Personal Information

Name

Tom Waghorn

Address

3 Dunscar Close

Town

WHITEFIELD

County

Manchester

Postcode

M45 7JG

Telephone

0161 766 7304

Email Address

tomwaghorn@fsmail.net

Specialist Activities

Hillwalking; mountaineering; adventure travel; birdwatching; environment; obituaries

Specialist Areas

Lake District; Peak District; Scottish Highlands.

Professional Details

Short Biography

I have spent a lifetime on daily newspapers as a sub-editor, chief sub-editor and assistant to the editor. Member of the Rucksack Club, Climbers’ Club and many other outdoor organisations. Once did an overland trip from Manchester and back to climb in the Karakorum. Widely travelled in Europe for mountaineering and birdwatching. Has written features on 40 different countries. Collects Munros (just a few to do), Corbetts, Donalds, Wainwrights, Marilyns, etc together with classic climbs and bird sightings (feathered variety).; ; copy-editor

Professional Activities

Writer: Manchester Evening News and associated newspapers. Weekly columnist, Manchester Evening News; occasional contributor to various outdoor journals and magazines.

Recent Publications

Images of Greater Manchester; Royal Manchester from Victoria to Diana; The Making of Manchester: Call of the Wild (contributor).

Awards

OWG Award for Excellence 2001 (multiple features).

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