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Ramblers seeking new chief executive

Posted 27 September 2011
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Ramblers seeking new chief executive
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Those who like to go walking may be interested to see who will become the new chief executive of the Ramblers after the current incumbent Tom Franklin revealed he is to step down.

Mr Franklin is to vacate the post at the end of the year, although he will still be associated with the organisation and will remain both a member of the government's forestry panel and a transitional trustee of the new charity set to take over from the abolished British Waterways quango.

Announcing his move to poverty and climate change charity Think Global, Mr Franklin said he is optimistic about the body's future and its capacity to influence matters in favour of those who like to put on their walking boots and head for the outdoors.

"I am confident that the Ramblers is well placed to attract the next generation of walkers and to continue to achieve greater access for all," he stated.

The work of the forestry panel of which Mr Franklin is a member included a recent two-day visit to Kent which featured investigations into issues of woodland management, access and biodiversity.

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