Category Archives: Ramblers

Japan welcomes walkers

Friends from the Japan Footpath Association and Walkers Are Welcome visited the Chilterns to talk about paths and promoting walking Continue reading

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John Johnson: friend of access

John Johnson, former chairman of the Countryside Commission and an advocate of access, has died aged 88. Continue reading

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Maxwell Ayamba: star of Sheffield

My friend Maxwell Ayamba has won the Sheffield Star’s Pride in Sheffield Award for his work in enabling people to enjoy nature and the outdoors. Continue reading

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Delving into Dorset

It’s the Ramblers’ AGM season again, and I am due to visit five Ramblers’ areas before mid February, to hear what our volunteers are doing, communicate any concerns to our central office and talk about what the Ramblers are achieving … Continue reading

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John Newnham’s tireless work for walkers

John Newnham has stood down as chair of the Ramblers’ Shrewsbury Group; we thank him for his immense contribution to walkers in Shropshire. Continue reading

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MK Ramblers help wayfinding

Milton Keynes Ramblers have teamed up with Milton Keynes Council rights-of-way department by funding and installing five new waymark posts on footpaths in the parish of Moulsoe.  Continue reading

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Hikers’ Henley welcomes walkers

Henley-on-Thames, which was launched as a Walkers Are Welcome town on 30 September, is the second in Oxfordshire. Continue reading

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