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Dave Jones 303/07/2009 23:17:20
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Thanks Dave nothing wrong with your instructions
 
 
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The Long Build05/07/2009 16:48:55
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This thread now needs to be deleted as the original posts appear to have also deleted or can other people still see them ??
Colin Bishop05/07/2009 16:54:50
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Phil Abbott10/07/2009 19:05:52
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Just to say I have beem a bit quiet on this for a while as there was a small problem with algae on the lake, and we were worried we might have to cancel. Good news after meeting with the Park Warden today all is well and the event is all go go go.
We will be doing a night sail on the small lagoon on the Saturday night, either during the BBQ, after the BBQ or even with the BBQ, so fit lights !!!!.
There will be 230 v for battery charging during the day (plus of course the various traders who will be more than happy to sell you more)
Of course if you plan to arrive on the Friday, you can night sail then as well.
I wil be posting an idea of the event details later (which of course are very "loose")
Phil Abbott22/07/2009 22:18:06
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Sorry to do this, but I have just been asked to post the following, as it was felt that due to undue publicity regarding the algae it would put people off,

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
 
 
 
 
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.
Phil Abbott24/07/2009 21:11:16
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It seems no sooner than I get one bit of info its out of date.
We have just been told by the Park warden the the alert of the algae has now be reducecded from RED to Amber, all boating is being allowed (canoes, sailing, etc) but more to point the models are allowed.    So the event is really back on (ignore press from now on !!!)
As it is and Amber altert, it is felt that all model boaters should wear gloves when putting  models in and out of the water (just to be on the safe side)  We will be suppling these, so don't panic. Its hoped by the event the lake will be clear any way.
 
All the traders have been informed, so spread the word.
 
All boates catered for (inc IC, OMRA etc)
 
So Start packing
Dr John Booth25/07/2009 07:50:01
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I am curious as to why is it felt necessary for people to wear gloves and what the health implications of this algae might be?

John

Edited By Dr John Booth on 25/07/2009 07:50:23

Bob Abell25/07/2009 08:25:14
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We visited Llyn Padarn last week, and there were kids swimming in a side pool!.............Without gloves too!
 
Couldn`t resist the last bit!..........lol
 
See yer there!....................Bob
Dave Milbourn25/07/2009 17:48:26
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"I am curious as to why is it felt necessary for people to wear gloves and what the health implications of this algae might be?"
 
Dr John
 A spokesperson for the water company has told our reporter that they "can accept no liability for any adverse effects - real or imagined - caused by failure of the public to observe irrational H&S rules. It has been found in the past that exposure to such environmental hazzards can result in serious litigation". Perhaps it causes Swine Flu too?
 Liz and I will be there, but I think we'll be taking a flask..................
 
Dave M
 

 

Edited By Dave Milbourn on 25/07/2009 17:49:42

Paul T26/07/2009 07:32:03
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Did the water company really state "irrational H&S rules" its nice to know that at least one public service has its feet on the ground.
 
Dave............perhaps it is a cure for swine flu.....and the common cold.......and at the bottom of the lake we will find Arthurs sword alongside the holy grail.

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