Newsletters

Newsletter - October 2019

Happy Autumn everyone!   I'll start by congratulating group members Sheena Findlay, Lucy Robins, Clare Staff and John Walker, as well as Gwyneth Littlejohn from the Bristol & West group, who all took part in the 56-mile Bullock Smithy recently. John had to retire at 32 miles but the others went on…

Newsletter - September 2019

Welcome to what is already my 20th newsletter, the circulation for which has increased each month. Thank you for your continued support. On behalf of the group, welcome to our new members, as well as those from other groups who have chosen to 'associate' with us. In this month's newsletter: Walks…

Newsletter - August 2019

Hopefully you should all have received the August 2019 edition of Strider this week ... and have noticed that the LDWA has a new logo. Personally I think it's awful. I much prefer the current logo, and even the two original options. What do you think? Does it matter? On a more positive note the…

Newsletter - July 2019

The group has been saddened to hear of the passing of Bruce Young, a member of the Bristol & West group, but who joined, and recorded, our group walks on many occasions. He was a joy to walk with, and our thoughts go out to his family and friends. In this month's newsletter: Committee Meeting on…

Newsletter - June 2019

Congratulations & Celebrations   There is only one way to start this month's newsletter and that is to applaud those group members, and friends of the group, who completed the Hadrian Hundred last weekend. Congratulations go to: David Purdy John Sreeves Paul Glynn (Wessex)   Well…

Newsletter - May 2019

I have a shorter newsletter for you this month, not least because the group has been busy preparing for this year's Pewsey Downsaround (PDA). I've also delayed its publication so I can congratulate everyone who took part in the event, either as a competitor or as an organiser. Next month's…

Newsletter - April 2019

I've missed a number of group walks in recent months, so I was mightily impressed by the turnout on our last Sunday walk, over the Marlborough Downs. In excess of 30 walkers representing 10 LDWA groups found their way to the start in a remote car park. So a very big thank you to members of Bristol…

Newsletter - March 2019

As you can see from the following list, there's already a lot to look forward to this year. I hope you choose to support many of the events, either as a competitor or a volunteer. The newsletter begins with an account of one of the group's more traumatic walks. For those of us who were there, it…

Newsletter - February 2019

I'd like to begin this edition by welcoming all our new members as well as those from other groups who have chosen to receive our monthly newsletter. I'd also like to thank Tim James for sending me this excellent photograph from our most recent walk. For those of you who don't recognise the mound…

Newsletter - January 2019

On behalf of the Wiltshire LDWA committee, I'd like to begin by wishing you all a very Happy New Year. We look forward to walking with as many of you as possible over the next 12 months. In this month's newsletter: Remembering Mark Rendall; Annual General Meeting (AGM); Weather Wit; and…

Newsletter - December 2018

Seasons' greetings from the committee of the Wiltshire LDWA   In this month's newsletter: Remembering Mark Rendall; Annual General Meeting (AGM); Adrian's Exmoor Extravaganza; LDWA Local Groups' Weekend; Pewsey Downsaround (PDA); Winter Walking; Sunday Parking in Wiltshire; and Forthcoming…

Newsletter - November 2018

Remember, remember, the 1st of November ... because that's the date by which Lesley wants your menu choices for the Wiltshire LDWA's xmas meal. Anyone wishing to dine, and who misses the deadline, can expect fireworks!     In this month's newsletter: A Wiltshire 50 - The Deverills' Rings; Xmas…