Checkout the series of films produced by AdventureSmartUK to help Providers communicate Adventure Smart safety messages to customers – the latest film is called The right gear’s a good idea:
Brecon Beacons National Park Authority has recently appointed Eleanor Flaherty (who many Providers will know as an outdoor instructor herself) as their new Community Development Officer for ‘Waterfall Country’. They have also published the first edition of a ‘Waterfall Country Update Newsletter‘, which Eleanor will be producing quarterly as a way of communicating the developments … Read more
We have received the following message from Dwr Cymru Welsh Water – we don’t anticipate this having a significant effect of water levels in the Mellte but users should be aware nonetheless: “On the morning of the 9th January we will be carrying out a Scour operation at Ystradfellte Reservoir, we will be releasing a … Read more
One of our Member’s staff found a paddling helmet at Brecon Promenade yesterday (Thu 28 Nov). If you know whose it might be, please respond to this message and we’ll put you in touch.
Just a reminder that the SWOAPG AGM is tomorrow (Wed 27 Nov), 6.30pm at Pontneddfechan Village Hall. As well as the usual AGM formalities and presentations from NRW and BBNPA, we will be asking for Members’ views on how we should respond to three current access issues: the lane to Loonies’ Leap; the Welsh Government’s … Read more
We are expecting the South Wales Outdoor Activity Providers Group AGM on 27 November (6.30pm at Pontneddfechan Village Hall) to include discussions on SWOAPG’s role in three current access issues (as well as the usual AGM business): Access to Loonies’ Leap; Welsh Government Access Reform; and River Wye Glasbury-Hay. Please visit the Event Listing on … Read more
Parkwood Outdoors is running a British Canoeing SUP Discipline Support Module on 24 Nov. They currently have a couple of spaces available for half price £35 plus BC fees. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Following an invitation to tender exercise for the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) contract, HSE have confirmed that Adventure Risk Management Services (Adventure-RMS) are the preferred bidder. The current contract, held by TQS, will expire on 31st March 2020 and HSE are in the process of beginning the transition process. A full communications plan will … Read more
As many of you will be aware, the toilets at Glasbury are now run by a residents’ charity called Love Glasbury. The toilets are currently being repaired and decorated ready for next year and while this work is ongoing there should always be at least 1 toilet in working order. The other reason for this … Read more
We have received the following message from Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, which might have some effect on Mellte gorge users and PyO cave users over the next few days: “This is notification that we will be releasing a controlled amount of water from Ystrafellte Reservoir commencing on 1st Novemeber 2019 for several days under the … Read more