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Monthly Archives: MARCH 2017


80th Anniverary Celebration Pictures

Herewith a selction of pictures taken during the celebration at Pytchley Village hall taken by ian and Carna.
                                Everything stops for Tea.
      Keith praying that the Chairman's speech will be short.  It was.
                           Chairman's short speech.
 John C recalling times past in KDRC.
                   One of our Honourary Life Members John C cutting the cake.
                            The Toast "Kettering and Distric Rambling Club.
                     The fabulous Market Harborough Ukelele Group in full voice
                                  "Let's twist again like we did last Summer!"

posted by CHANGERINGER on  March 30, 2017 9:37  under Special Occasions

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SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2017

Anyone want some gaiters?

 One of our members has a pair of black, nylony, Luckstone gaiters that they cannot use as they are too big and they wonder if someone would like them.  She's  giving them away to anyone who could get use out of them.  She suggests they are a large size which is why they are of no use to her.
If you are interested please contact the Chairman via his usual number.

posted by CHANGERINGER on  March 26, 2017 13:41  under General

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SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2017

Saturday 25th March 2017 Walk Report.

Looking at the pictures below you could belieive that Spring had finally sprung as the group made it way from the Exeter Arms at Barrowden although it was cool at at first but it turned into a lovely day.
The walk was around 6 miles and took in part of Wakerley, returning for lunch at the Exeter Arms.
Thanks to Richard for organising and leading the walk and to Julie for back marking. Thanks also to Carna for the lovely pictures
                                              Harringworth Viaduct.
                                                        Slightly soft going?
                                   Does rambling get any better than this
                                    South of the Border down old Rutland Way
                 No holding them when their nose is to the stable door!
                                        "Last one in the pub buys the drinks!"
 Finally:Could anything say Spring has arrived more than the sight of this one day
 old lamb?

posted by CHANGERINGER on  March 26, 2017 9:56  under Walk Reports

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Thursday 23rd March 2017 Walk Report

24 of us set off from the Red Lion at Warmington on a bright and breezy Spring day for a six mile walk across mostly field edge paths with a little bit of road walking and just one or two muddy fields. After a climb up a gentle slope about a mile from the village we were rewarded with brillints views back across to where Fotheringhay church could be seen in the distance.
During our "banana break" we were diverted by seeing a single roe deer then a separate group of five or six was seen.
At this stage the wind was more wintry than springlike but the sun shone continuously.
We returned to the Red Lion for a well deserved lunch.
Thanks to Sue and Jem for organising and leading an excellent walk.

posted by CHANGERINGER on  March 23, 2017 15:47  under Walk Reports

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80th Anniversary Walk 11th march 2017.

The celebrations for the club’s 80th birthday started on the morning of the 11th March with a walk around Hills and Dales.  The day was dry and mild and a group of 28 members set off through this quarry area towards Twywell.   On the way a dog attached itself to us and seemed that we were more interesting than its owner who was some distance away and calling to the dog.  Eventually after much persuasion dog and owner were reunited.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

We arrived at The Olde Friar in Twywell who were expecting us for coffee.  A nice surprise and lovely to be able to sit outside the pub and chat for a while.  There was a lot of talk and excitement about the forthcoming evening celebration

The return journey passed through the edges of some slightly muddy fields and we bumped into Anne, our chairman’s wife, who was out walking the dog  (obviously she had left her husband at home presumable doing some housework!)
A big thank you goes to Gloria and Linda for leading the walk and organising the coffee break.
  Thanks to Carna for the picture of the happy band at the Old Friar.


posted by CHANGERINGER on  March 18, 2017 12:11  under Walk Reports

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