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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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Ray’s 8.5m walk on Saturday 30 September from Marshfield

14 Sep 2017

Ray writes, “I did the walkover for this walk yesterday (13 September), and there are two tricky descents, one grassy and quite slippy when wet, the other stony with some loose gravel.  Could you please advise on the Messageboard that walkers should bring poles if they have them.  I have a few spare poles which…

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Shop at Tesco?

10 Sep 2017

You can now join Ramblers by using Tesco Clubcard Vouchers £11 of vouchers (for single) or £15 (for joint) to swap for your first year’s membership. And also you can use them to renew your membership. Click HERE for details, including 30 reviews with 4 and 5 star ratings! Read more about our Group HERE

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Dursley Walking Festival programme now out!

31 Aug 2017

Now published, the schedule of events of such amazing variety. Study full details here Note the ones you might be interested in.

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Maps are a Funny Thing!

24 Aug 2017

Hello South Cotswold Ramblers I thought you might all be interested in performances of my solo, comedy show at the Stroud Theatre Festival. They’re on Friday 29th Sep at 6.30 pm and Sunday 1st Oct at 6.00 pm at the Stroud Subscription Rooms. It’s based around a virtual walk that starts and ends in Tetbury.…

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Malta – Gozo group holiday

22 Aug 2017

Ann Adams has sent an email message to all members regarding a possible group walking holiday next March. Please Contact Us if you have not received it. Some Info – Gozo is the second largest of the Maltese Archipelago and means Joy in Castilian. Measuring only 14km by 7km its magical atmosphere enraptures thousands of…

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The Walking Partnership

07 Aug 2017

South Cotswold Ramblers Group receive funding every time you book a holiday with Ramblers Worldwide Holidays. Click the link below for more information Don’t forget to mention our Group when you book. If you forget, you can ring them up later before you go away. Thank you. Click the logos above for more information about the various…

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Carpenters Arms Miserden open and fully refurbished

04 Aug 2017

Heather and Mike visited the re-opened pub today, and were very pleased with the pub, the food and the staff. The nut roast was made from scratch and the vegetables were mainly grown in the pub garden. Delicious! Good coffee and a bonus was being able to buy jam home made in Miserden. The whole…

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Dursley new Long Stay Car Park proposal – thank you!

02 Aug 2017

Thank you to everyone who has written in support of this proposal! Nearly all comments are supportive, not just from walkers but residents, so the prospects look reasonable. South Cotswold Ramblers campaigned to retain the old long stay CP a couple of years ago, and many members wrote in. Although we did not succeed then,…

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Researching the Cotswold Landscape – can you help?

28 Jul 2017

Members, your opinions are being sought – perhaps you might like to complete the survey below. Thanks, Mike ============== Dear South Cotswolds Ramblers, As a large community and landscape focused organisation in the Cotswolds, I wondered if you would be able to help provide some input on a research project into the future management of…

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Ramblers General Council Report

23 Jun 2017

A bit late, but it makes interesting reading. Click picture above to hear from Stuart Maconie and click below to read the report of proceedings of the meeting in April. Ramblers General Council 2017

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Makeover for Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club cafe in Nympsfield

18 Jun 2017

                Now called the Old Flying Club, the café has been completely refitted and is being run by new managers Charlie Carrick and Karri Chambers. The restaurant has been a welcome stop for cyclists and walkers for years. “I am a young but ambitious person, so being given…

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NEW Dursley Long Stay Car Park?

13 Jun 2017

Plans have been released by Dursley Town Council today, 13 June 2017, which will be welcomed by Ramblers. The Town Council are pleased to announce that we have an agreement in principal to purchase the Reliance House (former newspaper office) site in Long Street, Dursley. The Town Council’s aim is to use this prominent town…

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The Five Valleys Walk for Meningitis Now

07 Apr 2017

  So here we are again – the next Five Valleys Walk will be on Sunday 24 September 2017. SAVE THE DATE! This 21 mile sponsored walk through the stunning Cotswold countryside has something for everyone, so why not lace up your boots and join us for another spectacular day out on the hills.

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Bisley Tea Room now open

31 Mar 2017

Hi Ramblers, We have opened a tearoom in Bisley shop selling teas and coffees to drink in situ or take away. We also serve cakes and hot food and would be grateful if ou could pass this information on to you members. Thank you, Tom 01452 771203

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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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