East Yorkshire and Derwent Area Ramblers

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Ramblers GB Walking Festival Plans 2017/18

Published in June 2017, this document outlines progress and plans for Ramblers Walking Festivals leading up to 'Walk About' during the week Saturday 26 May – Sunday 3 June 2018, supported by 'People's POSTCODE Lottery'.

It will be of use to Walks Secretaries now planning their Autumn/Winter Led Walks programme and important for their 2018 Spring/Summer programme. 2018

To read the document click HERE

Important High Court Decision involving Railway Crossings

On 7th April 2017 the result of important litigation involving Ramblers, the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Nottinghamshire County Council and Network Rail being heard in the Queens Bench Division of the High Court was published.

It impacts upon certain rights of way crossing railway lines.

The Court's judgement is currently being considered by Ramblers Legal Team

To read the full judgement [84 paragraphs] click HERE

Ramblers New President

StuartMaconieWalkSummer2016Stuart Maconie the well known radio presenter, broadcaster, journalist and keen walker has been announced as President of Ramblers. To read more click HERE

Coastal Route Update - March 2017

North East and Yorkshire Coastline Update

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National England  recently [March 2017] published an updated map including the sections in our Ramblers area.

Details can be viewed by clicking COAST.

 Natural England have published their timetable to create a new National Trail – the England Coast Path by 2020 - Click HERE to see it.

 1st December 2015 - Government confirmed that funding to complete the England Coastal Route by 2020 will be protected. Click HERE to read more.

Yorkshire Wolds Walking & Outdoors Festival 2017

YWW logoSaturday 9th to Sunday 17th September

The programme for the above event has been published. Walks and other activities are planned for each day from a variety of organisations, including Ramblers. To read/download the programme click HERE.

Annual General Council 2017 - An Update from Ramblers CEO

Vanessa phillips photoVanessa Griffiths, Ramblers Chief Executive Officer has circulated a report of the 2017 Annual General Council, hosted at Southampton plus a few other items of interest. To read her report click HERE

Peter Ayling our Area President and Tom Halstead our Area Secretary were delegates at the event and have prepared a brief overview of the weekend. To read their report click HERE

2026 - Countdown to Prevent Loss of Footpaths

Time is getting nearer for preventing the loss of unclaimed 'Rights of Way'. This issue has recently been flagged up in an article in the Guardian newspaper.

To read the item click 2026