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28
July
2010

BCU appoint Bronze Olympic medallist Media and PR Officer Bronze Olympic Canoe Slalom medallist Helen Reeves will join the British Canoe Union on 10th August as the national sports governing body’s Media and PR Officer. Helen will join the BCU and travel with the GB Canoeing – Canoe Slalom and Canoe Sprint teams ahead of […]

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27
July
2010

Full Time Coach Role:- • Have safety as a priority and ensure a safe and enjoyable training environment. • Introduction of young people to canoeing in a systematic and planned structure • Development of young club members in the skills of Sprint, Marathon and Wild Water canoeing. • Introduction of young club members to strength […]

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27
July
2010

To follow up on the activities from the day I just wanted to share some more information. First thanks to everyone who could make Saturday hope you enjoyed it and sorry for those who didn’t, you missed a good day. 1st Remember to register on www.paddlesurf.ie you’ll get access to the forum and get updates […]

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27
July
2010
TayDescent

The Tay is a fantastic river – providing excellent water surrounded by great scenery. The Tay Descent offers virtually all paddlers* the opportunity to tour or race together this October. Whether you choose to race a racing boat or tour in a touring boat (or any combination of these…) this event is for you. Choose […]

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26
July
2010

Lock Keepers cottage on the River Lagan Belfast … There is a new access point at the Lock Keepers cottage on the River Lagan Belfast, purpose build for both canoeists and anglers. The access point is beside the Lock Keepers cafe so makes for a good coffee stop from either Stanmillis or Shaws Bridge.

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26
July
2010

Tree stuck in weir … Anyone that is paddling in the Shaws bridge area show beware of the tree stuck in between the 2 & 3 Weir.

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26
July
2010

Since june 2010 Matt McKnight, Paul Henry and Shane Harkin have been on the European Continent for a series of training camps and competitions. Earlier this year all three athletes were accepted into the Irish canoe slalom team, Paul and Shane at under 18 level, and Matt at under 23. They have all been members […]

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21
July
2010

This was the first year of Club Fest. It was held on the 26th and 27th of June at Share Holiday Village Fermanagh. Over 100 paddlers participated and an excellent time was had by all. Some clubs arrived on the Friday night to camp for the whole weekend; everyone else arrived on the Saturday morning. […]

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19
July
2010

Hello. On the morning of 14 August I plan to swim from Copeland Island to Donaghadee in aid of The Prostate Cancer Charity (see link below). (I was diagnosed with the disease in spring 2009.) I will be accompanied by two other swimmers. For safety, we are looking for one support boat and ideally three […]

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19
July
2010

Vetting and Barring Scheme Registration Halted The Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) registration phase of the Vetting and Barring Scheme (VBS), which was due to commence on 26 July 2010, has been halted whilst the new coalition government undertakes a review of the scheme. Theresa May, Home Secretary states: ‘the Government has made clear its intention […]