IT might be the bleak midwinter but recent Sunday rides have been well attended.

The last three outings have been to Lymm in Cheshire, Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and Haigh Hall.

This lies in a country park near Wigan meaning for the most part the roads of the Greater Manchester conurbation. Even so, a careful choice of route led the tandemists over the boundary into Lancashire before a change of direction from northerly to southerly for the climb up Red Rock Hill.

Our Silver Anniversary Celebration and Reunion will be held on Friday, February 27, at the Garsdale. The price of the two-course meal is £12 and nine places are still available.

Ring David Harrison on 0161 797 7912.

We are now looking for an assistant to our secretary Joyce Robinson who is to retire later this year.

Ring Joyce on 01204 840860 to learn more of what would be involved in doing voluntary work for the club which is a registered charity.

The number of blind members seeking a ride is now greater than sighted front riders.

Anyone willing to consider being what we refer to as a pilot should ring Derek Pritchard on 0161 724 1239.