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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Farm invests £250000 with bank backing

A farm has invested £250,000 in onsite luxury accommodation and a gym as part of a diversification drive. Owen Jones, who owns Cefn Malby Lakes and Fishing outside Cardiff, has built five luxury lodges and nine fishing pods to protect anglers from the weather and is looking to generate £155,000 revenue per year. The luxury lodges are all built in …

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The disgusting mess blighting one of Wales’ most famous beaches

From sanitary towels, to needles to bags of waste – these shocking pictures show just what’s floating in our Welsh waters. The images were captured by Jules O’Shea, 47, and her family who dedicate their spare time to cleaning up the beach at Pendine Sands. Jules and her family live in Cardiff but they spend most of their weekends at …

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10 of the best hotels for fishing in the UK and Ireland

Most hotels accommodate anglers, but there are some at which fishing is a positive enthusiasm. The Good Hotel Guide, recommends 10 that go for it hook, line and sinker. Check the websites for prices of rods/day tickets, permits, tuition, ghillies, and details of seasons – then go fish. ARUNDELL ARMS, LIFTON, DEVON With private rights on 20 miles of riverbank on the …

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Mystery surrounds death of fit and healthy girl, 18.

Amber Rummels was a top pupil on her hospitality course at the Cardiff and Vale College (Picture: BPM Media) A grieving mum has recalled the moment her daughter who had the ‘world at her feet’ suddenly died just minutes after she said goodnight to her. Anita Lewis, 44, discovered her daughter, Amber Rummels, 18, unconscious in the bath at their …

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Underwater search for Emiliano Sala missing plane to begin as wreck hunter targets ‘relatively small’ area

An underwater search to try to trace the missing plane carrying Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson could begin this weekend, it has been revealed. The light aircraft disappeared from radar last Monday evening near the Channel Islands after it took off from Nantes, France. A rescue operation was officially stood down on Thursday after no trace of them was …

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Salmon anglers set to keep fish they catch on more rivers in 2019

Anglers will be able to keep the salmon they catch on more rivers next year than 2018 following improvements in the way stocks are assessed. The annual assessment for the 2019 fishing season has been completed and Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has launched the yearly consultation on the conservation of salmon. It invites representations or objections to proposed gradings for …

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Emergency review of salmon numbers to protect stocks in the Severn estuary

Licences for all forms of net fishing on the estuary, usually available from 1 June, are not currently being issued as new figures on the stock for the Severn, Wye and Usk, which salmon from the Severn estuary migrate to, have been shown to be extremely low and further consideration of the availability of permits is required. The review of …

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Angling Direct opens latest store

Fishing tackle and equipment retailer Angling Direct has opened a new store in Nottingham. The latest addition brings the company’s UK-wide estate to 27 stores. The Nottingham branch was previously occupied by Majestic Wines and spans 4,500 sq ft. Chief executive Darren Bailey said: “We are very excited to have opened our Nottingham store, which is set in a very …

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He claimed he caught a record-breaking fish. Now he’s being called a liar

“I knew that I had just caught the state-record walleye,” said Volk, 41, a city councilman in North Dakota who works in drug prevention for the state government. “It was a dream of mine.” But Volk does not have the state record. Instead, he has a written warning from the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. He has a collection …

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