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National Map reading Week.

This may interest MoB members.…Continue

Started yesterday

Nepal

Thanks to all who helped with this at the AGMJust had an email from Doug Scott thanking MoB for the £100 donation - he was keen to point out that all of it will be sent to Nepal to help with the…Continue

Started Jun 21, 2015

'Spring Adventure Talks"

Some MoB members may be interested in these lectures to be held at Ellis Brigham store in Manchester.…Continue

Started Jan 28, 2015

Winter Walk Sunday 7 December 2014

Apologies all. I had hoped to organise this day out - but a last minute work commitment that I can't avoid means I have to be elsewhere. So very sorry about that - and hope that maybe someone else…Continue

Started Nov 21, 2014

 

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Navigation and Compass work

An expert from Silva, the compass manufacturer, is holding a series of workshops on navigation in various Cotswold Stores in the next month or so.

The one in Manchester (Deansgate Store) is on the 5 August at 6.30pm. They are free and last about an hour.

Maybe of interest to MoB members - preparing for Ian's Navigation Skills Day later in August.

Details here -…

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Posted on July 20, 2015 at 11:25

Dave Macleod in Manchester tomorrow

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 17:23

Doug Scott “The Three Peaks: Everest, K2 and Kangchenjunga”

At last nights meeting in Bury I explained I was arranging for Doug Scott to give a lecture in Ramsbottom on Thursday 2 October 2014. The details of his talk are set out below. I hope MoB members will be interested and support the event. I will provide more details when it is finalised and tickets are available. It will be a charity event for Community Action Nepal.

“The Three Peaks: Everest, K2 and Kangchenjunga”

In a stunningly illustrated talk, Doug tells of…

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Posted on June 5, 2014 at 11:21

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At 10:59 on June 13, 2014, Brian Knowles said…

You start small and build from those  beginnings.Shit ,if a slightly edgy character like me can have friends you'll soon be on a roll.

At 17:59 on December 23, 2013, Derek Kenyon said…

Hi Jim I forgot to mention on Wednesday.  On Friday 27th Dec we are having our Christmas stroll at Kenyon's this year. Meeting at mine 10.30am for a walk through the Burrs and back down through Walmersley for some Grub out ours.

Your more than welcome to join us RSPV so Mrs K knows how many to feed.

Thanks for bringing the Screen down it is much appreciated.  Good night was had by all, hope you enjoyed it as much as me.

Have a lovely Christmas

Kind regards

 
 
 

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Mob meeting minutes October

no new updates re event attendees.

Future activities being filled us fast or already full. Pls contact the organiser if interested in attending one.

Mike chambers informed us that there is an old bank account with 0.90p in it that needs closing. He will sort that out.

Photo comp will be at Dec meeting as usual. Pls send in a max of 3 photos to Ian Brewster.

Dave Dickson is planning the Dec mob walk. Looking like 10th to Pendle Hill area.

Mick is looking at March Mob… Continue

Posted by John brandon on October 5, 2017 at 17:30

MOB minutes May meeting Annual AGM

The AGM was well attended with approx 15 members.



Our current chair Cath Skinner did a quick resume of the years' events and thanked the members for their efforts and participation. Particular thanks goes to those who put events on the web site and managed them for all. We have had some great times out and about over the year together.



Thanks to Cath for her chairwoman ship over the year , she has done a great job.



A new chair and deputy were voted in with the… Continue

Posted by John brandon on May 4, 2017 at 20:30

Helping the Bury Jubilee Outdoor Pursuits Centre

Hi - does anyone feel able to respond to the appeal below?

Dave Dickson and I have been involved for a long time but I have now left the area and Dave is probably reaching his last fifty years of useful service (sorry to be so blunt, Dave).

Putting Something Back

If you are from near Bury (Lancashire) and love the outdoors, want to promote opportunities for young people to enjoy the Lakes at minimal cost, have enjoyed using the Bury…

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Posted by Mike Chambers on January 23, 2017 at 11:17

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