Ramblers Roadshow Event, Sandown Saturday 13th May 2017
This is a national event involving more than 300 Ramblers members. Learn more about the Ramblers, what we do as a charity and the impact that we make, as well as the chance to develop your skills and knowledge as a walker or as a volunteer.
Full details as a PDF file can be downloaded from HERE
Sign up now (free for Ramblers members) HERE
We will also need volunteers to help staff the event:-
· Stewarding in the car park from about 08:30 to 09:30.
· Helping to staff the reception desk.
· Stewarding within the building to help people find the right rooms
Evening Walk Thursday 4th May 2017
An additional evening walk through the Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park. Starting Kingston station 18:00. For full details click HERE
A social evening is planned after Easter, date and venue to be confirmed. Those interested should email Maureen Munday so she can estimate numbers. If you can also tell her if you would like to return to The Watchman in New Malden (as last time) or would prefer somewhere different
John Hauxwell Memorial Gate
We have now collected enough funds to cover the cost of a memorial kissing gate. We await communications from Surrey County Council on a prospective location.
Thursday Walks Day
For the July – October 2017 programme we have opened up a Thursday walks day for a mixture of short, medium and evening walks.
The Programme for July – October 2017 is now being compiled. Can all leaders check the available days including the new Thursday programme and book with Moira Shearer. The available dates can be found HERE
If you want to lead a walk and require advice and assistance, experienced leaders are available to assist you. Contact David Cooper on 07770 995369 for more information
Footpath Officer for Elmbridge
A major upgrade to Waterloo station is to take place between 5th and 28th August 2017. There will be a substantial curtailment in rail services on SOUTH WEST train lines during this period. For details and links to train operators web site see HERE
The 465 bus service (Kingston, Leatherhead, Dorking) has been guaranteed for five years by Surrey County Council after it was originally included in a list of services to be axed.
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