A good turnout on a damp February 13th for the new walk in St Georges. Meet in the car park behind the cricket club TF2 9LU , 10.30 every Thursday. Walk will last about 75 minutes. All welcome.
Due to the terrible weather forecast we have decided to cancel the Madeley walk on that day,
From March 2nd 2020 the Monday afternoon Apley walk is moving back to its original starting place on Peregrine Way by the Iron Horse gate (TF1 6TH). (Until the end of February they are meeting in Leegomery, by the post box near the shops, TF1 6NA)
The next walk leader training has been arranged for the afternoon of Thursday February 6th in Wellington. If you would like to train as a walk leader please contact [email protected].
The picture shows Steve, our Chair, presenting Walk Leader Certificates to David Kippax and Geoff Baxter at the Shawbirch Walkers Christmas lunch on 16th December.
Please see https://gallery.mailchimp.com/…/abc3493…/XmasMessage2019.pdf for a Christmas message from Steve.
Sorry for the short notice but please see https://gallery.mailchimp.com/…/c879…/The_Great_Stay_Out.pdf for details of a message from our chair about a sponsored walk from Denso Manufacturing to ASDA Donnington Wood, followed by an optional free live music gig and an optional sleep out.
10.00 am for 10.30 am. Meeting Point House
The 2019 AGM will be a short business meeting followed by guest speaker , Nigel Cane-Honeysett, Shropshire’s own ‘Spiderman’. Nigel’s talk is entitled “Learn to Love Spiders” – a brief look at the UK’s spiders and why they are fascinating and useful. His talk will be illustrated with slides, but no real specimens.
Members of Telford Amnesty International group, are holding a sponsored walk to raise funds for Amnesty’s important work for Human Rights.
All are invited to join them for this interesting 5 mile walk on Sunday 8th September 2019.
Meet for a prompt 10.00 am start at Coalbrookdale Community Centre car park, Wellington Rd, TF8 7DX.
The route has a gradual ascent at the start, follows tracks and paths offering views of the Ironbridge Gorge area. There are descending steps towards the end. It may be muddy in some parts. Allow 3 hours, to include breaks.
Organised as part of “I am team GB”, this is a legacy project following the Olympic games with the aim of getting people active. An half hour to 1 hour walk starting / ending at DMUK , probably taking in the Eco garden and the guillotine locks. There will be some coffee/tea and cake on the return. There are 20 Walking for health places and 20 for DENSO Associates.. Current forecast is dry with little chance of rain. Please email [email protected]walkingforhealthtelfordandwrekin.org.uk if interested in the Walking for Health places.
The next Walk Leader Training has been arranged for Friday October 4th at the Madeley Court Medical Centre. The day will start at 9.45 am for 10.00 am and last until 4 pm. Please email [email protected] for further details and to book your place.