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Mon 31st May 2021
Please see below a list of IoW based walks: Sat 19 Jun:  Kingston Circular, 18 miles. Sat 10/Sun 11 Jul:  IOW Ultra, 100k, non-LDWA, but Action Challenge are looking for support staff. Sun 25 Jul:  Arreton Circular, 18 miles. Sun 15 Aug:  IOW Pearl Circular, 18 miles. Sun 12 Sep:  Walk the…
Wed 3rd Mar 2021
To mark the merger of Wessex LDWA Group with the Isle of Wight LDWA Group on the 3rd March 2021, this is the first of two pages about the history of the two groups, this page is all about the IoW group:       The Isle of Wight LDWA Group was re-formed in April 2013 after a seventeen-year…
Following the end of lock-down on 2nd December, the restriction on social walks that had been in place over the last few weeks has now been lifted. This means that groups of up to 30 walkers can once again participate in a Wessex LDWA walk, subject to various conditions as outlined by the National…
I would like to share with you some information about the resumption of social walking within the Wessex group. First, following advice from the LDWA national committee, the current limit of 6 walkers in a group has now been lifted.A maximum of 30 walkers can now meet in a group - it will be up to…
The Opening of Tony's Gate on Saturday 7th December, 2019 at 11am In memory of Tony Farrell, a popular Founder Member and Past Chairman                            Tony Farrell enjoying a Pint Don Shipton lifelong friend of Tony and early Wessex Member and Adam Farrell was present…