News Items Archive

  • Club Journal 11 wins award

    The prestigious Tratman Award is given annually to a caving-related paper- based publication in memory of E.K. Tratman, who died in 1978, to recognise excellence, and encourage future improvement. It is administered by the Ghar Parau Foundation, and is considered one of the UK’s premier [...]

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  • Tom Sykes’  “Wake”  at Bullpot Farm.

    Tom joined the Red Rose in 1949, an early explorer of the Ease gill Caverns, former President and instigator and first Secretary of the CNCC, many members will remember him as a regular attendee at club dinners until a few years ago. He never forgot [...]

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  • Northern Caves guide book

    September 2017 sees the publication of The Three Counties System and the North West, the first of the new series of Northern Caves. Northern Caves website is online! www.northerncaves.co.uk Book Launch 23rd September!! Or you get a copy buying online from the site above At Inglesport (Ingleton) 9am-3pm then [...]

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  • Presentation Day at the Farm

    Great day publicity day yesterday. Presented with our cheque from Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority by the Park Chair, Carl Lis OBE. Presentation cheque to B4RN Casterton as well. The weather was lovely so all presentations were done outside. Also present were representatives from B4RN, [...]

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  • B4RN for Casterton has reached Bullpot

    B4RN for Casterton has reached Bullpot, Gale Garth and Smithy House but not without much preliminary work. Having obtained the permission of Natural England and the Yorkshire Dales National Park to construct this spur, B4RN Ltd appointed Tony Swidenbank, as the contractor to build it [...]

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  • Red Rose Cave & Pothole Club: South Lakeland Community Grant

    The club’s recent application to Sedbergh & Kirkby Lonsdale (South Lakeland) Community Grants Fund was successful and a grant of £400 has been awarded in respect of funding improvements to the access track to the club’s centre at Bullpot Farm and improvements to parking either [...]

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  • 2018 Calendar Project

    (Photos must be in landscape format and minimum 300dpi.)To help fund printing costs, we are offering some advertising /sponsorship space on both Dales and Cave sides of the calendar. Each page will have 3 small ad boxes at £5 each. Members are invited to take [...]

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  • 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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