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Stuart Ellis's Announcements (64)

GROUP WALKING UPDATE

Ramblers has recently announced that restricted group walks can commence from 1 July. Full details available here: https://bit.ly/3ifpNBP.

The key points are:

  • groups limited to max. 6 people including walk leader,
  • advance booking required,
  • decision to resume restricted group walks at the discretion of the local…
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Added by Stuart Ellis on July 1, 2020 at 12:00 — No Comments

Friends of the South Downs 2019/20 Photo Competition

To all budding photographers! 1st Prize £150. Closing date 1st September 2020. Free to enter.

Details are here: https://bit.ly/2N85JTr

Good luck!

Stuart

Added by Stuart Ellis on June 18, 2020 at 14:28 — No Comments

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 12th MAY - ALL GROUP ACTIVITIES SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The latest update from Ramblers (https://bit.ly/3csQlfB) states that all group activities remain suspended until further notice. Government guidelines are as follows:

In England, from Wednesday 13 May:

  • You can exercise outdoors as often as you like alone, with members of your household.
  • You can also exercise with one other person from outside your household, while keeping two metres…
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Added by Stuart Ellis on May 13, 2020 at 12:05 — No Comments

John Warren 1929-2020

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of John Warren. He was 91.

John was a link to the birth of our group, the Brighton & Hove Ramblers, attending and contributing to meetings of the Steering Committee in the early 80s when details of the shape and scope of the group were being thrashed…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on April 29, 2020 at 12:25 — 1 Comment

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE - ALL GROUP ACTIVITIES SUSPENDED FROM 18TH MARCH

Hello All BAHR members,

Following guidance from the Government Ramblers have taken the decision to suspend all group led activities from Wednesday 18th March to at least 31st May 2020. Full details are available here: https://bit.ly/3d6AN1I. The walks programme will be updated accordingly and walk leaders notified.

Please note that the suspension applies to 'all activities by Ramblers…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on March 17, 2020 at 17:04 — No Comments

Ramblers announcement on Coronavirus - advice for members and volunteers

With the spread of Coronavirus Ramblers are following government updates and latest NHS advice closely.  For now, our group walks and events are continuing as planned.  Please visit the Coronavirus page on the Ramblers…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on March 14, 2020 at 13:05 — No Comments

Royal Marsden Cancer Charity Walk - Sunday 29th March

I have been asked by Sussex Rambler magazine to help publicise this event:

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On behalf of our Chairman I have organised a charity walk in aid of the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity around the countryside of Hurstpierpoint and Wolstonbury Hill. There is a 3km or a 9km route. This charity is important to our Chairman as they successfully treated his 18 month grand daughter for cancer, she is now a bubbly 10 years old.



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Added by Stuart Ellis on March 12, 2020 at 12:12 — No Comments

BAHR 2019 Xmas Lunch - tip collection for staff

Just to let you know that we collected £100 as a tip for the wonderful staff who looked after us so well. Many thanks. I'll pass this onto the Metropole for distribution to the staff.

I certainly enjoyed the day despite the horrible weather and hope you did too! I also hope you all got home safely. Typically today is lovely sunshine!!

Have a great Christmas and New Year and thanks for being such a wonderful group. It all starts again Jan…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on December 13, 2019 at 12:45 — No Comments

BAHR 2019 AGM - Friday 15th November

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of Brighton & Hove Ramblers will take place on Friday 15th November:



Venue: Bishop Hannington Church, Nevill Avenue, Hove BN3 7NH

Time: 7.30 - 9.30 pm



Ample parking is available in the church car park and surrounding roads (no permit required). The #5A bus stops outside the church. An Induction Loop system is available for those with hearing issues as well as toilets for the…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on October 17, 2019 at 9:30 — No Comments

PLACES AVAILABLE FOR BAHR 2019 XMAS LUNCH - THURSDAY 12TH DECEMBER

Places are still available for the 2019 Xmas Lunch on Thursday 12th December @ 1300. It will be held again at The Hilton Brighton Metropole's splendid belle epoque 1890 restaurant, overlooking the seafront, which will be reserved exclusively for our group. The cost is £25 (incl. VAT) per person for a 3 course buffet with lots of choice and tea/coffee and mince pies.

To speed things up you can pre-order your bottle(s) of wine (see wine list attached) which will be…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on October 3, 2019 at 11:30 — No Comments

10th Anniversary Celebration - South Downs National Park

This has been forwarded by Ramblers Sussex Area:

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This year is the 10th anniversary of Hilary Benn signing the confirmation order that established the South Downs National Park, which Ramblers local groups were active in supporting.



A special celebration is being organised at Ditchling Village Hall on Monday 11th November, from 11.30am until 2.00pm.  Hilary Benn has kindly agreed to come down to Ditchling and…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on September 5, 2019 at 12:00 — No Comments

NEW DATE ANNOUNCED FOR FIRST AID TRAINING - 5TH NOVEMBER 2019

For those who missed out on July's training session please go to https://bit.ly/2Ld2biN to book a place. Please pass the word around and hope that you have sufficient time this time round to make any necessary arrangements to attend.

Thanks Stuart

Added by Stuart Ellis on August 30, 2019 at 18:22 — No Comments

FIRST AID TRAINING OFFER FROM RAMBLERS IN ASSOCIATION WITH ST. JOHN AMBULANCE - FRIDAY 26TH JULY 2019

Ramblers have teamed up with St.John Ambulance to provide First Aid training for Ramblers members. It will consist of a half-day training course to cover the basics, rooted in the scenarios you’re most likely to face on a group walk.  Whether you are faced with cuts and grazes, broken bones, or something more serious – this course will give you…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on July 22, 2019 at 16:43 — 1 Comment

BAHR 2019 Christmas Lunch @ The Hilton Brighton Metropole 1890 Restaurant - 12th December

This year's Christmas Lunch on Thursday 12th December @ 1300 will be held again at The Hilton Brighton Metropole's splendid belle epoque 1890 restaurant, overlooking the seafront, which will be reserved exclusively for our group. The cost is £25 incl. VAT per person for a 3 course buffet with lots of choice and…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on June 4, 2019 at 9:30 — 2 Comments

Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood Award 2019 - VOTE FOR BRIGHTON & HOVE!

Brighton & Hove has been shortlisted with 9 other towns for this year's Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood Award. Hastings was last year's winner. The winner is the town with the most votes and it's open to everyone and anyone so please vote and also notify your friends, relations....everyone you know....using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on June 3, 2019 at 11:33 — No Comments

BRIGHTON BEACH CLEAN WITH PIER2PIER - SATURDAY 20 APRIL 12-2 PM

Brighton & Hove Ramblers (BAHR) have joined forces with Pier2Pier for their grand Easter beach clean on Saturday 20th April from 12 to 2 pm. We are expecting national press coverage and Caroline Lucas MP so please join us for a fun and informative day helping to improve our environment.
Meeting point: i360…
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Added by Stuart Ellis on April 14, 2019 at 14:00 — No Comments

TRULEIGH HILL LANDSCAPE PROJECT COMMUNITY CONSULTATION - Sunday 3rd March

Sussex Area Ramblers has informed us of this consultation taking place this weekend. Details are attached. Truleigh Hill and its surroundings is an area we regularly walk in so good to know that the South Downs National Parks Authority is engaged with the local community about plans for the future.

Please note that shuttle buses will be running from the junction of Mill Hill and Erringham Road, Shoreham by Sea up to Truleigh Hill YHA and…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on February 27, 2019 at 12:49 — No Comments

Time to Talk Week : 2 - 10 February 2019

Ramblers has teamed up with the mental health anti-stigma campaign Time to Change to highlight the well-being benefits of walking (Time to Talk leaflet)

Time to…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on January 27, 2019 at 13:09 — No Comments

Evelyn Film/Documentary - Saturday 8 December 2018 - Duke's @ Komedia, Brighton

Ramblers are partnering with CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) to help promote this documentary (https://goo.gl/M3RHSB) which shows how a family use walking as a means to reconnect after their son/brother took his own life. A large chunk of the film is shot on a walk.

The production company are screening the film at a selection of independent cinemas around the…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on November 2, 2018 at 13:31 — No Comments

BAHR 2018 AGM - Friday 9th November

This is notification that the 2018 Annual General Meeting of Brighton & Hove Ramblers will take place on Friday 9th November:

  • Venue: Bishop Hannington Church, Nevill Avenue, Hove BN3 7NH
  • Time: 7.30 - 9.30 pm

Full details are available on the Committee Stuff page.

An email notification has been sent to all members for whom we have an email address (please note that some…

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Added by Stuart Ellis on October 15, 2018 at 10:40 — No Comments

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