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Brian K – update 19 October

19 Oct 2018

Latest news – “Brian is now in Sandfields Care Home. It’s in St Georges Road, Cheltenham and is close to Waitrose. He is settling in and getting to know the staff and residents. It has a nice café on the ground floor and a garden. Please visit him.” — We have heard from Christine T…

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Enid’s walk on 24 October from Ashleworth

02 Oct 2018

Wednesday 24th October. Ashleworth walk. The Queens Arms has closed so please park in the village and meet by the cross on the green.

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Holiday Photos

24 Sep 2018

Members of the Group holidaying in North Yorkshire near Whitby are back. Quite an eventful holiday, as shown in the photos on our website. To see the photos, click Group then Group Holiday Photos.

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Colin’s walk from Arlingham Sat 20 October

08 Sep 2018

Ann A 01453 839089 has kindly volunteered to lead Colin’s Farmland and River Walk Moderate 5m on Sat 20 October.

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Culver Hill closed from 10 September

08 Sep 2018

Culver Hill (which runs from Minchinhampton Common near Tom Long’s Post to the A46 at South Woodchester via Amberley) will be closed from 10 September to 16th November.

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Mountain Warehouse has moved into the old Millets shop in Stroud High Street

30 Jul 2018
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Please take your banana skins (and orange peel) home!

25 Jun 2018

Walkers: eat bananas – but take your skins home Not being native to the UK, they take about two years to biodegrade. This applies to orange peel too! I have climbed Ladhar Bheinn, one of Scotland’s finest peaks. The view was glorious. And I threw a banana skin at it. I have stood on the magnificent…

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Please keep an eye on the backmarker

22 Jun 2018

A big thank you to all members who act as backmarkers on our walks. Occasionally leaders forget to keep an eye on them, especially when entering a wood. Sometimes the backmarker needs to hang back as a walker is having a comfort stop and then the backmarker wonders where the group have gone! Please keep…

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GDPR and Walks’ Leaders

01 Jun 2018

Thank you to all the walks leaders who have sent/emailed the Publishing Volunteer Details form to Mike. He is also grateful for those who don’t mind their photos appearing on Walks>Leaders’ Photos for sending him a Photo Consent Form. Just  a few to go….. Mike  

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Proposed holiday to Amalfi coast – Spring 2019

22 May 2018

Message from Ann: I have arranged (by request) a walking holiday on the Amalfi coast next spring with Exodus from 23rd to 30th March. 11 people have signed up. If you are interested could you please let me know ASAP as this is their most popular holiday. It costs £1379 with no single supplement, I’ve…

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The Walking Partnership

09 May 2018

9 May 2018 – Richard writes, “We have just received another £100 towards Group funds from Ramblers Holidays as a result of members going away with them. Keep up the good work.” South Cotswold Ramblers Group receive funding every time you book a holiday with Ramblers Walking Holidays. Click the link below for more information Don’t forget…

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Is Ramblers using your correct email address?

01 May 2018

GDPR News – All your contact details are your personal information, including your email address. To check your record and indeed update it if necessary it is quite straightforward: Go to www.ramblers.org.uk If you have already registered online with Ramblers, enter your login details (email address and password) and then check your record. If not…

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Leaders’ Photos

23 Apr 2018

In case you hadn’t heard, we now have a gallery of our walks’ leaders photographs under the Walks heading, so that new walkers can see the leader of the walk they are thinking of trying. Still a few gaps, so leaders please ask Mike, Richard or Sally to take your photo. There is also a…

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A reminder to walkers

10 Dec 2017

Please can you stay behind the leader unless the leader tells you otherwise. It makes it very difficult for leaders to set a comfortable pace for everyone, and particularly when we have a large group. Mike Walks Coordinator

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Old Flying Club cafe in Nympsfield

27 Sep 2017

                Now called the Old Flying Club, the café has been completely refitted and is being run by new manager Karri Chambers. The restaurant has been a welcome stop for cyclists and walkers for years. “We hope to create a place where the public can come to relax…

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Good news about Dursley parking

19 Sep 2017

The Town Council has received planning permission for a new long stay car park from Stroud District Council.

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If you’re walking past do pop in for coffee!

19 Mar 2017

Dear Walkers & Ramblers, The Bird Park at Prinknash has just opened a new Visitor Centre and we have a fantastic new tea room which you can come into without removing your boots! There are huge balconies overlooking the Reindeer Enclosure, lakes and the park itself. There are smart toilets and we are really quick…

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Offers to be Parish Footpath Checkers

25 Feb 2017

Following Richard’s appeal in the the last newsletter for members to check all rights of way in a particular parish, we are now starting to get offers for several parishes and would be pleased to hear from more members. There are 60 parishes from Coberley and Cowley to Westonbirt and Shipton Moyne, and from Arlingham…

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Suspect a stroke – act FAST and call 999

14 Oct 2016

Face weakness Arm weakness Speech problems Time to call 999 See https://www.stroke.org.uk/

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Ramblers Holidays will pay the S Cots money – if you ask!

12 Oct 2016

Each newsletter Ramblers Holidays pays the group and we are very grateful as it helps towards paper newsletter production. Follow this link for news of their Adagio holidays. Don’t forget to tell them you belong to South Cotswold Ramblers if you book for a Ramblers or Adagio holiday, as it can be worth £10, £20 or…

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