News and Reports

NEWSBRIEF AUGUST 19

NEWS FROM THE WALLS 1. The Penrith Show walling competition was a great success this year and our thanks are due, as ever, to George Allonby and his team for the organisation. 18 wallers were registered, but three failed to t
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Members Meet 3 High Close Langdale

An ancient retaining wall to be repaired on a sloping site in pleasant woodland; unusually, requiring to be only a meteror so in height. Another good attendance especially on the Saturday, and weather conditions quite bearabl
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Uphill Wall Course, Troutbeck Bridge April ’19

On  this   pleasant Sunday, 9 eager wallers ( & 1 small spaniel) assembled to teach/learn the mysteries of building walls on sloping terrain. The woodland wall, belonging to the Troutbeck Bridge  Stud farm, was in danger
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Members April Newsbrief

                                NEWSBRIEF : April 2019                          ……………….From the Secretary     A GOOD NUMBER OF THINGS TO SIGN UP TO IN THIS EDITION!   PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
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MEMBERS MARCH NEWSBRIEF – II

CUMBRIA BRANCH — WINNER OF THE LARGE BRANCH OF THE YEAR 2018 Yes! The Chairman was presented with the Award at the recent national AGM in Skipton. Congratulations to us all for making a success once again!  Onwards and upward
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MEMBERS MARCH NEWSBRIEF -I

DSWA CUMBRIA BRANCH                 NEWSBRIEF : March 2019 (1)          FROM THE SECRETARY It’s March already!  Time to come out of hibernation and get walling again!  Beginners’ Course The weekend of 16-17 March was the firs
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Arnside Wallathon 17-18 July ’18

Chris Bratt reports:- The weekend at the YHA in Arnside was a success – 17 members pitched up and we managed to construct about 25 metres of wall at sitting height in a (deliberately!) lopsided circle which will form th
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MEMBERS NEWSBRIEF DEC 18

NEWS FROM THE WALLS The 2019 Schedule of Branch Events is now virtually completed and members will be receiving their usual printed copy very soon. We hope that everyone will find they will be able to support at least one mee
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