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by quicky
Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Canolfan Tryweryn Charging Policy from FB
Replies: 2
Views: 537

Canolfan Tryweryn Charging Policy from FB

From FB https://www.facebook.com/CanoeWales/ Canolfan Tryweryn Charging Policy Canoe Wales is acutely aware of the strength of feeling around charges at Canolfan Tryweryn and the importance of striking the right balance between promoting access on rivers and the commercial interest at the Centre. Ou...
by quicky
Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Well Done Canoe Wales!
Replies: 51
Views: 3912

Re: Well Done Canoe Wales!

From FB https://www.facebook.com/CanoeWales/ Canolfan Tryweryn Charging Policy Canoe Wales is acutely aware of the strength of feeling around charges at Canolfan Tryweryn and the importance of striking the right balance between promoting access on rivers and the commercial interest at the Centre. Ou...
by quicky
Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Access and facility charging at Canolfan Tryweryn
Replies: 91
Views: 5694

Re: Access and facility charging at Canolfan Tryweryn

Its probably the changing terms they use.

Is the bit about people being welcome to get on above the site and paddle through an admission that they cannot charge for passage?
by quicky
Tue Oct 25, 2016 12:39 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Access Petition to Welsh Goverment closing soon!
Replies: 5
Views: 661

Re: Access Petition to Welsh Goverment closing soon!

Well worth signing to show your support.
by quicky
Tue Dec 08, 2015 10:56 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: British Canoeing and EDF?
Replies: 13
Views: 4540

Re: British Canoeing and EDF?

They have admitted it so tell them you will fine them £100 for every breach from now on....
by quicky
Thu Nov 26, 2015 10:02 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Great news on access???
Replies: 6
Views: 1265

Re: Great news on access???

Well if they say it enough time they may believe it.... Well enough to make money for themselves via sponsorship....

Better to ask them which ones we can't paddle! ;)
: ...... and why?
by quicky
Sun Jul 12, 2015 9:54 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Welsh Gov Green Paper 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 755

Re: Welsh Gov Green Paper 2015

If anyone has an info on commercial user groups again trying to negotiate 'access' on behalf of paddlers please let us know.
by quicky
Fri Jul 10, 2015 1:23 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Welsh Gov Green Paper 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 755

Welsh Gov Green Paper 2015

Time to make your voice heard again. We already have access rights. Now it looks like the Welsh Government want to take it away. http://gov.wales/consultations/environmentandcountryside/improving-opportunities-to-access-the-outdoors/?lang=en "It is the Welsh Government’s view that access arrangement...
by quicky
Fri Jun 26, 2015 11:25 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Environment Agency
Replies: 27
Views: 3328

Re: Environment Agency

EA id number would help as well to tell if they are genuine.
by quicky
Sat Jun 13, 2015 10:25 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Magna Carta 800th anniversary
Replies: 0
Views: 523

Magna Carta 800th anniversary

Interesting choice of transport given one of the statements still in existence.... http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-33116579 A replica of Magna Carta is being carried down the Thames as part of events to mark its 800th anniversary. The Royal Barge Gloriana is leading 200 boats from Hurley in Berks...
by quicky
Wed May 20, 2015 9:39 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Celebration Paddles
Replies: 0
Views: 561

Celebration Paddles

In a months time, on the 15<sup>th</sup> June, the nation (and the world) will be celebrating the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta and its role in preserving many of the rights and freedoms we have come to take for granted. Clause 33, http://www.bl.uk/magna-carta/articles/the-clauses-of-magna-carta ...
by quicky
Fri May 15, 2015 1:02 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: MacGregor the Bulldog
Replies: 36
Views: 4682

Re: MacGregor the Bulldog

Wonder if they can swim with that suit on... does not seems to have much to do with paddling.... as someone has said.... https://www.facebook.com/canoeengland/photos/a.478378334362.290865.193875669362/10153389765194363/?type=1&theater The bottom middle image is ok.(the one taking a dump)... Macgrego...
by quicky
Sun Apr 26, 2015 8:25 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Ea Wye information
Replies: 2
Views: 616

Ea Wye information

Read the whole page. Look who the EA think give out access advice to a river with a PRN.

https://www.gov.uk/information-to-help- ... -river-wye
by quicky
Wed Mar 18, 2015 8:16 pm
Forum: Canoeing
Topic: Esquif Canoes have ceased trading
Replies: 3
Views: 2040

Esquif Canoes have ceased trading

From Ray on FB Ray Goodwin 3 hrs · Really sad news, Esquif Canoes have ceased trading putting the following message on their website: 'It is with great sadness that we announce today that Esquif Canoes inc. has stopped operating Monday March 16th, 2014. Various elements forced Esquif to dispose of i...
by quicky
Mon Mar 16, 2015 12:39 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Brecon Beacons National Park "Water Trail Leaflet"
Replies: 1
Views: 927

Brecon Beacons National Park "Water Trail Leaflet"

From FB. Brecon Beacons National Park "Water Trail Leaflet" showing where you are "allowed" to canoe near Brecon. Note: Splash Funded & restrictions - downstream - refer to Usk & Wye Foundation. http://www.breconbeacons.org/all_downloads/water-trail-leaflet.pdf (If you live and/or paddle in the Brec...
by quicky
Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:27 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Mill for sale?
Replies: 2
Views: 1269

Mill for sale?

From FB. Don't know if it was the Mill or next door or across by the envelope factory
http://www.uklanddirectory.org.uk/land- ... p?id=27370
by quicky
Wed Feb 04, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Remember Clause 33 ....... or Forget Magna Carta!
Replies: 2
Views: 1201

Re: Remember Clause 33 ....... or Forget Magna Carta!

Another older ref:

https://archive.org/stream/cu3192402260 ... 5/mode/2up

"the Great Charter sought to protect freedom of navigation, not freedom of fishing"
by quicky
Tue Jan 13, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Tawe Rescue
Replies: 13
Views: 3662

Re: Tawe Rescue

Very sad new, Our thoughts are with Damians family and friends. Cardiff Canoe Club It is with great regret that the committee has to inform you of the loss of our well respected Dr Damian Pryor who died yesterday, pursuing what he loved on the River Tawe. Despite every effort by his colleague and th...
by quicky
Mon Jan 12, 2015 5:03 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Tawe Rescue
Replies: 13
Views: 3662

Tawe Rescue

by quicky
Thu Dec 04, 2014 6:33 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Lee Valley Closed to Kayaks till March
Replies: 22
Views: 3542

Re: Lee Valley Closed to Kayaks till March

Looks like only running when rafts there... No one want to paddle in winter :) ..... Hi Andy We are now in our Winter season where there are no rafts on so on a Saturday and Sunday from now to end of February the Olympic course will only be running for public paddling at 2pm for 1 hour. The legacy c...
by quicky
Fri Nov 21, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Pyranha Court Case
Replies: 17
Views: 7074

Re: Pyranha Court Case

It was on the local TV news back then by maybe not made the national
by quicky
Thu Nov 20, 2014 3:25 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Pyranha Court Case
Replies: 17
Views: 7074

Pyranha Court Case

BBC reports the court case has started, very sad accident.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-30114191
by quicky
Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SCA drama
Replies: 36
Views: 4286

Re: SCA drama

Does Scottish Limited companies work in the same way as English ones with accounts having to be viewable by the public if requested?
by quicky
Tue Nov 11, 2014 12:13 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Sawdde rescue
Replies: 7
Views: 1785

Re: Sawdde rescue

Update on Kayak, She is fighting but very poorly. http://www.manytearsrescue.org/sylviasblog.php Well done guys, great rescue! There is a donation page for her treatment as well if you can. https://www.paypal.com/uk/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_flow&SESSION=hzDW_2U0obRh6JWj_XrdqNoThRaeT7UaVciIAi5AvwywN9NDlI4...
by quicky
Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Severn Catchment
Replies: 0
Views: 524

Severn Catchment

Anyone free to go along and see what they are up to....... This is the first time I have seen this advertised https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=1&fref=nf Severn Rivers Trust River Severn Opportunities: Have your Say? In March this year we held an open meeting to discuss the Severn Uplands ...
by quicky
Tue Oct 21, 2014 10:59 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Welsh Dee Access
Replies: 8
Views: 1762

Re: Welsh Dee Access

Antoinette Sandbach was part of the meetings on access with fishing groups like AT and the Countryside alliance. Check out her comments and you'll know where her priorities lie..... http://www.countryside-alliance.org/ca/communities/reviewing-the-right-to-roam-by-antoinette-sandbach-am http://yourvo...
by quicky
Sun Oct 19, 2014 9:28 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Wye Barbed wire.
Replies: 18
Views: 3040

Re: Wye Barbed wire.

so we put a wire across but say you cannot get out to get past it......