*** STOP PRESS *** Spirit of Kinder – Sat 21 April Manchester

*** STOP PRESS *** Spirit of Kinder – Sat 21 April                               Manchester

Sorry for the late notice, but Rosemary has just alerted me to this Manchester Ramblers event this coming Saturday: COME AND JOIN US TO CELBRATE THE SPIRIT OF KINDER When: Saturday April 21st, 1-4 pm Where: Friends Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester Hear speakers tell us about walking in the past, what the future holds and how we can protect our hard won rights- Jim Perrin, Keith Warrender and Kate Ashbrook Join us in a rendition of…..yes, you guessed it – THE MANCHESTER RAMBLER and hear a local choir Come and see some...

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Wednesday 25 April – Long Preston

Wednesday 25 April – Long Preston

On Wednesday 25 April, Jean (07764 160240) will lead a 10 mile moderate walk from Long Preston.  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 Methodist Church car park in Long Preston, situated behind the Rohan Shop – postcode BD23 4PQ – red pin on map below.  We have permission to use this car park, as there is only limited parking in the village. Dogs are allowed only on our Thursday evening walks, if the leader agrees in advance. This is for the...

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Friday 27 April ~ Cowling to Ball Grove Park – 8.30 start

Friday 27 April ~ Cowling to Ball Grove Park – 8.30 start

On Friday 27 April, Derek (0747 5300 007) will lead a moderate linear walk of around 11.5 miles with about 500 metres of ascent from Cowling back to Ball Grove Park. Meet at the upper car park at Whitaker Park in Rawtenstall at 8.30 am, the walk itself will commence at 9.25 am from the free Ball Grove car park, off Keighley Road [SD 90868 40383, or N53:51:35 (53.859587), W2:08:25 (-2.140327), or BB8 7HZ will get you in the area ~ red pin on map below]. We will catch the 9:31† bus (M4) from the bottom of Bent Lane and alight at Church View,...

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Thursday evening walks – the countdown begins

Thursday evening walks – the countdown begins

Our ‘Summer Strolls with Rossendale Ramblers’ programme is now fully set up, and the poster has been distributed to Walking for Health, the Hub, the Whitaker, Rawtenstall and Haslingden libraries, Rawtenstall Asda, David H’s barber and to some of the pubs.  Within the next few days all of the venues will have the poster, together with others places such as Crawshawbooth Community Centre.  Ramblers leaflets have also been given to the first 4 outlets above, in a rather smart and durable leaflet holder. Hazel has told me that some of...

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Interesting things coming up

Interesting things coming up

With so many different things on our site now, and with the consequential sub-divisions of ‘Latest News’, it is easy to miss things, hence this post, which I may repeat occasionally. So, under the Latest News tab, click on ‘Social Events’ for the date of this year’s BBQ in the snow, and also for a brilliant Roy Orbison tribute night and meal.  Click on ‘Other Events’ for news of another 2 days of map & compass training – especially useful for newer leaders, but also as a refresher for more...

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