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NAMHO 2022 – doing it the Cleveland way

A full mining history conference complete with field trips, steam trains and beer was recently held in North Yorkshire, from 17th to 20th June. Peter ...
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Descent 286: Lights! Action! Cavers go to the movies

Secret hideouts, cave-related films, bats and the latest on CRoW are among the stories in the latest informative and enjoyable issue of Descent magazine. Issue ...
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Have your say!

Following the British Caving Association's AGM on Saturday, BCA members can now vote in the online ballot, open until 23.59 on Sunday 26th June 2022 ...
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Descent 286 coming soon, with bones, big stuff and more …

Descent 286 will be winging its way through the post shortly so take a moment to check whether or not your subscription is up to ...
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Cave and Karst Science Vol 49 No 1: Bugs, Corrosion and … Volcanoes?

There are four major papers in the latest issue of Cave and Karst Science, two looking at different aspects of invertebrate fauna in caves, one ...
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Hidden Worlds – Robbie Shone’s cave photos showcased in new high-quality book

Most British cavers will be familiar with the work of Robbie Shone who has been photographing the world's caves for the last 20 years or ...
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Caves of southern Ireland hits the printers – and is already out of date!

The latest book on Irish caves to be published by the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society (UBSS) in conjunction with the Speleological Union of Ireland ...
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BCRA Cave Archaeology Group – Recording Historic Graffiti & other markings, 4th/5th June 2022

The BCRA Cave Archaeology Group is holding a weekend field meeting on Recording Historic Graffiti & other markings in the Yorkshire Dales, based at Lower ...
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Descent 285: Jet-washing, drills, big birthdays and a gradual return to normal caving

The caving world may be slowly starting to return to what passes for normal, according to the latest issue of Descent. After so long of ...
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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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