Covid-19 Business Surveys

We have received details of two surveys that Outdoor Provider businesses might like to complete, to provide feedback to Welsh Government on the impact on our sector of the Covd-19 crisis. A questionnaire aimed at lobbying Government, from Wales Tourism Associations (which we have received from Brecon Beacons Tourism). Please complete and return this questionnaire … Read more

Response from Welsh Government to WATO request for Covid-19 Support

WATO has received a response to its letter asking Welsh Government to consider supporting small businesses and the self-employed during this time of crisis. Since WATO wrote, the Government has already announced various support measures, which the Government’s response refers to – including the Development Bank of Wales Loan Scheme. SWOAPG has updated its summary … Read more

Business Rate Grants in the Brecon Beacons National Park

We have received the following information from Brecon Beacons Tourism, which may be relevant to some SWOAPG Members: How Businesses Grants of £10,000 and £25,000 will be paid to qualifying businesses in each Local Authority in the Brecon Beacons National Park As part of the COVID-19 financial support scheme recently announced by UK Government, Local … Read more

Emergency Measures to footpaths and car parks in the Brecon Beacons National Park

As most of you will be aware, following the irresponsible behaviour of some people last weekend, Brecon Beacons National Park Authority – working in cooperation with the local authorities and other partners – has closed areas of the National Park which are popular with visitors and which pose a risk for the transmission of coronavirus. … Read more

Technical Advisers

SWOAPG itself does not offer Technical Advice (for the likes of AALA inspections). However, we are occasionally asked to recommend Technical Advisers to our Members. Since we would not wish to favour one Technical Adviser over another, we are not able to make specific recommendations – but we are now listing on our website (http://swoapg.com/technical-advisers) … Read more