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Covid Roadmap Update

Following the Government announcement for England in its Covid-19 Response Spring 2021 – the Roadmap out of Lockdown, BCA offers the following synopsis about how this may affect caving. This applies only to England; cavers in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland should consult the advice offered by the devolved governments for those regions. Cavers in […]

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AGM Timeline

The date of the next BCA AGM has been announced. Please visit this page if you are considering running for something or submitting a proposal. The AGM is where proposals to change things in the Association get voted on. It can be quite complicated to work out the bureaucratic machinery of the BCA so if […]

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Covid Roadmap Update

This applies only to England; cavers in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland should consult the advice offered by the devolved governments for those nations. Cavers should refer to the Regional Councils for area specific advice. Please note that no caves are currently closed due to Covid. 17th May: Step 3 allows up to 2 groups […]

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Ash Dieback

Ash Dieback has been reported near various cave entrances across the UK and care needs to be taken as affected trees can become brittle and suddenly collapse so think about those trees you use for belays and anchor points! Ash Trees are native to British Limestone environments and with 80% projected to succumb to the […]

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Coming back to Caving Podcast

As part of P&I’s effort to follow the BCA’s Covid Recovery Plan, I (Rostam Namaghi) am joined by seasoned veterans of the sport Elaine Oliver, Hannah Bennett and Gethin Thomas for a lighthearted discussion about past experiences of coming back to caving and what might be worth having a think about. You can find it […]

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Meet the Individual Member Representatives

These profiles will be available under the individual membership tab on the website. The next openings will be this October at the AGM. Martin Hoff (Term ending 2021) I have been around British caving for thirty years, caving most frequently in, and with visitors to, south Wales but regularly further afield including numerous expeditions supported […]