Autumn Newsletter 2022

In our packed autumn newsletter we look ahead to the 5oth anniversary of the Ridgeway National Trail next year, and how we might bring further tranquillity to it. The FoR Swire Ridgeway Arts Prize returns in 2023: dates inside. Hill forts are a feature on and near the...

Summer Newsletter 2022

Our summer issue leads off with Lucy Duerdoth , National Trails Volunteer Coordinator for the Ridgeway and Thames Path National Trails, running along the Ridgeway in the Race to the Stones, raising money for Friends of the Ridgeway in the process. The volunteers...

Spring Newsletter 2022

The Swire Ridgeway Arts Prize takes pride of place in this issue, featuring the winners of the four categories – photography, sculpture, wall art and written work. We continue our trawl through the FoR’s archives with press cuttings and photographs from the 1990s,...

Winter Newsletter 2022

This year is the 40th anniversary of the Friends of the Ridgeway. Using press cuttings we look at the efforts of the first 10 years to get non-essential motor vehicles banned from the National Trail. We highlight your time-limited opportunity to influence the...

Autumn Newsletter 2021

The autumn issue of the Friends of the Ridgeway contains grave news about a threat to White Horse Hill, Uffington, though there are more joyous articles as well. Author Robert Twigger waxes lyrical about the joys of ridge walking. Anthony Burdall encourages the...

Summer Newsletter 2021

A new-look newsletter coinciding with the Ridgeway getting back to normal, with articles on Trail events and maintenance that resumed at the start of summer. Anthony Burdall describes the outcomes of this year’s Swire Ridgeway Arts Prize, with the winning works for...