||KESWICK (Braithwaite), Lakes, via M58
||DOVEDALE (Ilam), Peaks, via M62
||ANNUAL MASS in Cathedral Crypt
||LANGDALE (Windermere), Lakes, via M58
||PENDLE HILL (Barley), Lancs, via M58
||(British Summer Time Ends - )
||AMBLESIDE, Lakes, via M58
||BAKEWELL (& Xmas Market), Peaks, via M62
||GRASSINGTON (& Xmas Market), Yorks, via M58
|12th Jan 2020
||GRANGE (Cartmell), Lakes, via M58
||INGLETON, Yorks, via M58
||ARNSIDE, Lakes, via M58
||BOWLAND, Lakes, via M58
|To all LCRA members and friends. Due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) UK advice, guidance and current restrictions in place, the club has had to make the decision to postpone all LCRA planned walks for the foreseeable future-with immediate effect. As a club that focuses on friendship, health and well being , it was a difficult decision however it is the right decision at this time. As a club, as friends, we have a duty of care to all members and to each other and must therefore protect and minimise the risks to each others health at this time. We urge you to continue to follow government advice (www.gov.uk/governmnet/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response) as advice , as you know, is continuously changing. Please look after yourself and others who may be vulnerable or in isolation at this time.
As a club, we will continue to remain in touch and please contact us via FB with any questions, or just to keep in touch. We will continue to post during this time, and let us all keep in touch ! Social isolation is not conductive to our mental health,which is why we all have to keep in touch. Stay safe and well and will see you all very soon
||(British Summer Time Starts - )
||HAWKSHEAD, Lakes, via M58
||ANGLESEY (South Stack), Wales, via Tunnel
||CONISTON, Lakes, via M58
||EYAM, Peaks, via M62
||GRASMERE, Lakes, via M58
||LLANBERIS (Snowdon), Wales, via Tunnel
SOCIALLY DISTANCED COACHES
The question was asked on Facebook about the possibilities of future organised socially distanced coaches in order to be able to organise future walks. Everyone would have a double seat with nobody else to the front, back or side of you.
As everyone would have to spread out this would see only 24 members allowed on a coach and therefore the cost would be £20 per head to pay for the coach. Some feel this price is too high, but any other price means we would just be losing money.
There are enough who are willing to pay the price to have the day out.
Unfortunately, we currently only have one leader (Helen) happy to go out and therefore we can’t take this on at the moment. We would need B and C leaders as a minimum.
Sunday 2nd August 2020. Meet at Formby Station at 11:00 AM,
you can drive there or take the train.
Ray Mc will be leading a walk, going north towards Southport than returning on the train.
You can do all or part of the walk, there are other stations to use if you want to return sooner.
It is important to respect social distancing guidelines at all times.
Keep spaced out on the walk.
Meeting at asset.store.front (what3words) - Will H
||GLENRIDDING, Lakes, via M58
||MALHAM, Yorks, via M58
||KESWICK, Lakes, via M58
||ANNUAL MASS in Cathedral Crypt
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All journeys via M58 pick up at County Road Opposite Walton Church, The Black Bull, Old Roan and Pimbo at J3 on the M58.
All journeys via M62 pick up at Edge Lane Drive, end of Broadgreen Road. And Warrington Central B&Q.
Tunnel journeys are straight out from William Brown Street in town, with a pick up at tunnel exit by arrangement.
All journeys depart from William Brown Street Opposite Liverpool Museum. And leave at 9.00 a.m.
PARKING IN TOWN
We have been asked to provide details of safe, affordable parking.
Here is one that has been recommended & whilst the club cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of the information or guarantee the safety of your vehicle, etc, etc...
Secure Car Park
Liverpool Central, 1 Heathfield Street (Off Renshaw St) L1 4AT
(tel:0845 600 6456)
Parking for the time you will need is 24 hours for £8
Normal pre-booked online daily rate (6-24 hours) is £6 (+ 75p admin fee)
But if you click on promotion, you can pay just £4 (+ 50p admin fee)
PHONES (Used on Sundays only)
Sally 07866 405545 and Helen 07933 302435
Make a note of them as you may need them on your walk.
Section Rambles House Meetings (all 11 a.m to 1 p.m.)
House Meetings are 11 am to 12 noon and are held on the second Thursday of the month at the Quaker Meeting House in School Lane.
There will still be walks but the dates and leaders will be arranged at the House Meetings each month.
cost of a coach ramble is £12, and bookings may be made either on the coach return
journey, or by contacting Will Harris or Sally Parry.
booking is essential, by telephone or by email.
must be made by Tuesday night prior
to the ramble otherwise members will be liable to pay the full charge
for an empty coach seat.
departures are at 9.00 am prompt unless otherwise stated.
New members may book by sending a cheque
made payable to “L.C.R.A.” to;
Harris, 57 Higher Road, Halewood, Liverpool, L26 1TA
(Tel: 0151 486 6541)
Sally Parry (Tel: 0151 280 4844 / 07866405545)
Clothing and equipment
Members must be suitably dresses and are reminded that they walk at their own risk. Hiking boots must be worn, but on return to the coach you should have a pair of shoes or trainers to replace those muddy boots.
Do not wear jeans made with 100% cotton as they retain moisture – combined with the cold, this could lead to hypothermia. Trousers made with a synthetic fibre/cotton mix are more water-resistant.
You should carry a day rucksack (leaving hands free) containing waterproofs, hat, gloves, spare jumper, sufficient food and plenty of drink plus some instant energy food (eg: a bar of chocolate).
Sun bloc cream is essential in the summer. Everyone should carry a small first aid kit and a torch for emergencies.
In case of saturating rain you should leave a change of clothes on the coach, not in your rucksacks.
All leaders should familiarise themselves of their duties and appoint a whipper-in. They must plan their walk enabling return to Liverpool well before 10.30pm.
Conduct and discipline
Members are expected to maintain the high standard of conduct of the association. Rambling can also be potentially dangerous and strict discipline is required.
Members violating rules or not heeding the leader may be subject to disciplinary action by the committee.
Officers and Committee 2019/20
Chairman GEORGE RILEY
Vice-Chairman HELEN HEUSTON
General Secretary SALLY PARRY
Treasurer WILL HARRIS
Registrar CHRIS HARRIS
GARRY D’ARCY TRACY HIGHAM
JACQUI McNALLY BRIDIE O’CONNOR
DAVE PARRY MARTY SINNOTT
Seniors’ Section Committee
Chairman TONY THOMPSON
Registrar MAUREEN HOWARD
Social Secretary PAT PEARSON
Rambling Secretary MARCIA THOMPSON
updated by David Parry 27th February 2020
No responsibility is accepted for errors or ommissions
Do you have the App on your phone? You should.
The free app helps you find, share and navigate to any precise location. The world is divided into 3 metre squares and each
3m x 3m square has a unique 3 word address.
For example ///filled.count.soap marks the exact entrance to what3words’ London headquarters.
Using the app, enter a place or postcode then navigate to down to the 3m squares to find the 3 words. Enter the 3 words to find a place.
Could be very useful if you need to inform the mountain rescue of your exact position.