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events, please use our new email address
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17 September 2022
Our train walks on 1 October 2022 may be
affected by industrial action on the railways. Please
contact us nearer the
time for further information.
16 September 2022 - Train Walk Update
for Saturday 24 September
The moderate/strenuous Marsden Circular
walk will now be from the 0953 Huddersfield to Manchester
Piccadilly train. This is due to a change in the rail
timetable since our train walks leaflet went to print.
15 September 2022 - Leaders' Meeting
and Navigation Course on Sunday 18 September
A reminder of this event for members, which
will be held at St Andrew's Hall, Market Street, Skipton,
BD23 2JE (opposite Wetherspoons) from 1.30 for 2.00 pm.
If you intend to come and haven't already
done so, please let Diane Taylor know.
There will be a Powerpoint presentation
and an opportunity to practice various navigation skills.
If you have a copy of the OL2 map and a compass, please
bring them along (spares will be available).
Refreshments will be provided.
13 September 2022
Please send any digital photos for inclusion
in the "film show" at our Annual General Meeting
in November to Martyn Benton as soon as possible, but no
later than 15 October 2022. Currently there are insufficient
photos to make the "film show" viable, so unless
further contributions are received, a show may not be provided.
Photos can be sent by email, on a CD or on a portable computer
9 September 2022 - Train Walks Update for
Saturday 17 September
The planned industrial action on the railways
on this date has been called off, so both our walks will
now go ahead as originally advertised.
24 August 2022
Please send any contributions
for the next members' newsletter (October 2022) to the editor,
Fiona Robertson, as soon as possible, but no later than
3 October 2022.
24 July 2022
The information in the Train
Walks section now includes the scheduled
train arrival time within the booking details for
individual walks. Each walk officially begins upon the actual
arrival of the train at the designated station, where you
20 July 2022
The society's bank details
have now changed. For any members wishing to make payments
to us via bank transfer, please now use the account details
on the Join Friends of DalesRail
5 March 2022 (amended item)
Updated details of our Lake
District members' walks, which will take place from April
to October this year have now been added to the Members
Our Annual General Meeting
took place today at the Black Horse Hotel, Skipton and was
preceded by a short Extraordinary General Meeting at which
an amendment to paragraph 5 iii of the society's constitution
was agreed. The amended constitution can be read here.
Next year's autumn holiday
will take place from Thursday 13 to Sunday 16 October 2022
at Purdy Lodge,
Belford, Northumberland. Booking details will be included
in a future edition of the members' newsletter.
18 May 2021
Anyone interested in joining
us can now become a member online, by filling in our New
membership application form.
24 November 2020
As our Annual General Meeting
has been postponed until 2021,
please click here to view our accounts for the financial
year 2019-20 and our five year trends. (PDF file,