News and Reports

MEMBERS NEWSBRIEF February 20

NEWSBRIEF FEBRUARY 2020 WELCOME TO THE NEW YEAR – THE YEAR 2020 (It has been suggested that at least our eyesight should be perfect this year, so maybe more curved walls?) Please note, however, a larger font size as som
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NEWSBRIEF OCTOBER 19

CUMBRIA BRANCH NEWSBRIEF OCTOBER 2019 NEWS FROM THE WALLS There has been a good deal of activity in the branch since the last NEWSBRIEF in August. Two Members’ Practice Weekends at Bolton, Appleby and The Hoad at Ulverston we
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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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