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Brenda Horwill

Britain

I was just a year into semi-retirement (working every other week!) when, after getting in touch with the Ramblers about a volunteering position, I was asked if I could take part in a project to which I readily agreed. I...

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Google Maps heads off road

Britain, England, Wales

Google has been capturing off road routes in Britain using a rucksack-mounted camera called Google Trekker as it expands the places accessible via its Street View technology, which aims to offer a 360-degree view on the world. The Trekker is designed...

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CONSTITUTION

Britain

THE RAMBLERS' ASSOCIATION - WINDSOR & DISTRICT GROUP CONSTITUTION 1.        NAME AND DEFINITION The organisation is part of the Ramblers' Association (a registered charity number 1093577 and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales number 4458492), being a...

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Ramblers campaigner retires on day of Wild Land debate

Britain, Scotland

On the day that the Scottish Parliament discusses the proposed Rannoch Moor windfarm and the future of Wild Land in Scotland, one of Scotland’s longest serving environmental campaigners leaves his desk. Dave Morris has led the Ramblers operations in Scotland for...

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Footsteps in Summer

Britain

With early retirement beckoning, Russell George decided to embark on a solo 950-mile walk from John o'Groats to Land's End to raise money for Cancer Research UK. This is his highly personal, humorous and occasionally painful account of that journey,...

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My Walk of Life: Walking helped me beat cancer

Britain

Even though I grew up in industrial Bolton, being active and spending time outdoors was a big part of my life. I played football, rugby and cricket at school, and went on to study PE at Loughborough University. I ended up...

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Overcoming loneliness

Britain

  By: Elyssa Campbell-Barr, Illustration by: Sara Mulvanny If I asked you: ‘What’s Britain’s biggest public health challenge in 2018?’ what would your answer be? Obesity maybe? Alcohol misuse? Smoking? Pollution? Chances are you wouldn’t say ‘loneliness’. But there’s growing concern among health...

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Stuart Maconie on BBC River Walks

Britain

  Ramblers President Stuart Maconie is among a host of famous faces set to feature in a new BBC walking documentary on Monday 10 December. River Walks will be shown at 7.30pm on BBC One, with a localised version for each region...

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Latest Newsletter

Britain

Chair’s Notes So much has been happening since the last Newsletter, not least a most glorious summer!  The Network Rail Public Inquiry is now well under way and I know a number of you have been along to one or more...

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Constitution

Britain

THE RAMBLERS' ASSOCIATION TOTNES GROUP CONSTITUTION   1. NAME AND DEFINITION The organisation is part of the Ramblers’ Association (a registered charity number 1093577 and a company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales number 4458492), being a Local Group as...

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