UTTOXETER WALKING CLUB
GENERAL INFORMATION - 2017


1. SUBSCRIPTIONS: Adults £5.00 Children. £1.00
Renewal membership should be paid by 31st of January.
Members joining after September 1st to pay half the annual subscriptions.

2. TRANSPORT: People accepting lifts for a walk should offer the driver a voluntary contribution towards costs. This will depend on distance covered and number of passengers. Car parking charges should be shared by all occupants.

3. Non members are welcome to attend two walks and then pay the subscription on their third walk.

4. Weekend outings are open to all members who have paid their subscriptions, subject to availability.

5 On coach trips it is the club’s policy that departure times will be strictly adhered to except in an emergency situation.

6. Everyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult with parental responsibility.

7. Dogs may be allowed on walks at the leader’s discretion. Dogs must always be kept on a lead on farmland, and be easily restrained at other times. Members are reminded they may be personally liable for any damage caused by dogs under their control.

8. PUBLICITY: Will walk leaders please let Susan Halton (01889 566013 or 07783 320873) have details of the walk before the 15th of the previous month and also notify her of any changes to the annual programme.

9. Will walk leaders please make a point of welcoming any new member on a walk and provide information on the club’s policies.

10. For details of walks please refer to posters displayed in:
Uttoxeter Library, Balance Street Health Centre, Uttoxeter Leisure Centre and Doveridge Village Club or www.uttoxeterwalkingclub.co.uk/month.htm

11. INSURANCE: The walking club has taken out Civil Liability Insurance with the Ramblers for its official programme. Participation in any event is entirely at an individual’s risk

12. Ramblers Walk Leaders checklist is available from the secretary.

13. Walkers are responsible for taking their own First Aid Kit.

14. Please ensure you are appropriately clothed and equipped taking into account weather and walk conditions, particularly with regard to footwear. Walks can be on uneven ground, and/or muddy. Wear comfortable clothing, not jeans, as these will be very uncomfortable once wet, and please bring a waterproof jacket. If in doubt about likely walk conditions, consult the walk leader.

15. Walks will have varying start times, although short Sunday walks normally start at 9.30 a.m. from the Church end of the main car park and long walks at 9 a.m. Weekday walks normally start from the car park at Bramshall Road recreation ground also at 9.30 am. Saturday walks have varying start times. Please check walk publictity to be sure of start time. If there are any queries or problems please contact the walk leader.