Newsletters 121 to 130
Links to other Newsletters:
February to March 2022. Newsletter 130.
- Planned meets.
- New Goyden Pot. Steve PA, with comments by Alan Brentnall.
- Middle Engine Mine, Hassop Common. Gaz McShee.
- Ogof O’r Herwheliwr (Poacher’s Cave), Steve Knox.
- DCRO Open Day, Jenny Drake.
January to March 2022. Newsletter 129.
- Planned Club Meets etc from January 2022 to March 2022.
- Club History: Attempts to extend Giant's Hole Castleton, Derbyshire. 1957 - ?. Steve Knox.
- Peak Cavern 18/12/21. Gaz McShee, Alan Brentnall and Jenny Drake.
- Eyam Dale House Cave trip cancelled.
- Christmas Walk. Roaches and Back Forest Staffordshire.
- Moorfurlong Mine and Cavern. 2/1/22. Gaz McShee and CJ.
- Fear of the Dark. Competition winning video from CJ.
- Experiences of Light and Dark from 40 Years of Caving. Jenny Drake.
December 2021 Newsletter 128
- Planned Meets
- Following up the item in Newsletter No. 126: P8 (Jackpot), What’s in a name ?
- The Dam Busters – Leviathan Style (2011) – Alan Brentnall
- In-situ Ropes - Alan Brentnall
- Peak Cavern, Castleton, Derbyshire. Des Kelly
- Mines around Hassop, Derbyshire. Gaz Mcshee
- More exploration of the Mines around Hassop, Derbyshire. Gaz Mcshee
- Waterways Swallet: Annual Car Park work session. Steve Pearson-Adams
- Water Icicle Close Cavern, Monyash, Derbyshire. Gaz McShee, Alan Brentnall, Jenny Drake
- Raven Mine, Lathkill Dale, Derbyshire. Gaz Mcshee
- Minera Mine, near Wrexham, North Wales. Des Kelly
- Concerning Water Icicle Close Cavern & Raven Mine (Discussion at the 6th December Meeting) Nigel Cooper
October 2021 Newsletter 127
- Planned Club Meets
- DCRO Assisting Historic England at Eldon Hole
- Ogof Agen Allwedd
- Giant's Hole
King Pot Valley Entrance
- Ogof Dydd Byraf
- The Staffordshire Roaches
- Bagshawe Cavern
- Turbary Pot
- Peak Cavern
- Lancaster Hole
- James Hall Over Engine Mine
July 2021 Newsletter 126
- Club Meets from January to June
- DCRO Training Session. Rigging and Hauling. Jenny Drake
- A Bit of Detective Work. Jenny Drake
- Unsung Heros. CCPC Rigging Guide. Steve Knox
- Hillocks Mine and Hoptonwood. Gaz McShee
- Manchester Hole to Goyden Pot. Steve PA
- Snake Mine Hoptonwood. Jenny Drake
- Odin Mine. Jenny Drake
- Eldon Hole. Jenny Drake
- P8. Trip report and feature names. Steve Knox
- Pippikin Pot. Nicola Wellings
- Coming Soon to a Saturday or Sunday near you (we hope !)
December 2020 Newsletter 125. The Vaccination Issue!
- Club Meets from September to Christmas 2020
- James Hall Over Engine Mine trip report
- 5th and 6th December 2020. Knotlow, Jug Holes, Bull Pot of the Witches and Oxlow Cavern trips.
- 13th December 2020. Snelsow Swallet and Convenience Cave trip reports.
- Peper Inn Sink. A possible dig?
- Devonshire Cavern and Clatterway Levels. Rigging Guide visit.
- 19th December 2020. Masson Mine end of year trip.
Autumn 2020 Newsletter 124
- Club Meets Since March 2020
- Derbyshire Cave Rescue Organisation
- 7th June 2020 – Knotlow and Surrounding Mines, Monyash, Derbyshire. Nicola Welling
- A Plea for Help from Alan Brentnall
- Kings Mine, Matlock, Derbyshire – Tuesday, 21 st July 2020. Gaz McShee
- 24th October 2020 – Hagg Gill Pot, Langstrothdale, Yorkshire. Steve Pearson-Adams and Adrian Pedley
- 28th October 2020 - Clearing the P8 car park. Steve Pearson-Adams
- Derbyshire Cave Rescue Organisation Fund Raising Calendar. Jenny Drake
- Old Photographs from Mark Lovatt
- Happy Christmas!
June 2020 Newsletter 123
- Sandstone Caves of Bickerton. Steve Knox
- Ganister Mine on Congleton Edge. Gaz McShee, Nigel Cooper.
- A Visit to a Very Local Mine 12th June 1974. Ralph Johnson. There is more information about whetstone mines in this area in Mining History Bulletin 3-3
Whetsone Mining at Gillow Heath, near Biddulph, Staffordshire, published in 1967.
March 2020 Newsletter 122
- Club Meets during December 2019, February & March 2020.
- Day Shaft to Youds' level. 22/12/19. Nigel Cooper.
- Christmas Social. Walk in the Manifold Valley.
- Flower Pot to Merlin's Mine. 5/12/20. Rob Nevitt.
- Solo Caving. A Cautionary Tale. Alan Brentnall.
- DCRO Training. 6/1/20.
- Minera Mine. North Wales. Grand Turk to White Vein Traverse. 18/1/20.
- Peak Cavern. Victoria Aven. 2/2/20. Jenny Drake.
- Giant's Hole. 15/2/20. Steve Peason-Adams.
- Rowter Hole New Extensions and P8. 29/2/20. Jenny Drake.
- Crewe Climbing & Potholing Club - a little history. Steve Knox
- Don't Forget:
- Keep in Touch
- Coming Soon to a Saturday, or Sunday near you - nothing for a while!
December 2019 Newsletter 121
- Club Meets etc during September, October, November and December.
- King Pot, Yorkshire. 28th September. Jenny Drake.
- DCRO Training 1st October.
- DCRO Training. Knotlow Mine. 24th July.
- Giant's Hole and Carleswark Cavern 13th October. Gaz McShee, Sonia MacKenzie and Ruth Rabinowitz.
- Cwmorthin Slate Mine 26th October. Photos by Des Kelly.
- DCRO Training 4th November. Casualty care scenarios.
- Snelslow Swallet 7th to 9th November. DCA project. Alan Brentnall.
- Poacher's Cave and Water Icicle Close Cave.
- DCRO Training Alderley Edge Copper Mines. 24th November.
- Waterways Swallet car park clean up. 30th November. Alan Brentnall.
- Axe Hole 30th November. Gaz McShee.
- Coming Soon!
Convenience Cave. Photo © Gaz McShee 2020.