A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

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A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

Post by Pam Bell » Sun Feb 09, 2014 7:22 pm

- We support Open Access in Wales: You have supported this and must continue to do so.
- We expect you to represent us on access matters appropriately. We are prepared to support you when you do.
- We expect you to adhere to your polices on access visibly and act in the interests of paddlesport. We will support you when
you do.
- We all want NWWC to be a success and it will be. We will support you to do this.
- There is a facility at the Tryweryn: the Tryweryn is not the facility.
- We will pay for use of facilities to include car parks in good faith: We expect you to set a fair price in the interest of sport
development and to ensure fees are paid to generate revenue to keep the centre going.
- We will simply pay for car parking if not using facilities: We expect you to recognise that if we are not using your
facilities or car parks we will simply enjoy the river in a responsible and civil manner.

We will support you visibly when you do this.
You started this campaign and it is leading towards success: We want you to enjoy the success you deserve.

If you agree with this message, sign this PETITION. It will be presented to Emma Aldridge, interim Chair of Canoe Wales on 12th February (Wednesday) so DO IT NOW!

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Re: A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

Post by Terryg » Sun Feb 09, 2014 7:45 pm

Signed.

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Re: A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

Post by Chris Bolton » Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:00 pm

Signed. It's crucial to our sport that Canoe Wales listen to this message - otherwise, apart from the effect on access, the concept of a National Governing Body that actually represents participants will be dead. I'm hoping it's just a negotiating position to persuade people to pay the facility fees in future, either that or they haven't appreciated the contradiction with their own previously pioneering access strategy. Contrast this with https://www.thebmc.co.uk/show-your-supp ... s-campaign

If you don't know what the petition is about, see http://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/foru ... 3&t=109648
and http://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/foru ... 3&t=109441

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Re: A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

Post by Adam-Evans22 » Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:03 pm

Signed.

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Re: A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

Post by andibs » Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:44 pm

All signed

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Post by David Robinson » Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:16 pm

signed!!

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Re: A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

Post by HAZA » Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:40 pm

All done

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Re: A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

Post by iainporter » Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:44 pm

Done done.

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Re: A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

Post by flipt » Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:54 pm

Signed, and couldn't agree more. Well put Pam.
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Re: A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

Post by StillNewish » Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:47 pm

Signed. Agree 100%

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Re: A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

Post by Keeby » Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:49 pm

Signed, it's not about the money it's double
standards CW

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Re: A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

Post by paddletastic2 » Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:19 am

This post has been viewed by 1300 times, yet only 600 signatures!! I am sure that more tan 600 paddlers will be effected!!

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Re: A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

Post by ChrisE » Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:32 am

Someone more into forums might be able to correct/clarify this but...

My understanding is that the view count goes up multiple times for the same user. So there have been 12 posts in the thread, so if you assumed that everyone viewed the thread once per post then the number of people reading this thread drops to 100, instead of the 1200 it first seems...

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Re: A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

Post by Pam Bell » Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:39 am

Last chance to sign! The petition is being presented later today.

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Re: A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

Post by Glyn B » Wed Feb 12, 2014 2:34 pm

Done :D

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Re: A message from paddlers to the board of Canoe Wales

Post by quicky » Sat Feb 15, 2014 8:43 pm

On Canoe Wales FB page.
ACCESS and OUTDOOR RECREATION GREEN PAPER........
Canoe Wales seeks volunteers to sit on an access forum to assist in the task of informing the Welsh Government Green Paper. All enquiries please to nigel.midgley@canoewales.com


I know a few people who would be good for this committee. Pam Bell, Ashley Charlwood and Richard Harvey. They have knowledge of the access situation in Wales and would make ideal volunteers......
Quicky

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