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The Chiltern Kanter Marshals' Walk will be starting from Pitstone Memorial Hall on Sunday 10th February at 0800. The grid reference sheets are available on the BBN website. Chiltern KanterI'll bring along some answer sheets if anyone wants a copy. If anyone is coming please let me know and…
Tue 29th Jan 2019
Those of us who have been on Essex & Herts group walks may remember Keith Noble. The following sad news has just arrived, courtesy of Jean Bowers. Keith Noble, a much loved and longstanding member of the LDWA and the Essex and Herts group passed away late last week at the age of 89. He was an…
Tue 29th Jan 2019
Dianne Sutton has informedus of two issues that may be of interest to walkers in the Milton Keynes and Bedford areas. First, if anyone is planning a route that uses the footbridges across the A421 or the Cranfield Road near Salford the information about footpath and road closures - some for many…
Tue 29th Jan 2019
David Holland, the LDWA publicity officer, has written to local group secretaries requesting to be put in touch with members who are keen photographers. The LDWA needs a good supply of photographs to feed its social media platforms but also for hardcopy promotional activity. David's idea is to…
Tue 29th Jan 2019
Please think about contributing something to the Spring Newsletter. The deadline is the end of February, so there is plenty of time for members to write a couple of paragraphs! (gillbunker@googlemail.com)
Sun 27th Jan 2019
Sybil Davies 1929-2019 Thank you to all our walking friends for the many cards and messages we have received since Syb died last week. We would like to thank everyone for the happy memories of Syb they have shared with us, and for their sympathy and kind thoughts at this time. The funeral will take…
Find out more about what the National Executive Committee members have been up to over the past year.... A pack of reports is available by clicking on this link AGM reports 2019. There is also the accounts for the year ending 30th September 2018 AGM_Accounts_17-18. If you wish to have a…
Please find the January Chair's Newsletter attached. 1901_LDWA_Chair_Newsletter_v2.pdf Yours sincerely, David Morgan Chair Long Distance Walkers Association Change your LDWA email preferences
Please contact Norman if you can help. Chiltern Kanter - Sunday 3rd March 2019 Thanks to all of those who've volunteered to marshal on this year's Chiltern Kanter. So far I've got 17 people who've offered to help. If you're one of those who has let me know then there's no need to reply to this…
Thu 6th Dec 2018
Here is the note on insurance that David Morgan of the NEC distributed at the 18 November Local Groups' meeting in Kent. This will explain the rationale for requiring members to sign in when attending social walks. https://www.ldwa.org.uk/lgt/downloads/BedsBucksAndNorthants/Insurance_1118.pdf. A…
Mon 26th Nov 2018
BBN TRIP - 75 MILE VECTIS TRAIL, ISLE OF WIGHT - 21st to 25th October 2019 3 days walking, Tuesday 22nd October to Friday 25th October 2019. A figure of 8 trail on the IOW taking in some of the quieter parts of the island. Some details on the LDWA website. A Ramblers' booklet detailing the walk…
Thu 22nd Nov 2018
A Pop Up for next year's diary - Walk the Knightley Way with Wayne. Saturday 30th March 2019. This walk is not in Strider. Full details are here: Knightley Way :