Christmas Lunch Wed 19 December 2018

Christmas Lunch Wed 19 December 2018

Lunch will be at Rossendale Golf Club Wed 19th December 2018 at 2.00 pm. Can you please let me know as soon as possible if you will be joining us on 19th as we have a deadline to provide our menu choices by Tuesday 11 December. I will be taking details from walkers on Wednesday’s walks ie 28th Nov and Wed 4th December. The menu is shown below, but I will be bringing hard copies on the walks.  There will be a vegetarian option, vegetable soup and vegetarian gratin. Cost will be £21.50 for 3 courses and includes Tea or Coffee and Mince...

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Tuesday 11 December – ‘Basil’s Travels’, Helmshore

Tuesday 11 December – ‘Basil’s Travels’, Helmshore

Venue: Sunnybank Social Club, 515 Helmshore Rd, Helmshore, BB4 4LQ. On Tuesday 11th December at 7.30.pm, Basil will present his one man show, ‘Basil’s Travels’. Supper will be provided, and there will be a raffle.  All profits to Outreach, a charity chosen by Basil.  Outreach provides housing and more for people with learning difficulties and / or mental health problems. Tickets on the door on the night, price £6. Basil will be speaking about some of the most remote and inaccessible places on earth.  This is a once in a...

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Sun 6 Jan – New Year’s Walk Meal – Booking Needed

Sun 6 Jan – New Year’s Walk Meal – Booking Needed

A separate post will give the precise details of Angela’s New Year walk on Sunday 6 January, but Ursula needs advance booking for the after walk meal. The walk will be a moderate one of 7/8 miles in the Haslingden area, and the meal will be at 2 pm in the Sykeside Country House Hotel, Haslingden  (https://www.sykesidecountryhousehotel.co.uk/restaurant).  Two courses are £14.95, and three courses are £17.95 – both include coffee & mints.  Two courses can be starter & main, or main & dessert.  Angela says that the food...

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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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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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