South Cotswold Ramblers

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Monday walk leaders URGENT

17 Apr 2018

Please will leaders who could lead us a popular Monday leisurely walk look at dates available between July and October HERE then contact Jacqui asap with a proposal. Offers are needed by 30 April at the latest and details by 25 May. Thank you Mike

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Road Closure – getting to walks – you may need to find another route

16 Apr 2018

In case you weren’t aware, the A4173 road from Pitchcombe at its junction with the A46 to St Peter’s School Whaddon, Gloucester is closed from 07:30 to 17:30 weekdays for 5 weeks until 23 May. DETAILS HERE This may affect certain members travelling to our walks.

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Upcoming workshop for map reading – Thu 26 April

09 Apr 2018

Click HERE to read about the map reading course Please find attached details of an upcoming workshop we are holding at Kingshill House in Dursley on Thursday 26 April which might be of interest to your members. Kingshill House Ltd is a registered charity operating out of a Grade II listed Georgian building which is predominantly…

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Photos and memories of Maurice Dyett

08 Apr 2018

As you may be aware, Maurice led many walks, often with David. Here are some links to photos from some of his walks for our group. Please have fun looking through them and choosing a good photo. Each set will open a new window. Close it to see the list again and select the next…

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Remembering Maurice Dyett

04 Apr 2018

David and Maurice near Dartmouth 2007 Mike writes: Many members will remember Maurice, who lived in Berkeley, and led over 50 walks for the Group starting in about 2004. Sadly he suffered a stroke. He then stayed in a Nursing Home at Breadstone for a while before moving back to Sheffield to be near his…

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The Walking Partnership

04 Apr 2018

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 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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Ramblers campaign for a tunnel

27 Mar 2018

See Gloucestershire Echo website with photos Text reads …. Ramblers have launched a campaign which would save a Gloucestershire country pub facing the bulldozers because it stands in the way of a £500 million new road. Highways chiefs want to demolish the landmark Air Balloon pub and roundabout to create a superhighway right through the…

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Ravenscar holiday – single rooms

25 Mar 2018

Ramblers Holidays told Ann that the hotel would not let us have any double rooms for sole occupancy so we are limited to the 7 single rooms and THESE HAVE NOW ALL BEEN TAKEN. The only option left for singles is to share with someone else.  Ann will ask people who contact her if they…

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Don’t Lose Your Way!

20 Mar 2018

Here’s a message from Gloucestershire Area Ramblers’ Chair, Bernard Gill with news of a free day out in May! Hi We’re trying to find people interested in mapping and Rights of Way for the attached free seminar on Sunday 13th May in Bishops Cleeve. As you may know many ancient public rights of way could be…

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Leaders’ Photos

11 Mar 2018

We are making good progress with our new gallery of Leaders’ Photos. Click here to see the sort of photos we are after, and on a sunny day ask for a photo to be taken. If at any time you don’t like a photo we can easily replace it with a more acceptable one. Mike

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Please take your banana skins home!

25 Feb 2018

Walkers: eat bananas – but take your skins home They take two years to biodegrade 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 Aonach Eagach ridge and gazed down on Loch Achtriochtan. And I threw a…

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John G’s Saturday 14 April walk in memory of Denys IS from Avening

09 Feb 2018

John G’s 5 mile walk in memory of Denys on Saturday 14 April WILL start at Avening as was announced in the newsletter and NOT Chavenage Green as was shown on the printed Walks Programme. The online programme has now been changed to Avening. Please let regular walkers not on computer know.

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Whoops! Holiday reservations

08 Feb 2018

Anyone wishing to reserve a single room with Ann (latest newsletter) please email her at holidays@southcotswoldramblers.org.uk and not as shown. Add the .uk at the end of the address.

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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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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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