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.
Some of our walk leaders helped out at the Denso family day on June 23rd. Here are Steve and John entering into the spirit of things.
The Wellington group are planning a trip to Hodnet Hall again on July 17th. Admission will be £7.50 . They will meet in Wellington at 2 pm as usual, then go in shared cars. See http://www.hodnethallgardens.org/
Here is Steve Shaw, our chair, receiving a cheque from from Martin, a key member of the DENSO Environmental Committee.
We are looking forward to working closely with DENSO , we have been asked to assist with a community event on the 23rd June, train some of their staff as Walk Leaders and help create new walks at their technical site.
There are walks all over Telford , we hope lots of our walkers will join in and we hope to use the day to recruit new walkers and possibly walk locations.