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Volunteer(s) required to help organise Club Autumn Coach/Hotel weekends

After many years’ sterling service Meg let us know well in advance that the Autumn 2017 coach/hotel weekend would be the last that she was willing to organise. We asked for a volunteer – or two – to step into … Continue reading

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Latest News

For more details on all news items follow this link. Pickering Unexpected Cancellation click the link or see the News section. Book now for the Summer Outing to Sheringham on Sunday 18th June – see News No volunteer(s) so far to organise Autumn … Continue reading

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Book now for the Summer Coach Outing to Sheringham area, Sunday 18th June

Don’t forget to  book for the Club’s Summer Outing to Sheringham on the north Norfolk coast on 18th June 2017 as the coach is filling up. We will leave from Milton Park and Ride at 8.30 am, returning early evening. … Continue reading

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Trip dates for 2018 – advance notice

Those of you keen to come on CRC trips in 2018 might like to note a few dates which have been settled. First, there is a ‘budget’ trip to Blaxhall YH in Suffolk from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th February … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Club coach and hotel trip to the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley, Friday 13th to Sunday 15th October 2017

Bookings are now open for the Club’s trip to the Royal Forest of Dean, a fabulous place to visit in the Autumn. We will be staying at the historic Speech House Hotel near Coleford, Gloucestershire, .(www.thespeechhouse.co.uk). set in the heart … Continue reading

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Glossop Travelodge booking, Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October (2 nights)

The 12 rooms booked by the Club at the Glossop Travelodge, on the west of the Dark Peak area of the National Park, for the two nights Friday September 29th and Saturday September 30th, have been snapped up!   There is … Continue reading

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A week in Wensleydale, Yorkshire: Friday 11th to 18th August 2017

The Club has booked a large, self-catering house in Middleham, Wensleydale for the week Friday 11th to Friday 18th August 2017. School House – also called Yorkshire Dales House – is in the middle of this well-serviced village near Leyburn, … Continue reading

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South Downs hostel weekend – Truleigh Hill, Friday 10th to Sunday 12th November 2017

The Club has booked sole occupancy of the YHA’s newly-refurbished Truleigh Hill hostel, situated right on the South Downs Way, for the two nights Friday 10th to Sunday 12th November. The views are fantastic and there is excellent walking straight … Continue reading

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South West Coast Path walk 2nd to 9th June 2017 – now full

The Club has booked a 10 bedroom self-catering house in a wonderful position in Lynton, Devon, as our base for a week’s walking along and near the South West Coast Path – dates Friday 2nd to Friday 9th June 2017. … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons ‘budget’ trip Friday April 28th to Tuesday May 2nd (Bank Holiday)

The Club has booked sole occupancy of Danywenallt Youth Hostel, near Talybont-on-Usk in the Brecon Beacons of South Wales, for 4 nights Friday April 28th to Tuesday May 2nd – including the first May Bank Holiday. Nearby walking opportunities include … Continue reading

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Boots and gaiters for sale

Please check out our ‘For Sale’ section to view some bargains! We have recently added new boots and gaiters looking for a good home – and at bargain prices.

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Lakes week 2017 – Saturday 9th to 16th September, Windermere

The Club’s 2017 Lake District walking week is shifting its base to the southern lakes. We have selected the busy town of Windermere, easily accessible by train and close to such classic walks as the Kentmere Round, the Conistone hills … Continue reading

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For sale – boots and gaiters

1 pair Scarpa boots size 43 never worn (blue, gortex) LITE TREK GTX –  £20 ono 1 pair gaiters (to knees) – £1 1 pair gaiters just covering socks – £1 Please contact Pat on  pat_motherwell@hotmail.com if interested

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SPRING COACH AND HOTEL WEEKEND 2017 Friday 31 MARCH TO Sunday 2 APRIL 2017 PICKERING Yorkshire

This trip is now full. Please contact Alex if you would like to go on a reserve list in case of cancellations. It would be particularly useful to know if you could take up a last-minute place. The Club has … Continue reading

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Sad news – Bill Willows

CRC members will be very sad to hear that Bill Willows has died after a short illness. Bill was a regular Wednesday walker for a long time and a good friend to many. Bill’s funeral is a private family occasion. … Continue reading

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Sad news

We have been notified of the deaths of two former CRC members – Ray Kemp and Bridget Perry. Bridget’s funeral was held in December 2015; unfortunately there is no more information available regarding Ray. Bridget was a regular Club walker … Continue reading

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Jean Harlow

Pam writes: Jean Harlow was a Wednesday A walker from Saffron Walden long ago.  She will be remembered by we older walkers.  Jean, a Vicar’s wife and Welsh, certainly enlivened all the walks she took part in.  She also led … Continue reading

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Annual CRC Subscriptions now due!

Just a reminder that the annual 2015/16 CRC subscription was due on 1st November. If you haven’t paid you won’t receive the winter 2016 Programme and Newsletter. So – to make sure you are kept in touch – PLEASE switch to a … Continue reading

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2015 Annual General Meeting

After 10 years sterling service Simon Watkins has retired from the critical post of Club Treasurer; he was thanked for his commitment with the granting of Honorary Life Membership. Our new Treasurer is Jim Rickard, a regular Wednesday ‘A’ walker. … Continue reading

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CRC funds new kissing gate in Coton

Funds received by the Club from Ramblers Holidays via the ‘Walking Partnership’ scheme have paid for a new kissing gate in Coton, replacing a high stile. This means that a very pleasant path, which runs from south of the church, … Continue reading

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