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The description of the start location is incorrect. (The GR is wrong in Strider; the correct GR is SP730597) The car park is at the end of a road parallel to Duston Mill Lane, not at the end of Duston Mill Lane.  Leave A5076/Upton Way at a roundabout signed to Sixfields stadium. At the next…
There is more information about the Oranges & Lemons walk on Sunday 23rd December on the website Oranges & Lemons Information
Message from Santa Unfortunately I have torn a chest muscle in my right chest and cannot  walk too far without struggling for breath. I have no  idea how I did it and don't wish to do it again!. I couldn't even celebrate the 96th minute win over Everton properly! Gill Bunker has very kindly offered…
  Phil Hastings has provided further details of his Christmas Amble: https://www.ldwa.org.uk/BedsBucksAndNorthants/E/20575/christmas-amble.html If anyone wants an even shorter walk/earlier finish, there is an easy to follow shortcut in the latter stages which would reduce your distance to just…
Thu 6th Dec 2018
The Minutes of the AGM are now available on the website  https://www.ldwa.org.uk/BedsBucksAndNorthants/W/1052/meetings.html AGM at Blisworth Twenty-eight members attended our AGM on  Sunday 25th November. We started the day with an 8 mile walk led by Dave Findel-Hawkins, followed by a pub lunch…
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…
Tue 27th Nov 2018
DFH and M have been sporting their new BBN beanies. You may order beanies and other BBN branded clothing direct from the supplier PECO at https://www.ldwa.org.uk/BedsBucksAndNorthants/W/5925/bbn-branded-garments.html. Alternatively, you may order a beanie by sending an email to info@peco.ltd.uk and…
Sundon Saunter -  18th November 2018 Finishing times for the Sundon Saunter can be found at https://www.ldwa.org.uk/BedsBucksAndNorthants/W/1810/sundon-saunter.html
If you wish to  volunteer a to lead a group walk, please go to the Website and look at the Available Walk Dates:  https://www.ldwa.org.uk/BedsBucksAndNorthants/W/6128/available-walk-dates.html. You can then reserve a date by emailing Mary
Mon 26th Nov 2018
BBN TRIP - 75 MILE VECTIS TRAIL, ISLE OF WIGHT -  21st to 25th October 2019 3½ 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 :  
Information from Therese Jamin about The Three Kings New Year Walk and Lunch - Sunday 6th January 2019   09:00 Start from pub car park.   Walk InfoThe walk is 9 miles following the Grand Union Canal and returning through fields via the village of Slapton where we'll have a mid-morning break. There…
Having trouble reading this email? View it in your browser.   Please find the November Chair's Newsletter attached.  1811_LDWA_Chair_Newsletter.pdf This month, David Holland is looking for volunteers to write articles that can be used in walking magazines. Please read more in the newsletter to…
Wed 10th Oct 2018
Future BBN Challenge Events: 20th Chiltern Kanter - Sunday, 3rd March 2019.  Entry open. Entries close 22nd February (or when full).  Paper entry form also available - see https://www.ldwa.org.uk/BedsBucksAndNorthants/W/1809/chiltern-kanter.html Hannington Hike - Sunday, 9th June 2019. Entry opens…