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In this newsletter: British Cave Research Association Cave Science Symposium. Saturday 27 Nov 2021, BCRA AGM. Saturday 27 Nov 2021, Volunteer needed to help with ...
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BCA eAGM Sunday 10th October 2021

The British Caving Association AGM is being held by Zoom (as it was last year) on 10th October 2021. There is now a link on ...
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Descent 282 coming soon … with bolting, pushing, a special centenary and more!

Descent 282 will be out shortly, so please do check your subscription is up to date, and if you’re a subscriber in the EU and ...
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British Caving Association – hustings for election of chairman

This year there are two candidates to be the next BCA Chair: the incumbent, Russell Myers, who stepped up from his previous role as Secretary ...
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South Wales Caving Club celebrates 75 years

Anybody visiting Powell Street, Penwyllt, in the last 18 months would have noticed how little activity there has been, largely due to the Covid-19 pandemic, ...
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Save The Date: JRat Digging Award November 20th 2021

The 2021 JRat Digging Award presentation will take place in the Long Room of the Hunter's Lodge Inn on Saturday 20th November. The evening will ...
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Review: Thirteen Lessons That Saved Thirteen Lives

In the summer of 2018, few people in the world with access to news reports could fail to have been gripped by the story of ...
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Review: A Darker Domain

Caves turn up regularly in crime fiction, and this time it's Scotland's turn to see some speleological literary action. Karen Pirie, the main character in ...
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Descent 281: Mayday and more!

Bored with the rain and fancy some armchair caving instead of a wet walk to get underground? Then settle down for a good read, with ...
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Descent 279 will be on its way shortly, and with some light at the end of the tunnel, this is a great time to catch ...
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The hearthstone mines at Betchworth in Surrey will be the subject of the next online presentation in the ongoing series by AditNow members. Darkness Below ...
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Another excellent issue from the Descent team is packed with interesting and exciting content including a trip in the "world's largest cave"! As is so ...
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A rockfall has been reported in GB near the waterfall climb in Main Chamber. There has been a recent fall of mud, gravel and smallish ...
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Mine explorers have found their favourite online communication channel out of action in recent days. The AditNow website was set up in 2005 by mine ...
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Descent 278 will be out shortly, and although we’re back in lockdown again, there’s plenty to read about so do make sure your subscription is ...
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The latest issue of Cave and Karst Science kicks off with two detailed biological papers, detailing work in Meghalaya and the Caucasus. Other papers are ...
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In this newsletter: BCRA Caves and Karst online seminars, Publications, Membership Renewals, AGM Report, Cave Studies Booklets, BCRA's Facebook page. BCRA Caves and Karst online ...
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Despite the worldwide challenges of covid-19, 2020 was a busy year for caving news. We published four news round ups throughout the year, linked below, ...
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Descent 277 is now here. It's yet another great issue from the Descent team with interesting and exciting content, including some great exploration stories. There ...
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The European Speleological Federation have just released their November 2020 newsletter including news about the 2021 International Year of Caves and Karst and the UIS ...
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Two cavers have snapped up some of the spotlight in a national writing and photography competition. Descent editor Chris Howes won the photography category and ...
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Descent 277 will be on its way soon, and despite a second lockdown, there’s plenty of news plus reports of some very significant breakthroughs around ...
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Delegates from more than 30 countries came together virtually to take part in the 31st Cave Science Symposium of the British Cave Research Association on ...
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The BCRA Cave Science Symposium is being held by Zoom on Saturday 14th November. You can still register for free. BCRA Newsletter In this newsletter: ...
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Following the announcement of the new lockdown measures, the Council of Southern Caving Clubs (CSCC) and Mendip Cave Rescue (MCR) have issued a joint statement ...
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The results are in! No, we don't mean the results of the US elections, we mean the results of the 2020 BCA AGM voting and ...
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At 6pm on Saturday 1st November BCA's webservers were taken offline for essential maintenance by their web hosting provider. This included the voting website for ...
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