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February 21, 2019, 09:48:11 pm by DCRO | Views: 222 | Comments: 1

The attached photograph recently surfaced on Facebook, which we can share here thanks to Adrian Clarke, showing DCRO in its 1966 form. It was taken by his Dad, who was a team member at the time.

The equipment on show would have been either donated, purchased new or second hand using team members own money and monetary donations from fellow cavers and the general public. 53 years later we are still a voluntary team, funded almost entirely by donations.

In 1966 DCRO responded to four callouts.

Half of these were due to failing lights, one in Oxlow Caverns and one in Axe Hole.
The other half were both caused by falling rocks, Collapsing deads in Maskhill Mine and a dislodged rock in Giants Hole.

February 19, 2019, 05:12:02 pm by gardouth | Views: 204 | Comments: 1

Following the chat that Tim Allen had with Radio York a while ago, they seemed keen to do more. The mid morning show presenter, Jonathan Cowap came over to chat to six of us in the North Yorkshire Moors about our work there over the past 10 years.

The interview was on 6 Feb but it's only went out today. We got a whole 17 minutes of air-time which was more than I expected. I did push to get him to promote the New to Caving website but unfortunately he didn't.

The broadcast was in three segments with songs between but you can hear the edited version here:

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