Storm Damage at Coed Gwilym Park

Storm Damage at Coed Gwilym Park

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A large pine tree was brought down by the wind in Coed Gwilym Park next to the Heritage Centre.  It brought another tree down with it, narrowly missing our canoe store.

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It’s length was such that it straddled the towpath and canal alongside the park.


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David, our Chairman, is obviously contemplating that a few feet to the right and our canoe store would have been smashed before we have even set foot in it.

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It brought up the cobblestones that were surrounding it, and the area and the tow path have had to be cordoned off until everything is removed and made safe.


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