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The minutes from both the 2023 Annual General Meeting and the latest committee meeting are available to read in the Members Section of the website. In the General Updates section of the Members area you will also find the updated Officers and Positions list and the Committee Report to the AGM. Happy Reading!! in partnership with Events Services Ltd have announced a five day guided walking holiday in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park from Sunday 2nd - Friday 7th July. The walking holiday is limited to 12 people and MFCG members are being offered a special rate.  Accommodation will be on a B& B basis at the Treebridge Hotel in Old Nunthorpe village near Stokesley, Middlesborough.  Minibus transport will be arranged from Heysham.  For more information including the full itinerary please contact Ken Harding at

Despite our best efforts of safety, being careful and looking out for each other, unfortunately on rare occasion, accidents and incidents do happen, when we are all out walking. In an emergency, a very quick dynamic assessment will deduce if we need to call the emergency services, here on the island that will connect us to the emergency joint control room and one of the vital initial pieces of information they require is ‘ What’s your location?’ A number questions now confront us and the quicker we reply with this information, the quicker the correct emergency services can be dispatched.Postcodes, road names, house numbers and a gird reference are all valid options, especially the latter, if the incident is in a remote location but new options of digital applications are now available and are used here on the island by our first response emergency teams. What3Words (been heavy publicised recently) is a downloadable