Conwy Adventure Leisure (CAL) can today confirm that the official contract with Wavegarden has now been signed, and that a significant 7 figure first stage payment has been made.
The signing signifies an important stage in the Surf Snowdonia project, which will bring the UK’s first inland surfing destination to fruition by early summer 2015.
Wavegarden is the industry leader in the design and manufacture of wave generation systems, having built a full-scale demo centre in Northern Spain following seven years of research and development.
The demo facility has been designed by a group of Spanish hydrological, civil and mechanical engineers – who also happen to be passionate surfers. It has been…read more
Marine Conservation Society says the dry weather last year has helped to improve the water qualityBarmouth beach
Beaches across North Wales have been given a major vote of confidence with many scoring excellent water quality standards in the latest report.
In total 45 of the region’s beaches were given the top “Recommended” rating according to The Good Beach Guide, launched by…read more
One of the primary arguments against the Welsh language is that it costs too much to maintain. At first glance this is a persuasive argument. Why spend millions every year ‘propping up a dead language’?
Here are a few good reasons why it is money well spent.
First off, because there’s a common censensus amongst the people of Wales that…read more
Please give up just half an hour or an hour of your time on Tuesday morning 11 March 2014 from 8am to about 9am to a protest based at the Ynys Môn end of the Menai Suspension Bridge. If you like bring white ‘radiation’ suits (cheap and disposable), placards, flags, banners. Do not block or impede traffic: we want the support not the frustration of…read more
They will be recruiting a number of staff between now and September 2014 when the new building opens. All applications will be processed using the University’s recruitment system.
1. Articulture. Articulture has come together with the Wye Valley River Festival, the National Eisteddfod and the Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre to offer three exciting commission opportunitites to artists of any genre who want to create small-scale, innovative…read more
Peter Boyd has been creating valuable unique sculptures for 25 years. His passion is for making inspiring forms from trees. He has a unique way with wood; his work is a powerful synthesis of the beauty of the tree and the imagination and skill of the sculptor. He is happy to work with you through all the stages of the creation to form a sculpture that has…read more
Mountain Rescuers were alerted to a report of an Avalanche over the weekend.
The Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team were alerted at 13:22hrs on Saturday to a report of an avalanche on the PYG track on Snowdon. A male in a party of two had been struck by the avalanche and was reported to be injured approximately 200m above the interchange.
With a low cloudbase, and a…read more
The majestic Herefordshire cliffs
After a brutal night of hefty winds, Britain woke up to discover that its western chunk had been sheered off and was now tossing in the north Atlantic, 150 miles off the coast of Iceland.
People in Herefordshire were first to realise the principality had been removed when they awoke to find themselves living on…read more
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