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Terry Taylor on TV

11/12/2015
Terry Taylor on TV

Watch Terry on Weatherman Walking:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06r961m Terry takes viewers along some of the route we did on our ramble up Drum in 2013.

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Malvern Hills RR

02/12/2015
Malvern Hills RR

From Gardener’s Quarry to Board Down along the ridge of the Malvern Hills. Wonderful views across Worcestershire from one side of the ridge and across Herefordshire and into Wales on the other. A lovely day ending with a cup of tea at “The Kettle Sings”.   See Photos for more pictures.

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Chicken Wire Hazard Removed

18/11/2015
Chicken Wire Hazard Removed

Have you come across chicken wire on board-walks? It has been used to reduce the chance of people slipping.  However, it soon breaks and sharp pieces stick up causing injury to children, dogs paws, and puncturing scooter tyres. New member, David, had this problem in West Sussex.  He notified his council which promised to fix […]

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DR Member on film at Minsmere RSPB

02/11/2015

Disabled Ramblers member Dr Linda Malpas took part in a video shoot to help show the benefits of rambling while at Minsmere RSPB.  The full video is on YouTube:  

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Beckford to Bredon Hill RR

02/10/2015
Beckford to Bredon Hill RR

The day dawned misty and cold but the forecast said it would improve and it did. Fourteen members (and two dogs) enjoyed the lovely views from Bredon Hill across the Severn Valley, Vale of Evesham and the Cotswolds in the autumn sunshine.  Thanks Andy.  See Photos for more

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Peak District Tour photos

20/09/2015
Peak District Tour photos

Four gentle rambles in the Peak District in autumnal sunshine.  A lovely week.  See Photos

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Snowshill RR – Take 2

11/09/2015
Snowshill RR – Take 2

  Eileen has just run a second ramble this year from Snowshill Manor NT. See the photos here

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New path at Fladbury

30/08/2015
New path at Fladbury

Member David Wynn officially opening the New Easy Assess Path at Fladbury.  See Photos for more

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Gordon to the Rescue

23/08/2015
Gordon to the Rescue

  A 1950’s themed wedding – but how to get her to the church on time? Gordon and his splendid Zodiac to the rescue – in exchange for a donation to DR. Many thanks to Gordon & Dee for their very kind donation.

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Sue & Ted’s Fund Raiser BBQ

21/08/2015
Sue & Ted’s Fund Raiser BBQ

Sue & Ted’s annual wedding anniversary barbecue was last weekend and the weather held fine. We finally packed up at 2.00 in the morning Don’t be fooled by the lone sausage – the food was brilliant…. lamb and cherries and blueberries and ….. They held a collection for DR and raised £230 Many thanks to […]

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Bredon Hill and Wyre Forest Regional Rambles

18/08/2015
Bredon Hill and Wyre Forest Regional Rambles

Two very different rambles in Worcestershire.  See Photos for more.

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Ridgeway – Mike Longbottom Memorial Ramble

08/08/2015
Ridgeway – Mike Longbottom Memorial Ramble

A wonderful ramble to celebrate the life of a wonderful man.  See Photos for more.

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Gavin & Lucy in RideLondon 2015

06/08/2015
Gavin & Lucy in RideLondon 2015

Lucy and I took part in the famous Prudential Ride London 2015 event  last Saturday. Being the only disabled riders who took part, we flew the flag for Disabled Ramblers.! Gavin

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Cissbury Ring Path Renovation – Good Result!

03/08/2015
Cissbury Ring Path Renovation – Good Result!

On our Sussex reccy of Cissbury Ring we were delighted to find you could access the outer edge of the Ring through a radar gate, only to find the path leading up to the Ring itself was so badly eroded that we could not safely take a group of DR’s up the path.  Strangely, it […]

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A Cornish Ramble

01/08/2015
A Cornish Ramble

Eileen T had a lovely time rambling with Greg, Steve & Mary around the Penrose Estate.  See Photos for more.

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Horsham Riverside Walk

28/07/2015
Horsham Riverside Walk

For the full report on this 13.5 mile ramble, Please see Photos.

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Highdown Hill RR

23/07/2015
Highdown Hill RR

A new ramble in West Sussex.  See Photos for the full story

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Winchcombe RR

21/07/2015
Winchcombe RR

A lovely day out in the Cotswold Hills.  See Photos for more or watch the video:      

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Suffolk & Norfolk Tour Photos

11/07/2015
Suffolk & Norfolk Tour Photos

Our rambles in East Anglia concluded with temperatures touching 30 degrees C in the shade – and a lot hotter where there was no shade.  Many thanks to Eileen S & Val and Tony & Dorothy for organising and leading the rambles.  See Photos for more.

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Suffolk Rambles start at Minsmere RSPB

06/07/2015
Suffolk Rambles start at Minsmere RSPB

The Suffolk and Norfolk Tour is underway.  See more at Photos    

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