Creating Successful Futures Through Outdoor Learning Conference, 4 April

Recieved from Natural Resources Wales: Impio Outdoor Learning Wales Network group invites you to attend the ‘Creating Successful Futures through Outdoor Learning’ Conference which will be held at outside at Greenfield Heritage Park, Holywell, Flintshire on the 4th April 2019. Dust off your wellies, ditch your suit and get your mac out; join members of … Read more

Discouted course ‘Fostering a Connection’ Stackpole 16 March

Discounted course for SWOAPG Members: Please find attached a flyer for a course that members might be interested in.  It’s called ‘Fostering a Connection’ and was designed specifically with outdoor learning providers in mind by Joe Roberts (Natural Resources Wales), Lun Roberts (ER Outdoors) and Jim Langley (Nature's Work) in response to an Institute for … Read more

Fixe climbing chains

We have received this message from Princes Trust: "Please see the attached link below. We were made aware this yesterday as part of our Glasgow AALS inspection. "I understand there has been situations where some of these chains have failed with potential disastrous consequences. "Suggestion from AALS was to contact any organisations with any … Read more

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority – Draft Rights of Way Improvement Plan

The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority published in December its Draft Rights of Way Improvement Plan. The Plan is the means by which the Authority will plan strategically for the management, development, integration and promotion of the rights of way network, and other land to which the public has access, within the National Park, over … Read more

SWOAPG response to Powys consultation on canoe launching at Glasbury

Attached is a DRAFT of the response that SWOAPG proposes to submit to Powys County Council’s consultation on canoe launching at Glasbury, which has been drawn up following consultative meetings with our members. Although the Council has made it clear that it is interested in the quality of responses (rather than receiving large numbers of … Read more

Glasbury Canoe Launch Proposals from Powys County Council

Powys County Council has formally announced its consultation exercise on “options for management of canoe launching from Upper Glas-y-Bont common”. The Council is now inviting detailed responses (by Sun 17 Feb) to a number of ideas (see below). Information about the consultation and a survey for response can be found on the Council website at … Read more

Brecon Women’s Festival 2019 – Celebrating Women in the Outdoors

We have recieved the following message from Punch Maughan, Volunteer Friends & Patrons Coordinator at Theatr Brycheiniog – which may be of interest to some SWOAPG Members: "I have been working on an initiative around International Women's Day / Brecon Women's Day – focusing on women in the outdoors. We are currently signing off the … Read more

Next Tourism Generation Skills Survey

To Activity Tourism Businesses: The Next Tourism Generation Project (NTG) based at Cardiff Metropolitan University is assessing digital and sustainability skills in tourism and hospitality in Wales. Sectors include accommodation, F&B, tour operators and agencies, visitor attractions and destination management. Your views are important and NTG kindly requests that you complete a questionnaire (survey link … Read more