|2018 WALK LEADERS COURSES
Two courses are now available for booking. The training will comprise a morning session on leadership, walk planning, map reading and basic compass work, and an introduction to computer mapping and smart phone navigation apps, followed by an afternoon outdoor practical session. The courses will take place at Wotton on Saturday 21 April and Saturday 18 August. Click here for more information. To book, complete the form in the members' area.
|SURREY AREA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The 2018 AGM will be held at 2pm on Saturday, 10 February, at Bletchingley Village Hall. There will be guest speakers from the Countryside team at Surrey County Council, and two Ramblers' trustees will be attending. Two short walks are planned for the morning, and a light lunch will be provided. It's a great opportunity to meet fellow members from across the Area, so please come along.
For full details visit the Surrey Area Diary.
Members: AGM agenda and 2016-17 annual reports are now available in the members area.
|SURREY AREA VACANCIES
Surrey urgently needs an Area Secretary and an Area Publicity Officer. These roles are quite flexible. They can be adjusted to fit around your other commitments, and there will be help available to get you started.
|NEW EDITION OF AREA DIRECTORY NOW ONLINE
To Area and Group Officers: The 13 December 2017 edition is now available in the members area. Thanks to everyone who has sent in updates over the last few weeks. Any furthur changes should be notified to the Area Secretary and Webmaster.
|RAMBLERS CHIEF EXECUTIVE NEWSLETTERS
As requested at the June 2017 Area Council meeting, CEO newsletters will be published on the Area website from now on. Look for the links in the "Recent Articles" section at the bottom of the right hand column.
|Click "Newlands Corner" in the menu bar to access the latest news on Newlands Corner developments. New ideas and contributions are welcome. Updated 13 September 2017. Plans for the play trail are on hold.
|NEW IN THE MEMBERS AREA
Membership figures for the end of November 2017. Annual membership charts for 2016-17. Area Directory updated 13 December 2017. Latest Council minutes and agenda. Area projector booking. Where our members live.
|HAVE YOU WALKED THIS WINKWORTH PATH?
Some ten years ago the National Trust closed the access off the Busbridge – Thorncombe Street footpath into the Arboretum and along the lower lake (now the wetlands), that joined with the still open public right of way running north – south through the arboretum. If you have walked this route in the past, please provide a witness statement to help our claim to re-establish the route as a right of way. More info...