The site is frequently updated to add new features or improve existing ones.
It's worth visiting on-going to see what may be new and interesting.
This article will list most of the changes as they arise.
Early Nov 18
Added another 11 walk descriptions. Walk Descriptions
Mid Oct 18
Added Map of all the GPX and Walk Description tracks in the Walks/GPX/Mapping menu.
Map of GPX paths. (Click "Description for quickest view)
Link to new South Ribble website. Ribble Website
Added a Gallery to the Menu Gallery
And popup galleries on the Home page.
Significant changes to the home page.
New content for new walkers. Joining a Walk?
Notes on leading walks. Walk Leading?
Notice of the Member's Day/AGM Member's Day 26th Jan 2019
Notice of a Promotional Event. Promotional Event in Preston
Registration for a workshop at the Member's Day. Registration
The new login is only for web master use.
Mid Aug 18
Now 470 GPX tracks - GPX Collection
Added a "NEXT" section to show next few walks and quick links in form suited for Mobile phones. - ... Next Walks
Added Map of starting points used by Ramblers. (In Walks/GPS main menu) - Click HERE
Added ability to plot own GPX or Manually create a Plot. (under test) - Click HERE
Restoring Home page to be suited for Computers and Tablets.
Added 3 variations of Much Hooole/Ribble walks
MID Added Map of starting points used by Ramblers. (In Walks/GPS main menu)APRIL
Added major Kinder Scout walks (3 off)
Added 290 GPX tracks in "GPX Collection" covering Lancashire & Cumbria and some information in "Using GPX's" on how to use them.
The list of GPX tracks is also provided as an interactive PDF.
Three walks added, Abbey Circular, Abbeystead, Brindle
Now includes a Section of GPX's only. At this moment this is being developed but within days should have a large number of GPX tracks around the country.
Have added a form to upload your walk descriptions or GX tracks.
The walk descriptions now let you click on the little map to have google show the route in an interactive map.
The Walk Programme menus extended to include a "Which Menu to Use", Current and Next Walk PDF's, Archived Walk PDF's.
The changes are intended to make it easier to find a format that suits you and for leaders to use previous walks as ideas for the future.
Some improvements to the way various items open, e.g. in a separate page.
Six new walks added, Croston, Hoghton, Mere Sands, Bretherton RIver, heath Charnock, Turton to Jumbles.
Merged Contacts and Feedback
Added various minutes, annual and footpath reports.
Fixed the weaather to Preston
Added the text service info.
Re-arranged some areas and added some walks descriptions.
Mid Jan 2017
This site has gone live in mid Jan 2017 in a basic form and will be extended significantly.
Features to note:-
1. Walk programme features
"Our Next Walks" - the most immediate walks shown to the left.
"Walks Programme" sub menu - a full list of future walks. Click on an entry to access the details
"Map of Future Walks" sub menu - Interactive map of walks.
2. "Rambler Group Pages" give access the the individual pages on the Rambler web site.
3. "Other Group Links" - table of web sites, facebook pages or "meet up" sites for each group.
4. "Walk Descriptions" - will be a growing list of descriptions of walks, mainly in the area.
Also how to obtain and use mapping/gps systems
5. Footpath Matters
News about Area footpath issues.
6. "Contacts" - current officers of area.
7, Feedback - mention items to add to the site.
Keep checking back here to see new features.