Recruitment BBNPA part time Community Development Officer based in Brecon

BBNPA is recruiting a part-time (22.2hrs a week) Community Development Officer – fixed-term 2-year contract, £23,111-£24,463pa pro-rata. The role includes organising and leading lifelong learning and awareness outdoor activities with a range of excluded  groups at various locations in and surrounding the National Park. One of the Essential requirements is Walking Group Leader or Mountain … Read more

Adventures in nature for people with sight impairment

The following message about an event in Bristol on 19 Sep may be of interest to any providers working with clients who have sight impairment: Hello there I am just writing in case the following event is of interest to your members: https://sensing-nature.com/news/adventure-nature The afternoon event will be held in Bristol on Wednesday 19th September 2018, … Read more

Dry weather implications for paddling on the Wye

SWOAPG has received the following message from the Environment Agency, the navigation authority for the Wye downstream of Hay: “If the current hot, dry spell persists and ecological damage becomes a significant risk (such as canoeists, on stretches where there is insufficient depth, getting out and walking, trampling gravels etc), it may become necessary to … Read more

“Waterfalls Country” Alerts: Minibuses in Pontneddfechan; and Loonies’ Leap Access 30 Jul-3 Aug

2 important notices from Brecon Beacons National Park Authority: Minibuses in Pontneddfechan "We have had complaints that some minibuses are being driven at an irresponsible speed from Dinas down the village, particularly in the area just up from the Dinas bridge where people and children are often around." This is clearly a sensitive issue about … Read more