Tag Archives: Fred Pearce

KEEPING THE RED ROSE FLAG FLYING: RIP FRED PEARCE [1939 – 2019]

Message from the family: Fred Pearce’s funeral will take place on Thursday 2nd May, 1.45pm at the Stockport Crematorium – Rowan Chapel. Everyone is welcome back to our home for food/drinks post the service to celebrate his life, address as … Continue reading

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An emotional AGM as Fred Pearce ‘retires’

The 111th Lancashire Walking Club AGM witnessed a heartfelt and humbling occasion. Dogged by ill-health Fred Pearce, the club’s ‘Jack of all trades’ and pivotal personality, was stepping down from his roles as President, Chairman and Treasurer. In his address, … Continue reading

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Club AGM 5k and Albert Rigby 10k result

Roy Gunnett reports: NEXT RACE: 5k ordinary handicap race followed by the 111th AGM DATE SATURDAY 3rd November 2018 VENUE: LADY WILTON HALL, SIMISTER LANE, SIMISTER, PRESTWICH, MANCHESTER, M25 2RX START: 1.30PM Look forward to seeing as many of you … 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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Catching up yet again with results and news

  In catching up we must first send our very best wishes to Fred Pearce, the heart and soul of the club, who is battling against illness. We are all looking forward to seeing him back at the helm in … Continue reading

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Memories of Leicester and Lancashire

More by luck than accident, I was chuffed to find myself in the splendid grounds of Abbey Park for the celebration of Leicester Walking Club’s 90th anniversary, organised in conjunction with the Jim Sharlott 10k Open and BMAF 10k championships … Continue reading

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Bill Jackson 5K and Club AGM

Bill Jackson Trophy 5,000 metres, 3rd December 2016 at Simister : Race Permit RWA 6073-1A Roy Gunnett reports: There was a good turnout for the race of 18 walkers – these included 2 guest walkers (Glyn Jones from the Midlands … Continue reading

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