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Instructing For Arthog Wales

Variety is the spice of life so Chris always looks forward to working at Arthog Wales. The weekend’s activity consisted of onsite team building tasks and visit to the beach to settle the team in. Then on the second day … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

It’s always fun to work with Arthog Outreach. This week was no exception with two fab groups having an adventure. The first group everyone one reached new heights climbing at Grinshill. While the second group mastered canoeing at Simpsons Pool. … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Outdoor First Aid Training

Here at CHMAS, we really enjoy providing fun and informative first aid training and this was our second course in March. We like to keep our course sizes small so that there is plenty of hands on time and discussion. … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Lowland Leader Training

As an approved Course Provider for the Lowland Leader Scheme, Chris was out and about delivering a training course in March. There were 4 exceptional candidates on the course who took everything in their stride. Day 1 – Personal SkillsThis … Continue reading

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CHMAS – First Aid Training

Towards the end of March, I was running a REC Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) course for Skyreach in Telford Town Park. It was a lively course to work on with seven very enthusiastic staff who asked lots of … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Canoeing on the Llangollen Canal

Sometimes, things just don’t go as planned and alternative plans have to be drawn up. This was certainly the case with this excellent trip. The original plan to paddle on the River Severn needed a change of venue due to … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Wales

Always fun to work at Arthog Wales and this was no exception! Working with a Year 5 group, who undertook team building activities, gorge walking, mountain walking and canoeing. The team building was pretty special moment with everyone doing the … Continue reading

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Canoeing on Llyn Padarn

On a wet and windy weekend in March, Chris was running a couple of canoe sessions on Llyn Padarn for a CCF group. Despite the windy conditions, all had a good time and successfully completed the British Canoeing – Paddle … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

A very mixed week working for Arthog Outreach and what a cracker it was too! The activities involved, canoeing at Simpsons Pool and a walk up the Wrekin. However, the icing on the cake was a team building for Year … Continue reading

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Scout Association – T1 Permit Assessment

As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Chris is a Hill Walking and Climbing Assessor for the Scout Association. As such, in February, he was in the Brecon Beacons providing training for a Terrain 1 – Permit Assessment. All … Continue reading

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