Hodder Walk – BBC1 North West, Mon 10 Dec, 7.30 pm

Hodder Walk – BBC1 North West, Mon 10 Dec, 7.30 pm

Rosemary felt that this programme would be of interest to many of our members.  It is a journey through some of the region’s most glorious scenery – and most intriguing myths and snippets of history.  But what’s fact, and what’s fiction?  Broadcaster and rambler Stuart Maconie (currently the Ramblers President) leads us down the River Hodder in the Forest of Bowland.

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A Heartwarming Christmas Story

A Heartwarming Christmas Story

A message from Paul. When we had the walk from Rufford in the summer, we raised nearly £80, and we topped it up to £100.  The Ramblers said donate it to our favourite charity.   We do a few things with guide dogs and bake-off, etc, but we never got round to giving the £100 anywhere.  Anyway, recently I’ve been taking my daughter to hospital in South Liverpool and dropping her off before taking my grandson to Sefton Park.  I went for refreshments in the little café there and we met ‘the Angel of Sefton Park’.  Serving...

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Tues 11 Dec – Committee Meeting – all welcome

Tues 11 Dec – Committee Meeting – all welcome

The next committee meeting is at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 11 December. The venue is the Duckworth Arms, 416 Whalley Road, Shuttleworth, Ramsbottom, BL0 0EG.  The agenda is here.  All group members are welcome to attend, or comments/suggestions can be submitted via the comments form below. Please note that your comment may take a day or two to appear on the site, as comments have to go through moderation because of all the spam that gets thrown at the...

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Wednesday 12 December ~ Hurstwood Reservoir & Holme Chapel

Wednesday 12 December ~ Hurstwood Reservoir & Holme Chapel

On Wednesday 12 December Rosemary (07742 566747) will lead a moderate walk of around 10 miles.  Meet at the upper car park in Whitaker Park, Rawtenstall at 9.00 am.  The walk itself will commence at 9.45 am from Towneley Park Garden Centre [SD 85987 31292 or N53:46:40 (53.777769) & W2:12:51 (2.214120) or BB11 3RQ will get you to Towneley Park ~ red pin on map below].  Please park away from the garden centre entrance. If in doubt ~ ask! Dogs are only allowed on our Thursday evening walks, if the leader agrees in advance. This is for the...

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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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