Volunteer success stories archive

Volunteers' Week news story celebration

Our Volunteer Award winners

01 June 2016

To mark the start of volunteer week, here are the winners of our 2016 volunteer awards.

Powys volunteers

Ramblers part of new team leading path and park improvement work in Powys

22 September 2015

Powys County Council has launched a pilot scheme working with volunteer leaders to improve paths – and over half of the first group of leaders to be trained are Ramblers members.

Volunteer helping Girl Guides

Meirionydd Ramblers help youngsters to enjoy the great outdoors

21 September 2015

Meirionydd Ramblers recently spent time with the 1st Dolgellau Girl Guides at Coed y Brenin Forest Park in Snowdonia, helping the girls achieve their 'Finding Your Way' badge

GOW prize

Angela Penny walks away with top prize

10 September 2015

Angela Penny from Aberdeen scoops the top prize in Ramblers Scotland’s Get Outdoors Competition

Mike Slater accepts the Campaigner Award

Presidents volunteer Awards 2015

16 December 2014

Recognise a volunteer or team of volunteers who have done something special. The President's Volunteer Awards are an opportunity to celebrate and highlight the successes of our volunteers. Anyone is able to nominate somebody for an award.

Worcester Ramblers

Worcester Ramblers celebrate their first renovated route

23 October 2014

The Worcester Ramblers redently celebrated a newly renovated route in Pensax and Menithwood. The route now boasts new signs, bridges, anti-slip matting and fixed stiles, thanks to work with the local council unit.

Pat Pearson

Derbyshire path saved after 14 year campaign

11 September 2014

Successful conclusion to a 14 year campaign to save a path along the River Trent in Derbyshire.

Bearsden and Milngavie Ramblers clear West Highland Way

29 August 2014

Bearsden and Milngavie Ramblers and Hillwalkers are supporting their community by taking part in a joint project with local group ‘Milngavie in Bloom’.

Strimming Team

Taming the urban jungle

19 August 2014

The Walsall Ramblers volunteer path team make sure everyday walkers can get where they need to.

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Berkshire Maintains Paths in Style

06 August 2014

The West Berkshire Ramblers journey through the Berkshire countryside, surveying and maintaining footpaths for the whole county to enjoy.

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south wiltshire heavy gang in action

Meet our volunteers

The South Wiltshire Ramblers, ‘Heavy Gang,’ have been keeping paths open for 25 years. Find out what makes them an award winning team.

South Wiltshire Heavy Gang

Map of path successes

See what paths our volunteers have successfully unblocked, created and saved.