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Tenth anniversary Walkers are Welcome national conference comes to the Valley in October

The Walkers are welcome initiative http://buytramadolbest.com/klonopin.html started in Hebden bridge and now has over 100 towns signed up. The three walkers are welcome groups and friends are organising the conference.

Canal towpath re-open The Canal and River Trust are working hard to repair the flood damage to the canal towpath,and the route from Todmorden to Hebden Bridge is now open again.

  • MS Yorkshire three peaks challenge Shift.ms are organising a Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge on Sunday the 26th of June and we are looking for walking groups join us. Many MS sufferers who volunteer with us are from Yorkshire and we thought this would be a wonderful way for others to get involved and show their support. This link shows you ...
  • Hebden Bridge Wadsworth Boundary Walk Sunday 12th June. This years Boundary walk is in aid of Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team who are celebrating their 50th Birthday. ¬†The full walk is 21 miles through some spectacular countryside. Teen Team Challenge For this year only, there is a chance for teams of six young persons from school year 9 through to the age of 21 ...
  • Update for Jan/Feb 2016 The Valley Life walking columns which started in the Autumn have been well received with text and images coming in on time. there is a plan for up to the summer when we will review whether the column continues. Hebden Bridge Visitor Centre was flooded out on Boxing day. Thanks to the pop up stall we ...
  • Walkers are Welcome AGM Shropshire 8th November 2015 Thirty eight people representing 22 towns. Many had a similar structure to Hebden Bridge Walkers Action, a group of committed volunteers, with an e mail list of interested people. Some had a representative of the local council on their¬†committee. There seemed to be limited involvement from the local council tourism department. However there are now 117 towns ...
  • New Pennine Way loop launched The Pennine Way was launched on April 24th 1965 so it is 50 years old this year. In 1965, Tom Stephenson, the route designer could not see any point in people coming though Hebden Bridge, because there were little of no facilities for walkers. Proposals were also afoot to pull down Heptonstall Clearly the situation has ...

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