Tagged with: Outdoors

6 posts about Outdoors on this blog

  1. Birthday greetings to a Welsh waterway

    Wednesday 22 February 2012, 13:25

    Rachael Garside Rachael Garside

    It may seem that I'm becoming slightly obsessed with canals at the moment, but I'd just like to take this opportunity to wish the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal a very happy birthday.

    A whole year's worth of events marking the celebrations began on 10 February, 200 years...

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  2. Clwydian AONB to be doubled in size

    Tuesday 5 October 2010, 11:40

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Proposals are in place to extend the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to roughly twice its current size, as the Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) look to protect parts of the area at risk.

    In partnership with the Wrexham and Denbighshire local authorities, CCW plans to extend...

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  3. Kids getting wild with nature in Wales

    Monday 9 August 2010, 14:29

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Remember when you were a kid and summer holidays were a litany of grazed knees and grass stains?

    It's probably over-egged in the media, but certainly children are less likely these days to develop an awareness and familiarity with the great outdoors.

    The National Trust are aiming to arrest a little...

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  4. New skate plazza for Cardiff

    Thursday 29 July 2010, 12:06

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    A new skate park has recently opened down at the Cardiff Bay Barrage and it seems to be going down well with the local skateboarders.

    The new Skate Plazza has been modelled on other skate parks around the world and follows the example set by Barcelona - which is often referred to as 'the skate capital...

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  5. Gower to become a mecca for astronomers

    Wednesday 31 March 2010, 11:24

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    The Gower peninsula, just to the west of Swansea, is set to become a mecca for star-gazers when a new 'dark skies' policy for the area is approved tomorrow by the city's Council cabinet.


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  6. Dirtsurfing in Llantrissant forest

    Tuesday 16 February 2010, 14:01

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Dirtsurfing is a combination of surfing, biking and mountain boarding. It's great fun but there is a downside - you have to walk back up any hill you surf down!

    Simon Watmore sent in this clip of himself (yellow board), Andy Davies (yellow board) and Gavin James (green board) flying down the fire tracks...

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