Spice Garden Ramsbottom 14-09-2017

Spice Garden Ramsbottom 14-09-2017

We are arranging a social evening for ramblers/partners and friends at the Spice Garden Ramsbottom 6 Square Street Ramsbottom BL0 9BE Thursday 14 September 2017 7.30 pm The menu can viewed on the website www.spicegardenramsbottom.co.uk There will also be a two course special menu available on the evening at £11.95. As this restaurant is small, I can only make a booking for a max 24 people. We will be seated upstairs and space will be limited, so please bear this in mind. Can you please text me 07709 321004 or email on...

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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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Wednesday 26 July – Marsden

Wednesday 26 July – Marsden

On Wednesday 26 July, Arnold (07973 310237) will lead a 10 mile moderate walk with 1500 feet of ascent from Marsden, near Huddersfield – just off the A62 from Oldham.  Meeting at the upper car park at Whitaker Park in Rawtenstall at 9.00 am, the walk itself will commence at 10.15 am from the free car park in Marsden near the railway line (but NOT the railway station car park) – (SE 04960 11875, or N53:36:12 (53.603416), W1:55:35 (-1.926518) – red pin on map below).  This large car park and recycling centre is accessed via a...

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Friday 28 July ~ Linear Walk from Colne to Padiham – 8.45 start

Friday 28 July ~ Linear Walk from Colne to Padiham – 8.45 start

On Friday 28 July Derek (0747 5300 007) will lead a linear walk from the Primet area of Colne to Padiham.  It will be a moderate walk with a distance of just under 11 miles, and around 310 metres of ascent. You will have to negotiate a total of 27 stiles, of which 5 are optional. In ‘TripAdvisor‘ fashion, I would give them an overall rating of 4.2 stars ~ nothing too challenging. Meet at the upper car park in Whitaker Park at 8:45 ~ note earlier start.  If you need transport from there, please liaise with other members of the...

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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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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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