Canoeing Access from Glasbury to Hay-on-Wye – Landowner Proposes Navigation Charge!

To all Members: Some of you will already be aware of the proposals made yesterday by Geoff Maynard to charge for passage of canoes through his property on the Wye between Glasbury and Hay. Canoe Wales has made the following statement and (since our Coordinator and the Canoe Wales Waterways & Environment Officer are one-and-the-same … Read moreCanoeing Access from Glasbury to Hay-on-Wye – Landowner Proposes Navigation Charge!

Access to Gunpowder Works & Loonies’ Leap from 5 March

To all Members: As you should all by now be aware, work will start soon to stabilise and restore the gunpowder works near Pontneddfechan. Work will start on 5th March and ​​will result in some access restrictions in the area until at least September: Access to the ​​footpath on ​’river right’​ of the Mellte between … Read moreAccess to Gunpowder Works & Loonies’ Leap from 5 March

Saturday’s Swansea Valley earthquake / Torpantau tunnel (2 separate issues!)

**NB these two news items are unconnected in any way – it's mere coincidence that we're reporting them in a single Alert!!** Torpantau Tunnel We have received a report from Storey Arms Centre (thanks, Ryan Stamp) that a new bulge on the southern wall of the tunnel was noticed two weeks ago, along with some … Read moreSaturday’s Swansea Valley earthquake / Torpantau tunnel (2 separate issues!)

Future Alerts from SWOAPG

To all members, observers & associates: Please note that, in future, Alerts from SWOAPG will no longer appear on our website www.swoapg.org, but will continue to to be sent by e-mail to all Members and will continue to be posted (automaticallly, and normally within 24 hours) on https://www.facebook.com/groups/southwalesoutdoorinstructors. We are introducing this change to simplify … Read moreFuture Alerts from SWOAPG