News

The Three Counties Traverse – showcasing the best of British caving

Two of Britain's most proficient cave divers recently completed the formidable challenge of a full traverse from one end of the Three Counties cave complex ...
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A few words from the new BCA chair

The first ever contested election for the post of chair of the British Caving Association resulted in a win for acting chair and former BCA ...
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BCRA Newsletter and AGM details

In this newsletter: BCRA Cave Science Symposium. Saturday 27 November 2021, BCRA AGM. Saturday 27 November 2021, BCRA Annual Review for 2020, December Seminar, BCRA ...
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Massive effort underway to rescue injured caver.

Hillside overlying much of the OFD system. Photograph by Linda Wilson
A massive effort is underway to rescue a caver injured in a fall on Saturday in Ogof Ffynnon Ddu (OFD) in South Wales, the deepest ...
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British Caving Association: Elections and proposals from the 2021 AGM

The results of the ballots following the recent AGM have now been announced and the results of the elections are as follows: Chair: the winning ...
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Descent 282: Bolts, deep caves and problems with postage

Descent 282 should have reached you by now, but if not, it’s time to head over to Wildplaces Publishing to subscribe or if you’re lucky enough ...
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Caving club funds new tunnel in Reigate

Reigate has a brand new tunnel, thanks to the efforts of High Peak Geotechnical Ltd., acting on instruction from the Wealden Cave and Mine Society ...
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BCRA Newsletter

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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John Tudek is a caver and artist who is releasing a series of cartoons which under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commerical Licence, which means clubs ...
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Photo copyright Peter Burgess
UPDATE (24th Nov 2015) : NAMHO Council have accepted the offer by WCMS to host NAMHO 2017. The Wealden Cave and Mine Society (WCMS) have ...
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Do you fancy working for the British Caving Association? Along with the news that the two of the BCA council are wanting to step down ...
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The latest edition of the BCA newsletter is now available (October 2015). This is the first electronic only newsletter - paper copies will no longer ...
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Eurospeleo are tempting us to the Dales next year with Gavin Newman's film titled Eurospeleo'1. Does the "1" in the title suggest more films may follow? ...
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CRO attended Malham Cove to assist with the rescue of a twenty year old male climber with lower leg injuries, providing safety cover for paramedics and ...
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Mendip clubs are highly competitive but also very sociable - a winning combination for having a great time! As an example of this, on the ...
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The current Secretary of the British Caving Association, Damian Weare, will not be seeking re-election at this year's AGM in June, due to other commitments ...
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CNCC Annual General Meeting is being held at the Hellifield Institute at 10am on Saturday 5th March 2016. Please note this is a change to the ...
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CNCC Committee meeting 16 January 2016 at the Hellifield Institute. CNCC have published the agenda and also details of proposed constitutional changes on their website ...
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The team was called out by North Yorkshire Police after a dog was reported down one of the rock crevasses on Guisecliff. Paddy the spaniel ...
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NAMHO have released more details of their 2016 Conference. The 2016 NAMHO Conference is being hosted by the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland on the ...
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Hosted by the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland and (to be confirmed) takes place in Dublin 17th 19th June 2016 ...
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Andrew Hinde, the BCA Conservation Officer, has asked that attention is drawn to the CNCC’s new Digging Guidelines - How to get permission to dig ...
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From 13-20 August 2016 the European Speleological Federation meeting (‘Eurospeleo’) is coming to the Yorkshire Dales. The event is being jointly organised by BCA and ...
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