Every three months our Chair, Tony Wilson, will issue a News Letter summarising the previous 3 months and outling future events
T&DR Newsletter - October 2017
Ihope that you have enjoyed the current walks programme with opportunities for both short, long and tea shop walks.
The new Walks Programme covering the period November – January 2018 is now attached but you will note that the programme currently has a few gaps. We hope these will be filled shortly. The latest version of the programme will be available at the AGM. If you are interested in leading a walk please let one of the Committee know. New walk leaders are always needed and there are plenty of volunteers who will come and help you recce walks and act as back marshals.
In the last newsletter I mentioned that Karen Bridgman and Mary Watt were exploring the use of an App: View Ranger, which can track walks and assist in navigation. Unfortunately further work has shown that View Ranger is no a viable option for our Group as it can’t be used by all mobile phone users. We will however keep an eye on other options.
I have had the privilege of being your Chair for the last year but feel that I must now step down and provide an opportunity for someone else to lead our Group. Catherine Jordan is also stepping down and so there will be a vacancy for another Committee member. If you are interested in being on the Committee or taking on the role of Chair please let me or our Secretary, Deborah Welland, know by Saturday 21 October 2017 . Names will then go forward for consideration at the AGM.
This year for our Annual Dinner we will be trying out a lunch rather than an evening meal. This will take place at the Langstone Cliff Hotel, Dawlish Warren at the end of January. Anne will provide more details.
Devon Area AGM
This year’s Devon Area AGM will take place on Saturday 10 February 2018 at Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre. In addition to AGM business and morning walks led by the Totnes Group, the guest speaker for the afternoon will be John Risdon, who is a well known South Devon tour guide and who will be speaking on the subject of the Middle Dart. All Members are invited to attend, travel expenses will be met by T&DR as well as a £5 contribution per person to the cost of the lunch buffet and drinks (£10.80). Full details will be provided by David Hinchliffe (Area Secretary) at our AGM.
Website and Blog
Personal Details Update
Tony Wilson, Chair of Teignmouth & Dawlish Ramblers
2.00 – 4.00 pm Sunday 5 November 2017, Holcombe Village Hall
1. Chairman’s welcome
3. Minutes of last AGM.
4. Matters arising from the Minutes
5. Update from Devon Area Secretary, David Hinchliffe
6. Officers’ Reports
7. Election of the Committee for 2017-18
8. The use of T&D Reserves
9. Any Other Business
To be followed by a cream tea and 30th Anniversary cake