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Celebrating ten years of footpaths partnership in North Yorkshire

10 January 2019

Lower Wharfdale Ramblers footpath officer, Richard Smith was presented with a hand-made miniature fingerpost in recognition of his stepping down, after ten years of partnership with North Yorkshire County Council.

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More than one in ten Brits feel lonelier at Christmas

21 December 2018

As our new research shows that people are more likely to struggle with feeling lonely during the festive period, we’re encouraging people across the country to take part in our Festival of Winter Walks which starts today.

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Stuart Maconie on BBC River Walks

10 December 2018

Ramblers President Stuart Maconie is among a host of famous faces set to feature in a new BBC walking documentary on Monday 10 December.

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Walking bodies unite to fight controversial golf course bid

07 December 2018

Ramblers Scotland and ScotWays have announced we will join forces at a public inquiry in late February 2019, to object to plans for an 18-hole golf course on beautiful dunes at Coul Links in Sutherland.

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Scottish Council Challenge: Cash prizes for groups and areas

23 November 2018

If your area or group has a great idea for a project or initiative that could meet our Out There objectives, but don’t have the funds, then the Scottish Council Challenge is here for you!

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The Ramblers welcomes Government proposals on vulnerable pedestrian safety

22 November 2018

Today the Government announced the publication of its response to the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) Safety Review. We provided evidence for the review as part of the Walking and Cycling Alliance (WACA).

Environmental charities launch urgent bid for an Environment Act for Scotland

13 November 2018

A coalition of Scotland’s leading environmental charities has launched an urgent campaign, “Fight for Scotland’s Nature” at the Scottish Parliament - calling for Scotland to have its own environment act.

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Janet Davis presented OBE

05 November 2018

Janet Davis, our retired senior policy officer was presented with her OBE at Windsor Castle last week, recognised for 'services to the natural environment and walkers in Great Britain'.

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Autumn Budget 2018: what does it mean for walking?

30 October 2018

While yesterday’s budget contained some good news for walkers and cyclists, the £30 billion investment in roads announced by the Chancellor as well as the freeze on fuel duty for the ninth year in a row showed that walking, cycling and the environment still aren’t being given the priority they should by the government.

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