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May 2014


    Ulster Angling Federation

    

    

 

Development Officers Newsletter

For information purposes of all affiliated members.

Could Secretaries please arrange to forward this to all members via e-mail and post it on their Association noticeboardCompiled by Robbie Marshall, Development Officer for the period 1st to 31st May 2014.

 

The following meetings were attended;

1st Lisnaskea, attended the Lough Erne Working Group.

 

1st  Lisburn,  Chairman and other directors attended the monthly UAF Directors meeting.

 

7th Belfast,  Attended ‘Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime ‘ (PAW) Steering Group meeting chaired by DOENI Minister Mark Durkan.

 

7th Belfast, attended with Chairman a meeting with Sport NI, DCALNI Inland Fisheries, and Loughs Agency about an electronic system for angling licences etc.

 

8th Hillsborough, attended seminar at NIEA on the effect of discharges on water quality.

 

8th Enniskillen,  Attended the Erne & Melvin (Water Framework Directive) Catchment Stakeholder Group meeting.

 

14th Belfast attended with Chairman a meeting at Sport NI regarding Angling Development.

 

15th Moy, Attended the Upper Neagh Bann (Water Framework Directive) Catchment Stakeholder Group meeting.

 

16th Ballycastle, Chairman, attended a site meeting with Ballycastle Angling Association regarding hydroelectricity issues on the River Carey.

 

19th Newry, Attended the Carlingford & Mourne (Water Framework Directive) Catchment Stakeholder Group meeting.

 

20th Belfast, Meeting with Chairman to discuss outstanding issues.

 

19th Newtownabbey, Chairman attended the Belfast Lough & Lagan (Water Framework Directive) Catchment Stakeholder Group meeting.

 

20th Belfast, Chairman and Director Gary Houston met with DCALNI Inland Fisheries to discuss revisions to the 1966 Fisheries Act.

 

29th Antrim, attended the DARDNI Nitrates Action Programme Stakeholder Meeting.

 

 

Correspondence / E-mails .

 

E-Mail to Paul McAleavey of DCALNI Inland Fisheries requesting a date for a meeting of Fermanagh Clubs

 

Letter to URS Consultants regarding the proposed Ballynahinch bypass.

 

16 May; Submission to DOENI on Hightown Waste Treatment Plant, Mallusk, Co. Antrim

 

20 May; Submission to NIEA on   AIL/2013/0014 - Mr John McCambridge, 1 Ballyvennaught Rd, Ballycastle, hydroelectric scheme on River Carey.

 

21 May; Submission to NIEA on   AIL 2012 0024 Mr Irwin Hydroelectric Scheme,  Castle River  (River Roe)

 

30 May; Submission to DARD on the EU Common Agricultural Policy Reform: Cross – Compliance.

 

Discussions with        

           

Ian Watters from the Shimna Club about a hydroelectric scheme on the Leitrim River.

 

Background research work on the following: -

Hydroelectric schemes; it is vital that clubs monitor developments in their area. Whilst the Federation is not opposed to all hydroelectric schemes, it is apparent that Licence conditions being applied by NIEA will not be sufficient to protect rivers, and need to be improved.

 

INCOMING CORRESPONDENCE – MAY 2014

Ref

Date

Sender

Subject

Action

UAF/06/92

1/5/14

DOE,Planning Policy Division

Publication of PPS 23

ToDO

UAF/25/92

1/5/14

NIEL

Water seminar

To DO & JH

UAF/02/98

1/5/14

Water Forum at DEFRA via website

Publication of revised Water Framework Directive standards

To DO & JH

UAF/26/92

2/5/14

Community Places

Strategic Planning Policy Statement

To DO

--

2/5/14

Sport NI

Sportswatch Issue 185

To DO,JH & MK

UAF/20/06

3/5/14

MEAD Insurance

Club Liability

To DO & JH

UAF/08/93

6/5/14

Sport NI

Active Clubs Info Workshops & Programme

To DO & JH

UAF/16/92

8/5/14

NIEL

Draft Response to Waste Duty of Care Code of Practice

To DO

UAF/08/93

8/5/14

Sport NI

Reminder-Active Clubs

To DO & JH

UAF/11/92

12/5/14

S & TA

EA Limits phosphate discharges into R Itchen

To DO & JH

UAF/08/93

15/5/14

Sport NI

Invite to Angling Conference

To DO

UAF/11/92

15/5/14

S & TA

E-Newsletter

To All on email

UAF/11/92

16/5/14

S & TA

Cheque for £20 for joint members

To DO

UAF/02/98

16/5/14

J Campbell, DOE

Belfast Lough & Lagan CSG Meeting

To DO

UAF/06/92

16/5/14

DOE, Planning

Planning (Fees) Amendment Regs NI

To DO

UAF/01/03

16/5/14

NI Sport Forum

Annual Subscription

To DO

UAF/16/92

20/5/14

NIEL

NGO Challenge Fund 2014 Celebration Event

To DO

UAF/16/92

20/5/14

NIEL

NIEL Draft Response CAP Reform

To DO

UAF/08/94

26/5/14

MEAD Insurance

Federation Receipt and Cover Note

To JH

UAF/20/06

26/5/14

TAGIT Fishing Club

Press Release-Cross Border Peace League 2014

To DO

UAF/03/07

28/5/14

Disability Sports NI

Request for contact info

To DO

--

30/5/14

Member club

Coaching Course

To Ass Sec

 

 

OUTGOING CORRESPONDENCE –  MAY 2014

Ref

Date

Sent to

Subject

--

1/5/14

16 contacts

 DCAL DVD

--

8/5/14

Directors, 1
club member

& DO by email

Minutes of May 2014
Directors Mtg, DO’s
April 2014 Newsletter 
& Notice & Agenda
For June 2014 Directors
Meeting.

--

8/5/14

Members & club

Members by
email

Minutes of May 2014
Directors mtg, DO’s 
April 2014 Newsletter.

--

8/5/14

M Shortt by
email

As above

--

8/5/14

5 club members
by 
email

DO’s April 2014 Newsletter

--

9/5/14

5 Directors by
post

Minutes of May 2014
Directors Mtg, DO’s
April 2014 Newsletter
& Notice & Agenda
For June 2014 Directors
Meeting

--

9/5/14

6 member clubs
by post

Minutes of May 2014
Directors Mtg, DO’s
April 2014 Newsletter.

UAF/09/06

26/5/14

URS
Infrastructure
&
Environment UK
Ltd

Proposed Ballynahinch
B
ypass

--

26/5/14

All on email

CAP Reform

--

27/5/14

Member club

Copy of DCAL DVD

--

30/5/14

All on email and
on Website

Level 1 Angling Coaching
Course

--

31/5/14

5 Directors & 6
member 
clubs

As above with covering
notice.

 
Please note: JH denotes Jim Haughey (Chairman)

                     DO denotes Robbie Marshall (Development Officer)

                     MK denotes Madeleine Kelly (Director)

                     NIEL denotes Northern Ireland Environment Link

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                                               

NOTICE FOR CLUB SECRETARIES

 

Poaching

Please ensure any potential poaching issues or information is forwarded to the Federation Development Officer as set out in the forms re-issued in July 11.

 

Private Water Bailiffs (PWB)

The court service are applying the charge of £100 for the appointment or renewal of Private Water Bailiffs. These charges are in line with the court guidelines, however in the interim clubs should make one application for all renewals and appointments in this way clubs may only be charged the one fee. Please see recent e-mail, clubs may claim back court expenses from DCAL for up to 5 PWB. This is backdated from 1st April 2013.

 

 

 

 

Visit by Development Officer

If any club would like me to come along to either a committee meeting or the Club AGM, to discuss either the work of the Federation and hear members concerns, then let me know and I will try to attend.

 

Development Officer: Mr Robbie Marshall,

Mobile: 07713 652773

E-Mail: rob_f_marshall@hotmail.com

 

Anyone wishing to receive this Newsletter and other correspondence by email, please provide an email address to our Assistant Secretary at the following: -

diannearchibald@yahoo.co.uk

 

Remember to visit the Ulster Angling Federation website for up-to-date News, Events, Newsletters and more www.ulsteranglingfederation.com

 

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