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Easter Sunday walk: Weston Underwood

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High Street in Weston Underwood

A walk organised by Ouse Valley Ramblers and Bedford Rambling Club); exploring the countryside around the pretty village of Weston Underwood, situated two miles south of Olney. Weston Underwood is a record winner for the best kept village in Buckinghamshire award. 

Walk itinerary Sunday 8 April:
Meet in front of Cafe Bookshop  at 9.15 am      or 10.00 am – at Cowper’s Oak, High Street, Weston Underwood.
Total walk length: under 10 km (6 miles)  Return: circa 13.30 hours hours Bring a snack (e.g a banana, biscuits) and a drink. Optional stop for a drink in a pub at the end of the walk. Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing for a walk on country footpaths – it may be muddy. Free walk (no attendance fee). Transport – car sharing: if you like to book a car seat or have a car place to offer, please contact us.

Have a look at this website on the day of the walk to see if there’s an update.

Walk on Sunday 26 Feb: Exploring Cranfield

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Walk itinerary: 
Meet in front of Cafe Bookshop  at 9.00 am, walk to Cranfield village led by Shiwei, one of our walk leaders. An optional stop at a local Co-op supermarket at Cranfield village to buy a drink/snacks.                                                                                                                               9.55. am – meeting Paul, our guide, and his group of Ouse Valley Ramblers at Cranfield village; by the gate  where the footpath from Cranfield University leads into the road  (click on the hyperlink to see the point as an arrow on this map).                                                   For those who live in Cranfield village, you can join us there before 10. am.                 

Come and explore Cranfield's countryside with us

Total walk length: circa 13.5 km (8.5miles)         Return: circa 14.00 hours                                             Bring a snack (e.g a banana, biscuits) and a drink for a break at about 11.30am                            Please wear aappropriate footwear and clothing for a walk on country footpaths – it may be muddy.    Free walk (not attendance fee).                 

Have a look at this website on the day of the walk to see if there’s an update.

Central Beds Travel Officer on campus this week

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Central Bedfordshire Council’s Travel Officer is on campus from today Monday 30 January to Friday 3 February and wants to hear your views on local public transport and your suggestions for improving it.

The Travel Officer will be hosting a stand in the main entrance of the CSA on Monday, Tuesday and Friday and will be in the Library foyer on Wednesday and Thursday.

Cranfield University’s travel survey open this week only

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The latest Cranfield University‘s travel survey is running this week only until 27 January 2012:

What is your experience of commuting to Cranfield campus? What do you think about public transport serving the university and facilities for walkers and cyclists? Have your say! 

Link to the survey: https://www.survey.cranfield.ac.uk/travel12/

Message from the new Environment and Energy Team:”The University is currently developing a Travel Plan and wants to hear about your experiences travelling to and from campus. The Plan will support our commitment to carbon reduction by exploring the ways travel choices can be improved on campus, including pedestrian and cycle access; rail and car travel; bus services and business travel.
 You are invited to complete a short survey to put forward your thoughts and comments on the travel issues that affect you. This feedback will then be used in scoping the Travel Plan and in lobbying local planners to improve travel choices where appropriate”.