Email Archive

Tue 17th Mar 2020
Communication from our Chairman, John Esslemont:   "In the light of the government's latest advice on precautions against COVID-19, cautioning against unnecessary travel or socialising, the LDWA NEC has instructed that all LDWA social and challenge walks should be cancelled. The advice is to be…
As you may have noticed in the current walks programme we do not have enough leaders to provide a social walk every Sunday between April and August. Those of you who have not led for us please consider leading a walk, even if it's only once a year. If you need help to design a walk we have…
Note forwarded from Gill Scott - Marshal co-ordinator for Oxon 40 / 20:   Thank you to everyone who has already volunteered to marshal at this year’s event. We always need more people so if you would like to help out and don’t think that I’ve already got you on the list, please contact me…
Tue 26th Nov 2019
Those of you who knew him will, I feel sure, be deeply shocked and saddened to hear of the death on Monday of Chris Lloyd, a longstanding, well loved and respected Thames Valley member and walk leader. Chris led his last walk for the group less than a week before his death, when he seemed in good…
Thu 31st Oct 2019
On some of the Wednesdays when Thames Valley LDWA do not have a scheduled walk Chris Lloyd and Gerry Garland have kindly offered to lead walks whose main features are: a relaxed pace, putting the world to rights, and possibly stopping to talk to those they encounter on the way. These walks will not…
Note forwarded from Ron Doole:   The Thames Valley group have volunteered to mann Check Point 1 on the Sir Fynwy 100 in Monmouthshire next year. Currently it is expected that the CP will be open from 12.30 to 18.00 on Saturday 23rd May (Bank holiday weekend) so we would expect to arrive there…
Thu 31st Jan 2019
Following a directive from the LDWA's NEC we must collect participant information on Social Walks for public liability insurance purposes. It will be kept for three years. Please try to remember your membership number, or get into the habit of bringing your membership card with you (though you…
Thames Valley LDWA needs your HELP! The TVLDWA committee really needs a few more volunteers to support the group. It really is nothing too onerous, but without a committee to keep things going, liaise with other groups and LDWA central, sort the money, communicate and administer the website,…
Wed 29th Jan 2014
Note forwarded from National LDWA   The Accident and Incident form has been revised and you can find Guidance notes and the Reporting form in the LDWA library on the website, link for a downloadable copy is given below   http://www.ldwa.org.uk/library/LDWA_accident_and_incident_form.doc
Fri 25th Oct 2013
Note from National: At last Saturday's Committee meeting, concern was expressed that some Groups may be arranging social walks at short notice by emailing members with walk details or by word of mouth arrangements.   These walks should be entered on the local Group's website to ensure that the…
Folks, Please may I bring the following LDWA National Policy about taking dogs on social walks to your attention.  If you have difficulty opening the document, please get back to me Best regards Maureen   http://www.ldwa.org.uk/library/policy/dogs_on_walks_rev2.pdf