Northern News

Event: Derbyshire Caving Club Open Weekend, Alderley Edge, 23rd – 24th April 2016

The Derbyshire Caving Club (DCC) are holding an open weekend at Alderley Edge, Cheshire on the weekend of 23rd to 24th April 2015 when you will be able to pay a visit to Engine Vein, ...

Rescue: Bristows make substantial donation to CRO

Back in November we reported that a the Cave Rescue Organisation had assisted in the recovery of one of Bristows new search and rescue helicopters, after it developed mechanical failure whilst attempting to take off in ...
MP visit to Gaping Gill

News: MPs visit Gaping Gill

Report by David Rose TWO Conservative MPs and a leading QC have paid a visit to Britain’s highest waterfall – the mighty cascade that tumbles down the 365-foot entrance shaft of Gaping Ghyll on Ingleborough ...

News: Urgent Appeal – Floods in the North

Cavers know all about self-help. We all have to be very self-reliant in all that we do underground. And this is reflected in the fact that all cave rescue teams are completely voluntary organisations manned ...
Photograph: UWFRA

Rescue: UWFRA attend incident near Hetton

The UWFRA team attended an incident near Hetton after a female walker sustained a suspected broken ankle. Eighteen team members attended the incident and stretchered the victim to a waiting ambulance. See the full incident details ...

News: Dales flooding December 5th 2015

As Storm Desmond wreaks havoc throughout Cumbria and large parts of Lancashire and North Yorkshire, photographs and video recordings of flooding in the Yorkshire Dales, including the appearance of a waterfall at Malham Cove for the ...

NPC Journal now available

The long awaited NPC Journal: explorations and happenings 1987-2015 is finally out. Price is £16 plus P&P direct from the club. Get your copy by emailing journalenquiries@northernpennineclub.org.uk ...

News: Earby Pothole Club looking for ex members to help celebrate 70 years

Please note the date of the Earby dinner has changed to the 13th February 2016. With the end 2015 fast approaching the Earby Pothole Club will soon enter their 71st year, and are planning a club dinner to ...

Rescue: UWFRA assist fallen walker at Heber’s Gyhll

Sixteen UWFRA members attended a call out at Heber's Gyhll near Ilkley on Saturday assisting a 61 year old male who had fallen five metres into a stream, sustaining shoulder and pelvic injuries. After treatment he was ...

News: Dales cave reveals archaeology

Archaeologists and cavers working together have recovered skulls and bones as well as noting strange wall markings from an unnamed cave in the Yorkshire Dales. The story to date is told on DigVentures web site. The age and type ...

Event: CNCC Annual General Meeting

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 previously advertised date ...

Event: CNCC Committee meeting

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 ...