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The 2019 Autumn Programme and Newsletter are now available.

  • New Photos by Anne published – from Sally’s Great Malvern coach weekend
  • Join us at the Club’s AGM on Saturday 23rd November – 14.30 at St James Church, Wulfstan Way, Cambridge. Our speaker is Sue Edwards: – ‘Working in the Mayor’s Office’ – an absorbing talk on Sue’s long service at Cambridge City Council.
  • 15% discount on full price purchases from the Cambridge Ellis Brigham store – see News
  • Kettlewell, Wharfedale Yorkshire – walking week Friday 7th to 14th August 2020. Booking now open – see News
  • Cambridge Castle Mound – please support Cambridge Ramblers’ application for this to be a Public Right of Way. See News
  • Sad news – Melville Walden. Thanks from Mel’s family to those who sent cards or attended the funeral
  • Cambridge Memory Walk – sponsored walks for the Alzheimer’s Society, Sunday 6th October. See News
  • Walks for Wicken Fen – two sponsored walks on Sunday 13th October 2019. See News
  • Brecon coach & hotel weekend Friday 27th to Sunday 29th March 2020 – booking now open – see News
  • The winner of the Ramblers’ Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood award for 2019 was announced on Wednesday 10th July – Falkirk. But listen to Jill on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire (see link) to hear why Cambridge made it onto the shortlist of 10 out of 80 contenders
  • Great Malvern coach/hotel weekend Friday 13th to Sunday 15th October 2019, (2 nights). Now fully booked – but please contact Sally to be on a reserve list. A, B and C walks each day. See News
  • Lammas Land car park – new Pay & Display charges started 15th July 2019, with longer opening hours. See News
  • A week’s walking on the Ceredigion coast path in Wales, Friday 5th to 12th June 2020, based Aberystwyth. The Club’s places are now all taken – see News
  • A long weekend in Southwold, Suffolk, Friday 7th to Monday 10th February 2020 (3 nights) – see News
  • Stratford upon Avon budget weekend Friday 6th to Sunday 8th March 2020, based at Premier Inn Central. See News
  • Cheltenham base selected for budget weekend trip to the Cotswolds, Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd November 2019 – see News for booking options
  • Conwy is the base for an early May weekend trip in 2020 – Friday 1st to Monday 4th (3 nights). See News for availability and booking details
  • Lakes’ week in 2020 – based once again in Keswick, Saturday 12th to 19th September
  • Details of the Club’s Privacy Policy relating to managing Members’ personal data and communications is available on-line. See News and Members
  • The CRC annual subscription of £4.00 is due 1st November each year; no sub – no programme or newsletter! Payment by Standing Order preferred


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CRC AGM Speaker – Sue Edwards, Saturday 23rd November 2019

We are very pleased to announce that the speaker at the Club’s AGM on Saturday 23rd November will be Sue Edwards. Sue was Secretary to many Cambridge City Mayors over a long period and her talk on ‘Working in the Mayor’s Office’ will be absorbing and entertaining. The talk follows our formal business meeting and refreshments – and a chance to catch up with old friends! Do come along to St James Church on Wulfstan Way, Cambridge at 14.30.

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Discounts now available from Ellis Brigham shop in Cambridge

The manager of the Ellis Brigham store in the Grand Arcade, Cambridge, is offering CRC members a 15% discount on full-price purchases. The store is a stockist of several quality brands, including Patagonia clothing. Please make sure you have your CRC membership card with you when you shop.

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Lakes’ week September 2020

The Club’s annual trip to the Lake District in 2020 will run from Saturday 12th to Saturday 19th September. Participants on this year’s trip agreed that Keswick should again be the base for the holiday. Walking opportunities are excellent. Please let Susan know when you book, or if you would like to share self-catering accommodation.

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