Thursday 16 Aug – short evening walk from Buffer Stops – all welcome

Thursday 16 Aug – short evening walk from Buffer Stops – all welcome

The final walk in our brand new ‘Summer Strolls with Rossendale Ramblers’ programme will be on Thursday 16 August, when David C (07831 196763) will lead a free* walk from Buffer Stops – the bar at Rawtenstall railway station.  There is plenty of free parking in the area. The walk will start at 7 pm from the railway station entrance, but please arrive by 6.45 so that we can take your details (for safety reasons) and let you know what the walk will entail.  (After the walk, the information you have given us will be destroyed to...

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AGM 2018 – Thurs 25 Oct – important advance information

AGM 2018 – Thurs 25 Oct – important advance information

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. The important information is that Rosemary will be stepping down from the chair after 2 very good years, during which she feels that she has accomplished all that she set out to do.  This means that we need to elect a new chair at the meeting.  To help members think about whether or not to...

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Sunday 19 August – Barrowford

Sunday 19 August – Barrowford

On Sunday 19 August, Gill will lead a 6 mile walk starting at 10.30 a.m. from the car park at the Pendle Heritage Centre in Barrowford (SD 863398 or N53:51:16 (53.854317), W2:12:36 (-2.210012) – red pin on map below).   The nearest postcode of BB9 6JQ is a bit further along Colne Road. The car park has an honesty box; the long stay suggested charge is £5. The walk is in familiar territory, accessing it by favourite and new paths which will include woods, tracks, fields and towpath.  As this walk was originally one for a group of...

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Wednesday 22 August – Todmorden

Wednesday 22 August – Todmorden

On Wednesday 22 August, Judy (07729396803) will lead a moderate walk of just under 11 miles with 1455 feet of ascent from Todmorden. Meet at the upper car park at Whitaker Park in Rawtenstall at 9.00am. The walk itself will commence at 9.45am from the free car park off Stansfield Road – just past the Central Garage and under the barrier bearing left, SD937243, N53.42.56 (53.715572), W2.05.46 (-2.096194) Postcode OL14 5DJ. See red pin on map below.  If the car park is full there is another car park opposite accessed via Dalton...

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Advance Notice – Friday 31 August ~ Linear Walk from Rawtenstall to Manchester

Advance Notice – Friday 31 August ~ Linear Walk from Rawtenstall to Manchester

On Friday, 31 August Derek (0747 5300 007) will lead a walk of around 23 miles, with approximately 295 metres of ascent, not that you will notice it! Don’t Panic ~ bear with and read on! This walk will start from outside the ‘East Lancashire Railway Station’ at 8:30 am ~ facilities available at Tesco nearby. Our route will primarily follow the ‘Irwell Sculpture Trail’, but do not expect to see all the sculptures. For those that do not feel up to the challenge, then please consider joining us at Bury. The leg from Bury to...

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Keeping abreast of all things Rossie Ramblers

Keeping abreast of all things Rossie Ramblers

In recent times I have tried to make sure that you all know what is happening by putting on a ‘Pssst’ post that points out upcoming social and other events. Despite this, I gather that one or two people did not know the BBQ date, for instance, and consequently missed a thoroughly ‘good do’ and a fund raising opportunity. Of course, to see what is happening, and to read the ‘Pssst’ post, one has to visit our site, which some of our members are obviously not doing, or are not doing often enough.  For those of...

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