Are you making the most of your Ramblers Association membership?
Remember you can get discounts on your walking gear.......
15% at Cotswold Outdoors, Snow & Rock, Runners Need & Millets and an extra 10% at GoOutdoors.
Always have your membership card with you when you shop.
Upcoming events & other news.......
Greater Manchester Walking Festival 2019;
This year's Greater Manchester Walking Festival runs for the whole of May.
The RTG Saturday Stroller walks during May and the group walk from Uppermill on the 16th May all feature in the festival programme.
For full programme details visit; gmwalking.co.uk
Saddleworth Museum Heritage Walks;
From May to July a series of led walks are planned around Saddleworth to find out about Ammon Wrigley,the Chew Valley Tramway
and the history of the Pot'n'Pans memorial. (cost £3 per adult)
For full details and to book a place ring 01457 874 093
Walking for Health in Trafford;
These local, weekly, short walks are aimed at those who may be older or less active due to medical conditions. There are several locations across Trafford where walks start from. The walks are all led by trained leaders and finish with a cup of tea/coffee.
For more information please contact Dave Walmsley at email@example.com
New bus service; The Saddleworth Rambler (No; 356)
A new service now connects the Saddleworth villages of Denshaw, Delph, Dobcross, Diggle and Uppermill.
The 356 timetable links with the rail service times from Greenfield and runs hourly Monday - Saturday (no Sunday service)
For full details check the Transport for Greater Manchester website. www.tfgm.com
New General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).......
From 25th May 2018 we can only send you a copy of the walks leaflet by email if you have actively opted to receive information from the Ramblers Association by email.
To keep in touch please make sure to visit the Ramblers Association website and log-in to update your contact preferences.
COULD YOU JOIN OUR FOOTPATH TEAMS?
Ramblers Trafford Group is looking to add members to the Footpath Inspection and Path Maintenance teams.
Members carry out a variety of activities and each person chooses to help in whatever way suit them best.
Some walk local footpaths and check that the paths meets the standards laid down by Trafford Council.
We also have small teams maintaining paths by cutting back obstructing vegetation,
repairing paths natural surfaces and placing waymarks (yellow circles with black arrows) where needed.
We work out of doors, all year round within the borough of Trafford.
If you are interested in helping with our path work and would like to know more, please contact our
Footpaths Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are booking a holiday through Ramblers Worldwide Holidays please check our links page first .........
Ramblers Trafford Group is a member of The Walking Partnership so every time you book you can nominate us to receive a £10 to £30 per person donation to the group funds.
Did you know.........
Ramblers Holidays also offer short 'Taster Breaks'.... check for availability at; www.ramblersholidays.co.uk/taster-breaks