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The 2020 Winter Spring  Programme and Newsletter are now available.

  • Thanks for contribution to Yorkshire Dales National Park – see News
  • Sad news – Dorrie Jones and Eric Chardin. See News
  • Budget weekend Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th October 2020 at East Grinstead, Sussex Downs & Ashdown Forest. See News
  • 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
  • Brecon coach & hotel weekend Friday 27th to Sunday 29th March 2020 – a choice of single, double and twin rooms still available – see News
  • A week’s walking on the Ceredigion coast path in Wales, Friday 5th to 12th June 2020, based Aberystwyth.  See News
  • A long weekend in Southwold, Suffolk, Friday 7th to Monday 10th February 2020 (3 nights) – one shared female place still available, see News
  • Stratford upon Avon budget weekend Friday 6th to Sunday 8th March 2020, based at Premier Inn Central. See News
  • Conwy is the base for an early May weekend trip in 2020 – Friday 1st to Monday 4th (3 nights). Now full – see News
  • Lakes’ week in 2020 – based once again in Keswick, Saturday 12th to 19th September
  • Coach & hotel weekend in Scarborough. Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th October 2020. Booking now open – 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 – Dorrie Jones

Club members will be very sad to learn that Dorrie Jones died at home on December 17th. Her funeral is on Wednesday 29th January at St Mary’s Church Withersfield. We understand that Dorrie had not been well for a number of years.

Dorrie was a ‘larger than life’ character and contributed a great deal to Club walks and went on both hostel and coach trips away from Cambridge. After she stopped walking with us Dorrie was keen on visiting ‘open gardens’.

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Thanks from the Yorkshire Dales National Park

At the Club’s recent AGM it was agreed to contribute £100 to the Yorkshire Dales National Park, to help pay for repairs to rights of way after the disastrous floods in early August this year. Reeth village, parts of Swaledale and Arkengarthdale were particularly badly hit. We have now received a ‘thank you’ letter, saying that our donation will be put towards the rebuilding of an important footbridge lost in the floods – one which carries the popular Coast to Coast path over a beck near the village of Low Row in Swaledale.

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Sad news – Eric Chardin

It is very sad to report the death of Eric Chardin, a long-term member of the CRC. Eric walked with us regularly for many years and often led walks on our coach/hotel weekends. Only last year Eric re-visited Normandy as a Veteran.

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