hosted by Kernow Boots, the 20-30s group. About 60 members came along
(apparently the biggest in years). Four Cornwall Council officers
were also there - including the Director: a testament to the solid
relationship between the council and the Cornwall Ramblers.
Particular points to note:
- Graham Ronan, Cornwall Chair, launched the Cornwall Ramblers
Challenge Cup. This will be awarded to the Group with the highest %
increase in members over the next twelve months.
- The Area has set up REACT - the Ramblers Environmental Action
Clearing Team - to help clear blocked footpaths. The first session had
22 members take part, clearing footpaths blocked for over 30 years,
and it'll be going out monthly, working closely with the council.
- The council has trained Ramblers volunteers to undertake Cropping
and Ploughing Inspections, to a standard where the evidence would be
admissible in court if necessary. Again, an excellent example of
All told, it was a positive, forward-looking, and fun event. Thanks to
Graham and Sylvia Ronan, Christine James, and others for their
Next week: Avon.
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