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The 2017 Summer Programme and Newsletter are now available. 

  • Book now for the Summer Outing to Sheringham on Sunday 18th June – see News
  • No volunteer(s) so far to organise Autumn Coach/hotel trips from 2018 on; PLEASE OFFER – see News
  • Advance notice of some trip dates in 2018 – see News
  • Bookings are being taken for the Club coach/hotel trip to the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley, 13th to 15th October 2017 – see News
  • Lakes week 2017 – Saturday 9th to 16th September, based in Windermere. See News section
  • Two autumn 2017 budget weekend trips: Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October at Glossop Travelodge in the Peak District and Friday 10th to Sunday 12th November at Truleigh Hill YH, South Downs (both 2 nights). See News
  • A week’s walking from Middleham in Wensleydale, Yorkshire confirmed for August 2017 – see News; still places in shared rooms in a self-catering house available
  • The Spring 2017 coach/hotel trip to Pickering, Yorkshire (31st March to 2nd April) is now full – please see News section for details for paying the balance due and a reserve list for cancellations.
  • Spring 2017 South West Coast Path walk – Friday 2nd to Friday 9th June, based Lynton, Devon is now full – but there are B&Bs close by. See News section
  • The 4-night hostel trip to the Brecon Beacons, Friday 28th April to Tuesday 2nd May (BH weekend) 2017 is now full; please book your own B&B or contact Jill for the waiting list
  • The CRC annual subscription of £4.00 is due 1st November each year; no sub – no programme or newsletter! Please pay by Standing Order


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Volunteers Wanted for `Trust me I `m A Doctor BBC TV Series

BBC2 is working with experts at The University of Cambridge to set up a HUGE study looking at COCONUT OIL  is it HEALTHY or is it all HYPE?

We are running the study for 4 weeks over the summer and would need participants to consume one of three fats / oils during the 4 weeks :  coconut oil or butter or olive oil

You would need to attend for blood tests at the start and the end of the 4 weeks.

We would like you to be filmed as part of the study, but if you don’t want to appear on camera you can still take part in the study.

You need to be :
AGED between 50 – 75
NOT ALLERGIC to coconut oil, butter or olive oil
NOT currently on regular medication
NOT suffering from a major health conditions such as diabetes or heart conditions (feel free to check with me if you’re not sure)
AVAILABLE in CAMBRIDGE between May  and August

If you are interested in helping us out please go to the website at  and fill in the TAKE PART IN AN EXPERIMENT form.


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