Infographic: #UKsnow Safety Tips

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Love it or hate it, we may be in for some snow

Brrr… it’s chilly out there! A lot of us received a smattering of snow over Christmas, now temperatures are dropping, and the Met Office is predicting more of the white stuff is on its way. Great news for avid snowmen builders and sledging fanatics – but it’s also worth taking a few extra precautions to keep safe (and warm!) this winter.

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30 Endurance Events for 2015

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Do you have what it takes to conquer these events? 

From fighting your way through a mud-fest of an obstacle course to completing labours of Hercules, it’s fair to say that there is plenty of scope for getting involved in endurance events across the UK. We’ve taken a look at the forecast of events for 2015 and we’re pleased to announce that there’s going to be some absolute crackers this year. So much so that it was a tough job narrowing them down – here are our top 30 endurance events for 2015. Read more

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Second Golden Pebble Found at Ferry Meadows

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Second Golden Pebble Found at Ferry Meadows

LOCAL schools were the big winners in the GO for Gold Treasure Hunt at Ferry Meadows Country Park.

The second golden pebble was claimed this weekend by dedicated treasure hunter Steve Mabbutt for Orton Wistow Primary School.

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Peterborough Treasure Hunt ADDITIONAL CLUES

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NEW CLUES LAUNCHED FOR REMAINING PEBBLES!

New Peterborough treasure hunt clues inside:

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GO for Gold – the Hunt is Still On!

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Golden Pebble Worth £500 Still Missing

PEBBLES worth £1,050 are still hiding in Ferry Meadows Country Park after the GO for Gold Treasure Hunt weekend finished with 11 stones still to be found.

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10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Walkers

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10 Christmas Gifts for Walkers

We’ve all been there, struggling to find something for that awkward family member for Christmas. We are here to help, over the next few blogs we’ll be going over a list of items that we think will be perfect for that certain outdoor lover in your life.

Perfect gifts for walkers:

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50 Reasons to Visit the Lake District This Winter

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The GO Guide to the Lake District: 
50 Reasons to Visit the Lake District This Winter

When you hear the word ‘winter’, what springs to mind? We’re betting you’ll think of warm drinks, comfort food and a cosy fire. What you’re unlikely to associate winter with is the Lake District – but we’re hoping to change your mind and persuade you that winter is the ideal time to visit the Lakes with your family, particularly if you’re outdoors types.

 

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Extended Cycling Range Lands in Milton Keynes

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Over 100 bikes on display in our new cycling concept in Milton Keynes

Cycling has boomed in the UK in the last few years due to success in the Olympics and the Tour De France coming to England. With so many different cycling disciplines to take part in, we wanted to create a real destination for all cyclists. Our brand new GO Cycling concept in Milton Keynes is our cycling range extended with a great selection of brands, bikes, clothing and more on offer.   Read more

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Peterborough Treasure Hunt

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GO for Gold at Ferry Meadows Country Park

We’re rather excited here at GO, as in December we will be opening our 50th store. The store opens in Peterborough, and to celebrate we’ll be hosting a treasure hunt at Ferry Meadows Country Park on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th November.

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10 Things to Check When Buying Walking Boots

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If you’ve ever had walking boots that rub, this list is for you 

There is so much choice in walking boots these days, it can be overwhelming if you don’t know what you’re looking for. In this article we’ll take you through a list of 10 things to check when shopping for your new pair of boots. Whether you’re taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh award, doing a 3 peaks challenge for charity, or a leisurely ramble in the Peak District, we’ll guide you through.

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