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Terry Taylor on TV

Terry Taylor on TV

Watch Terry on Weatherman Walking: Terry takes viewers along some of the route we did on our ramble up Drum in 2013.

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Publicity from Horsham Riverside Walk

Publicity from Horsham Riverside Walk

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 […]

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Woodnook Vale Try a Tramper event

Woodnook Vale Try a Tramper event

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Experience Community

Experience Community

Experience Community is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that provides films and information about walks and other leisure activities for disabled people and the wider community.  They are offering rambles in Dewsbury and Huddersfield in July:

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DR now on Twitter


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 […]

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Coast to Coast wheelchair Challenge

Coast to Coast wheelchair Challenge

Coast to coast wheelchair challenge (Copied from the RSPB site: 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 […]

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DR on BBC News

DR on BBC News

  As some of you might have seen, the Disabled Ramblers have been on BBC News several times in the last couple of days.  You can see the clip here (until the BBC remove it):

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Mary on Dial-A-Ride


One of our members has been videoed by Transport for London to help show how Dial-A-Ride works.  

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Newsletter Content Needed


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     

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DR Filmed at Stonehenge

DR  Filmed at Stonehenge

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 […]

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Hand-bike riders summit Cadair Idris


You might be interested in this amazing effort:

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Speedy disabled man told: Get out and walk


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 […]

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Cheshire LAF


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 […]

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Chairman Faces the Camera

Chairman Faces the Camera

While visiting the Mobility Roadshow at Peterborough today, Tony was interviewed on camera about the Disabled Ramblers for the show organisers. Dorothy was kept busy giving out Disabled Ramblers leaflets to many of the visitors.

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