During the recent months we have had plenty of sunshine and warm, dry weather which has contributed to the enjoyment of our walks. I should now like to welcome you all to our Autumn programme and I hope the weather will remain favourable so that we can continue to enjoy the countryside in all its Autumn splendour.
I am pleased to report that the overall membership number remains very stable as does the number of members supporting the walks. However, it is very encouraging to note that we continue to attract new members on a regular basis.
There continues to be plenty of activity on the Essex Area front. Remember you can see what is happening by looking at the Essex Area Update which comes out every month and which can be viewed on the website www.essexarearamblers.co.uk
Please note that the Group’s AGM will be held at the Queen Victoria PH, Woodham Walter following the walk and lunch on Saturday 28th October. At this meeting I will be standing down as Chairman having held this office for 3 years. As such, I would like to thank everyone who has contributed during this time to the continuing success of the Group and to the support I have received from the Committee, walk leaders and all of you who have attended the walks. This has been very much appreciated and I am sure you will all support my successor in the same way.
I hope you enjoy this latest programme and I look forward to enjoying your company on our future walks.