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Days 4 & 5 of our London to Paris adventure

Written by Stephen Brooker


Author Stephen Brooker

The last day of cycling in Walsingham Wheelers rampage across Northern France was blessed with bright sunshine and blue skies after a cold and misty start.
There was much faffing about as Paris bags were separated out from bags of smelly kit but we set off on time after another outstanding Ibis breakfast (today even with sausages).
Early navigational mishaps

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Day 3, the meaning of headwind

Written by Stephen Brooker

Slightly less triumphant progress on day 3 as well learning the meaning of "head wind".


Today's guest author Lisa Bradley


Slightly less inspiring countryside and strong head winds held back their record breaking progress but the Walsingham Wheelers forged ahead up some very steep initial climbs and across the agricultural plateau. 

The Wheelers ended their day in Beauvais admiring the

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Day 2 and we are doing well

Written by Stephen Brooker

Day 2 and the Walsingham Wheelers continue their triumphant record breaking progress across France to Abbeville

Today's guest author JV, Jonathan Vose

The Walsingham Wheelers undertook their first full day of cycling in Northern France today, covering 73 miles and crossing the half way point on the journey to Paris.

Brian, our Lead Rider, explained in his pre-ride briefing that the countryside

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It really has begun, witha recor breaking start for the Walsingham Wheelers

Written by Stephen Brooker


Its really has begun now witha record breaking performance for the Walsingham Wheelers

Article by the Walsingham Wheelers

Monday 22 September – 84 miles. After leaving Greenwich earlier than expected at 6.40 the Walsingham Wheelers arrived at Dover at 15.15 and Brian our Ride Leader (who has done more London to Paris trips than he can remember) told us that we were the fastest team he has

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The day is about to dawn

Written by Stephen Brooker

It begins!

So, here I am sitting in a hotel in Greenwich watching the football carefully maintaining my hydration balance with a couple of beers and contemplating a start time for our London to Paris cycle ride tomorrow morning which seems to have crept forward from 07.00 to 06.30.
Our gallant band from Walsingham Planning, the Walsingham Wheelers, is gathering for a briefing later this evening

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30 year birthday cycle to Paris and a bit of work as well!

Written by Stephen Brooker

London to Paris cycle ride, the day of reckoning approaches!

Written by Stephen Brooker


It has taken a while, but here I am back on the blog after only a few months this time.

In those short summer months since my last blog the government has proposed once again to reform the planning system with yet more changes which range from the sensible to the rather less sensible.  The planning

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30 Years in business 1984 to 2014

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2014 saw Walsingham Planning celebrate 30 years in business as a town planning consultancy. We would like to thank all of our clients for their continued support and look forward to the next 30 years.