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Wed 12th Feb 2020
Minutes of South Manchester Local Group AGM 18th January 2020   1 The Chairman, David Allen opened the meeting held at The Wagon and Horses, Handforth at 14.10 and welcomed and thanked members for attending. 2 Present were:- Avril and David Allen, Quentin Blagg, Dave Gosling, Roger Hand, Bridget…
Wed 1st Jan 2020
SOUTH MANCHESTER LDWA LOCAL GROUP AGM AGENDA - 18th JANUARY 2020 1 Opening from the chair 2 Apologies for absence 3 Minutes of AGM 19th January 2019 4 Matters arising 5 Receive the Annual Report of the Committee 6  Receive the Annual Statement of Accounts 7   Election of officers: Chairman,…
Here is the proposed new constitution for the LDWA South Manchester Local Group, to be considered and voted on at our AGM on Saturday 14th November (see Future Events):   SMANCLGModelConst11-15.doc   Please make every effort to attend; we're your Local Group - we rely on an active, engaged…
Sun 10th Aug 2014
Amended venue & parking info We will meet at the entrance to Ilam Park (SK134508). There should be enough free parking at that time of the morning between the bridge and the Park. There is also a National Trust car park in Ilam Park - free to NT members, otherwise there's a charge. As it is quite a…
Thu 19th Sep 2013
Good news! The Peak Park Authority have decided to make a traffic regulation order (TRO) under section 22BB(2)(a) of the Road Traffic Regulation  Act (RTRA) 1984 to prohibit use by "mechanically propelled vehicles" at any time along the Roych, above Chapel-en-le-Frith.  So, no more 4x4s or…
Here are a few photos that I took yesterday afternoon as South Manchester group celebrated its 25th anniversary.  Many thanks to Ken & Margaret for hosting a very enjoyable barbeque, and to Jean for making the cake - a delicious fruit cake with marzipan and icing.   Roger  
Fri 19th Oct 2012
From The Ramblers: Hello LDWA WalkersI love the Peak District, it’s my favourite part of the country to go walking. When I want to escape, I head to Hathersage for tranquility and awe-inspiring scenery.  I'm sure fellow walkers, you must know what I mean. But on some paths, instead of…
Wed 20th Jun 2012
Steve Rennie has told us about a new Long Distance Path not that far away - the Stanza Stones Trail.  47 miles in length, it links Marsden with Ilkley, visiting six monumental stones inscribed by Pip Hall with specially-commisioned poetry by Simon Armitage.  It is divided into three stages -…