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Direct Membership Renewals

Just a reminder that membership renewal for Direct Membership for 2021 can be found at this link. Unfortunately this year reminders cannot be sent out by post, and there’s still some way to go with the membership database overhaul and BCA online. We appreciate how difficult things have been this year, so many people have […]

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KMF: Petzl Underground Session

This year the Kendal Mountain Festival is going online, and the line-up looks fantastic. The highlight for us of course will be the Petzl Underground Session, live on Wednesday 25th of November at 8 PM. Steered by the ever-psyched Steph Dwyer from Yorkshire Dales Guides, Steph chairs a light-hearted panel discussion with Diane Arthurs, Holly […]

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AGM Vote Results

The results of the BCA vote following the AGM are now available. A huge thank you must be given to all the members that made the effort to engage and took the trouble to vote. Secondly another huge thank you should be extended to the IT group for pulling off a remarkable number of achievements […]

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CRoW Judicial Review to be Appealed

After careful consultation with the CRoW Convenor and the Lawyers involved in supporting the action, the BCA Exec unanimously agreed with their recommendation to proceed to lodge an “Appellant’s Notice” in the Court of Appeal. For more information about the context of this decision you can read the press release announcing the result of the Judicial Review, […]

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Petition: Save Outdoor Education

Porth yr Ogof by Gary Evans As the National Governing Body for Cave and Mine Exploration in the UK, the British Caving Association recognises the valuable contribution Outdoor Education Centres provide to young people in the UK, providing a safe introduction to the wonders and adventures to be had underground.   Outdoor Education Centres across the […]