Joining is easy! Come along to one of our walks, and introduce yourself to the walk leader…. he or she will either hand you a leaflet, or introduce you to our Treasurer Adrian  Slome, or you may phone him on 01246 413957

Also easy to click here and download a membership application form: DFBS application form

Or call me, Richard Smith, on 01246 413141 or email me: and I will send you a form. Membership costs just £5 a year.

3 thoughts on “Membership

  • 4 June 2020 at 1:32 pm

    Hi I am a regular walker in the Moss Valley, Ridgeway, Lightwood area with my 2 dogs I would like to obtain maps of the walks in these areas . I would also like to joim your walking club if that is possible thanks.

    • 4 June 2020 at 2:51 pm

      Hi Dennis,
      Thanks for your message, if you download a membership form from the membership page, and send it to Adrian Slome, 127, Green Lane, Coal Aston S17 2FJ.

  • 2 March 2022 at 4:38 pm

    National consultation on use of green lanes by 4x4s and motor bikes – please take part and have your say
    Dear Walking Group
    I am writing on behalf of the Green Lanes Environmental Action Movement (GLEAM) to let you know that the government is including questions about off-roading on green lanes in its public consultation on the Glover landscapes review. You may well know about this consultation already. ‘Green lanes’ are the unsealed rural tracks that are classified either as Byways Open to All Traffic (BOATs) or as unsealed, unclassified roads, shown on the OS map as Other Routes with Public Access (ORPAs).
    We know from our work with Parish Councils and local communities that 4x4s and motor bikes driving on BOATs and UURs is a serious issue countrywide, damaging precious landscapes, even in the National Parks and AONBs. And it is causing nuisance, sometimes danger, for walkers and other non-motorised users, for residents, farmers and landowners. It is also clear that the current legislation which is supposed to control the use of recreational 4x4s and motor bikes on unsealed tracks in the countryside is failing.
    The government consultation asks whether there should be new legislation to stop non-essential, recreational motoring on green lanes. We hope that both your walking club and your individual members will take part in the consultation and will want to call for an end to green lane motoring everywhere, but particularly in National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
    The government’s response to the Glover review and the online consultation are at Government response to the Landscapes Review – Defra – Citizen Space . The questions about recreational motors on green lanes are questions 13 to 17.
    If you don’t want to answer all the other questions in the online questionnaire, just click through to questions 13 to 17.
    The consultation closes on 9 April.
    There is a GLEAM briefing note about the consultation at GLEAM-briefing-Glover-Landscapes-Review.pdf (
    If you think that your members would be interested in taking part in this consultation as individuals, please forward this email to them.
    Best wishes, Michael Bartholomew
    Green Lanes Environmental Action Movement
    Green Lanes Environmental Action Movement (


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