This is a ‘final reminder’ for Mon 4 Mar 2024 CPD Workshop: Learn about…Clydach Gorge with Alan Bowring from BBNPA; and a reminder that booking is now open for: 19 Mar 2024 CPD Workshop: Learn about…Porth yr Ogof (which many of you expressed interest in, but few have so far booked places!). Click on the … Read more
Bannau Brycheiniog National Park (BBNP) has been asked by Welsh Government to establish a partnership to look at the issues surrounding the River Usk and develop an action plan to help solve them. As part of this work, we would like to explore the impact the river has on businesses within the Usk catchment (for … Read more
Regular users of Loonies’ Leap will be aware that the stonework at the top of the main jumping area has been deteriorating for some time. We have now received the following message from BBNPA: “We have had an engineer look at the weir and rock outcrops around loonies leap and have found that it is … Read more
If you receive an e-mail from us soon entitled ‘Welcome to South Wales Outdoor Activity Providers Group’, containing login details for our website, it is genuine! Please keep the details handy as you’ll be needing them for membership renewals in due course. Read on for more details… Over the next few days / weeks we … Read more
BBNPA has confirmed that the Reservoir Passport scheme will continue unchanged for 2024/5 (£150 for 1 annual passport; £190 for 2 annual passports; £70 for 7 day passport). Current passports expire on 31 March, the application form is available on our website at Reservoir Scheme.
Further to our recent message (Emergency Closure of footpath 15), the BBNPA state team have successfully remedied the issues that had forced the closure. The footpath has been reopened for public use, all closure signage and barriers have now been removed.
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
We have received the following message from RLSS. If you’re aware of the location of any public water rescue equipment, please follow the final link to help populate the register: “You may have seen recently that RLSS UK and GoodSAM have partnered to develop a Water Rescue Equipment – Life Saving Map. The map plots … Read more
The Welsh Government wants our views about their proposal to identify The Warren, Hay-on-Wye as a bathing water for the 2024 bathing season. Consultation ends: 19 February 2024. Find out more on: Bathing water review Wales 2024 | GOV.WALES. SWOAPG has submitted the attached response – please feel free to use this as a template … Read more
Activity Providers based in or near Blaenavon or Torfaen might be interested in the following event: “Cwmpas and Torfaen CBC invite you to a unique event on Tuesday 5th March (10.00-15.30) at Blaenavon Workmen’s Hall, where you will have the opportunity to work alongside members of your community and those from further afield to develop … Read more