News Items Archive

  • Eli Simpson Archive

    The Eli Simpson Archive is an extensive collection of material covering caves and caving in Yorkshire and Derbyshire. It was compiled by Eli Simpson (1884– 1962), the founder of the British Speleological Association (now the (BCRA), First few books contain photos and surveys from the [...]

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  • EASE GILL CAVERNS WIKI

    A link is highlighted below to Gavin Lowe’s Ease Gill Caverns Wiki. He has been working on this for some time, mostly on solo trips!Members can find this useful addition at:- http://easegill.shoutwiki.com/wiki/M ain_Page

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  • News Sheet & Newsletter

    At the clubs recent Annual General Meeting a discussion was held on the future format, publication frequency and content of our club publications. It had become necessary to review what and when we publish in view of the infrequency of our Newsletter which was seriously [...]

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  • Annual Dinner 2017

    The Menu for the 2017 Annual Dinner to be held on Saturday 18th March at the Craven Arms, Giggleswick is now available. The cost will be £25 per head. Accommodation is available at the Craven Arms (although it’s not cheap -£60 per person per night – [...]

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  • Photo Competition 2017 Results

    The competition was on Sat 4th February 2017 at Bullpot Farm. Results below. Quite a good selection of photos entered. Thanks to Boz for judging. It was a shame that there were only three entries for the Abroad Underground category, so Bill Nix won so [...]

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  • 2017 Subscriptions

    It’s that time of year again, time to arrange payment of your 2017 subscription. As per last year there is only one level of membership for ALL members + public Liability insurance of your choice (Caving or Non-Caving) unless you pay your insurance through another [...]

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  • 2018 Calendar Project

    We are aiming to produce a reversible format calendar, featuring the Yorkshire Dales above ground on one side and below ground on the reverse. The calendar will be offered for sale to members and also to tourist outlets in the Dales. All proceeds will go [...]

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  • Boxing Day Walk

    The walk was around the Stickle Pikes, down to near Broughton Mills and then back up north past Raven’s Crag in the Duddon valley on a very windy but sunny day. Several highlights were the visit to slate mines near Kiln Bank and when Pete [...]

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  • Grant awarded from the National Park Authority

    On 16th December 2016 we were formally notified from the Yorkshire Dales National Park that we have been given £8,000 SDF grant for Environmental Improvements to Bullpot Farm. This money will be available for a year from the start of the project on 1st February [...]

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  • Journal 11

    RRCPC JOURNAL 11 Just published. 245 pages full of exploration, photos, surveys recorded over the last 6 years. A must have record of the clubs activities over the last few years. Copies available direct from the editor – Ray Duffy at £25. If you want a [...]

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