Welsh Government update on residential visits etc.

Further to Wednesday’s announcement that school residentials would be permitted in Wales from Sat 17 July, here are some further details c/o AHOEC and OEAP: “Please find below a quick summary of the AHOEC/OEAP meeting with the WG education team from yesterday. “The current situation (allowing primary school visits) has been positively received with the … Read more

Further Welsh Government support for businesses impacted by COVID restrictions

Businesses in Wales that continue to be affected by Covid restrictions will receive up to £25,000 of additional support from the Welsh Government, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, announced on 30 June. The emergency package of support will cover the operating costs for July and August 2021 of businesses required to remain closed and who remain … Read more

Opportunity for SWOAPG Members in Powys – ‘Summer of Fun’ activities for children

We have received the following from Powys County Council, which may be of interest to some SWOAPG Members – no doubt other Local Authorities might also have similar schemes in place: “We have great news! “The Welsh Government have just confirmed that there is funding available throughout the summer to support children’s play and the … Read more

Glasbury-Hay Update

No specific news this week, but SWOAPG is trying to arrange meetings over the next week or two with both Powys County Council (regarding launching at Glasbury Bont) and Hay Town Council (regarding traffic congestion at the public launch site). We’ll let you know as soon as we have any further news on either of … Read more

School Visits in Wales Update

We have received the following update from OEAP Cymru and AHOEC: “We met with the team from WG education on 12 May (outdoor ed policy lead and the lead on schools’ guidance), and what follows are the messages coming from that meeting. Apologies for the slight delay in getting this out to you, there were … Read more