South Cotswold Ramblers

 

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Old Flying Club Café now open

26 May 2017

Just off the Cotswold Way, https://www.facebook.com/The-Old-Flying-Club-1368017546574457/ The Old Flying Club Café is open 9-4, 7 days a week. Serving drinks, light lunches, cakes and snacks the venue is walker and cyclist friendly and has a car park. Anyone who wanted to use this for an end of walk lunch would be able to use the…

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Sherborne Park walk – Wednesday 31 May

24 May 2017

The National Trust (surprise, surprise) have introduced a parking meter at Sherborne Park, so if you are a member, bring your car sticker and membership cards. If not, it is £4. (Don’t pay until we start walking). The BBC are filming Springwatch next week while we are there, but 2 sources at the NT and…

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Dursley Walkers are Welcome AGM and Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Illustrated Talk

16 May 2017

The Dursley Walkers are Welcome AGM will take place on Wednesday 24th May 2017 at 7pm at The Dursley Community Centre, Rednock Drive, Dursley, GL11 4BX. The short AGM will be followed by an illustrated talk from Ramblers Worldwide Holidays on the Walking Partnership and RWH. If you live in the Dursley and Cam area…

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Insurance for Guernsey holiday

13 May 2017

Ann says that when taking out insurance for Guernsey (which you will need as there is no NHS or EHIC medical cover), you will not be covered if you take out UK only insurance – you need cover for Europe.

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Very Last Walk Details Needed Very Soon

09 May 2017

Out of 56 planned walks for July to October, I have already received details of 55 of them. Well done leaders. 🙂 You’re probably well aware that the final date is only 3 days away, namely 25 May. Thanks for your help. Mike Updated 22 May 2017

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Memories of Denys for the newsletter

04 May 2017

I thought it would be a nice idea to put together some of our memories of Denys for the newsletter and would like people to send me any quirky/interesting things you remember, or photos, or just little snippets that paint a picture of him. You can either email them to me at sallydavis@hotmail.co.uk or hand…

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Newark Park – NT introduces parking fee of £3

27 Apr 2017

Steve and Rosemary’s walk on Wednesday 3 May is from Newark Park – you now need to either be a member of the National Trust or pay £3 to park there.

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Dr Denys Thompson’s Funeral is on Tuesday 2 May

19 Apr 2017

PS If coming please reply in the next 2-3 days to help Caroline. Thanks. Mike 21 April From the Stroud News and Journal:- THOMPSON Dr Denys Ridley – Died peacefully at Leckhampton Hospice on April 13th 2017 aged 75. Caroline, Nick, Annabelle, Dom and Jaime invite you to the funeral and celebration of his life…

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Daneway Portal New Kissing Gate

19 Apr 2017

The South Cotswold Ramblers have financed a new kissing gate next to the Daneway Portal of the Thames and Severn Canal near Sapperton. Ramblers have long queued by the slope, waiting for short legged ramblers to struggle over the high fence. The route then continues up the field to Sapperton Church and is part of…

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Denys Thompson has died

14 Apr 2017

I have to inform you about the very sad news that Dr Denys died peacefully at the Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice on Wednesday 12 April. Caroline wants his fellow ramblers to know. The family will be arranging a service and wake after Easter, and would like friends to be there. We will post the…

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Come Bowling with Brian – Friday 12 May

12 Apr 2017

Brian R writes, “I play bowls at Nailsworth Mills Bowls Club, and on Friday 12 May we have an open evening for anyone who would like to try their hand at it and we would be very pleased to welcome you along from 6:30 pm.” See their website here and here. If you head for Nailsworth…

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Sad news about George Lodge

07 Apr 2017

We have just heard the sad news that George Lodge, a stalwart member of Stroud Rambling Club, died yesterday, 6 April. I expect many of you knew him. Update 10 April. George’s funeral will be on Tuesday 25th April at 11.30am at St Matthew’s Church, Cainscross. Please note that parking is tight at the church.…

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