AGM minutes and officers reports

Thanks to everyone who attended the AGM on Sunday, and an extra special thanks to John Youle for nobly standing in as secretary and taking notes! These (along with officers reports) have been posted for all members to see in the forum – click here to get to them (members log on required). As...

Email Settings?

Dear DSC Members, We have had an unusual number of members who state that they have not received certain emails. Our emailing system appears to be working. Please check you spam / junk settings particularly if using a new mobile device. Thanks and regards, DSC Social Secretary

DSC Christmas Party Update

DSC Christmas Party Update Hi Everyone, We are only one week out from the DSC Christmas Party and we still have a few places remaining so if you are still “Umming and Arring” here are some more details to help you decide and email me soon for the remaining places! Doors open at 6:30pmProceedings Start at...

Talk on Weds 4th Dec: “Flying Weather”

Wednesday 4th December, 19:00-22:00 at the gliding club (Camphill, SK17 8RQ) Aimed more towards “Newbies” but ideally benefiting from input from our more experienced Pilots, Ash will be leading an open discussion forum on a number of topics associated with Flying Weather including Forecasting Tips, Using RASP, Seasonal Flying Conditions from Wave to Spring...

New weather station dashboard

The new weather station dashboard is up and running!   One of our members (I’ll leave it to him to decide whether to ‘out’ himself or not 🙂 ) has very kindly spent a lot of time building a more reliable, sophiciated and pilot friendly dashboard for Bradwell weather station. Take a look at it...

DSC Forum update

We’re planning to update the forum on the website. It’ll use a plug in which works better with the main website technology than the old one. We’re doing this to sort out some technical and security issues which have become a problem (for anyone interested, we chose a WordPress plug-in called ‘wpForo’). I’m also...

DSC AGM 2019

Notice of 2019 Annual General Meeting The club’s 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at the Derbyshire and Lancashire Gliding Club Camphill clubhouse on Sunday 8th December at 7 pm. All members are welcome to attend, ask questions and vote. This year we’d like to provide a better social opportunity for the...

Christmas Party 2019

Bookings are now officially being taken for the DSC Christmas Party! This will be a first come first served booking event using the following format please. 1st – Secure your place by emailing the social secretary with your name (and plus one if applicable). This will hold your place initially but will not guarantee...

AGM Postponed

Due to unforseen circumstances, the AGM will be postponed from this evening to 7th December @ 1800-2000hrs. This will be at the Glider club. This gives allMembers 4 weeks notice to hopefully attend and support. This is also a week I.e. 14th December of the Xmas party Jason Smith will be shortly sending out information regarding...

Drone operation, Mam Tor, Saturday 7th September

The National Trust have given permission for a film crew to operate drones on Mam Tor on Saturday, approximatley 10am to 2 pm. They have been advised that people might be flying Lords Seat and to avoid operating on that side of the road i.e. the landing field, and to be aware that under...