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National Access Workshop in Perth on 28 Sept

18 July 2019

This event is being jointly organised by ScotWays and Ramblers Scotland to share best practice across individuals and organisations that attend Local Access Forums

Capital Ring Rangers and London Loop Leaders - new Ramblers schemes aim to give favourite London walks a boost

17 July 2019

Capital Ring Rangers and London Loop Leaders - new Ramblers schemes aim to give favourite London walks a boost.

Ramblers calls for walking to be central to climate change and environment policy

16 July 2019

The Ramblers responds to Environment Secretary Michael Gove’s unveiling of government plans to tackle climate change and reverse nature’s decline.

Falkirk crowned Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood

10 July 2019

Falkirk is revealed as the first Scottish winner of Britain's Best Walking Neighbourhood Award, after taking first place in the public vote.

Launching the Kearsney Loop

03 July 2019

The White Cliffs Ramblers officially opened the Kearsney Loop Walk yesterday, 2 July 2019. The Loop includes a permissive path, passing through land owned by the Ministry of Defence (MOD), which now avoids walking beside a busy road.

The Ramblers are the People's Postcode Lottery Charity of the Week

17 June 2019

This week, the Ramblers is proud to be the People’s Postcode Lottery’s Charity of the Week and we would like to say a huge thank you to players for their support.

Politicians urged to grasp chance to control the spread of vehicle tracks in our hills

17 June 2019

Ten conservation charities are calling on the Scottish Parliament to introduce stronger controls over vehicle tracks in our hills.

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Ramblers calls for new national debate on access to green spaces

04 June 2019

Land for the Many is a new independent report commissioned by the Labour Party, published today (4 June, 2019). It proposes radical changes in the way land in the UK is used and governed, including access to the countryside and parks in urban areas.

Ramblers Cymru urges walkers to take action in a bid to tackle fly-tipping in Wales

04 June 2019

This summer, Ramblers Cymru, is urging walkers across Wales to take action and report any spotted incidences of fly-tipping while out on their countryside walks.

Ramblers team up with South Wales Police to ask for safe spaces to exercise

03 June 2019

To mark this week’s National Running Day (5th June), South Wales Police and partner agencies - Welsh Athletics, Run Wales, Sport Wales, Welsh Cycling and Ramblers Cymru - are launching a new #ExerciseOurFreedom campaign.

Vote for Aberystwyth on Britain's Most Walkable Neighbourhoods shortlist

31 May 2019

Aberystwyth in Ceredigion is in the running for Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood 2019, as the Ramblers reveal their final shortlist of the ten most walkable urban areas across England, Scotland and Wales.

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Brendan Paddy named new Ramblers Scotland director

23 May 2019

Brendan Paddy has been named as the new director in Scotland, taking over from Jess Dolan in June.

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New award scheme to link young adults with Scotland's outdoors

21 May 2019

Ramblers Scotland has launched a new award scheme to offer young adults a free and inspiring introduction to the outdoors.

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Our director Jess Dolan is moving on

03 May 2019

After more than four years as Ramblers Scotland’s director, Jess Dolan will move on this summer to a new role leading the Scottish Government’s equalities unit.

Ben Dolphin marks last year as president with new walks series

03 May 2019

Open invite to walk with journalist, blogger and countryside ranger Ben Dolphin.

Ramblers partners with Jo Cox Foundation on Great Get Together

30 April 2019

Ramblers partners with Jo Cox Foundation for Great Get Together campaign

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Rambler joins charities and celebrities calling for action to double the number of school children visiting National Parks

29 April 2019

Ramblers joins charities and celebrities, including Bill Bryson and wildlife presenter Gordon Buchanan, in an open letter to the Secretary of State demanding action on increasing numbers of school children visiting National Parks.

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Pride of Swindon Team Award for Step Out Swindon

23 April 2019

Volunteers of Step Out Swindon, Walking for Health scheme, were winners of the Pride of Swindon Team Award for 2019.

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