• Derbyshire Explorers Forum 2023 - Sat 30th September - It's On!

    The event is now being held at the Mechanics Institute in the centre of Eyam (opposite the church), still on Saturday 30th September, with doors opening at 15:00. Best bit is that there is a bar on site.

    Entry is free and there will be evening meal also. More details to follow...

    Click here for more details

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    Translation required - Cave science article

    Perusing magazines while having coffee, found this article on Gina Moseley, photos taken by Robbie Shone. Does anyone have a link to an English version of the article?
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    Vacancies at the BMC

    British Mountaineering Council are hiring for two permanent roles: Marketing and Communications Manager and an Access and Conservation Officer for Wales...
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    Nottingham Tunnels

    Can anyone tell me if it is worth doing the official tour of the tunnels under Nottingham? (Will probably do it anyway as it doesn't cost a lot and will pick-up pieces of history.)   https://www.nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk/cityofcaves/ Is it possible to get an extended tour outside the...
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    9 Firefighters killed in cave in Brazil

    cave collapsed in Brazil (not on BBC yet)
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    Gina in geographical

    Gina Moseley has a full page article in the November Geographical magazine.  :coffee: Well done Gina  :clap2: :clap2: http://geographical.co.uk/  The article will be online in a couple of weeks. https://www.rolex.org/rolex-awards/exploration/gina-moseley
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    Stump Cross Caverns on Radio 4

    Lisa Bowerman who owns Stump Cross Caverns talks to Emma Barnett on Woman's Hour.  from 10:12 mins https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0010ncq Friday night she completed 105 hours underground. She runs the caves as a family business and they'll usually a big attraction for tourists. She...
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    Mining Studentships - 1917

    Can anyone explain what a Mining Studentship would entail in 1917?  The area is North Staffs.
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    Should we be dropping 50,000 tonns down a mine shaft?

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    Lightroom Classic help please

    I have Lightroom Classic, very much still a novice, I cannot find a tutorial to show me how to reduce the bight blob of my headlight and the large patch of white on the wall. Can anyone help please?
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    Anglo-Saxon cave house 'of exiled king' identified in Derbyshire

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    Old carabiner

    Thought people might be interested.  The gate failed so I have used it on my plastic washing line in the garden for a few (I think 3) years. 
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    Rick Stanton on Radio 4 Sat 4 Jun 21

    Rick Stanton is going to be interviewed in the Saturday Live program on Radio 4.  It starts at 9.00 am to 10:30 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000wrsk
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    Snaizeholme - north of Ribblehead Viaduct

    The woodland Trust are asking for donations to buy 550 acres at Snaizeholme "and create vibrant new native woodland for wildlife and people." What do the locals think of this?  Is covering the moors with trees again a good or bad thing for the caving environment...
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    Christine Grosart on Women's Hour

    One of the many things Christine is involved with is cleaning up the ocean via Ghost Fishing https://www.ghostfishing.co.uk/ which she talks about for Earth Day  :thumbsup: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000v99v Christine is also in the 2020 Woman's Hour Power List...
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    Tintern medieval tunnel system found by accident

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    For sale - Royal Observer Corps Monitoring Post -

    Royal Observer Corps Monitoring Post at Seven milestone Cross, St Agnes, Cornwall, Cornwall TR5 to be auctioned on Thursday, 18 Feb 2021 at 12:00 Venue: Live Stream Auction Asking ?25,000 https://www.primelocation.com/for-sale/commercial/details/57416358
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    Descent 277

    The latest Descent has arrived  :bounce:  and even in a year when there has been very little caving they have filled it with stories & an extra 8 pages too  :clap2: https://www.wildplaces.co.uk/descent-277
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    Youtube help

    A friend has a video on Youtube they have made private, added my email in so that it sends me a link to view it. 1)  What setting /is there a setting to stop me from forwarding it on to someone else to watch?  or I can forward it on but it will not play for them? 2)  I do not appear to be able...
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    Historic Photographer of The Year 2020

    James  has won with a beautiful picture of a slate mine  :clap2: :clap2: :clap2: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/55071136 Now we need a wezzit to guess where it is  :lol:
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    Pinwheel Cave rock art in California

    Pinwheel Cave rock art in California may depict hallucinogenic 'trance flower' https://www.livescience.com/rock-art-hallucinogen-california.html or on BBC https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-55070442