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Daily Archives: September 28, 2019

Bodelwyddan angling club still going strong after 40 years

In March 1975, long before iPads and smart phones, a new angling club was formed to counter concerns that local youngsters were becoming too inactive. A few months earlier, Bodelwyddan Town Council had uncovered documents showing that the fishing rights on a section of the River Elwy had been given to local residents. It felt this was an ideal opportunity …

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The life that lies below East Park’s lake, its dangers – and the swimming wallaby

It dominates one of Hull’s best loved green spaces but how much do you actually know about East Park’s lake? The popular lake has been around since the turn of the 20th century and has been a source of leisure and enjoyment for the people of Hull ever since. Once full of rowing boats, more recently it has become a …

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