Scarcely 10 days after the invasion of Zululand began, disaster struck at Isandhlwana. Whilst Lord Chelmsford was away with 60% of the force in search of the main Zulu army, the remaining force of 1,800 British soldiers was overwhelmed by 25,000 Zulu warriors. Imagine the courage of facing modern rifles with spear and shield? In […]
- We would like to design this page differently from the other pages and lay it out as if it was a Newsletter.
- The Main Heading remains the same at the top and the Contact Us + Interest Groups links to other pages underneath on righthand side at the bottom
- We want to be able to upload photographs, use text and icons and add boxes with text and designs inside. Maybe we could divide the page into three.
- We would like a print facility so that the Latest News could be downloaded and printed as if it was a Newslett
A Special General Meeting will be held at the beginning of the 21st February meeting to approve a change in paragraph 4.2iii of the Constitution. The proposed amendment is, “No member should serve for more than three consecutive years. In exceptional circumstances, when no other member is prepared to come forward to fill a role, […]
Recent new members will be invited to a coffee morning at the home of the Host & Refreshments Committee Member, Jeanette Russell, on Saturday 23rd February. Invitations will be sent out to the new members and we hope as many as possible will come along to meet the Committee and learn more about West Dartmoor […]
Happy New Year and what a wonderful way to start 2019. John Morgan organised the traditional New Year’s Day Walk on Dartmoor, followed by a splendid lunch at The Whitchurch Inn, but even he has never seen so many members participate in this annual event! The weather was perfect – clear skies, firm underfoot and […]
A day trip to the Minack Theatre has been arranged to see the Cambridge Gilbert & Sullivan Society perform Princess Ida on Tuesday 24th September. As we did last year, we will be travelling in a 27-seater coach, big enough to accompany the members who want to go and small enough for the driver to […]
The Amblers enjoyed a gentle stroll from Gunnislake to Cotehele House on a dry and bright morning to view the Christmas Garland that this year commemorates World War 1. After a festive coffee and a stroll around the gardens the group were enthralled by the intricacy of the flower work and the creativity of the […]