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Amber Valley Ramblers, Derbyshire

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Coffee Ramble

Friday 30 September 2016

from Moorlands Road

Ambergate
A walk of around 4 ½ miles, led by Michael. We will finish the walk at Michael's house,

where you are invited to stop for a drink and a cake or two.

Even if you are not able to make the walk,

Do come along around 12.30 p.m. and join with us in helping to raise funds

for the Macmillan Cancer Charity. All donations welcomed.

For further details of the walk 'click' on the walk in the Friday side panel to the left.

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Members Notices:

Next Walks Programme. Jan - Jun 2017

Leaders and potential leaders:

Our next walk programme is now being put together, if you have a walk / walks to offer,

the length of your choosing, then please contact John T. 01332 516719

Walks in by 5 November please. These are for Sundays during the above period.

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Spring Holiday 2017.

The proposed four day walking holiday in Somerset will take place.

Thurs 11 May - Mon 15 May staying at The Yarn Market Hotel, Dunster.

Those who have expressed an interest are reminded that deposits are due by 1 Oct.

There may also be a chance of an extra room, should anyone else wish to go.

Please contact me before 1 Oct. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Please see details in 'Group reports/notices' in the menu above.

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Amber Valley & Erewash Footprints Walking Festival

starts 10 Sept.

www.autumnfootprints.co.uk for more details.

Footpath Maintenance

Tuesday 20 Sept.

The task:

As part of improvements to the Ecclesbourne Way, this session improved the access

up the steps from Gunhills Lane, install a waymark post pointing across the field.

Also cut back the blackthorn tunnel at the next stile along.

As the statement above says, this work provided much needed improved access to the Ecclesbourne Way and paths in the area. When much growth had been cut back to gain access an assessment of the woodwork was done. Decayed steps were replaced and extra steps put in to ease access on a short but very steep slope.

Across the field from this another stile was improved by adding an extra step and removing Blackthorn which had formed a tunnel over and around the stile. A new way mark post was put in, enabling it to be seen from across the field. This project is ongoing and we will revisit this area next month.

Any member wishing to take part in this project should contact Michael Poyser

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 01773 852888.

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Safety notice for those travelling alone.

Please see our warning article by clicking 'Recent Articles' in the menu above.


 

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