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Our AGM is on Monday 29th January, 2017, at the The Golden Cock, 2 The Village, Farnley Tyas, Huddersfield. HD4 6UD, starting at 7pm.

This year our post AGM talk will be delivered by Chris Peat, The BHS regional bridleways officer for the North West. Chris will be joined by Lady Mary Townley’s daughter, Cosi Townley, and will be talking about her experiences as a BHS volunteer from 8pm onwards.

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Christmas Dinner 2017

The Annual Christmas Dinner was held at Meltham Golf Club on Wednesday 13th December 2017

here are a few photos …….


KBG xmas 2017 1 KBG xmas 2017 2 KBG xmas 2017 4 KBG xmas 2017 5 KBG xmas 2017 7 KBG Xmas 2017

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Members Mileage Award

Well done to Alexis Walker for wining KBG annual mileage award for 2017. Mileage is logged throughout the year for all KBG rides and will be presented annually to the member with the most ride mileage.
Alexis is receiving her trophy at the Christmas Dinner from KBG chairman Mark Corrigan, Mark also donated the trophy.

Mileage Award 2017

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kgb christmas dinner

Come and join us for the Kirklees Bridleways Group Annual Christmas ūüéĄ Dinner on Wednesday 13th December 2017, a 3 course meal in the lovely location of Meltham Golf Club, Thick Hollins Road, Meltham, Holmfirth.
Time: 7pm for 7.30pm
Dress: smart (no jeans or trainers)
Tickets: £20

The event is open to members and non-members.

To reserve your ticket:
Ring or text Ros on 07780530550
Email: kirkleesbridlewaysgroup@gmail.com

Payment can be made by cash, cheque or

Bank Transfer information is: Account No: 64248082 sort code 40 25 10


Email your entry to kirkleesbridlewaysgroup@gmail.com

KBG food choice for Christmas Dinner

This is the menu:


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Members only ride

Members Only Ride from Australia Farm, Wilshaw, Holmfirth on Sunday 5th November 2017 starting at 11am.

This event is free for fully paid up KBG members.

Please complete the entry form and email asap.


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The clock is ticking! Inline image 4 


You could lose your local routes! 

Help us protect your access before it is too late! 

These statements may seem alarmist but recent¬†posts¬†have¬†shown¬†there is a lot of interest in rights of way in our area.¬†¬†Do you realise that many ‚Äėrights of way‚Äô¬†in England are potentially in danger of being extinguished in 2026?¬†¬†¬†

Currently we can¬†cycle, walk, or ride a horse¬†along ‚Äėunrecorded‚Äô¬†tracks¬†and bridleways without committing an offence under the principle in English Common Law ‚Äúonce a highway, always a highway‚ÄĚ.¬† However,¬†this is set to change and here‚Äôs why:¬†


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Come and join Kirklees Bridleways Group for a natter and discuss any bridleway issues you may have, we will also have evidence forms available if you need any help completing them.
The event will take place at the ‘Exraordinary Pub of the year’ The Royal Oak, Linthwaite, Hudderfield, the Royal Oak was the National winner of the John Smith’s Only Ordinary by Name Competition..Extraordinary story winning with 500 pump clips on the wall – one for every beer we’ve ever served in the 16 years running the pub and Paddy McGuinness presented a cheque for ¬£5,000. Landlady Jeanne Brennan is putting a selection of sandwiches on during the evening so if you could tick if you are going, it would help with numbers, we will be there from 7 to 9pm on Tuesday 10th October, 2017

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This Social Ride is in conjunction with the Honley Feast Celebrations. The ride will start at Ivy Farm, Farnley Tyas, Huddersfield, by kind permission of Mr John Dodson.

We have two led rides:

31/2hr starting at 10am

21/4 hr starting at 11am

No entries on the day, please download the entry form from the link below:

The entry fee is £5 for members and £10 for non-members but it will include KBG membership.

Riders must be wearing correctly fitting hat, footwear and HiViz.

Horses must be over 4 years old, no stallions, in good condition and correctly shod or adequately barefoot.

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This event is now cancelled ……….

As part of the South Pennine Walk and Ride Festival we are arranging a ride on Sunday 10th September, 2017, starting at the The Airfield, Crosland Hill, Huddersfield HD4 7EQ from 10am (plenty of space for horseboxes and trailers).

3 hours and various routes 5-20 miles.   Entry fee £10

Several led rides with varying lengths enjoying the stunning countryside of the South Pennines on bridleways and quiet roads.

Pre-entry required see attached form:   Closing date 7th September

Riders must be wearing correctly fitting hat, footwear, HiViz

Horses must be over 4 years old, No stallions, in good condition and correctly shod

Tack must be in a safe serviceable condition

All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

The decision of the ride organiser is final.

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Social Ride up Wessenden Valley 28th August 2017

For KBG MEMBERS ONLY, join us for a ride up the Wessenden Valley from Meltham to Marsden and enjoy the beautiful views.
The ride will start at the Carlisle Car Park, Meltham at 10am, arriving at the Old Goods Yard, Marsden around 11.30 to collect anyone from Marsden, then the ride will go up the Wessenden Valley stopping enroute for lunch (please bring a packed lunch), finishing first at Meltham and then Marsden.
The ride is free for members.
Please complete the entry form attached if you would like to come.
Remember you must wear the correct head and riding equipment along with HiViz

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