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  • Check your Croll Ascender

    Petzl recently had some returns from cavers, who reported major wear on their CROLL ascender. After examining six returned ascenders, Petzl found that the stainless wear plate was perforated and that the cam was worn beyond the product retirement criteria defined by Petzl. This excessive [...]

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  • Working weekend

    The next weekend will be first weekend in October See photos below. Thanks to all those that helped. Click on each image for larger view Loads of jobs done: Internal decorating External decorating Library shelving Gutters cleared Roof repairs completed External walling repairs Strimming Pointing  

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  • Photography Competition 2016

    Photo Competition 2016 Great attendance for this annual event. Lots of quality photos on display. Thanks must go to Boz for his excellent judging, especially as I won one category! Thanks also for all your contributions. Keep on snapping for nest year. Click on each photo [...]

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  • Dalek’s Diaries

    Robert ‘Dalek’ Bialek has is a long time member of the Red Rose Caving and Potholing Club and prior to that, the Bradford Pothole Club. During this time, he has explored and pushed some of the longest and hardest trips in the UK. Here are [...]

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  • The Giles Barker Award 2015

    For 2015 the award went to Paul Dold. Paul has shown the depth of his commitment to cave photography by the degree of planning and effort that has gone into the production of some of his fine photographs, sometimes returning to the same spot several [...]

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  • Red Rose Badges

    Embroidered Red Rose Badges at £5 each are now available from Ray Duffy. See display case in back room at the Farm

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  • Casterton Fell to become part of Dales National Park

    Government confirms Lakes and Dales national parks will be extended Parts of the Orton Fells, the northern Howgill Fells, Wild Boar Fell and Mallerstang will be added to the Yorkshire Dales national park, along with Barbon, Middleton, Casterton and Leck Fells, the River Lune, and part [...]

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  • Watch: Sid Perou’s Historic Beneath the Pennines Series

    Watch: Sid Perou’s Historic Beneath the Pennines Series

    Step back to 1976 for a visit into the backbone of England in this five-part series, titled Beneath the Pennines, which was recently uploaded to YouTube.

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  • Settle cave project wins £100,000 lottery grant

    CRAVEN’S cave heritage will be explored thanks to a £100,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. DigVentures has secured the money for its Under the Uplands project, which aims to build a greater awareness and better understanding of cave archaeology, ensuring this fragile and irreplaceable heritage [...]

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  • Expansion to Wookey Hole Caves show cave

    Plans are in the works for a major expansion at Wookey Hole Caves that would open an area previously only seen by cave divers. The project will see a new 70 meter (230 foot) long access tunnel bored through the rock to allow visitors to reach [...]

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