Category Archives: CMS at work

CMS says protection needed for historic sites

The Society has written to the Welsh Government asking it to support the designation as Scheduled Ancient Monuments (SAM) of two important lead mine sites, Esgair Fraith and Esgair Hir, in the Cambrian Mountains east of Tal y Bont. The … Continue reading

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CMS responds to WG access consultation

The Welsh Government has recently been consulting on whether and how it might improve opportunities to access the outdoors for responsible recreation, at the same time as finding “ways to reduce the costs and burdens associated with administering public paths … Continue reading

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“DNS” proposals – CMS responds

The Welsh Government has been consulting on proposals to establish a new system which will allow it to process “Developments of National Significance (DNS)” – a new category of planning application. If implemented, the system would take away from Local … Continue reading

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National Trust lecture: report & pix

Justin Albert, National Trust Director for Wales, spoke last week at a well-attended event, organised by the Cambrian Mountains Society, in the Drwm theatre at the National Library in Aberystwyth.  Mr. Albert’s well-illustrated talk encompassed the extent of the Trust’s … Continue reading

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Wales Designated Landscapes Review Part 2

The Cambrian Mountains Society has submitted its views to Part 2 of the Independent Review of Designated Landscapes in Wales, commissioned in September by the Welsh Government, and chaired by Professor Terry Marsden of Cardiff University. Part 1 of the review considered … Continue reading

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Society showcases the Cambrian Mountains

On 16th and 17th May trustees of the Cambrian Mountains Society manned a stand at the Royal Welsh Spring Festival in the showground at Llanelwedd. There was a very encouraging interest shown by members of the public and we had many conversations … Continue reading

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CMS June event at National Library

THE NATIONAL TRUST IN WALES A talk organised by The Cambrian Mountains Society by JUSTIN ALBERT Director for Wales of The National Trust at THE DRWM The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth. Followed by wine, refreshments and live harp music in … Continue reading

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Natural Resources Wales annual scrutiny

The Environment and Sustainability Committee of the National Assembly of Wales carries out an annual scrutiny of NRW, helped by comments from interested parties, such as the Cambrian Mountains Society, whose response to the current review can be read by … Continue reading

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Royal Welsh Spring Festival 16/17 May

The Cambrian Mountains Society will be taking a stand in the Floral Hall at the Royal Welsh Spring Festival, at Builth Wells on 16/17 May. Billed as ‘the number one event for smallholding, gardening and sustainable living’ and ‘ a … Continue reading

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Iolo to give Dafydd Dafis Memorial Lecture

Cambrian Mountains Society presents THE DAFYDD DAFIS MEMORIAL LECTURE — WALES From Mountain Top to the Sea An illustrated talk with the renowned Naturalist & Wildlife Television Presenter and President of the Cambrian Mountains Society Iolo Williams — Venue The … Continue reading

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