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Sun 20th Jan 2019 Chirk C Walk [Warrington] led by Ken & Geraldine
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10:30 Tue 22 Jan 2019 - CHELFORD Leader Tony Littler. SJ 814751. Dixon Drive far end - L off A537 from Knutsford just before Rly Stn 11 ml. All Day. Moderate. Bring Lunch. ***NEW WALK*** A walk in the Cheshire countryside around Chelford and the surrounding villages. Walk starts at approx 10:30 after arrival of trains from Crewe and Wilmslow Public transport walk. Trains; Crewe: 09:48 (Sandbach: 09:55, Holmes Chapel: 10:00, Goostrey: 10:03) arr 10:08: Wilmslow: 10:28 (Alderley Edge 10:31) arr 10:36; Runcorn: 08:52 (Acton Bridge: 09:01, Hartford: 09:05, Winsford: 09:10) via Crewe 09:48. Other Options via bus from Knutsford.
10:00 Thu 24 Jan 2019 - BOLLINGTON Leader Steve & Gill Sanderson. SJ 937779. Pool Bank CP Palmerston St SK10 5PS 12 ml. All Day. Hard. Bring Lunch. ***NEW WALK*** Lyme Park and back.
10:00 Tue 29 Jan 2019 - WHALEY BRIDGE Leader Anton Woolford. SK 012816. CP nr canal basin 11 ml. All Day. Hard. Bring Lunch. ***NEW WALK*** Route via Cracken Edge, South Head and Eccles Pike. 11ml top end hard walk asc 2450ft. Please note - walked at a brisk pace to keep warm. Bring lunch. Registered Assistance Dogs only. 07760 195014.

Walk Leader's report from Frodsham - Sunday 20th January [Leader Barry Smith]See Full Report
19 Ramblers including first timers Olga and Caroline met on a cold overcast day starting with a chorus of "Happy Birthday" to Anne.We the started a circular tour of Frodsham Hill to our morning break and chocolates at Crow Mere. The sun then appeared as we continued now with views, past Frodsham caves Beacon Hill, and the sadly closed Belmont Pub before climbing back up to Mersey View. This walk was slightly over the usual total ascent for a Sunday Morning walk, but taken at a steady pace, everyone managed O.K. and enjoyed the day.

Walk Leader's report from Congleton - Thursday 17th January [Leader Bill Minshall]See Full Report
17 ramblers plus Keith in the pub at the end. Thanks for supporting a late entry and we were rewarded with a stunning weather day with excellent views from Congleton Edge and the Cloud. Refreshment was taken at the Queens Head which had an excellent choice of ales plus good coffee and tea.

Walk Leader's report from Moore - Sunday 13th January [Leader Christine Martin]See Full Report
38 walkers plus Dennis set off on a chilly morning and completed a short circuit of the nature reserve before heading up the road and over the swing bridge. We then went over fields and Moore meadows and crossed Runcorn road. After crossing fields of horses and the railway we headed through daresbury boarding kennels and then over fields before reaching the Bridgewater canal. It was very windy on the canal and we were all glad we had out winter woollys on. We stayed on the canal towpath until we reached the village stores and then followed the road back to the nature reserve and our starting point. Thanks to the many who turned up and who hopefully enjoyed the walk.

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Tue  22 Jan  10:30  CHELFORD  814749  SK11 9AX Chelford Rly Stn.
11 ml  Full Day  Moderate  Bring Lunch   ***Public Transport walk*** Leader Tony Littler***NEW WALK*** A walk in the Cheshire countryside around Chelford and the surrounding villages. Walk starts at approx 10:30 after arrival of trains from Crewe and Wilmslow.
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Thu  24 Jan  10:00  ALSAGERS BANK  817480  ST7 8BS Black bank CP in Apedale CtryPk off B5367 between village and Knutton 2 ml NW of Newcastle U Lyme.
10 ml  Full Day  Moderate  Bring lunch  Leader Bill Minshall Tel 07771985846.
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Thu  24 Jan  10:00  BOLLINGTON  937779  SK10 5PN Pool Bank CP Palmerston St SK10 5PS
12 ml  Full Day  Hard  Bring Lunch  Leader Steve & Gill Sanderson***NEW WALK*** Lyme Park and back
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Sat  26 Jan  10:30  HAWARDEN  315656  CH5 3DQ Tinkersdale CP. (free) S of town centre on A550
10 ml  Full Day  Moderate  Bring lunch   ***Public Transport walk*** Leader Duncan Goodwin Local Abbeys to North Wales Pilgrim Way #5. Hawarden to Flint. Bus linear. Moderate but at a leisurely pace. Registered Assistance Dogs only. Please speak to leader 48 hours before the walk. Tel 01606836377.
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