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CRO Tackle Theft Update

The Cave Rescue Organisation have tonight issued the statement below and ask that this information be circulated and shared as widely as possible to cavers ...
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Cave Rescue tackle stolen from Kingsdale Master Cave – updated

The Cave Rescue Organisation have condemned thieves who have stolen a recently installed traverse line and karabiners from the high level traverse in the Kingsdale Master ...
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News: Pen Park Hole Scheduled as Site of Special Scientific Interest

Laura Rawlings
Pen Park Hole, a spectacular hydrothermal cave beneath north Bristol, has now been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) by Natural England ...
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News: ABIS and BCA Agree Joint Statement

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Following the one day closure of showcaves to cavers by the Association of British and Irish Showcaves as a protest against BCA's CroW campaign, subsequent ...
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Event: Gaping Gill August Winch Meet

As many cavers know, Gaping Gill is open to the public twice a year. This summer it's the Craven Pothole Club's (CPC) winch meet and anyone ...
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Newsflash: Water Release in the Mellte River Affecting Porth yr Ogof on 8th August

Information has been received from Terry Northam at Welsh Water/Dwr Cymru to confirm that there is to be a planned release of water from an ...
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New Website : Northern Mine Research Society

If a society wants to thrive nowadays, it is important that they have a good website. It is by far the best way to promote ...
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News: New Comms System For Use On Cave Rescues

Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association is using a new communication system known as Cave-Link to help them on cave rescues. Communications are a critical part ...
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The British Caving Library

The British Caving Library (BCL) is a national research and reference library based in the Peak District, owned by BCRA and staffed part-time by a ...
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EuroSpeleo last call for Salon entries

EuroSpeleo have asked us to remind everyone that the last call for Salon Competition entries is now 1st August (not 23rd July as shown on ...
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News: New Rope Research Website

For many years, a small group of enthusiastic individuals have been having a lot of fun breaking caving rope, and all in a good cause, ...
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British Cave Registries

We at DB Towers were rather surprised that one of our number, on hearing of the new and very impressive Derbyshire Cave Registry and Access ...
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Caving in Derbyshire – DCA Cave Registry now online

The Derbyshire Caving Association have launched an online guide to Derbyshire caves in the form of the DCA Cave Registry, a new resource which builds on ...
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NAMHO Conference 2017 – Call for Papers

The 2017 Annual NAMHO Conference takes place over the weekend of 24th / 25th June, and will be based at Godstone in Surrey. It is ...
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Event: Mendip Regional Event, EuroSpeleo 2016

We're just a month away from the start of the EuroSpeleo 2016 event, "Caves and Caving in the Mendip Hills", and we're really looking forward ...
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Do BCA have your email address?

Since last year the BCA newsletter has only been distributed by email and BCA online are again appealing to cavers via Club Secretaries to help with building ...
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News: BCA July Newsletter is now available

The latest edition of the British Caving Association's Newsletter for July 2016 is now available. The contents include: a message from the Chairman, Andy Eavis, ...
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Site News: Errors after update

Apologies for the error messages you may have seen earlier at the top of the page. An update this morning led to these appearing. The problem seems to ...
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