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CDG Newsletter Issue 231 – April 2024

Editorial As always thank you to the contributors for submitting dive logs and the numerous articles to this Newsletter. The poor weather in the UK has continued and this is reflected in the relatively small number of reported dives for the second Newsletter in a row. The UK Met Office's data confirm what most of [...]

2024-05-03T08:04:32+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 230 – January 2024

Editorial Happy New Year and thank you as always to the many contributors who have submitted dive logs and articles to this newsletter. The poor weather in the UK over the past several months or so is reflected in the relatively small number of dive logs from the Autumn period. Fortunately, some managed to escape [...]

2024-01-25T12:46:02+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 229 – October 2023

Editorial Thank you to all of those who have submitted content for this newsletter which is a bit thinner than usual for the October edition. This may reflect the overseas expedition diving which was ongoing when the copy date passed or poorer conditions in the UK over the “summer”. Unfortunately, although CDG Newsletter 228 was [...]

2023-11-28T21:37:44+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 228 – July 2023

Editorial Thank you to all of those who have submitted content for this newsletter and to those of you that voted to retain me as Editor at the recent AGM. The long dry spell (that writing this will of course jinx) has enabled some pushing dives to take place and notable extensions to be made. [...]

2023-09-13T20:30:03+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 227 – April 2023

Editorial Thank you to all those who have submitted dive logs for this newsletter. The April edition is nearly always thinner than the other newsletters due to poor diving conditions in the UK. Fortunately for them (and the Editor), some divers were able to escape the UK to Thailand and their series of exploratory dives, [...]

2023-04-21T07:48:01+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 220 – July 2021

Editorial This newsletter begins with a tribute to the late Albert Chapman, a great supporter of the CDG and former owner of the land in Chapel-le-Dale under which the excellent sites of Joint Hole, Aquaflash Pot. Meregill Skit, and of course, Chapman's Rising could be found. Work remains ongoing by the Northern Section to re-negotiate [...]

2021-11-18T20:46:10+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 218 – Jan 2021

Editorial Happy New Year! Thank you all for the contributions to this Newsletter and for John Cordingley for spending many hours to ensure that this edition is as error-free as possible. There are no overseas reports this time, a reflection on the current circumstances we all find ourselves in. However, there are early indications that [...]

2021-02-21T19:55:17+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 217 – Oct 2020

Editorial As the previous Newsletter was being printed we learnt of the death of Fred Davies, a leading figure in cave diving in Somerset and a stalwart member of the Mendip Rescue Organisation. This edition begins with a tribute to Fred and I’d like to thank Martin Grass for writing this. With UK-wide restrictions being [...]

2020-10-30T18:45:02+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 216 – July 2020

Editorial In late February the sad news of Helen Farr’s death was received. Helen was an outstanding international cave diver who was globally respected. She had served as the CDG’s treasurer since 2007 and our thoughts are with Martyn, the family and her many friends at this time. This Newsletter begins with a tribute to [...]

2020-07-11T16:32:08+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 213 – Oct 2019

Editorial Thank you to the many contributors who have provided the content for this Newsletter. The dive logs detail exploration within all of the regions of the mainland UK as well as in Croatia, France and Spain. The continued ability to dive at some of these sites has often resulted from lengthy and patient access [...]

2019-12-09T13:42:54+00:00