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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.

Excellent result in long-running Penicuik access dispute

11 September 2018

Ramblers Scotland has congratulated Midlothian Council on winning an important, long-running legal case.

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Lord Melchett

06 September 2018

We are sad to report that our vice-president, Peter Melchett, has died aged only 70.

Ramblers Scotland responds to the Scottish Government's 12-month plan

05 September 2018

Ramblers Scotland has welcomed many aspects of the Scottish Government’s new legislative plan for the coming year.

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Letter to the PM to secure public access as a public good

29 August 2018

A group of leading environment, access and animal welfare organisation joined forces this week in a letter to the Prime Minister, outlining support for a public goods approach to future farm payments.

Scottish Government to review Coul Links golf course plan

29 August 2018

We want the Scottish Government to call in Highland Council's decision to approve controversial plans for an 18-hole golf course at Coul Links in Sutherland.

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Action needed on pavement parking

07 August 2018

The Ramblers are joining Guide Dogs for the Blind and other charities in calling on the government to act to prevent pavement parking that affects walkers.

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Running group walks safely in hot weather

27 July 2018

With no end in sight to the heatwave in parts of the UK, we want everyone to be prepared for hot weather walks.

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Celebrations as the England Coast Path is one step closer

26 July 2018

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Celebrating our National Parks

25 July 2018

15 free walks for National Parks Week

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