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Posted: 31/03/2018 11:18:08
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JonK wrote:

Roy

I always thought that you had a missed a career in the media. Admittedly radio rather than TV . . .

Cheers

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Fighting: No need a gum shield, I just take my teeth out.

Training Fee. I always pay at the start of the session in case I drop dead half way through.

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Posted: 13/04/2018 10:05:14
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Re Cwmystwyth Level Fawr, route to Coffin Level above the skipway.

Following a recent incident, it is felt that there is a need to warn explorers using this route to approach the ladder at the top of a very loose slope of rocks by taking a diversion through the adjacent chamber and approaching the ladder from behind

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Posted: 28/06/2018 14:52:14
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The trust welcomes to its board of directors Ioan Lord, AKA Rheidol United.

NAMHO 2019, we have our website up but cannot use the domain we have registered due to service provider system upgrade. When its operative, its namho2019.uk
In meantime it can be reached from www.cambrianmines.co.uk


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IP: 88.106.237.14 Edited: 28/06/2018 14:52:54 by royfellows
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Posted: 28/06/2018 18:11:22
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Nice one, looking forward to it. IP: 86.134.159.71
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Posted: 04/11/2019 13:42:14
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At our recent AGM we planned our program of future works for the next 12 months.

1/ Gateway Signage. This is important as a few visitors don't even know that its a mine they are looking at! It also confirms ownership by CMT and implies that the site is managed..

2/ Clearing of the informal parking area opposite the mill to incorporate parking and farm turning circle. This is off the SAM area but part of the SSSI, so authorisation will be required. It has been the site of informal tipping and removal of road bed spoil, and is a mess. Also a good place to site an interpretation plinth opposite the mill. The one opposite the pottery will be replaced as the board there is damaged.

Interpretation boards have already been placed on the archaeologically important site of Copa Hill, and a hard plinth at Nant yr onnen adjacent to the road.

3/ Refurbishment of the portal of Lefel Fawr with a replica of the original plaque.

There is a lot to be done there but at least its a start. The mill area north of the road is a mess but a lot more involved when it comes to remediation as its an archaeologically important area with a strong likelihood that much would be uncovered.

I also have to report that Freemans Adit has been reopened by nature in the form of a collapse of ground into the level. As it poses a health and safety risk as well as a danger to livestock it has been temporarily covered over pending reinforcement of the ground and a proper access lid. A heavy mine ladder for access has already been made up and put on side.
Its actually only a blind heading and does not lead anywhere. Its more of geological interest that anything else.

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Posted: 04/11/2019 16:39:25
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Fantastic, as always your work is much appreciated Thumb Up IP: 195.171.131.2
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