NEWSLETTER March – June 2018
We send our belated condolences to Bob Foulkes family. Bob was a strong support and campaigner for Mid Stafford Group serving on the committee for many years.
Hello everybody, welcome to this edition of our Newsletter and details of the walks and activities that have been organized for our members and prospective members.
Angie has volunteered to become our Chair. Following the AGM 18 members came to support us. The photographic presentation by Tony Leach and Rob Cowell on Iceland was amazing thank you.
David Jakeman has step down as walks secretary as he and Caroline have moved away. We wish to express our sincere thanks for all the hard work and valuable contributions to the Mid Stafford Ramblers.
For the time being Len and Jenny Maddock will organise the long walk programme this only a temporary measure.
Alan Jackson and Steve Craddick have both volunteered to be on the committee. We have a few more vacancies in particular walks, social and website secretary. Any prospective volunteers please come along to our next committee meeting on the 4th June 2018 at 7.30pm, Haling Dene, Penkridge.
Please could you let the membership secretary know of any changes in email address or if you wish to have a paper copy, please notify Len Maddock Tel: 01785 841094 or email len.maddock@hotmail>
Dates for your diary
Coach Ramble Saturday12th May 2018 Joint Wolverhampton/Mid Stafford Ramblers to Grasmere, Lake District. Pick up point Methodist Church, Penkridge ST19 5FA at 7.20 am return from the Lakes at 6.00pm. Cost £20.00. Cheques payable to Wolverhampton Ramblers Association please send to John Youens, 29 Grosvenor Court, Lime Tree Avenue, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton WV6 8UB. To book a place please contact Helen email howefamily@blue yonder.co.uk
Weekend Break Friday18th- Saturday19thth May 2018 to Abergavenny. Organised by Sally and Gerald to very a picturesque area. Please contact Sally Tel: 01785 713738. Please book direct for accommodation, www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/wales/monmouthshire/abergavenny/abergavenny.html? Own transport required.
Coach Ramble Mid Stafford Ramble 8th September 2018 more details to follow in the next newsletter.
Weekend Break Friday14th to Saturday15h September 2018. Organised by Nicky to the Patterdale Hotel, Glenridding Lake District. Please contact Nicky Cork Tel: 0790229497. The cost per person £126.00 excluding lunch. For an extra charge they offer packed lunch. Own transport required.
AGM group Friday 2rd November 2018 at 7.15pm. St Michael Hall, Market Street, Penkridge.
AREA AGM November 2018 TBC.
Christmas Social Friday 14th December 2018 at 7.30pm a pool supper at St Michaels Hall, Market Street, Penkridge. Photographic presentation by Gerald Griffin. Please note new venue
Secretary: Jenny Maddock, 36 Ashleigh Crescent, Wheaton Aston, Stafford ST19 9PN