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  • Booking now open for 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 new budget weekend trips announced: 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 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
  • Update on a Travelodge weekend break in the New Forest, 10th to 12th March 2017 – see News; please book your own accommodation here
  • The 4-night hostel trip to the Brecon Beacons, Friday 28th April to Tuesday 2nd May (BH weekend) 2017 is now full; please contact Jill for the waiting list
  • Brancaster Staithe hostel trip 3rd to 5th February 2017 – see News; only limited places still available
  • 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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2016 AGM report

Many thanks to everyone who came to the Club’s AGM on Saturday 19th November; your support is very much appreciated by the Committee. Following reports on the past year and an overview of future events, the meeting considered donations. Our resources are limited, but we thought it very worthwhile to donate £100 to flood-restoration work in the Lake District National Park; there are still many areas requiring essential work after the devastating floods last winter.

Thanks were given to our hard-working officers and Programme secretaries, as well as all those who play an essential part in leading walks, both locally and on trips away from Cambridgeshire. Meg is retiring as the autumn coach/hotel trip organiser; there will be no such trip in 2018 unless someone takes over! Or perhaps two friends might offer as a team?

Thanks were also given to the three retiring ‘ordinary’ Committee members – Norman, Paul and Christine. Each had served a 3-year term. Rita and Susanne were elected to the Committee, leaving one vacancy; if you are interested in joining, please contact Jenny.

The meeting concluded with a very entertaining talk from Dr Brian Cox on ‘Cambridge University: Past, Present & Future’. Few of those present had known that the very existence of the University depended on a murder in Oxford!

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