Hazard to paddlers on Upper Usk, Upper Wye and Lower Irfon: fish traps in operation during March to May

Natural Resources Wales has advised us that they will once again be operating fish traps on the Upper Usk (at Abercamlais on the Sennybridge-Aberbran section) during the period March-May 2024 (see attached document) AND Canoe Wales has advised us of similar operations by Swansea University on the Upper Wye at Llanstephan and the Irfon at … Read more

Theft at Ogof Clogwyn

This report from one of our Providers: “We had groups at Clogwyn today. When they came out of the Cave their rope and some safety kit had been stolen.” The handline (joined 50m & 30m black ropes) was removed from situ; and 14 twistlock HMS carabiners taken. Please be on the lookout if you see … Read more

Diesel odour in Sychryd at Cascades?

We have received the following message from NRW: “Had a report today from an activity provider of a strong odour that made them feel unwell. Nothing obvious in water and another group of adults in water that hadn’t noticed but if anyone feels there is a big problem could they contact Environment Team South Powys: … Read more