Melanie Wallace of Pendarren House left her HF weasel throw bag on a belt on the bench by the changing shelters at Dinas on Friday 16 Aug. If anyone picked it up, please could they contact her through SWOAPG or Pendarren House – thanks!
Thanks to Want To Canoe? for alerting us to this large oak tree down below Hay bridge, right over the navigational channel:
Thanks to WanttoCanoe? for providing these pictures of a hazardous tree in the flow that has recently appeared at Llowes on the Glasbury-Hay stretch of the Wye (here). Take care out there, folks!
SWOAPG is an active voice of your outdoor activity industry and it liaises regularly with landowners, government, NRW and the National Parks authority to help maintain access and shape policy for all our members. The group currently meets approx. 4 times a year (with video conferencing facilities) and discusses more urgent issues by email. It … Read more
SWOAPG has received the following urgent message from BBNPA: “Unfortunately the tree contractors were hampered by a few technical issues when they attempted to remove the diseased Ash trees in PYO car park on 19 July, the access platforms that they had brought with them failed to reach the trees needing dismantling! As a result the … Read more
Cardiff Council has produced a Draft ROWIP 2020-30 for public consultation and would welcome views or comments from individuals or on behalf of groups/organisations, by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that whilst this document is not at final design stage, the Council is seeking views or comments about the overall content and flow of the … Read more
A reminder that the IOL Conference takes place on 16 Nov at Atlantic College and SWOAPG Members are entitled to attend at a discounted rate – see our event listing at http://swoapg.com/event/institute-for-outdoor-learning-conference
SWOAPG has received the following urgent message from BBNPA: “We have identified some Ash trees above the access path to Porth yr Orgof cave main entrance that have very advanced cases of Chalara die back. The trees are at such an advanced stage of decay that they will need dismantling through the use of specialist … Read more
The gunpowder works workshop that SWOAPG had arranged with BBNPA for 19 July has been postponed due to unavailability of presenters and will be rescheduled in due course. Apologies for any inconvenience to those of you who were planning to attend.
Following Friday’s incident when a group of gorge walkers swore at a pair of nurses, the owner of the lane from Pontneddfechan Village Hall towards Loonies’ Leap has told us (and the local police) that gorge walkers are no longer welcome on her land. We therefore ask all providers to respect her decision and, with … Read more