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WINTER PROGRAMME 2016/17

 

Welcome to the

TORRISHOLME

RAMBLING CLUB

website

 (Formerly known as Torrisholme Church of the Ascension Rambling Club) 


The purpose of the Club is to promote fellwalking and a love and respect for the countryside.

We walk every alternate Saturday.

New Members are always welcome - please e-mail the Club Secretary for details: mills.linda@btinternet.com


Our next walks from the Winter Programme:

Saturday 10th December 2016

LINDALE

HALF DAY

 

Our next walks from the winter programme will be on a half day, finishing at Lindale on Saturday 10th December 2016 and followed by our Christmas meal at the Eagles Head, Over Kellet.
 
The ‘A’/'B' walk will be led by Stephen Wing and starts from Kents Bank, walking to Humphrey Head, then round in a circle back through woods before taking the footpath to Allithwaite then Jack Hill back to Kents Bank and on to Lindale. 7 miles and undulating.
 
The ’C’ walk will be led by Tom & Colette and starts at the Derby Arms. A short road walk to High Fell End followed by a path through Halecat Wood, followed by a lane to Nichols Wood, then field paths to Low Nab Wood and a short road walk into Lindale. 4 miles with 165 feet of total climb.
      

PICKUP TIME: 11am from Torrisholme Church of the Ascension, Torrisholme

(Pickups commence from Heysham Towers at 8.45am) 

Guests and new members are always  welcome and can book by contacting Colette Follett (text or phone) on 07837273707


You may download a copy of the Winter Programme from this website - just click on "Winter Programme 2016/17" on the left sidebar on this page and select Print from the File Menu.

Leaders who would like help with planning their walk etc, please contact the Hon Secretary Linda Mills who will put you in touch with a member of the Committee.  We have a large selection of maps to loan when planning and leading your walk.
  

 
 YOUR COMMITTEE
Hon Chairlady: Nadine Kelly
Hon Vice Chairlady: Colette Follett
Hon Secretary: Linda Mills
Hon Treasurer: Linda Mountford
Hon Map Secretary: To be voted at the next AGM, due to the recent sad death of Alan Whittaker 
Coach Bookings Secretary: Colette Follett
General Committee:
Elsie Dowthwaite, Graham Dyson, Sylvia Dyson, Tom Hodgson, Norma Nicholls, Brian Townson. 
Co-opted Member:
John Mountford
Walks Committee:
Elsie Dowthwaite, Graham Dyson, Jenny Hebblethwaite, Tom Hodgson, Norma Nicholls, Brian Townson
 

MENORCA HOLIDAY
22nd - 29th September 2017

We are planning to go on holiday to Menorca.  This walking holiday is being arranged by John Mountford, so please contact John for information.  We will be staying at the Son Bou Hotel which is a 10 minute walk from So Bou beach, 1.6km from the Basilica de Son Bou ruins and 12 km from Menorca Zoo and 22km from the airport.

Flights: Manchester/Mahon – Fri 22nd Sept 8.30/12.10

Mahon/Manchester - Fri 29th Sept 13.00/14.40

The approximate cost is £500 per person sharing a twin or double room, this includes flights, transfers in Menorca and half board accommodation. There will be an additional cost of approximately £30 for transport to/from Manchester airport.

Because we are booking this quite late in the year for a group party we require to pay a deposit within a week, and a non refundable of £59 is required by WEDNESDAY 7th DECEMBER. Please note this price is not fixed until the booking is made with Monarch Airways after all deposits are collected.

Please contact John Mountford by email: johnlinda61@gmail.com or phone 01524-831389 if you wish to go on this holiday.

Cheques should be made payable to Torrisholme Rambling Club and sent to the treasurer Linda Mountford.


  WESTON-SUPER-MARE HOLIDAY
8th-12th April 2017

We are planning to go to Wewton-Super-Mare for next year's rambling holiday.  This will be a 5 day holiday (Saturday to Wednesday) and the venue is the Anchor Head Hotel in the seaside town of Weston-Super-Mare. 

If you would like to join us on our holiday, please complete the booking form which is presently being sent out to members and send, together with your cheque for £40pp to Linda Mountford, Treasurer. 

This holiday is for all members, even if you do not wish to walk and we hope as many as possible will join us.



 WEDNESDAY EVENING

SOCIALS
held in
the Lounge of the Church of the Ascension,
Michaelson Ave, Torrisholme, Morecambe
Friends, Guests & Non-Members welcome
ADMISSION £3.00 - COMMENCING AT 7.30 pm
  
Our winter social programme commences with our usual Hotpot Supper and Quiz.  Remember that you need to book Hotpot Supper meals so that the caterer can cater for the correct number.  Please book with the Treasurer, Linda Mountford, or your Committee Member.
 
2016
26 Oct  - Wed - Hotpot Supper, Quiz and Raffle - no entrance charge
23 Nov - Wed - Members slide show July-Dec 2015 (including Majorca 2015)
17 Dec - Sat  - Xmas Dinner and Dance - Morecambe Golf Club
2017
25 Jan - Wed - Jacob's Join and Games Night (Beetle Drive)
8   Feb - Wed - Hotpot Supper, Quiz and Raffle - no entrance charge, MUST BE BOOKED
22 Feb - Wed - AGM
10 Mar - Fri   - Ceilidh an Hotot Supper at the Jubilee Club - MUST BE BOOKED
22 Mar - Wed - Members slide show (Jan-June 2016 slides)
 
8-12 Apl - Sat-Wed - Walking holiday to Weston-Super Mare
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 


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