E mail Updates


April 2024

Welcome to  your April update! I'd like to  start by thanking all my fellow walkers, and our organiser Lizzie in particular, for a wonderful weekend  based in Brecon.  We had five great walks led for us by Lizzie and Peter on Friday, Sunday and Monday, and  on Saturday David and Jason from South…

Mid March update

Hi All, Welcome to  your mid-March update which includes an introduction from our new Chair Kirsteen, details of our next social walks (including one tomorrow), an opportunity  for you to  join the team planning our 50th Anniversary celebrations and a link to  a really useful training guide.  …

March 2024

March Walk's Programme We have a busy month ahead with three social  walks, a marshals' walk and our annual weekend away. Saturday 2nd March: To the Orient: A linear 14 mile walk. Please note there are two options to start this walk: Start 8.40am from Epping Underground Station  (TL…

Mid February 2024

News It's been a couple of busy weeks since the last update. At  our AGM at the beginning of February we welcomed a new Chair, Kirsteen Newell, and Treasurer, Maggie Stevenson. We wish them all  the best  in their new roles. Many  thanks to  our retiring Chair Gill Struthers and  Treasurer Elaine…

February 2024

Dear All, Welcome to  your  February update. There are just a couple of things to  remind you about at  the moment - a 'figure of eight' social  walk  this coming Sunday, and our AGM and walk  the following Saturday. After that,  there is a gap  in our social  walks calendar until we will be…

Mid January 2024

Stansted Stagger What a great  day! Lovely sunshine, not too much mud (by Stagger standards anyway) and another new route!  Thank you to everyone who took part in or helped on the Stansted Stagger last Sunday. The results are here, and there are lots of pictures in our photo album Essex & Herts…

January 2024

Best wishes for the New Year everyone and I hope you have lots of walking planned over the coming  months. I know some of you will be out on the Stansted Stagger on Sunday and hoping that the weather improves very, very soon. We have two social walks to look forward to in January, and looking…

Seasonal Greetings December 2023

By my reckoning, if the gremlins in the system don't delay the sending of this message, there are just two more sleeps until Christmas!  We hope that you all have a very happy one wherever you are and whatever your plans for the last few days of 2023. Alas no snow forecast for Essex and Herts but…

December 2023

Social Walks We have three social walks arranged for December, so there is still plenty of scope for a pop up walk or two to  plug the gaps:  Essex & Herts LDWA - Available Walks Dates 2023  Sunday 3rd December: Secret Santa: a reminder to everyone coming tomorrow to bring your wrapped Secret Santa…

Mid November 2023

Mid November Hello and welcome to your mid-November update from Essex and Herts. Social Walks We haven't got any more social  walks arranged for November, but I know lots of you will be out on BBN's Steppingley  Step  this Sunday, and  on the Stansted Stagger Marshals' walk  the following Sunday.…

November 2023

Welcome to your November update. We have just the one November social walk arranged at the moment, so there is plenty of scope for a pop-up walk or two. Check which dates are still free here:  Essex & Herts LDWA - Available Walks Dates 2023 Social Walks A quick reminder that Linda and Terry have a…

Mid October

  Social Walks We have two more social walks in October – one in Hertfordshire and one in Essex. At the moment there is just  one social  walk planned in November, a walk in the Hertford area on 5th November. There will be more details about this walk on the web site soon.   There are still…

October 2023

  Hi All, Welcome to your latest update, with  information about our next social walks, our first  mention of Christmas, some September photos and finally an appeal for volunteers on challenge events in early 2024. SOCIAL WALKS SATURDAY 30th September St. Michaels Church Galleywood - Beating the…