BBQ + Bring & Buy – 16-06-2018

BBQ + Bring & Buy – 16-06-2018

As I sit here gazing out at the warm sunshine, I wonder what it was that I did in my younger days to make the gods hate me so much that they arrange the only rainy day in the last 6/7 weeks to be on our BBQ date?  OK, it did not ACTUALLY rain for most of the afternoon, so we COULD have sat and shivered in the garden, but we fell soft and ate under cover, which was actually very pleasant.  It was also very cosy, as 35 people (plus our granddaughter) were very well fed and watered.  The quantity and quality of the items in the Jacob’s...

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AGM 2018 – new date – Thursday 25 October

AGM 2018 – new date – Thursday 25 October

Please note that the AGM will be held at 7.30 pm on Thursday 25 October, at Crawshawbooth Community Centre, Adelaide Street, BB4 8PW.  All members are warmly invited to attend.  As usual, there will be a raffle in aid of a good cause relevant to rambling.

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Committee Meeting Minutes – 24.4.2018

Committee Meeting Minutes – 24.4.2018

Please see below the minutes of the recent committee meeting.  However, since the meeting, the date of the AGM has been changed to Thursday 25 October. You have to click ‘read more’ to get at the link! Minutes 24.4.18  

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Accessing Latest News

Accessing Latest News

Around Christmas time, our site was very busy with Latest News items about upcoming walks, our social events, and other social events.  Therefore, in my wisdom(??) I split the section up into a number of subsections, including Upcoming Walks and Social Events. For those who have discovered this split, I fear that you may have been missing out, for example on the recent social trip to Manchester to see the play Black Men Walking, which turned out to be a great evening out. I could go back to no sub-divisions, but before I do that, I want to...

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North West Air Ambulance Lotto

North West Air Ambulance Lotto

The lottery is NWAA’s largest source of income, funding 50% of the missions.  Every year they give 52 supporters £1,000 through the weekly lottery and one lucky supporter £5,000 in the annual prize draw. For as little as £1 a week (£4.34 a month), not only will you get the chance to win up to £1,000 in the weekly draw, but you will also help keep the helicopters flying.  Every Friday, they give away a cool £1,000 and runners up prizes amounting to £350. To enter, download a Lottery application form or contact the lottery team...

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Safety on Walks

Safety on Walks

Following on from the AGM, Rosemary would like you all to know that: 1 – The committee has decided that no dogs be allowed on any of our walks.  Walk details in future will include the following statement “No dogs are allowed on any of our walks.  This is for the safety & wellbeing of all concerned.” This policy will be reviewed prior to the commencement of the proposed evening walks next summer. 2 – When leading a walk it is advisable to consider taking a few items of kit that may be useful for the safety of the...

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