Tiger bay open meet 2012 olympics

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tiger bay open meet 2012 olympics

Cardiff Docks is a port in southern Cardiff, Wales. At its peak, the port was one of the largest Each day, the principals of these companies would meet to arrange cargoes of Its headquarters were a currently derelict building in Cardiff Bay railway . "Victorian London - Districts - Streets - Bluegate Fields [article by reader of. Tiger Bay Open Meet Date 30 31 March ; Venue Cardiff International Pool CF11 0JS; Level Of Meet Level 3; Targeted Squads all squads below UCT. Tiger Bay Open Meet Date 30 & 31 March ; Venue Cardiff International Pool CF11 0JS; Level Of Meet Level 3; Closing Date. February 25, Meet.

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By the Society had started to run steam locomotive hauled passenger services up and down yards of track. However, as the Cardiff Bay Development Corporation had no interest in the railway, the society changed its name to the Vale of Glamorgan Railway and moved from the site in to Barry Island railway station.

Decline[ edit ] Decline of Cardiff Docks From onwards capacity issues meant that the more modern and less tidal Barry Docks took over as the largest volume export point of coal.

tiger bay open meet 2012 olympics

Until the early s, Cardiff docks continued to boom as a location for shipping companies, but the fall in demand for Welsh coal caused a dramatic fall in exports. Despite intense activity at the port during the Second World War which led to the attentions of the German Luftwaffe during the Cardiff Blitzcoal exports continued to decline, finally ceasing in Inimports outstripped exports for the first time in the port's history.

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The s saw a short-term import boom, and in the s the port experienced a slight rise in traffic, while much of the former port area began to be regenerated into non-port uses. The port found a niche as an important local centre for general cargo operations. Although still owned by the port, Roath Basin is now only used as a hospitality berthand is only accessible by vessels via Roath Dock.

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There are 7 quayside cranes plus a range of mobile cranes. Cardiff's specialised facilities include a distribution terminal and chill and cold storage for perishables. Tiger Bay Tiger Bay was a local nickname for the general Cardiff Docks area, the evocative phrase deriving from the area's rough-and-tumble reputation.

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Merchant seamen arrived in Cardiff from all over the world, only staying for as long as it took to discharge and reload their ships: In Victorian times, the name "Tiger Bay" was used in popular literature and slang especially that of sailors to denote any dock or seaside neighbourhood which shared a similar notoriety for danger.

Thankyou to the organisers Graham, Leon and Jane Woollard and also to Mel and Rich and all the other many parent volunteers who helped on the day. Ceara will be part of a team of 28 swimmers aged years old selected from across the country. This is Ceara's first International selection and she will be the youngest member of the team. It was a fantastic weekend of competition with a vast majority of swimmers achievening new personal best times in most of the events they entered.

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Coach, Teddy Loveridge said "Congratulations to all the swimmers and thanks to all for the support Hillingdon SC received at this meet". The meet kicked off Friday with just Oliver Latham swimming the m, Oliver swam over 2 minutes faster than his entry time and that was the catalyst for a great meet! Swimmers swam consistently across the weekend, with lots gaining Regional QT's and consideration times, as well as huge PB's.

Hillingdon showed great team spirirt, cheering each other on and finishing with multiple medals and speeding tickets! Coaches Gary and Matt were very pleased with the positive attitudes, team work and skills produced and some very impressive Long Course times being put down early into the Long Course season. Many swimmers swam very close to their short course PB's which is fantastic as the majority of those times were only achieved a few weeks ago at Middlesex Counties.

Coach Matt said "I was proud to return to my home town with such a great team, with swimmers and parents not only enjoying fast swimming but also what Cardiff has to offer.

tiger bay open meet 2012 olympics

Well done to all our swimmers! And many thanks to Dave Watson for some more fantastic photos. Good luck to all the swimmers! This year we found a new venue not easy when you're trying to accomodate about people!! It was a great venue Sally Pomroy mother of Madeleineour Trophies Coordinator had done an amazing job in the previous few weeks, collecting in and arranging the engraving for over 75 trophies and these were awarded in the early part of the evening.

This year we also had a raffle, which seemed to add to the excitement even further.