Tag Archives: Ramblers

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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Peter Melchett, access champion

Peter Melchett, Ramblers’ vice-president, has died aged 70. He was a champion of access who created public paths on his farm in Norfolk. Continue reading

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Gerald McGuire’s century

Today, 12 July, would have been campaigner Gerald McGuire’s 100th birthday. Continue reading

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Telford’s new 50-mile trail

I was pleased to launch the Telford T50 50-mile trail around Telford, to celebrate the anniversary of the new town. Continue reading

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Pedestrians’ priority in Hastings

I was invited, on behalf of the Ramblers, to present Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood award to Hastings Old Town Continue reading

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