Author Archives : Naomi

Stirchley Walk Moving to Monday

With immediate effect the Stirchley walk is moving to Monday, the Town Park Walk on Monday is currently not running. We have hopes of restarting the Thursday Town Park walk soon, the Friday walk is running.

New Walk Announcement

We are pleased to announce our first new walk since the start of the lockdowns in 2020. Starting on April 19th 2021 at 11.00 amm there will be a Grade 2 walk from outside the cafe at the Bowring Park in Wellington. We have plans for another in South Telford too, watch this space.

Back in business, with new leaders

Most of our walks restarted in the week beginning March 29th. The eased restrictions also allowed us to hold the demo walk for our new trainee leaders. Here they are with 3 familiar faces . Look out for an announcement of a new walk too.

The next year

As previously announced Ramblers Walking for Health scheme will become Ramblers Wellbeing Walks during 2021. We held a General Meeting of leaders, volunteers and walkers via Zoom on February 24th at 2 pm.  This was well attended and pleasant. We decided to go with the Ramblers new scheme for a year, but, during this year, there […]

Changes are Coming

Ramblers Walking for Health scheme will become Ramblers Wellbeing Walks during 2021. You can see the background to this here . Note this was revised on 19th February. We need to decide whether to stay with the Ramblers or become independent. We are calling a General Meeting of leaders, volunteers and walkers to plan our […]

Wishing you a Happy Christmas and New Year

Greetings from all the committee. For the second year, the Shawbirch group decided that, instead of sending each other cards, they would have a collection for the Severn Hospice which is on their patch. The picture shows Malcolm handing over the money (well, with a big wipe-off cheque for the same amount).  A win-win situation, […]

Walks able to restart from Wednesday December 2nd

We are pleased to be able to tell you that our walks can restart from Wednesday December 2nd.Update: The only pre-lockdown walks that are not restarting are Stirchley on a Tuesday and Town Park on a Thursday (Monday and Friday are running) . All the others including Apley (pictured below) are definitely restarting.

Brief AGM Report

We had a successful, though different, AGM via Zoom on 17th November . Malcolm Skelton was awarded the Alf Clewes shield,  5 walk leaders were awarded certificates for their extra help during the summer , Iris Warnock, one of our older walkers, was awarded a certificate for her exploits  (walking the Telford T50 50 Mile Trail in sections, amongst […]