Tag Archives: Chris Bolton

Post-Xmas Reminiscences – both amusing and deeply sad

Firstly to make you smile perchance Chris Bolton sends memories of some of our proud Centurions. Bill Cowley. C 319 Bill qualified in the Chigwell 100 in 1961 in 22-28-30.  He attended the celebration dinner at the Mansion House to … Continue reading

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The future of Lancashire Walking Club? Chris Bolton recommends a way forward

I can’t recommend enough that we all spend some time reflecting on this challenging contribution from Chris Bolton. Back in the mid-1960s Chris was a leading light in the transformation of the club’s sense of itself, shifting it from being … Continue reading

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Maurice Ireland – Best wishes for a speedy recovery

It is with much concern we report that Maurice Ireland, a club stalwart and member since 1960, a former Chairman and President, not to mention the organiser of many a splendid Annual Dinner, was struck by an unexpected stroke last … Continue reading

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Chris Bolton completes his 17th Nijmegen Walks, 60 years after his first!

Apologies to Chris Bolton for the belated appearance of this recognition of his mightily impressive Nijmegen achievement. Chris writes: [In July] I completed the Nijmegen four day walks for the seventeenth time.¬† ¬†This year it went well with no problems. … Continue reading

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Maurice Ireland – on joining the ‘daft beggars’

We’ve received the following message from Maurice Ireland, which reveals two touching and humorous stories related to his entry into the ranks of the Lancashire Walking Club. As a past Chairman & President of LWC I join with all who … Continue reading

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Fred Pearce and Chris Bolton on the starting line together

Further to our tribute to Fred Pearce on becoming the RWA President here is a lovely personal note from Chris Bolton, number 17 in the above photo, of which more later. Many congratulations to Fred on becoming RWA President, an … Continue reading

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