Wednesday 31 May – Silsden

Wednesday 31 May – Silsden

On Wednesday 31st May, Tom (07779 260696) will lead an 11 mile moderate walk, with 300 m of ascent, from Silsden. Meeting at the upper car park at Whitaker Park in Rawtenstall at 9.00 a.m., the walk itself will commence at 10.00 a.m. from the end of Ryefield Way, off Belton Road in Silsden (SE043457, or N53:54:28 (53.907665) W01:56:07 (-1.935333) – red pin on the map below). The nearest postcode of BD20 0EF gets you very close. According to Google, this is the GHD factory, so those in the know should have a good hair day!  Note that...

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Friday 2 June Blackburn to Whalley

Friday 2 June Blackburn to Whalley

On Friday 2 June, Derek (0747 5300 007) will lead a linear walk from Blackburn to Whalley Abbey.  It will be a moderate walk with a distance of just over 10 miles, with around 360 metres of ascent.  Meet at the upper car park in Whitaker Park at 9:00. If you need transport from there, please liaise with other members of the group beforehand to ensure that it will be available.  The walk will commence from the entrance road to Whalley Abbey ~ street parking should be available on ‘The Sands’. [BB7 9TL ~ red pin on map below].  From here...

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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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First Aid Training – Tues 6 June, Crawshawbooth – now full

First Aid Training – Tues 6 June, Crawshawbooth – now full

Rosemary has arranged first response training on Tuesday 6 June, from 14.30 hrs until 17.00 hrs.  The first 2 hours will cover resuscitation, placing someone in the recovery position, and first aid measures for a suspected heart attack, haemorrhage, or fractures.  The remaining 30 minutes will be taken up with defibrillator training. The venue is Crawshawbooth Community Centre, Adelaide Street, BB4 8PW, in the room that we use for the AGM.  There is no charge to members for this session, and tea & biscuits will be provided. ...

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BBQ – Sat 17 June – Please book via Linda

BBQ – Sat 17 June – Please book via Linda

This year’s BBQ will once again be at Maureen & Arnold’s house – 171 Longsight Road, Greenmount, Bury, BL8 4DA – tel 01204 882545.  All members, significant others, and children are invited.  Starting at 12.30, eating will begin somewhere between 1 – 1.30.  As has been demonstrated in previous years, bad weather will not stop play, as we can retire to Arnie’s Arms if it rains, whilst I can barbecue under cover outside. The meat and some veggie stuff will be provided, but please bring whatever you...

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Committee Meeting Minutes – 7.3.2017

Committee Meeting Minutes – 7.3.2017

Please see below the minutes of the recent committee meeting. You have to click ‘read more’ to get at the link! Minutes 7.3.17  

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