Southern Sandstone News

Sandstone Open Meeting

May 17th, 2017

The Sandstone Open Meeting is this coming Sunday at Bowles Rocks. The format has changed – it’s just an hour, starts at 6pm and snacks will be provided by the BMC. All welcome, the more the merrier, see you there !

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How to Climb and Mountain Bike to a Ripe Old Age

May 9th, 2017

By Malcolm McPherson (AKA The Wizard) 73 years and still ‘out there’ with the A Team. When you are young (less than 50) you never think about what age you are aiming for before you drop your clogs and rightly so – live in the now is a good mantra. Climbing is one of the […]

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Seeking Volunteers for Community Cafe Day

April 19th, 2017

The Forestry Commission are holding a Community Café event at Birchden Woods on the following date: Saturday 24 June 2017  – Birchden Woods – 10am until 2pm This is a local initiative usually held in Groombridge Village Hall once a month and designed to engage the community with local clubs and groups. This is the first […]

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Calling all Volunteers for Fun Weekend at Harrison’s !

November 8th, 2016

We are felling the next tree compartment at Harrison’s Rocks w/c 21st November and would be SO grateful for any help tidy up/make a bonfire the following weekend (26th and 27th November) The work will include: · The usual clearance of arisings post cutting · Revetment work · Maintaining the footpaths clear and defined · […]

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Busy At Bowles Next Saturday

October 24th, 2016

Heads up for climbers: Bowles has got a large group of climbers at Bowles in the morning of Saturday 5th November until 1pm. They’ll be using 12 climbs which will be set up from early, so the crag will be pretty busy until lunchtime.  

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