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Welcome - Rhino Rift Closed 19/20th June

Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

Welcome Following the unauthorised bolting of the Right Hand Route, Rhino Rift will be closed for the weekend of the 19/20th June for remedial bolt removal and rebolting of the Right Hand Route. 17th June 2021 Following requests from concerned locals, a CSCC padlock will be fitted to the entrance gate of Thrupe Lane Swallet.

Documents - [2021]

Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

Documents Forms If you have any expense claims please use one of the following forms: * [CSCC Expenses Form (.pdf)] * [CSCC Expenses Form (Excel format)] Minutes and Officer Reports 2021 * GM Friday 14 May 2021 * [AGM Agenda & Notification of officer nominations.], [C&A Report], [Treasurer & Webmaster Reports], [Draft Accounts 2020], [Letter to CSCC] * [Newsletter May 2021] * GM Monday 15 Feb 2021 * [Agenda], [BCA Rep Report], [C&A Report], [Training Programme], [Minu…

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Welcome Following requests from concerned locals, a CSCC padlock will be fitted to the entrance gate of Thrupe Lane Swallet. Read more ... 9th June 2021 From Mendip Cave Rescue MCR has had to restructure itself and has reconstituted itself as a registered charity. With the new structure cavers who wish to continue supporting the MCR by being on the cavers call out list are invited to apply for associate membership

News - [2021]

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News This page contains a list of news items published in reverse date order. For previous news see the News Archive. 2021 09 June 2021 Thrupe Lane Swallet to receive CSCC Padlock 26 May 2021 Invitation to Join Mendip Cave Rescue 19 May 2021 Unauthorised Bolting of Rhino Right Hand Route 11 Apr 2021 Longwood Swallet Lock Vandalised 7 Apr 2021 WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave - Update 28 Mar 2021 Coronavirus Recovery Roadmap: Stage 1 24 Feb 2021 Message from Chairman re Coronavirus 8 Fe…

Longwood Swallet Lock Vandalised - Added Tags

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news access ccc_ltd longwood_swallet Longwood Swallet Lock Vandalised From Charterhouse Caving Company Ltd 11th Apr 2021 We have received a report today that the lock on Longwood Swallet has been vandalised and will not open. Please do not issue keys or permits for this cave until we have been able to repair it. This may take some time, as we need to get appropriate equipment on site.

Hunters Lodge Inn Sink Open - Added Tag

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news hunters_lodge_inn_sink Hunters Lodge Inn Sink Open Following the fitting of the new gate and the removal of the entrance ladder, I can report that the Land Owner (Roger Dors) has reopened the cave. For access contact Roger at the Hunters. Please note: Now the entrance ladder has been removed you will need to bring your own ladder and lifeline (or SRT rope) for the entrance pitch. There are integrated rigging points fitted to the underside of the gate for this purpose.

Hunters Lodge Inn Sink Open - Added tag

Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

news Hunters Lodge Inn Sink Open Following the fitting of the new gate and the removal of the entrance ladder, I can report that the Land Owner (Roger Dors) has reopened the cave. For access contact Roger at the Hunters. Please note: Now the entrance ladder has been removed you will need to bring your own ladder and lifeline (or SRT rope) for the entrance pitch. There are integrated rigging points fitted to the underside of the gate for this purpose.

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Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

Hunters Lodge Inn Sink Open Following the fitting of the new gate and the removal of the entrance ladder, I can report that the Land Owner (Roger Dors) has reopened the cave. For access contact Roger at the Hunters. Please note: Now the entrance ladder has been removed you will need to bring your own ladder and lifeline (or SRT rope) for the entrance pitch. There are integrated rigging points fitted to the underside of the gate for this purpose.

News - [2018] Hunters Lodge Inn Sink Open

Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

News This page contains a list of news items published in reverse date order. For previous news see the News Archive. 2021 26 May 2021 Invitation to Join Mendip Cave Rescue 19 May 2021 Unauthorised Bolting of Rhino Right Hand Route 11 Apr 2021 Longwood Swallet Lock Vandalised 7 Apr 2021 WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave - Update 28 Mar 2021 Coronavirus Recovery Roadmap: Stage 1 24 Feb 2021 Message from Chairman re Coronavirus 8 Feb 2021 WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave - Update 2 Feb 202…

Star Mine Shaft - Entrance Vandalised - Star Mine Shaft - Entrance Vandalised

Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

Star Mine Shaft - Entrance Vandalised It has been reported that the P-hangers in the concrete capping have been vandalised. They should be considered unsafe and must not be used. The shaft should be rigged using natural belays such as nearby trees (approx 10m away). If anyone has any information about who caused the damage please let us know. In view of the vandalism there are no immediate plans to replace the hangers.

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