3. Membership within the remainder of the Worcestershire Area (comprising Bromsgrove, Wyre
Forest, Redditch and Evesham) increased by eleven at a combined total of 620 in October 2016
compared with 609 in October 2015.
4. The number of registered members who are ‘active’ walkers has varied somewhat across the year,
dropping as low as 94 in May but rising to 109 in October which is slightly above the 103 for
October last year. ‘Active’ walkers still only represent 26% of overall membership (109 out of 425).
5. The number of different members walking in any given month has decreased very slightly this year
compared with last year with an average of 76.2 compared with 77.8
6. This year, our Group has put on 178 walks compared with 174 during the same period last year.
7. We offered 55 shorter walks (of 6 miles or less) this year compared with 57 last year alongside 123
longer walks compared with 117 walks previously.
8. The total number of different walk leaders was 49 this year compared with 52 last year, maintaining
the reduction of an unsustainable dependency upon a few key individuals.
9. This year there was an average of 16.7 participants per walk compared with 18.2 last year (an 8%
10. The number of working party assignments completed was 16 this year compared with 18 last year
and 12 the year before. This is far above the number undertaken by the rest of the Area combined.
Another detailed analysis will be published in or around May 2017 but if you have any observations or questions about this information, please feel free to bring them up with Cliff.
Please click on the images to see some of the detailed underlying data