Annual B.B.Q June 2018

The annual B.B.Q was held at the home of Ray and Pat Shanks, who, along with Kay and Colin Smith, prepared an excellent B.B.Q. The sincere thanks to all four are extended by all members who attended.

Below are photos of members enjoying the good weather and excellent food.


Next Summer Series Walk

The next Summer Series walk will take place on Monday, July 3rd, starting from The Greyhound, Chevington at 6:00. The post code is IP29 5QS. The organiser is Gerry Pavey. His telephone number is 01440 703311. There are two distances, 5k and 10k.

The next Thursday Walk

The next Thursday walk is on July 20th, starting from The Cock Inn Car Park, Lavenham – opposite the church. The post code CO10 9SA will get you in the vicinity. The organiser is Max Eason. His telephone number is 01440 705170. There are two distances, 5k and 10k. Anyone wishing to share transport should meet  outside the home of Ray Shanks at 9:15.

The Clicker by John Atkins on The Leicester Heritage Trail

A statue remembering the shoe industry in Leicester’ History.

A clicker was a skilled worker who cut out the upper part of the shoe from the leather, the elite of the shoe making trade.The name comes from the clicking sound made by the knife on the board beneath the leather.

Permanent Trails – latest news

In 2018, Havac Walkers are planning to introduce 14 new Permanent Trails, all relating to The BWF World War 1 Challenge. As a result, it has been decided not to register the following, existing Permanent Trails for the year 2018. Whether they are re-opened at a later date, or whether the World War 1 Trails will be continued,  will be decided next July, when registration for 2019 has to be completed.

The Fox & Hounds “Tally Ho” (PT 232)
The Fox & Hounds “A Hunting we will go” (PT 233)
The Cambridge Circular Walk (PT 11)
The Haverhill Country Walk (PT 72)
The Haverhill Anniversary Trail (PT 268)
The Bury St Edmunds Walk (PT 207)
The Bury Historical Trail PT 267)
The Mildenhall Jubilee Jaunt (PT 239)
The Plough Rede Ramble (PT 257)
The Lavenham Lope (PT 265)