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- 2 May 2017: Edinburgh walking group latest outing
On Wednesday 26th April 2017, member and walk leader Iain Sime once again led a fantastic expedition in warm sunshine. This time we ventured to East Lothian, starting with a cuppa and ending with a late lunch at the Seabird Centre in North Berwick. Here are some photos of the happy event (our cameraman Gordon McLelland is notable by his absence behind the camera but we will make sure he is in future photos!). Please click on photos to enlarge.
- 2 May 2017: Borders fishing trip Andy Wood from the Borders Prostate Cancer Support Group recently organised a very successful fishing trip on the River Tweed. Frank Horstaed from the West Lothian Group went along and had a great day. Here’s a great photo – but where are the fish lads? (Please click to enlarge)
- 23 June 2016: The ELPCSG walking group enjoy the sun on the Fife Coastal Path
- Gig on Friday 7th November
Good friend of the ELPCSG, Stewart Robertson, plays keyboard in a rock band and on Friday 7th November the band will be delighting friends at the Minto Hotel, Minto Street, Edinburgh. They will be performing music from the 60s/70s – Beatles, Stones, Kinks, Eagles, Van Morrison, etc. Great stuff! Many of us have enjoyed Stewart’s music before and it’s a night not to be missed. There are just a few tickets left and they are just £5 (including food). There will be a bar and things kick off at 7.30 pm and you can get tickets by e-mailing Stewart at his e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org
- 5/6/14 Scottish Charity awards 2014
Rob Lester and Larry Foster enjoying the final at the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
- Chairman Rob at Burns supper , January 2014
Great pic of Rob and his better half at PS Burns supper where £400 was raised for ELPCSG with sale of Chris Hoy shirt.
- 29/10/13 Newly formed walking social/fitness section of ELPCSG first walk
The Group has its first walk today over the Braid hills led by Iain Sime. Group pic taken starting off after coffee at the Buckstone cafe LtoR Les Horne, Iain Sime, Jim Woodhead, Stewart Robertson, Bill Platts and Rob Lester…
- Pics from Ian Hays 50th wedding anniversary..see donations
Ian Hay showing off his legs and dancing skills on occasion of his 50th wedding anniversary….See gallery 2 and also Donations.
- Peter Wright presenting Watershed talk Oct 17, 2013
- Bill Platts and friend on Haystacks, Lake district July 2013
- Larry and his munros..
Some members have requested some pics taken by ELPCSG member Larry Foster of some recent hill walking pics etc. Here are a recent couple..
Pic taken on May 2013 on Cul Mor Sutherland of chum looking towards Suilven Hill walker chum on ridge of Loch Mullardoch munros, Glen Affric , May 2013, ice axes needed in May!
- ELPCSG December 2012 Xmas social- Maggies
Dec 6th, 2012 fun @ Maggie’s with our very own stars
See the Galleries for some photos and links below for a taste of the entertainment..
Pic below John (Coltrane ) Bishop being backed by East Coast big band leader Stewart Robertson…
Also appearing…click below for video clips of…
Mike (Elvis) Shaw guitar and song
Chris Garner on clarinet
Stewart Robertson on keyboards
We were also entertained by Jim Woodhead (aka Chick) and John Bishop on sax…
And for a taste of the big xmas event of 2011, see Mike Shaw and the WGH Belles!
- 28/9/12 Tinnitis Transfer Live!… Great night for Peter Moles and his band “Tinnitis Transfer” at Bannermans last night(28/9/12)
- Bill Platts and his YoYos… Bill Platts and his YoYos (pointlessly going up and doon hills..) Just before Xmas, the annual Festive Lunch of the Yoyos was held at The Inn at Kippen. Following an excellent meal in comfortable surroundings a raffle raised £150 for the Edinburgh and Lothian Prostate Cancer Support Group, 2 vouchers each of £30 having been generously donated by The Inn. The Yoyos are a group of retired gentleman hill walkers, centred on Stirling but with members from as far afield as Edinburgh, Linlithgow, Blairgowrie, Auchterarder and Cheshire.
Throughout the year weekly local outings are undertaken, interspersed with one or 2 meets further North or on the Continent. Amongst the members at the lunch were 6 Compleat Munroists (pictured), 4 of whom had also completed the Corbetts (lesser mountains over 2500 feet) with one having the further distinction of having completed the Grahams (lesser mountains over 2000 feet). This represents a considerable investment of time and effort in pointlessly going up and down, hence the name.