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COVID 19 – Protective measures for out-of-school settings – Government Guidance

As schools start to break up for the summer holidays we know many providers will be looking at what they can safely offer in terms of out of school clubs.  The latest Government advice provided on 10th July 2020 gives more information about the measures required to undertake activities. This guidance is for organisations or […]

COVID 19 – Support for Businesses – Government Guidance

We wanted to provide the latest Government Guidance on support for businesses.  This update includes guidance for providers of outdoor facilities:-

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on-phased-return-of-sport-and-recreation/guidance-for-providers-of-outdoor-facilities-on-the-phased-return-of-sport-and-recreation

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on-phased-return-of-sport-and-recreation/guidance-for-the-public-on-the-phased-return-of-outdoor-sport-and-recreation?fbclid=IwAR1bZs9FLgvTWN9a5ee4EaX97pkxnNtP7verYrPX2gG3LewaVaxJ8HrNdXA

 

 

COVID 19 – Support for Businesses – Government Guidance

We wanted to provide the latest Government Guidance on support for businesses.  This update includes the latest announcement surrounding self employed people through the Income Support Scheme :-

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses#support-for-self-employed-through-the-self-employment-income-support-scheme

 

Institute for Outdoor Learning

Accident Prevention and Claims Defensibility

We had an article published in the IOL‘s Summer edition of Horizons about accident prevention and claims defensibility we thought you’d like to see it.

Other articles on our website that look at this area to check out

https://www.activitiesindustrymutual.co.uk/aim-pharos-be-prepared/

 

 

Weardale Adventure Centre Ltd – New Member Profile

Member Profile

We are pleased to welcome Weardale Adventure Centre, a residential multi-activity centre, as a new member to AIM.

Weardale Adventure Centre is an 80 bedded residential centre based in the North Pennines offering high-quality, outdoor and adventure education activities. They were founded in 1978 and ever since has been an integral part of the local community. As a result there are groups that have been visiting the centre for over 20 years.

After working at Weardale Adventure Centre for a number of years, centre manager Kay Sheppard and head of outdoor activities, John Noble decided to take over the business at the beginning of 2016.

The centre is situated in 5 acres of grounds surrounded by beautiful scenery where participants can enjoy on-site activities as well as the use of local venues.

Weardale Adventure Centre focus on delivering high quality educational programmes to school groups between the ages of 8 and 18 as well as offering activities to individuals, families and corporate events.

The centre offers a range of activities including high ropes, bushcraft, climbing, archery, gorge walking, mine exploration, canoeing, kayaking, raft building, camping, hiking and orienteering. As well as the activities Weardale offers canoeing courses, climbing courses, corporate training, first aid courses and navigation and hill skills.

AIM was happy to welcome Weardale Adventure Centre to the Mutual and wish them the best of success for the future.

John Noble, Director of Weardale Adventure Centre has this to say;

“We have found AIM very professional, helpful and friendly. The seminar I attended in London was very informative. We look forward to working with them for many years to come.” 

For more information on Weardale Adventure Centre please contact them by visiting:-

http://www.weardaleadventurecentre.co.uk