Information from Brecon Beacons National Park Authority: “The female changing area in the Cwm Porth car park is in urgent need of repair work. From today, Monday 09-07-18, with the help of our Princes trust volunteers we will be commencing with the urgent work that is required. We will be removing the screens that are … Read more
The minutes (with copies of papers and slides) from the SWOAPG Emergency General Meeting held on 19 April are now available here. The Meeting agreed that SWOAPG should (a) introduce membership fees (which has now been done); (b) become a (not-for-profit) Company Limited Guarantee (which will be progressd soon); and (c) resist the payment of … Read more
From Natural Resources Wales (with apolgies for issuing this slightly late): Neuadd car park will be closed from Monday 25th June 2018 for a month. This is to allow for civil engineering works to take place. As soon as this work has been completed the car park will be cleared and open for use again. … Read more
Institue of Outdoor Learning “Fostering a Connection” July 5th 6-8pm Craig Y Nos Visitor Centre, Brecon Beacons National Park, SA91GL. This is an IOL CPD event, but is open to all so long as you book. Help your clients connect with the world around them. An opportunity to try out games, quizzes and other activities … Read more
From Tom Partridge: "Today I found a large branch fallen and in the area of Clun Gwyn Isaf on the Mellte. There are a lot of loose rocks now on the top. I have attached pics of the area and also where the branch came from (higher up path). This goes to show the ongoing … Read more
Two items of possible interest to SWOAPG Members from BBT: Invite to Brecon Beacons Tourism's Summer Social – book your place today: BBT’s Summer Social will celebrate Visit Wales' Year of the Sea, it will take place on the 28th June, 6 pm till 8 pm. We need to confirm numbers for catering, so please … Read more
Many thanks to the residents of Pontneddfechan who came along to the free activity day organised by South Wales Outdoor Activity Providers Group yesterday. A great day was had by all (despite the damp weather) and a few more local residents will now have a better idea of what goes on every day on … Read more
Vale of Glamorgan Council has recently launched some storage units at Dunraven Bay, Southerndown for Coastal businesses – which may be of interest to a few SWOAPG members: see attached poster for details.
Reported by one of our military members: "One of our instructors last week reported drug paraphernalia at Penallta, actually on the crag itself. Due to the location of this we have put Penallta out of bounds until further notice". SWOAPG members may wish to take appropriate precautions.
Following the introduction on 1 April by Geoff Maynard of a ‘paddle permit’ (whereby he is attempting to levy a fee of £3 for paddlers passing through his fishery at Llowes, between Glasbury and Hay), we advised providers to make their own decision whether to comply with his scheme, to avoid this stretch of river … Read more