Wednesday 20 September – The Adrenaline Hike

Wednesday 20 September – The Adrenaline Hike

On Wednesday 20 September, Dougie (01706 214207) will lead a 10 mile moderate walk from Stacksteads.  Meeting at the upper car park at Whitaker Park in Rawtenstall at 9.00 am, the walk itself will commence at 9.30 am from the free Adrenaline Centre car park behind Lee Mill and the Rossendale Council offices (SD 86392 21759, or N53:41:32 (53.692097), W2:12:27 (-2.207552) – red pin on map below).  Postcode OL13 0DH gets you very close.  ‘Car park’ is a grand term, as there are no marked bays – just abandon your car where...

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Sunday 24 September – Gisburn (& cheese pie)

Sunday 24 September – Gisburn (& cheese pie)

On Sunday 24 September, Roy (01706 826570) will lead a 10 mile moderate walk from Gisburn, visiting Fairgreen Hill, Kirk Clough, Turpit Gatehouse, Bracewell, and Bomber Hill..  Meeting at Kay Street car park in Rawtenstall at 9.00 am, the walk itself will commence at 10.00 am from outside the Delicious Deli & Café (the home of lovely cheese pies), on the corner of Gisburn main street and Burnley Road (SD 82817 48787, or N53:56:06 (53.934914), W2:15:48 (-2.263209) – red pin on map below).  The nearest post code of BB7 4HA gets you...

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First Aid Training?

First Aid Training?

Do you need to learn about first aid, or to update your knowledge?  A further session of first aid training will be organised if there is sufficient support. As before, Rossendale First Responders would give the training, which lasts for 2.5 hours.  The first 2 hours would cover pulmonary resuscitation, the recovery position, and first aid measures for a suspected heart attack, haemorrhage, fracture, or choking.  The remaining 30 minutes would be taken up with defibrillator training. There would be no charge to members for this session, and...

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Ramblers Roadshow/Training Day – Kendal, Sat 30 Sept

Ramblers Roadshow/Training Day – Kendal, Sat 30 Sept

Once again, Ramblers are putting on some roadshows/volunteer training events across the country, with the NW one being in Kendal this year.  In previous years it has been held in Penrith and Manchester, we have had good representation from our group, and the feedback from those attending has been positive.  Lunch and refreshments are free, and reasonable expenses (not overnight) can be claimed by existing volunteers. IF YOU WANT TO GO, BE QUICK, AS 4 TICKETS HAVE BEEN TAKEN WHILE I HAVE BEEN WRITING THIS POST.  ONLY 22 TICKETS LEFT! Details...

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Committee Meeting Minutes – 4.7.2017

Committee Meeting Minutes – 4.7.2017

Please see below the minutes of the recent committee meeting. You have to click ‘read more’ to get at the link! Minutes 4.7.17  

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Medical/next of kin form

Medical/next of kin form

As most of you now know, it is felt to be important that we carry with us on our walks some information about medical matters, next of kin contact details, etc.  Without this, if an accident happens and the person is unconscious, it is possible that inappropriate treatment would be given and/or that one’s nearest and dearest are not informed quickly. In recent weeks, Membership Officer Diana has been giving out the form shown in the featured photo.  If you have not yet been given one, then please let Diana know –...

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