THE North Devon branch of the Ramblers' Association has launched its new programme of walks for the spring and summer. A total of 36 walks are featured, ranging from evening strolls close to Barnstaple to four and five-hour walks on Exmoor. Group chairman

THE North Devon branch of the Ramblers' Association has launched its new programme of walks for the spring and summer.A total of 36 walks are featured, ranging from evening strolls close to Barnstaple to four and five-hour walks on Exmoor.Group chairman Joan Long said: "Anyone is welcome to come along and for two or three trial walks."We even touch the parts of Devon that most walkers ignore, such as Northlew, Bishops Nympton and Sheepwash."For more details, contact Julian, the group publicity officer, on (01271) 863727 or check out the group's new website at www.northdevonramblers.co.uk