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Owain

Sadly, Owain's mother has passed away. She had been taken ill last year about the time he spent so much time helping us with the NFZ at Pembrey. Our thoughts are with him and his family.

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NO FLYING

TO ALL MEMBERS

AFTER A DISCUSSION THIS MORNING WITH PHIL AT OUR PEMBREY FLYING SITE

IT IS UNFORTUNATE BUT PEMBREY RACING CIRCUIT IS AS OF TODAY 22/03/2020 CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AND OUR CLUB UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO THE COVID 19 OUTBREAK.

I AM NOT ENTIRELY SURE WHY, AS IT IS AN OUTDOOR VENUE BUT I CAN ONLY ASSUME IT WILL BE USED FOR EMERGENCY FACILITIES ONLY AND THE MOD DUE TO THEIR USE THERE.

FURTHER NEWS WILL BE POSTED WHEN MORE DETAILS ARE AVAILABLE.

 

JUST TO REMIND MEMBERS THERE IS STILL AN ALTERNATIVE SITE THAT COULD BE USED FOR ELECTRIC ONLY AND THAT IS BY Mr.S.Pugh-Jones Property IN MEINCIAU

Meinciau Sports & Recreation Club Heol Meinciau Meinciau, Kidwelly SA17 5LE

Many thanks

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Covid 19

Dear Club members;

As you may be all aware the current situation with the coronavirus 19 outbreak has dampened our ability to continue with monthly club meetings and the indoor flying. Mr S.Pugh-Jones has been in contact with J.Davies and decided that due to the current situation of the outbreak and for the safety of all members, with immediate effect to cancel using this facility at Gwenllian Sports Centre in Kidwelly until further notice.Please note that the BMFA have also mentioned caution with regards to indoor flying from an e-mail I received from BMFA admin.

Outdor flying will carry on as normal at Pembrey as the BMFA believe "In general terms model flying represents a low risk activity due to the predominantly outdoor nature of the activity and the opportunity to maintain inter-personal separation".I encourage all members to attend where possible even if it is to get fresh air or to greet other members in a safe enviroment.

Myself and J.Davies have also spoken and have decided to cancel April's club meeting and to postpone any further meetings if neccesary until it is safe to do so.

Unfortunately numerous club members may have to self-isolate at this current time due to their age and I ask that everyone keep in touch via phone, e-mail or the whats app group to ensure all other members that we will get through these tough times ahead.

If any member may require some assistance of any kind during self-isolation please dont hesitate to get in contact.

Regards

Christian Anderson

Club Secretary

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C.A.A. LISCENCE STICKERS

Any members wishing to have their C.A.A. Liscence details printed on stickers should forward the e-mail they recieved from the C.A.A. My address jon.forsterdavies@sky.com

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Indoor Flying

Indoor Flying sessions at The Gwenllian Centre will continue until Wednesday 11th of December and resume on 15th January.

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WhatsApp Contact Group

Hi everyone.

In our last meeting I asked if it would be possible to set up a what’s app group for the club. This group would allow easy communication between the clubs members. Using the WhatsApp group gives members the ability to be able to message other members individually or as the whole group.

E.g any group member could ask in one message if any other members will be flying at Pembrey or our other site without taking the chance that others may turn up on the day. Information can be easily shared.

If anyone is interested in joining the group. Please contact me by phone, email or text and l will include you in the group.

Thanks

Terry Catherall

Tel:07981151964

Email: terryc36@gmail.com

 

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Flying Resumed at Pembrey

Our Flying Site at Pembrey is now available for use. Please feel free to utilise the facility (see our website for restrictions).

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Flying at Pembrey

Thanks to Owain Davies we now have an agreement with Winston Thomas to fly at Pembrey.

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Steven Pugh Jones

The Tin Shed Experience, Laugharne, is renaming itself ' The History Shed Experience CIC (Community Interest Company) and hopes to relocate to the Medieval Town of Kidwelly.
 
Please join us on the evening of Tuesday, 20th of August at 6:30pm Gwenllian Hall,Kidwelly, for a public presentation and a meeting to drum up support for the new venture.
 
If you like planes, trains and auto-mobiles, History and a community project with spirit, then the History Shed will be of interest. 
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Pembrey Mobile Phone Number 07539659884

A mobile phone has been added to the facilities at Pembrey. The phone is stored in the cabin along with a solar panel, a charger and storage battery

On arrival at site please switch on the phone and switch off when leaving.. Dial the mobile to check whether there are members present. If a call goes straight to voice mail then the phone is off. If the ring tone sounds the unit is on. No need to answer unless the caller persists.

 

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