line

18 level crossings saved in Essex

22 April 2022

Ramblers volunteers in Essex are celebrating this month after saving 18 level crossings from closure.

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Spring into action to give nature a boost

22 April 2022

Ramblers Cymru’s community led Paths to Wellbeing project is seeking to help nature across 18 areas in Wales, by supporting communities to improve their local green spaces and develop their path networks.

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Ross Maloney appointed new Ramblers CEO

16 March 2022

The Ramblers have appointed Ross Maloney as its new chief executive. He will take over in July 2022 from Tanya Curry who has served as interim chief executive since February 2020.

International Womens Day walks

Wales’s leading walking charity host walks to celebrate International Women’s Day

02 March 2022

Ramblers' groups across Wales are set to host women-specific walks as part of celebrations for this year's International Women’s Day on 8 March.

#NatureForEveryone - Our new campaign to influence 'Levelling Up' reforms launches

21 February 2022

The Ramblers has today (21st Feb) joined over 60 organisations, including experts in nature, public health, access and equality, to launch a new ‘nature for everyone’ campaign. We’re calling for access to nature to be a key part of the UK Government’s ‘Levelling Up’ reforms.

Don't Lose Your Way deadline set to be abolished

16 February 2022

The UK government has today (16th Feb) announced that the 2026 deadline to register historic paths is to be abolished in England.

New research highlights need for Ramblers’ work to open the way for all walkers

28 January 2022

Our love of walking in the great outdoors has grown during the pandemic and isn’t stopping. 92% of UK adults agree it’s a popular, ‘on trend’ hobby, new research conducted for the Ramblers has revealed.

Walkers prioritised in new Highway Code

28 January 2022

The Highway Code has been updated to put walkers at the top of a hierarchy of road users, giving drivers and cyclists more responsibility to reduce the danger they may pose.

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Opening the way – the Ramblers unveils new identity

19 January 2022

The Ramblers today reveals a new identity, designed to reflect our vibrant and growing Ramblers community, and our work to ensure everyone can enjoy the simple pleasures of walking.