Group News


50th Anniversary and Post-100 Get-Together - Sunday 9 June

As recently mentioned in the last Newsletter, this year the Kent Group celebrates its 50th Anniversary. We are looking forward to celebrating this event, alongside our traditional post-100 get-together, which we will host again this year in Ryarsh on Sunday 9th June. The details are as follows:…

Kent LDWA AGM 2024

Arrangements are being made for the 2024 Annual General Meeting of the Kent LDWA. This is scheduled to be held on Sunday 28 January 2024 and will be at Godmersham and Crundale Village Hall, Canterbury Rd, Godmersham CT4 7DR, on the A28 between the M20 and A2. It is expected that the format for the…

Dates, Details and Documents

Last updated 24 June 2024 For our Kent Group walks programme, see Future Walks - and here's a Map.  Go to Dates.  Go to Documents.Get easy access to Nearby Challenge Events complete with entry details and results. Please send any contributions or suggestions for our Kent Group Newsletters to Cathy…

Nearby Challenge Events

Last updated 24 June 2024 Search for a Challenge Event on the national website.You may be able to enter a number of LDWA events online using SiEntries or Fabian4.  When available, it is usually dearer to enter On The Day (OTD) than in advance. You may be able to follow the progress of some events…

Kent Group Newsletters

Last updated 7 April 2024 Thanks to the late Bryan Clarke for preserving so many back numbers of our Kent Group Newsletters.Please be aware that links to web pages in older editions may no longer work correctly or may now be out of date. Please send any contributions and suggestions for future…

Volunteers' Expenses

Last updated 7 July 2023 Volunteering with Kent LDWA Group   Claim Form Extract from Kent GroupNewsletter - April 2023   The Principle A volunteer is someone who does work without being paid for it, because they want to do it. Kent LDWA has a number of volunteering opportunities and sees…

Kent Group Photograph Albums

Last updated 23 February 2021 This page lists Kent Group's photograph albums covering the years 1982 to 2006.They were scanned in early 2020 and are now available here.Some of the PDF files are large so may take a while to download.Neal O'Rourke and Brian Buttifant have been able to identify many…

Les Preston 1942-2021

Les Preston receives his award from White Cliffs Ramblers group secretary Helena Trevelyanphoto: East Kent Mercury Kent LDWA members will be saddened to learn of the death from Covid of Les Preston, who organised car parking arrangements at Dover's Duke of York's Royal Military School during our…

Pauline Barnett 1930-2018

Pauline Barnett1930-2018 Kent members will be very saddened to hear of the death of Pauline Barnett at the age of 87. Pauline had been a dedicated Kent Group member since the early 1980s. After the death in 1999 of husband Peter – a fantastic walker who completed 12 LDWA Hundreds –…

Dorset 100

Dorset 100 Congratulations to all Kent Group members who completed the Dorset 100 at the weekend. One of the highest numbers of Kent members ever entered this Hundred – and most of them completed it.  Thanks to Bryan Clarke for preparing a compact version of theResults.   Also, several Kent…

Conrad Power 1937-2016

Conrad Power1937-2016 Kent members will be saddened to hear of the death of Conrad – known as Con – Power, at the age of 78.  Con died on 6 May 2016, after a short battle with cancer.  He lived in Hastings with his wife, Claire. The couple have two sons, two daughters and six…

Survey - April 2016

Survey - April 2016Your Group Needs You Please have a look at this survey which we are hoping as many Kent Group members as possible will fill in. A paper copy was posted to everyone on our Kent Group mailing list with Newsletter 99 - April 2016. You may find it easier to use this interactive…