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by Jenny Potts
Mon 19 Feb 2007 18:32
Forum: Caving
Topic: Knotlow/Hillocks question
Replies: 1
Views: 12872

No reports of bad air so far this year in Knotlow or Hillocks. Also, an encouraging report in November from the Environment Agency, who have had a data logger in the cave, that last year there was less pollution than in previous years. So the problem, which only became apparent for the first time ar...
by Jenny Potts
Mon 19 Feb 2007 18:18
Forum: BCA
Topic: DIM versus CIM
Replies: 5
Views: 21880

Firstly, a CIM (Club Individual Member) can become a member of BCRA if he first upgrades to a DIM (Direct Individual Member). If your friend wants to become a DIM/BCRA member and has already paid his insurance for this year via his Club, he can state this on the form when he returns it and give his ...
by Jenny Potts
Fri 24 Nov 2006 12:48
Forum: Derbyshire Caving Association
Topic: Suicide Cave warning
Replies: 1
Views: 15387

Suicide Cave warning

The following warning has been posted on the DCA website: SUICIDE CAVE: Winnats Pass. !Movement in first boulder slope! There have been recent reports of movement in the large cracked slab directly above the crawl beneath the boulder slope just beyond the entrance chamber. This lower route is well u...
by Jenny Potts
Tue 10 Oct 2006 17:13
Forum: BCA
Topic: Publications/Communications
Replies: 6
Views: 24875

The query about making it clear what BCA expects club secretaries to pass on to their members has been noted. In future, BCA will try to make it clear which particular items of information are important for club members to know about. For example, there will be a circular included in the N/L to be s...
by Jenny Potts
Sun 17 Sep 2006 12:52
Forum: BCA
Topic: Is there anybody there ?
Replies: 5
Views: 23568

Is there anybody there

Sorry if you haven't had a reply to queries. The previous secretary has had to stand down for personal reasons and I've only just taken the job on temporarily. emails to secretary@ ... will receive a reply. I'll do my best to help if you have a query. Thanks for your patience. Jenny Potts Temporary ...
by Jenny Potts
Mon 10 Jul 2006 19:44
Forum: Caving
Topic: Stupid place for a GeoCache!
Replies: 13
Views: 43634

DCA has sent the following email to the Chairman of the Geocaching Association of Great Britain: “Following discussions with organisations involved in conservation and access in caving, Derbyshire Caving Association, the British Caving Association and the British Cave Research Association: “The unan...
by Jenny Potts
Wed 28 Jun 2006 10:36
Forum: BCA
Topic: Insurance?
Replies: 7
Views: 30305

Insurance

I can confirm what Cookie has said. My Club is still waiting for cards but has now received its insurance certificate. All clubs who have paid are on record so, if you need confirmation of payment or your club needs a certificate to prove to a landowner, etc. that you are insured, email either: insu...
by Jenny Potts
Wed 14 Jun 2006 18:17
Forum: Caving
Topic: Stupid place for a GeoCache!
Replies: 13
Views: 43634

Geocache in Winnats Head Cave

The matter is now being dealt with by both DCA and BCA in consulation with the Chairman of the geocaching organisation. DCA's Access and Conservation Officers are involved and we hope it will be possible to settle this peaceably. It may be a bad idea to approach the farmer at Winnats Head Farm becau...
by Jenny Potts
Mon 24 Apr 2006 14:47
Forum: BCA
Topic: Insurance?
Replies: 7
Views: 30305

Suggest the simplest thing is to wait until Lynne's replacement as BCA Membership/Admin is in post and, if you still don't have the information you want, contact the new person for advice. I know Lynne is working flat out to try to deal with an enormous workload so you may have received the stuff yo...
by Jenny Potts
Mon 24 Apr 2006 14:41
Forum: BCA
Topic: Number of Caves and percent covered by access controls
Replies: 4
Views: 21337

Note that DCA and CNCC produce access handbooks (as does CSCC) so it should be simple enough to trawl through these - though it will be time consuming. Depends how accurate you want to be because the situation is not static and more owners are beginning to take an interest in what's on their land, p...
by Jenny Potts
Fri 24 Mar 2006 23:55
Forum: BCA
Topic: UK sale of cave formations
Replies: 5
Views: 24078

Seems a good idea in principle but I've no idea what sort of cave formations are put up for sale and am surprised if, as this suggests, such things come up regularly. But then I never check Ebay. Query: may this not be illegal under certain circumstances anyway? It's certainly illegal in Britain to ...