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Our AGM is on Monday 29th January, 2018, 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.Read More
The Annual Christmas Dinner was held at Meltham Golf Club on Wednesday 13th December 2017
here are a few photos …….
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.
Come and join us for the Kirklees Bridleways Group Annual Christmas 🎄 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)
The event is open to members and non-members.
To reserve your ticket:
Ring or text Ros on 07780530550
Payment can be made by cash, cheque or
Bank Transfer information is: Account No: 64248082 sort code 40 25 10
Email your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org
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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 ‘rights of way’ in England are potentially in danger of being extinguished in 2026?
Currently we can cycle, walk, or ride a horse along ‘unrecorded’ tracks and bridleways without committing an offence under the principle in English Common Law “once a highway, always a highway”. However, this is set to change and here’s why:
SOCIAL EVENING TUESDAY 10TH OCTOBER, 2017 – 7pm to 9pm
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
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.Read More
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.Read More
MARSDEN SOCIAL RIDE, Sunday 20th 2017
Starting at the Old Goods Yard, Marsden at 10am a social ride which will take you past the Rose & Crown Cop Hill, Slaithwaite.
Entry fee is free for members and £10 for non-members but will include KBG membership.
Entry forms (download from the link above) must be completed and close on Thursday 18th August, 2017
You must have third party insurance to attend the ride and must wear fluorescent clothing/tabard.Read More