Category Archives: General

2021 AGM

The date for this years AGM has been set for Sunday 5th September @ 12.00hr at the club site A BBQ has been suggested after the meeting, so please can members let the committee know if you would like to join in with this after the meeting, so that we can get an idea of… Read More »

Clubhouse and Container working party

Hello all members We will be painting the Clubhouse and Container, this Saturday (17th July 2021) and would greatly appreciate volunteers from the club members to make up a “working party” to help with this. Please note that the club site will be closed on this date for flying, until the work has been completed,… Read More »

SWEF Fest Dates and Swap/sell weekend

Hello members and I’m pleased to be able to announce some dates for your calendars for the coming months Our annual SWEF weekend dates have now been confirmed for the season and are listed below: MAY 29th – 30th This will also be the weekend for our first club swap/ sell event held at the… Read More »

Re Opening of the Club Site

Following the Government guidelines for the easing of the current “Lock Down” It is with great pleasure that I can confirm that from Monday 29th March, the site can re open to members and we can take to the sky again!!! Obviously there are still restrictions in place and due care and diligence must be… Read More »

Article 16 and BMFA

Hello All, The BMFA have sent a prompt through to me, asking  all members to confirm that they have received and read the updated regulations as contained in article 16, which took effect from the beginning of January.To do this, please login to the BMFA site, using your personal “login” passwords. On the “MY PROFILE” page,… Read More »

Covid 19 Up Date

Hello all, Another update from the government and BMFA guidelines.Following the new government legislation of yesterday, the country has again been placed in National Lockdown, as you are no doubt aware.Outdoor sportsgrounds or sports facilities, which includes model flying club sites, have been added to the list of venues that must close. (see government/ BMFA website)Therefore, members… Read More »

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Wishing everybody a safe and Merry Christmas, in these difficult and demanding times, and hopefully better times to look forward to in the New Year. Just a quick prompt, but hopefully everyone has received an email last week from the BMFA, reminding all members that with effect from 31st December, the CAA regulations adopted in 2019… Read More »

Covid 19 and latest lockdown

Hello members, After yesterdays Government announcement with reference to a second national “LOCK DOWN” and following the guidance of the BMFA and  their advice on the matter, the committee has considered the position of the club and you the membership, and must advise that our only responsible course of action is to announce that the club is closed… Read More »

Renewals moved to 1st Feb 2021 – £60

I’m not sure if everyone was made aware of this – membership renewal has been moved from 1st November to 1st February 2021. You need to make sure you’ve renewed your BMFA in good time (latest 1 week before); otherwise we will have to cancel your SWEF membership (& direct debit).You can of course re-apply… Read More »

SWEF Fest weekend

Hello all, just a reminder that this weekend (Friday 16th – Sunday18th October) is our last scheduled “FEST” weekend for this year. The club is open to all members and family / friends. The forecast looks ok, so bring food and enjoy a BBQ too. The site is cleared for camping over the weekend, so feel… Read More »