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Shurdington Road roadworks – Thursday 17 August

16 Aug 2017

There are roadworks on the Shurdington Road near the Badgeworth junction with 4-way traffic lights. This is causing big traffic jams and will affect people travelling to Enid’s evening walk tomorrow (Thursday 17th) from the Bell at Shurdington. Allow a lot of extra time for your journey.

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Walk from Miserden Wednesday 23 August

16 Aug 2017

The Carpenters Arms is now open. www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk There is a sandwich menu for lunch in addition to the main menu. If you want lunch on the 23rd August please pre order before the walk. Only use the pub car park if you are eating in the pub. The walk on the 23rd August is nearer…

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Malverns walk – Saturday 26 August – parking

15 Aug 2017

Enid and I walked over our Malvern walk today. The parking is now £4. Parking tickets at all the Malvern car parks are interchangeable. While the car park at British Camp is all new and digitised and says clearly that it accepts new £1 coins, the West of England Quarry Car park looks unchanged. We…

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Leaders, Olivia awaits

13 Aug 2017

Leaders, apologies for the error in quoting Olivia’s phone number. Some poor bloke has probably been trying to fend off all your offers of Wednesday walk dates 🙂 Her correct number is 01453 751716 and she still needs quite a few offers. Thanks Mike

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Guernsey Group Holiday Info

08 Aug 2017

Ann writes, “We should get all this information a few weeks before the holiday but thought it would be handy to know beforehand. The baggage allowance is 20kgs hold luggage and 10kgs cabin bag. * The cabin bag can be no more than  48cm x 36cm x 20cm, max weight 10kgs  and according to the…

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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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Bernard’s second (and perhaps last) leisurely Monday walk from The Ship

28 Jul 2017

Don’t forget that Bernard has arranged one more leisurely walk (with meal afterwards) for this coming Monday 31 July from the Ship Inn at Brimscombe, this time starting the other way along the Golden Valley. Mike will lead the first part up the hill to Upper Hyde (very gently), meeting Bernard at the top for…

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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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Songs from Stage and Screen

16 Jul 2017

Richard and Di invite you to their concert on Saturday 29 July, 7pm at the Tab. Tickets are priced at £5 per person with under 16s going free. There will also be tea and cake during the interval which is included in the ticket price.   Enquiries and tickets from Richard 01453 762373, also tickets…

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Question Time – Brian offers a lift

12 Jul 2017

There is a “QUESTION TIME” event at Redwood House, the Postgraduate Centre of Gloucester Hospital under the auspices of the Friends of GRH on the evening of Wednesday 19th July and I have two seats free in my car if others would like a lift. Dame Janet Trotter, Lord Lieutenant of the County, will chair the event and the distinguished…

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URGENT – Invitation to Walk to celebrate Joyce Longhurst this Sunday

08 Jul 2017

Reminder – South Cots Ramblers are invited to join Stroud Rambling Club on Sunday afternoon, July 9th, to celebrate Joyce Longhurst and her work for footpaths on what would have been her 100th Birthday. Meet at Stroud Leisure Centre lower car park at 2pm to car share or 2.15pm in the lay-by at the top…

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