In line with the General Data Protection Regulations introduced earlier this year, we have set out the way we use members’ personal contact information in a policy. You can find it on the Resources page, and here’s a link: Use of personal information – COG policy statement


COG committee

Following the Annual General Meeting of COG on November 7th, the current committee members are:

President – Bob Neville

Chairman – David Miller

Treasurer – Patrick Kelly

Secretary – Richard Jarvis

Membership Secretary – Brian Daw

Safety Officer – Nick Williams

Walks Co-Ordinator – Josie Lee

(previously Weekend Programme Organiser)

Social Secretary – Vacant

(previously Weekday Programme Organiser)

Communications Officer & Programme Typesetter – Susan Powell

Family Liaison Officers – Jane Savage & Rowena Furnish

Three Peaks Trial Event Organiser – Chris Lewis

Three Peaks Trial Finance Officer – Jane Ormrod


There is one vacancy, for the post of Social Secretary. If any member is interested in volunteering for this, please contact any member of the committee.

It was decided at the AGM that membership fees will remain the same as in 2016-17. These are £15 per year for adults and £2 for children under 18. The reduced fee of £12 for adults will remain in place. The contribution towards petrol costs when travelling to events by car will remain at 24p per mile.