Newsletters


Newsletter - August 2020

From Graham Instrell, Chair of the Wiltshire LDWA: "To keep you up to date, this is the walks situation nationally and in the Wiltshire group. Following sensible cancellation of all social and challenge walks during lockdown the National Executive Committee (NEC) approved commencement of LDWA walks…

Newsletter - July 2020

Welcome to the July 2020 edition of the Wiltshire LDWA Newsletter. Whilst we still await the return of regular organised walks, it's probably more important than ever that we continue to communicate with our members. In this month's newsletter: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update; Group E-mail…

Newsletter - June 2020

From Graham Instrell, Wiltshire LDWA Chair "How nice it is that we can now travel to walk all day somewhere distant and meet someone to do it with. We're so lucky to be able to be in out-of-the way places and stay away from the madding crowd at "beauty spots". There's plenty of room for all of us!…

Newsletter - May 2020

Hi everyone. I hope you're still observing the Government's latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidelines on social distancing and are remaining virus free.  I started Nordic walking to make my daily exercise a little more challenging! My target is to be able to squeeze through my front door when we…

Newsletter - April 2020

Hi everyone. I hope the self-isolating isn't preventing you from walking in the great outdoors. It would appear it's one of the few pleasures left open to us at the present time. Normally I don't have a problem finding material for the newsletter, but this one has been the easiest yet, almost…

Newsletter - March 2020

Hopefully the recent storms haven't affected your walking plans too much. Many groups, including ours, have been forced to cancel walks in the past few weeks. Hopefully the worst of the weather will soon be over. Personally I've quite enjoyed the break from having to clean my walking boots ...  …

Newsletter - February 2020

In this month's newsletter: Committee Meeting on 14th January 2020; Volunteers Needed; London Trivia #3; and Forthcoming Walks     Committee Meeting on 14th January 2020   The key points from the recent committee are as follows: It was formally agreed that Andy Todd becomes the group's…

Newsletter - January 2020

On behalf of the new Wiltshire LDWA committee, I'd like to begin by wishing you all a very Happy New Year. We look forward to walking with as many of you as possible over the next 12 months. In this month's newsletter: Thank you; Possible Traffic Disruption; Annual General Meeting (AGM); Adrian's…

Newsletter - December 2019

  Seasons' greetings from the committee of the Wiltshire LDWA   As we say goodbye to Lesley, I must begin by welcoming all the new members who have chosen to join us recently by taking advantage of the LDWA's introductory membership offer. I remember doing exactly the same 7 years ago! In this…

Newsletter - November 2019

  So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye ... to Lesley!   From Lesley Bellis: "This announcement may come as a surprise to some of you but after much thought and consideration over the last 6 months I have decided to move back up to the frozen north. I could say it’s because it’s too…

Newsletter - October 2019

Happy Autumn everyone!   I'll start by congratulating group members Sheena Findlay, Lucy Robins, Clare Staff and John Walker, as well as Gwyneth Littlejohn from the Bristol & West group, who all took part in the 56-mile Bullock Smithy recently. John had to retire at 32 miles but the others went on…

Newsletter - September 2019

Welcome to what is already my 20th newsletter, the circulation for which has increased each month. Thank you for your continued support. On behalf of the group, welcome to our new members, as well as those from other groups who have chosen to 'associate' with us. In this month's newsletter: Walks…