Repack event Sunday 17 February

Sunday 17th February at 10am or 2pm Lady Manners School, Bakewell The 2019 DSC repack event – DO NOT DELAY AS THIS GETS BOOKED UP! Come along and repack your reserve with BHPA qualified packers on hand for advice. You’ll need to bring along a copy of the manuals for both your reserve and harness.  Downloads of...

Update from committee meeting on 16 December 2018

At the meeting on Sunday evening, warm welcomes were extended to those joining for the first time: Lee Pearce (Chairman), Wayne Smith (Safety), Seth Barber (Joint Webmaster) and Craig Ennis (Joint Webmaster). The weather station on Bradwell Edge is up and running. A trial of the raw data feed to the website has already...

Minutes of the 2018 AGM

The club’s 2018 Annual General Meeting took place on 17 November and the minutes of that meeting are set out below. At the AGM, the club’s Chairman, Denis Walker, resigned. Lee Pearce has agreed to take on this role. Drew McLaughlin resigned as the club’s Webmaster, and this position remains vacant. Any members interested...

Notice of 2018 Annual General Meeting. A free beer for Attendees!

Notice of 2018 Annual General Meeting The club’s 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at the Derbyshire and Lancashire Gliding Club Camphill clubhouse on Saturday the 17th of November at 7 pm. All members are welcome to attend, ask questions and vote. This year we’d like to provide a better social opportunity...

Your Club Needs You

The DSC is run by a committee of volunteers who are elected at each AGM for the following year.. If there are vacancies during the year or the committee sees fit for any reason they can also co-opt members until the next AGM when a new committee is elected. Some of you will be...

Donations in Memory of Mick Bostock

We have received a total of £530 in donations from members who could not attend the funeral. Many thanks to those who gave donations, most of which were were sizeable and one large! Those who did attend will have made their own donations to the collection there. As decided at the last committee meeting...

Mick Bostock Memorial Donations

Many thanks to all those who have already made donations to the charities selected by Micks family (Air ambulance and RNLI) via the club. At last weeks committee meeting it was decided that the club will match any donations made through the club by members. We will keep the account open for one more...

Free-to-all coaching session – Saturday 27th Jan

Rick Headley has organised a “Breakfast Briefing” coaching session for this coming Saturday morning. This event is free to all. If flyable, there will be a discussion of the flying options for the day, and if not, there will be a walking tour of sites in the area and a discussion of flying considerations...

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....