New SWOAPG online events and resources – register now for next week’s quiz and geological e-Field-Trip!

It’s taken us a while to get our act together, but just like buses you wait ages then several turn up at once… Since we can’t run any face-to-face events for Members at the moment, SWOAPG will be launching some new online events and resources next week, which we hope our Members will find valuable: … Read more

SWOAPG contributes to crucial Outdoor Alliance ‘Recovery Plan’ for Welsh Government

The Outdoor Alliance Wales (which was set up two years ago to bring together a wide range of organisations with an interest in outdoor activity) has today submitted to the Welsh Government a “Post Covid-19 Recovery Plan for the outdoor sector in Wales”, which the Government will be considering as it decides how to move … Read more

Outdoor Alliance working on ‘pathways to recovery’ advice to Welsh Government

The Outdoor Alliance (in which SWOAPG and WATO are active members) is currently working on a range of advice for Welsh Government to facilitate as smooth a return as possible to adventurous outdoor activity as the Covid-19 lockdown eases – including a sub-group that is looking specifically at the safe return of ‘guided’ activity in … Read more

Bounce Back Loan Scheme, Insurance Cover and Welsh Government Support to Businesses

Bounce Back Loans The new ‘Bounce Back Loan‘ is a UK fast-track finance scheme providing loans with a 100% government-backed guarantee for lenders, for Small businesses (including sole traders); which should help to bolster the existing package of support available to the smallest businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Businesses will be able to borrow … Read more