|CROYDON VOLUNTEER DEVELOPMENT DAY: 5 JUNE 2015
An opportunity for all volunteers - committee members, walk leaders, working party members etc, to learn more about the work of the Ramblers and to take part in training. Attend either a full day workshop or your choice of morning and afternoon sessions. Topics include walk leading (group management and navigation), Ramblers Routes, the Big Pathwatch, rights of way law and more. The sessions are free and refreshments are provided. Check availability and book
10 March 2015: Board of Trustees issues a consultation statement on the new governance proposals.
|NEW IN THE MEMBERS AREA
Agenda and reports for the March 2015 Council meeting.
Membership figures for February 2015.
|WALK LEADER TRAINING 2015
A second Surrey Area walk leaders training course date at Wotton has been set for Tuesday 1 September. The May course is now full. For full details click here, and to apply please follow the link in the members area.
Farnham Group have announced a leader training course to be held on Saturday 24 October starting at 9.30am. To apply, please follow the link in the members area.
The courses listed are open to all Surrey members.
|ALDERSHOT MILITARY LANDS
An agreement between the MOD Defence Infrastructure Organisation and the Ramblers has been signed. It clarifies the applicability of Military Lands Byelaws to Ramblers' led walks. Walk leaders are strongly encouraged to read the agreement before plannng a walk on these lands, particularly if the intention is to meet at a military car park. It is suggested that walk leaders carry a copy with them on the walk. Both the agreement and a link to the byelaws are in the members' area under "Other Documents".
|LOCAL FOOTPATH SECRETARY WANTED
|HAVE YOU WALKED THIS WINKWORTH PATH?
Some ten years ago the National Trust closed the access off the Busbridge – Thorncombe Street footpath into the Arboretum and along the lower lake (now the wetlands), that joined with the still open public right of way running north – south through the arboretum. If you have walked this route in the past, please provide a witness statement to help our claim to re-establish the route as a right of way. More info...