DSC Reserve Repack – Do not delay in paying, it get’s booked up!

18 February at 10:00–17:00 Lady Manners School    Shutts Lane, DE45 1JA Bakewell, Derbyshire Due to popular demand, there will be two sessions this year. The first session will start at 10:00 and the second session at 14:00. Places will still be limited, so be sure to book a place before paying. Please help us...

Donations in Memory of Mick Bostock

Thanks to everyone who attended the funeral yesterday and especially to Ron Chipman whose words were so well chosen and appreciated by all of us. If you could not attend but wish to make a donation in Micks memory the charities chosen by the family are The Debyshire Air Ambulance sevice and the RNLI....

Mick Bostock – funeral arrangements

The following was copied from a facebook posting by Ron Chipman who has been our main contact with the family. Mick Bostocks funeral is on Friday 5th January at 2pm, Woodlands Crematorium, 1 Brumby Wood Lane, Scunthorpe. DN17 1SP. All are more than welcome. Annette (Micks wife) was only concerned about assesing the actual...

Fatality on Stanage

It is with immense sadness that I have to inform you of the death of Mick Bostock on Stanage yesterday. He suffered an incident in rough air and impacted the ground near the takeoff. He was later pronounced dead at the scene. The events leading up to this will be the subject of investigation...

Leeds Bradford Consultation

The closing date for responses to the LBA consultation is tomorrow so not too late to send yours in if you haven’t already…thanks to all those who have! The original plan was to wait for the Official responses from the BHPA and British Gliding Associatio before writing our own. This did not come to...

Stanage Open Forum

I attended the Stanage open forum held in Hathersage yesterday (23rd Sept) and thought I would give the membership some feedback. The meeting was well attended with a good mix of user groups, walkers, cyclist, local residents and farmers but mainly a good turn out by the climbers. After the formal re-election of the...

STANAGE FORUM MEETING.

STANAGE FORUM MEETING. Hathersage Memorial Hall Saturday 23rd September 2-4pm. As well as Chair I am the clubs Stanage sites Officer and have been representing the club on the Stanage forum management group…this has proved very useful giving us a direct link to other users, some notable locals, the warden and the peak park...

Leed Bradford Airspace Consultation

Leeds Bradford Airspace Change Proposal (LBA ACP) The Proposals from Leeds Bradford which would have the effect of grabbing large areas of airspace outside their current limits and limiting the xc potential of both our club and those of the Dales, Pennine and Cumbria clubs has been published http://www.leedsbradfordairport.co.uk/media/2643/lba-acp-consultation-document-issue-2.pdf It is a long and...

Broadlee Bank Closure

Please be aware that Broadlee bank site will be closed on the following dates; August 31st September 7th and 28th This is due to Grouse shooting on the SW face therefore it would be wise to avoid this area on those dates. There may be additional dates in October which I will report once...

Running out of options

Once I’ve left the hill on a cross country flight, there’s an enthusiasm that takes over. Mostly, this is positive, as it makes me determined and tenacious, but there’s something about such determination that tends to distort my view of risk.