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...

At Last!!

After what has seemed like for ever, the last couple of days have seen paraglidable wind speeds. I went to Bradwell yesterday afternoon (with about 40 others) and it was lovely just to be in the air again. Over the last couple of weeks, I think I’d resigned myself to the fact that winter...

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...

Your Club Needs You – PG Comps Officer

Providing safe, inclusive, fun competitions for the membership to partake in is an important role taken up by the committee and more specifically the Competitions Officers. Not only do competitions provide a way for members to improve their own flying but they also provide a great opportunity to take part in what is essentially...

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...