January 2022

After the recent storms of Arwen and Barra, the committee would like to advise and confirm to members the policy regarding the pre-cancellation of a planned walk. Walks must only be cancelled prior to the day of the walk in exceptional circumstances and/or if a official amber weather warning, or higher, has been issued from the Isle of Man Government. These are warnings that advise risk of injury or danger to life or advise against any unnecessary journeys - Walks will be cancelled if this warning coincides with the timing of the walk. In the case of a yellow warning, the leader of the day should considering amending their route to avoid potential exposure to the elements eg keep low during high winds or avoid coastal areas where overtopping is predicted. The leader should go to the start point as normal and discuss with those members who have arrived various options, these

A wonderful afternoon was enjoyed by 66 MFCG members on Sunday 16th January at the Talk of the Town. Not only was the venue and lunch excellent, but the company was brilliant too (and rather noisy).   Ken compiled several quizzes to keep us busy and also had us all playing silly games - great fun!  Everyone had a lovely time catching up with old friends and making new ones.  We would like to thank Ken for arranging the lunch and the entertainment!