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Christmas Tree Festival

24 Nov 2017

Di putting the final touches to our tree in the Community Tree Festival at St Laurence Church Stroud. Please pop in and have a look. The Festival is open for viewing from 10.00am to 4.30pm next Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. From 9.30am to 8.30pm next Friday, Goodwill Evening, and 9.30pm next Saturday. It will…

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Walk Guide Books given away at AGM – still a few left

19 Nov 2017

Mike and Anne E gave a good number to other members at the AGM to help leaders in sussing out new walks. There are still a few left which might be in Mike’s and Anne’s cars on walks – do ask to see them! Mike  

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Elgar tickets now available

02 Nov 2017

A great concert programme by the Stroud Symphony Orchestra including Elgar’s famous violin concerto, premiered by Yehudi Menuhin and recorded by Nigel Kennedy in his conventional younger days. Also brooding Sibelius and a lively Wagner opening overture! Tickets now available from Mike at the AGM or by post (see Group Newsletter) or from the Sub…

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The Walking Partnership -Third Place!

01 Nov 2017

Our chairman Richard Davis writes, “I have received notice from Ramblers Holidays that in the last six months we have earned £410 under payments which they make for the Walking Partnership. You will no doubt remember that  these payments are made when our group members go away with Ramblers Holidays. When notifying us of the…

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Gozo

29 Oct 2017

There are still rooms available for the holiday to Gozo (11 -18 March next year).  If you are interested please ring Ann A on 07931 114439 or email holidays@southcotswoldramblers.org.uk

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Thank you from Dursley Walking Festival

20 Oct 2017

Thank you South Cotswold Ramblers Click on link above to read the Festival’s Thank You letter.

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Message from John G

10 Oct 2017

John is concerned that some people have been getting very slack about walking with poles and that an accident will happen. He says: When walking with walking poles/sticks, always have them pointing down to the ground with the pointy bits facing down and NOT facing back so that the points are ready to wipe out…

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Guernsey Holiday Photos

02 Oct 2017

To see all our recent Guernsey Holiday Photos go to >Group >Group Holiday Photos >Guernsey September 2017.

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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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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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Malta – Gozo group holiday

22 Aug 2017

Ann A 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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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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