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News Archive: 2008

Dec 2008

Welsh speaking leaders needed for Welsh speaking youth group expeditions

Posted on December 9th, 2008

​Have you led a youth group/school expedition before? Have you travelled through developing world countries? Do you want to help develop young Welsh minds in the art of responsible environmental…

Outdoor activities honored at Anglesey Sports Awards!

Posted on December 9th, 2008

​Beaumaris leisure centre hosted the 2008 Anglesey sports award on the 26th of November. The night’s special guest was Bethesda born Climber Ioan Doyle, who after an impressive video of…

Nov 2008

Give Kayaking a Go with Mentro Allan!

Posted on November 12th, 2008

​Indoor kayaking taster course for 6 weeks at Holyhead Leisure Centre. The course is FREE to Mentro Allan participants. The Mentro Allan project is aimed at young women from the ages…

23K ‘SPLASH’ funding for community watersports base in Porthmadog

Posted on November 11th, 2008

​The NWWOP recently received financial support of £23K from 'SPLASH' funding, the new water recreation challenge fund for Wales. The first year's funding will go towards building permenant watersports storage…

Oct 2008

Children and young people’s taster sessions at Dyffryn Conwy Leisure Centre, Llanrwst

Posted on October 30th, 2008

​The Outdoor Partnership in Conwy and local outdoor clubs will be hosting a series of children and young peoples taster sessions at Dyffryn Conwy Leisure Centre on Saturday, 1st November. The…

Equipment grant for Outdoor Clubs

Posted on October 23rd, 2008

​The North West Wales Outdoor Partnership (NWWOP), through the Sports Council for Wales, has up to £5000 of capital funding available to new and existing NWWOP clubs! Clwb Padlo Blaenau recieved…

Children Climbing High at The Beacon, Waunfawr!

Posted on October 8th, 2008

​Saturday 27th of September saw 45 children and young people limbering up to take part in the Beacon Back to School Bouldering Competition. The Beacon Indoor Climbing Wall at Waunfawr provides…

Access to Outdoor Equipment on Anglesey!

Posted on October 8th, 2008

​The North West Wales Outdoor Partnership and Anglesey County Council Sports Development Unit will be launching its new Outdoor equipment store based at Plas Arthur Leisure Centre, Llangefni. Through a Sports…

Sep 2008

CLUB PROFILE - Dyffryn Conwy Mountain Bike Club

Posted on September 18th, 2008

​MOUNTAIN BIKE CLUB GOING FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH Clwb Beicio Mynydd Dyffryn Conwy was established nearly two years ago by keen bikers from the Llanrwst area, supported by the North West…

£1000 Community Chest support towards new climbing sessions!

Posted on September 10th, 2008

​Clwb Antur Glaslyn has recently secured a £1,000 Sports Council for Wales Community Chest grant to purchase climbing equipment for their new climbing section. The aim is to create a link…

Jul 2008

Canoeing session for Youngsters with Disabilities

Posted on July 29th, 2008

​Canoeing session for Youngsters with Disabilities Saturday 16th August, 2008 Ages 8 - 12 / 9.30 – 13.00 Ages 13 – 16 / 13:30 - 5:00 Meet at Glanllyn, Bala  1…

Outdoor Award Pioneers pave the way for many more!

Posted on July 15th, 2008

​An awards presentation and orienteering event took place at Eirias Park Leisure Centre, Colwyn Bay on Friday 2nd July 2008. SIX primary schools in north Wales have given the thumbs up…

NEW Outdoor Activities Development Officer on Anglesey!

Posted on July 9th, 2008

​This week, the North West Wales Outdoor Partnership welcomed a new member to their team to assist with the implementation of the new NWWOP Strategy on Anglesey. Simon Jones, Anglesey's new…

Jun 2008

An Outdoor Clubs’ Forum gets under way in Gwynedd

Posted on June 10th, 2008

​The first Gwynedd Outdoor Clubs forum was held at the Glaslyn Leisure Centre in Porthmadog on Wednesday the 30th of April. There, representatives from 14 clubs discussed funding opportunities, insurance…

Outdoor Equipment store for local groups in Conwy

Posted on June 9th, 2008

​The North West Wales Outdoor Partnership and Conwy County Borough Council Leisure Services will be launching its new Outdoor equipment storeroom based at Dyffryn Conwy Leisure Centre, Llanrwst. Through a Sports…

Awards for All Wales grant for community outdoor clubs!

Posted on June 2nd, 2008

​The North West Wales Outdoor Partnership has received a grant of £5000 to train volunteer leaders from the lottery-funded grants programme ‘Awards for All Wales’. The North West Wales Outdoor Partnership…

Apr 2008

Mountain Leader Training Wales Award Training Schemes

Posted on April 11th, 2008

​Are you an experienced hill walker, mountaineer or rock climber who wants a nationally recognised Award to lead others? MLTW organises and administers Award Training Schemes that are widely recognised. Course…

Centre Assistant at Plas y Brenin takes on mentoring role!

Posted on April 10th, 2008

​Peter Mayers, a Centre Assistant at Plas y Brenin, the National Mountaineering Centre at Capel Curig, will shortly be working with a group from Blaenau Ffestiniog to help them gain…

Gwynedd youngsters get adventurous over Easter!

Posted on April 9th, 2008

​During the Easter break, young people from Ysgol Sir Hugh Owen and Ysgol Brynrefail took part in a number of outdoor adventure activities at Llanrug Outdoor Centre. In partnership with the…

NEW outdoor club in the Barmouth / Dolgellau area!

Posted on April 9th, 2008

​Do you live in the Barmouth / Dolgellau area? Would you be interested in helping to set up a NEW outdoor club for the area? If so, why not come along…

A chance for Welsh speaking young people from Anglesey to try a day of climbing for free!

Posted on April 8th, 2008

​On July 19th Menter Iaith Môn is offering the chance for four young people to try climbing for free for a day. The opportunity is open to young people over 16…

NORTH WEST WALES OUTDOOR PARTNERSHIP REVIEW

Posted on April 6th, 2008

​NORTH WEST WALES OUTDOOR PARTNERSHIP REVIEW – 22/04/08 – PLAS MENAI The North West Wales Outdoor Partnership has been operational for two and a half years. There have been a number…

BOF Orienteering Level 1 Training

Posted on April 3rd, 2008

​Provisional Date 9th April 2008 - Eirias Park Leisure Centre - 9.00 am – 4.00pm Orienteering - What is it? Orienteering is a sport that is challenging to both mind and…

Mar 2008

FREE training opportunities for volunteer leaders!

Posted on March 28th, 2008

​The North West Wales Outdoor Partnership (NWWOP) will deliver a range of coaching courses in 2008 to train and develop new and existing coaches and leaders in local community outdoor…

Snowdonia Society Appoint former Assembly Minister

Posted on March 18th, 2008

​The Snowdonia Society has appointed Alun Pugh, the former Assembly Minister forCulture, Sport and Language, as its Director from the 3rd March. As a Minister, Mr Pugh had a key…

Glaslyn Adventure Club receive £5000 to purchase paddlesports equipment

Posted on March 18th, 2008

​Glaslyn Adventure Club receive £5000 towards canoe and kayak equipment25 February 2008 Glaslyn Adventure Club has recently been successful in securing a capital grant of ?5000 from the North West…

Making the most of Gwynedd’s Natural Environment

Posted on March 11th, 2008

​During the next few months the North West Wales Outdoor Partnership and Gwynedd Council will be taking steps towards improving the opportunities for local people to realise their potential through…

Top Honours for Anglesey Adventure Club Volunteer Jamie Holding

Posted on March 2nd, 2008

​CONGRATULATIONS go to Anglesey Adventure Club's Chairman, Jamie Holding, who received the Volunteer of Year Award at Anglesey's recent Sports Award. The Award was presented by Tracey Morris, elite international…

WELSH REACHING THE TOP

Posted on March 2nd, 2008

​Do you speak Welsh? Do you enjoy being in the Outdoors In North West Wales, the mountains of Snowdonia, the coasts of Conwy, Llŷn and Ynys Mon, its rivers, lakes and…

Jan 2008

Fancy a change of Career?

Posted on January 1st, 2008

​Following successful partnership work with Menter Iaith Conwy, there are now opportunities available for welsh speaking to access training and assessment courses to access work within the Outdoor Industry. Due to…

FREE Coaching / Leadership courses for outdoor clubs

Posted on January 1st, 2008

​The North West Wales Outdoor Partnership, through the Sports Council for Wales, are offering FREE leadership and coaching courses in 2008 as part of their new Coach Education Programme to…

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