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Litter/faeces/broken glass alert: Goatchurch Cavern

cap n chris

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Recent reports of litter, faeces and broken glass in Goatchurch Cavern (dated around 28th October); the Dining Chamber is the location although faeces have also been reported in Water Chamber. DC also contained enough litter to fill a bin liner - lager cans, dead batteries, food wrappers, nitelites, huge amounts of wax; the ingredients for spag bol were also left - garlic cloves, onion, mushrooms and, worst of alll, about 1kg of raw minced beef (rotten); cigar, cigarette and roll-up butts, fireworks had also been let off judging by the remains thereof (the bats must have appreciated that); hundreds of glass shards from a smashed whiskey bottle (much collected but hundreds of splinters remain in situ), oh and a huge solitary human turd curled out on top of a rock (delightful!).

Much of the clearing has been done but this note is to serve as a notice for other cavers planning to visit this very popular beginners cave to beware of the enduring hazard posed by the glass - also the place should be avoided while the remnants of the meat etc. rots away (the stench will be enough to make you heave).

If anyone catches the perpetrators pass on the details via this forum since there are quite a few local cavers who have made plans for the culprits.


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I just can't belive there are people capable of doing that. Its a sad reflection on mankind really :cry: