Archive for December, 2006

To Affiliate or not to Affiliate?

That’s the question the committee are wrestling with at the moment. Normally affiliating to the YHA each year is a matter of routine, but the name change fiasco and certain changes to the rules are making us hesitate this year.

All group members are requested to read up about the issues we face, and let the committee know what you think. After all, it’s the future of your group we’re talking about!

Christmas at Eyam YH

The 2006 Christmas weekend at Eyam was much anticipated, and 27 members arrived at the Hostel on Friday night – soon acclimatising to the surroundings, including the members kitchen, which due to its position outside the hostel and its small size, quickly became known as ‘the servant’s quarters’!

However, there was a good selection of drinks on offer, including bottled ales, nice cider and pleasant wines – and lots of news to catch up on. Kathy and Angela bravely arrived with injuries from previous sporting events, so planned a trip to Chatsworth House for the following day.

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New Look for the “News” Page

The Leicester YHA Group “News” page has been remodelled to use the WordPress blogging software. This will make it easier for group members to enter news stories and to comment upon those already posted.

The set-up’s still being fine-tuned, but why not add a comment to say what you think of it?