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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Ramblers’ Discount at GO Outdoors

Ramblers’ Discount at GO Outdoors

Glyn has discovered that the GO Outoors store in Blackburn is offering a 10% Ramblers discount on top of the discount card price. Although the image below only refers to the Blackburn store, Glyn has been assured that it is available in all...

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Adding comments on our website

Adding comments on our website

We have recently become a bit sensitive about what personal information goes on our website, eg surnames, home phone nos, etc. Because of this, we (usually) no longer include surnames or home numbers in details of upcoming walks, nor in write ups of recent walks, nor in the list of walk leaders on the site. However, when people put comments on the site, they usually type their full name, which then appears on the comment.  In fact, you can simply type your first name, with the initial of your surname, if you want, and the comment will still...

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Keeping safe online

Keeping safe online

Derek has provided me with a rather worrying document from CPNI – the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure.  You can download it to your device from here (but you need to click the ‘read more’ button below to see the link), or you can read it via the ‘Keeping safe online’ link at the right hand side of most of our pages. Don’t read it  just before you go to bed, or you won’t sleep!

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50 Countryside Guided Walks from the Greenmount Walking Group

50 Countryside Guided Walks from the Greenmount Walking Group

Bury ‘Walk with Me’, in partnership with ‘I Will if You Will’, have teamed up with the Greenmount Community Walking Group – the designers of the West Pennine Way – to deliver a series of 50 guided walks over the coming months. The link to the Greenmount Group is here.  If you visit the site and click on the “I Will If You Will” walks programme line, you will come to the schedule of walks over the next period of time.  There is also a persistent link to the Group in the ‘Interesting...

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