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CDG Newsletter Issue 210 – January 2019

Editorial As this Newsletter was being completed, the New Year’s Honours list for 2019 was released. The seven team members recognised for their actions during the Thailand cave rescue are listed on page 9. Lessons relevant to UK conditions that were learnt from the rescue have already been incorporated into the Cave Rescue Organisation’s practices, [...]

2019-01-21T17:30:59+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 207 – April 2018

Editorial Whilst currently confined to the house courtesy of the widespread snow from the “Beast from the East” and Storm Emma, it is easy to reflect on the generally wet winter and poor diving conditions that so often blight UK diving activity preceding the April Newsletter. Hopefully as winter turns to spring, more exploratory work [...]

2019-01-15T10:34:42+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 206 – January 2018

Editorial Generous, wise, kind, popular, wicked sense of humour, privilege to know and always smiling, were amongst the words and phrases frequently included in anecdotes at former CDG Chairman Bryan “Scoff” Schofield’s funeral service. When producing the tribute that begins this NL, his guidance would have been most welcome (again) but in his absence I [...]

2018-01-16T09:46:33+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 204 – July 2017

Editorial First, an apology. The obituary for John Buxton in NL 203 was printed with a minor typo. As such, the final two paragraphs are reprinted again in full to correct this mistake. Jason Mallinson’s personal account of JSB’s role in the Wakulla II project then follows. Whilst this Newsletter was in preparation, the thoughts [...]

2018-01-16T09:46:33+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 203 – April 2017

Editorial This Newsletter begins with the obituaries for John Stewart Buxton and Dr Trevor David Ford OBE who both contributed to the CDG and its achievements since c 1950 albeit in very different ways. Some of their exploratory and academic work is summarised by Martin Grass and Clive Westlake – thank you to both. The [...]

2018-01-16T09:46:33+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 202 – January 2017

Editorial As this issue was going to press we have received news of the death of John Buxton, a long standing CDG member. The CDG’s thoughts are with Audrey and John’s family at this time. An appropriate tribute will be included in a future Newsletter. There is no doubt that stories will be swapped and [...]

2018-01-16T09:46:33+00:00