Access to Inland Waterways: Welsh Government Outline Policy Intent

National Access Forum


This paper is intended to provide clarity on the Welsh Government’s preferred direction of travel for access to inland waters for recreation purposes. It provides some recent background and context but is not intended to re-produce the detailed history which has been comprehensively documented.


Welsh Government is considering […]

Meeting note Wales Fisheries Forum Date of Meeting: 9 th April 2020

Venue: Skype Present: David Mee (NRW) Emma Keenan (NRW) Patrick Lindley (NRW) Peter Gough (NRW) Robert Vaughan (NRW) Steve Ormerod (Chair, NRW) Adrian Simpson (Countryside Alliance) for Rachel Evans Alan Winstone (Afonydd Cymru) Chris White (Campaign for the Protection of Welsh Fisheries; North Wales LFGs) Creighton Harvey (SW LFGs) Dylan Roberts (Game & […]

Chris White to Ruth Jenkins (NRW): 3rd June


I find it sad that we are both taking time to defend our positions, a reflection perhaps on the poor NRW relationship with one of its major stakeholders who are treated with contempt.  The anger and frustration of the angling community is a result of NRW being more concerned with a legal challenge […]

Re: Damage to migratory fish stocks by Fish-eating Birds

President Allan Cuthbert, 7 Norton Avenue, Prestatyn, Denbighshire, LL19 7NL Email:

Strategy Officer John Eardley c/o Vanner Farm & Caravan Site. Llanelltyd, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 2HE Email:

Conservation Officer; Chris White, 57 Normanby Drive, Connahs Quay’ Flintshire, CH5 4JX

Sir David Henshaw NRW Chairman

Via email:

18 May 2020