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The 2023 Winter Newsletter is here. Please note that we are no longer issuing printed  Programmes – see the Newsletter

For more details on all news items follow this link.

  • Sad news – John Clitheroe – see News
  • Please support the Club’s London Walk on Saturday April 22nd 2023 – see News for details
  • ‘Budget’ trip to Wells-next-the-Sea, Friday 8th to Monday 11th March 2024 (3  nights) – see News for details and booking in Club accommodation
  • CRC weekend trip to Harwich, Friday 26th to Sunday 28th January 2024 (2 nights) – see News
  • Club trip to Ingleton, Yorkshire Dales, 23rd to 30th June 2023; Club accommodation now full. See News
  • Booking is now open for Autumn Coach &  Hotel trip to Chippenham, Wilts, Friday 13th to Sunday 15th October 2023 – see News
  • Budget weekend trip to Matlock, Derbyshire: Friday 3rd to Monday 6th November 2023 (3 nights). Club-booked accommodation now full. See News
  • Calling all graphic designers – see News!
  • Guidance regarding Avian (Bird) Flu – see News
  • Items in the ‘For Sale’ section of the ‘Members’ part of the website. This is a useful way of finding a good home for quality walking gear that is no longer needed.
  • Consultation on several Cambridge ‘greenway’ commuter cycling routes  – please get involved – see News
  • Club accommodation now full on the Lleyn Peninsula, North Wales trip, 6th to 13th May 2023. See News for more information
  • Parking at Wimpole Hall for CRC groups – concession for non-NT members agreed. See News
  • ‘Don’t Lose Your Way’ – how you can help with the Ramblers’ Campaign to discover ‘lost’ paths – see News
  • 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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Sad news – John Clitheroe

Members of the club will be saddened to learn that John Clitheroe, who used to walk with the Wednesday B and C groups, died a few days ago.  He celebrated his 88th birthday this January.  John had moved to Aberdeen to be closer to his family and was subsequently living in a care home there.

John’s funeral will take place on Monday 17th April 2023 at 11:00 at the Cam Valley Crematorium, Field Farm Drive, Great Chesterford, Saffron Walden CB10 1FE (for sat nav use CB10 1RP), and afterwards at the Red Lion in Hinxton. Club friends are very welcome to attend.

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Long weekend ‘budget’ trip to Matlock, Derbyshire, Friday 3rd to Monday 6th November 2023 (3 nights)

The Club has booked several self-catering properties in Matlock, at the heart of the Peak District in Derbyshire, for a long weekend at the beginning of November 2023. There is wonderful walking close by in the National Park. The cost per person in accommodation booked for the Club, (with singles guaranteed single occupancy of a room) is £135, with an initial deposit of £35 and the balance of £100 due on 10th September 2023. All rooms now taken – please let Jill know if you wish to be on a reserve list if there is a cancellation. Offers of B (and A) walk leaders to Jill. Please let Jill know if you have booked independently.

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London Walk, Saturday 22nd April 2023

London Walk Saturday 22nd April 2023  David Allard will again be leading a London walk and members will take the King’s Cross train from Cambridge, with David joining the train at Royston. On this occasion it will be an 8¼ miles walk in the Walthamstow Wetlands & the Olympic Park.

Please email or telephone 01763 242677 and full details will be sent.

The walk provides a marvellous opportunity to explore lesser-known parts of London on foot

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