East Yorkshire and Derwent Area Ramblers

walking to protect our local countryside

*** CEO's September Newsletter: AGM Dates: English Coast Path Update [September 2017]: Ramblers 2017/2018 GB Walking Festival Plans : - read more by clicking on the NEWS tab above.***

Group AGMs - 2017

agm clip artAnother Ramblers year comes to an end with Group AGMs now being arranged. Below is a list of dates.

 

 

Pocklington - 7pm Wednesday 8th November  

at Pocklington Arts Centre 22-24 Market Pl, YO42 2AR - guest speaker and bar.

GYBO - Sunday 12 November - Details TBA

Howden & Goole - 7.30pm Tuesday 14th November 

at Hook Village Hall DN14 5PF followed by illustrated talk on walking.

Beverley - 7.30pm Tuesday 21st November 

at The Monks Walk, Highgate, Beverley HU17 0DN - guest speaker is ERYC Countryside Access Manager

York - 7.30pm Tuesday 21st  November

at The Black Swan, Peasholme Green, YO1 7PR  - Food at 1830

Scarborough - 7.30pm Thursday 23rd November

at Ayton Village Hall, Wilsons Lane, East Ayton

Ryedale - 2pm Sunday 26th November

at The Memorial Hall, Thornton le Dale, after walk at 10am from Thornton le Dale CP.

Members are encouraged to attend their Group AGM. It is an opportunity to hear reports from your committee and also put questions and suggestions to them.

Please consider volunteering some help to your committee.Most have unfilled roles that would benefit from a fresh input. If interested please contact your Group Secretary or Committee Member for more information.

Welcome to East Yorkshire and Derwent Ramblers

About Us

The East Yorkshire and Derwent Area of the Ramblers' Association has about seventeen hundred members. Additionally, many local walking clubs are affiliated to our organisation. This enables us to have an influential voice when representing the interests of both walkers and lovers of our local countryside. Our main aims are:

  • P1020793Protecting footpaths and other places to which the public has a right of way or access on foot.
  • Defending the beauty of the countryside
  • Promoting walking for everyone including health benefits of outdoor pursuits
  • Advancing the education of the public in subjects concerning access to, preservation of and conservation of the countryside

 

Further information on the aims and objectives of The Ramblers Association can be viewed by clicking Objectives

 

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Safety News

Crossing Railway Tracks

In our area we have many rights of way that cross operational railway lines. Any recce should include an assessment of these high risk hazards when needing to cross such lines. Leaders must exercise extreme care and control of their group.

Network Rail produce a useful crossing safety leaflet. To view and download it click HERE

Animal Anxieties - Horses

We repeatedly advise of a need for care when walking near cows. A recent incident involving a Scarborough member being attacked by a horse is a reminder to take similar care when near equines. Harry Whitehouse of Ryedale Group has provided a brief report of the event. Click HERE to read it.

 

Obituary - David Court

It is with great sadness to tell members that our colleague David Court, Beverley Group Chairman has died after a very short illness.

David's funeral service will be at 2:30pm on Friday 27th October at Haltemprice Crematorium.

CEO's Latest News Update - 25th September 2017

Vanessa phillips photoVanessa Griffiths, Ramblers Chief Executive Officer publishes a news update at regular intervals - to read her latest circulation click HERE

WALKS CALENDAR - hover over a bold date to see walks taking place. Click a walk for full details.

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