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The Geological Society presents
the North West Regional Group Meeting
on Thursday, 25th September 2014
@ 6:30 pm
Catalyst Museum, Mersey Road, WIDNES
Cheshire, WA8 0DF
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Liverpool Iceland Holiday 2016
I am pleased to announce that preparations are in
hand for the next expedition to Iceland which will take place from 29th July to 12 August 2016.  In an attempt
to offer some new experiences for people who
habitually visit the country, this trip will focus solely on
the northern area with longer stop overs in the chosen centres.

Highlights will include:-
A tour of the Snaefellsness Peninsula
A visit to Flatey (weather dependant)
Tours of the Northern Fjords and boat safari
A visit to Husavik and whale watching trip
Time exploring the volcanic features around Myvatn
Return via Akuryeri, the Kjolar route and the Golden Circle

The estimated cost will be in the region of £2,200.  This will include:-
Flights from Manchester or Heathrow
Coach, driver and Icelandic guide
All hotel accommodation
Most meals
Whale watching, boat safari, trip to Flatey, swimming pool visit in Myvatn.

Places are limited to 25 people so an expression of definite interest would be appreciated at this time.  Please email Hazel Clark on  Donít delay as you may well be disappointed!!!

Hoping to hear from you soon

Best wishes


Remediation of the Catalyst Park,
Widnes for the Second Mersey Crossing

By Damian Watkin & Jon Freeman

  Damian Watkin is a Contaminated Land
  Associate for Ramboll, working on a
  diverse range of projects in the UK as
  well as overseas.

  Jon Freeman is Regional Director for
  Celtic Technologies managing a range
  of contaminated land remediation
  projects, principally in the North-West
  and Yorkshire.

  Halton Borough Council (HBC) is
  procuring a £686M road crossing of the
  River Mersey between Widnes and
  Runcorn, known as the Mersey Gateway
  Project.  One of the UK government's
  Top 40 priority projects in the National
  Infrastructure Plan.  Part of the advance
  works has been the remediation of
  Catalyst Trade Park, a 5.6 hectare site
  to be covered by embankment and road
  junction associated with the new bridge.

  LGS Members are most welcome to
  attend. For further information email
  the Group Secretary Nik Reynolds at