CSCC News

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 kick off at 7.30 pm and will include talks and ...

Thrupe Lane Swallet to be fitted with CSCC padlock

The following note has been received from Dave King of ATLAS (the Association of Thrupe Lane Advanced Speleologists) "Following concerns and requests from local residents who have young children a CSCC padlock will be fitted ...

Council of Southern Caving Clubs and Mendip Cave Rescue issue joint statement regarding new lockdown

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 to southern cavers. This statement has also been endorsed by ...

Cheddar caves closed to both tourists and cavers

The Cheddar caves, owned by Longleat Enterprises Ltd, are currently closed to visitors. Following this, a statement just issued by the Council of Southern Caving Clubs (CSCC) informs cavers that the caves in the gorge ...

News: CSCC Locks are Changing

The Council of Southern Caving Clubs (CSCC) are changing the locks on all of the caves for which they administer access. The previously used locks are now no longer available and so a new lock ...

News: Digfest is nearly upon us!

CSCC DigFest 2016 Ever fancied finding new cave? Now's your chance. The diggers of Mendip will be opening their digs for you to visit and have a go. ◾ Digging ◾ Photography Workshop with Duncan ...

News: St Cuthbert’s Reopened and Water Level Warning

We reported in November that St. Cuthbert's Swallet, on Mendip had been closed due to instability in the entrance series Happily we can now report that the necessary remedial work has taken place and that ...

News: St Cuthbert’s Closed

Due to instability in the entrance series St Cuthbert’s has been closed until work to fix the problem has been carried out. The BEC committee have taken the decision, which they say they have not taken lightly.  ...

Event: CSCC General Meeting

Council of Southern Caving Clubs General Meeting - see the web site for more details. To see all events coming up take a look at our Underground Calendar ...