Roly has just told me of this initiative which sees the publication of many short accessible rambles in Lincolnshire. To download them, scroll down to the bottom of this page: https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/countryside/visiting/visiting-the-countryside/countryside-for-all/120947.article Some of the routes have restrictions which will stop scooters but all this is on the very detailed maps. Thanks Roly!
Features in newspapers, television and radio relating to Disabled Rambling
Kington Walks is hosting a walk for people with scooters as part of Kington Walks 2016. Richard Wood, who is leading the walk, uses a Tramper. He is going to run the walk that will go over Hergest Ridge towards Gladestry and back. It is taking place on Sunday September 18th 2016. Further details will […]
Following Disabled Ramblers attendance to the above event we had the following link and newspaper items sent in to us from our new member in Horsham. It’s amazing how things progress from a contact to DR website asking for back up we went to the Riverside Walk with 7 other DRs, met David who has […]
The Disabled Ramblers is now on Twitter. Twitter lets us send short messages with a photo as we go along a ramble. We did this during our Greenlands Farm ramble on Friday. You can see our track, photos and tweets on ViewRanger If you are on Twitter, you might like to follow @DisabledRambler There […]
Coast to coast wheelchair challenge (Copied from the RSPB site: http://www.rspb.org.uk/news/368674-coast-to-coast-wheelchair-challenge?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=News Last modified: 01 May 2014 All of the money raised will be spent directly on improving accessibility on RSPB reserves. Image: The RSPB An inspirational Yorkshire man has set himself a challenge of covering over 200 miles in a wheelchair, with the aim of raising funds […]
One of our members has been videoed by Transport for London to help show how Dial-A-Ride works.
Ron is preparing the next Newsletter to go out after the AGM. Please let him have any copy you have by 1st April. So do get writing, we all love to hear about your rambles – or anything else related. You can submit your copy to firstname.lastname@example.org
On Monday members of the Disabled Ramblers were filmed at Stonehenge to help English Heritage promote their properties to the disabled community. One of the two film makers was the archaeologist Julian Richards who you might recognise as the presenter of “Meet the Ancestors”. on BBC2. Julian & Stuart soon had us relaxed as you […]
You might be interested in this amazing effort: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-22283156
Be careful if you take your 8mph scooter to Germany. The German newspaper ‘The Local’ reports: Klaus-Dieter Stellmacher, 63, was on his way home in the town of Schwedt in the eastern state of Brandenburg last week when he zoomed passed a parked police car. He was confronted by five officers who claimed he exceeded […]
Do you live in this area – or know someone who does? We have been asked to help find volunteers to join the Forum: Please find attached an invitation for applications for membership of the new Cheshire East Local Access Forum, a statutory body of volunteers which advises the Council and other organisations on access to the […]