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The 2017 Open Weekend at Wood Mine is now history. A couple of hundred visitors went round the mine and many of them had an adventurous time in the Wiggly Worm crawl. Many thanks to all the DCC members and friends who turned out to make the event such a success; the weather was kind to us with sun on the Saturday and only a very little drizzle on Sunday. Preparations will now be started for the next Open Weekend which is April 21st-2nd at Engine Vein Mine. For more information including the booking form (which is now available), you can click here. For trips down the mines at other times of the year, you can click here.
At the AGM in December 2017, Tom stepped down from Chairman and was replaced by Anton who keeps the Meets Secretary job as well. Allan, who was on the committee before the AGM, remains on the committee but now takes the new role of Training Officer. Members can see the full make-up of the Committee on the Club pages of this site. The first General Meeting of 2018 is on 12th February and will be held at the Wizard, Alderley Edge. The formal meeting starts at 8 pm but members usually gather earlier to chat. New members are especially welcome.
Anton has been busy and set up dates for a load of meets, at least one a month. Have a look at the list (click the link below the news).
More about the Alderley Mines
The new edition of Chris Carlon's Alderley Edge Mines book is for sale from the publisher and from Amazon. Copies are also available at the Club's Open Weekends. The book has been heavily revised and describes all the main mines in detail. It remains a useful companion to the Alderley Edge Story published in 2016. Contact Nigel for further details. The cost is £12 plus postage.
Caving and mining log
The most recent items on the caving and mining log can now be viewed in brief in this panel. Click on the section below that says: news | events | log. Remember to add a record of your own trips.
Members may be able to view more events on the DCC calendar that we do not make public.
Members may be able to view more log entries on the DCC log that we do not make public.
In case of emergency at Alderley Edge, call POLICE 999 and ask for DERBYSHIRE CAVE RESCUE. They will call out local team members.
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