Lockdown 3

In light of the Government and BHPA advice, and the pressure on the NHS, we strongly recommend that members refrain from flying during lockdown. By taking this action now we will retain our positive image and have sites to return to with the goodwill of the landowners and thegeneral public. DSC Committee

Lockdown 3 – Update

With the latest national lockdown in England, we all want clarity on the position regarding flying, and quite rightly expect some guidance from the committee. However it is only slowly becoming clear what the full implications are, but we are working on it and have a committee meeting on Sunday, after which we hope...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

The committee takes great pleasure in announcing that following the recent change in guidance from the BHPA our previous advice not to fly has been rescinded. Returning to flying still needs to be a personal choice, Coronavirus is obviously still a concern and it is important that pilots maintain social distancing in line with...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Thank you again to our members for respecting the committee’s advice to refrain from flying at this time. We are proud that such a large group of keen and engaged pilots can avoid giving in to the temptation. It is with regret that we cannot change the DSC committee’s stance to strongly advise you...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Just a quick message to say that the DSC committee is working hard behind these scenes to factor in all of our local club considerations with any advice from the relevant bodies and stakeholders as it is released (be this BHPA, the Government, Mountain Rescue and so on). Watch this space for a formal...

Lambing and Bird Closures 2020

The closures will be the same as last year, for the main Mam area these begin on the 15th March and continue until 21st April but the dates vary for some of the other sites – please check the following map if you are unsure. We Have kept closures to an absolute minimum and...

Maintenance Complete.

Hi All, We updated the website; this update had a focus on security. We applied critical patches to the forum software as well as enabling https on the site. Please let me know if you see any problems and we’ll fix them as quickly as we can. Thanks! ~Drew

Website Maintenance.

Hi All, The website will be down for several hours on Thursday evening for maintenance work. Please get in touch if you suspect this might cause you any issues. Cheers, Drew

Lambing and Bird Closures 2018

Here is the notice for the closures needed this year. It was designed to be simple and clear and so lacks any detail or explanation which I will post shortly. Click for a larger image. Den.