Derbyshire
Caving
Association

The Derbyshire Caver

latest coverThe Derbyshire Caver is the Newsletter of the DCA.

Annual subscription for 4 issues posted to you: £10.00

Published quarterly. Price £2 a copy.  (Over the counter in the Mining Museum at Matlock Bath and the Old Smithy café at Monyash.)

 Previous editions of the newsletter are available below.

pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 94 - January/March 1997
  • A Dive  (with a difference) in Peak Cavern
  • Conservation & Access
  • Caving for Beginners
  • DCRO Reports
  • RIGS and Current Progress
  • Ispitivanje Korodiranih Karibinera Stubai
  • Novija Speleološka Istraživanja Na BRDU Lipnik
  • Ladyside Pot
  • Conservation and Formations in Caves
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 93 - October/December 1996
  • A Tricky Time to Drop In
  • Conservation & Access
  • OCC Dives Bagshawe
  • Heritage Lottery Fund
  • Introduction to Caving (part 2)
  • Magnesian Limestone Update
  • Giants Hole, East Canal
  • Bagshawe Resurgence Breakthrough
  • Caving Codger's Corner (part 2)
  • Recent Work in the Manifold Valley
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 92 - July/September 1996
  • Montesole Chalk Mine
  • Giant's Hole Sump Dive - 1946
  • Magnesian Limestone Update
  • Introducing Caving to Beginners
  • Plackett Mine Caverns
  • Dangers of Firedamp
  • P8 Perryfoot, Halley's Sump (upstream)
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 91 - April/June 1996
  • Camcorders Underground
  • Regionally IImportant Geological Sites Meteing Report
  • Lathkill Dale SSSI
  • Radon Made Easy
  • Consdervation and Access
  • Chesterfield in Yorkshire
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 90 - February 1996
  • Perryfoot/Doctor Jackson's Complex
  • Cave Discovery Fund Doscoveries
  • Main Rising  - Speedwelll Cavern
  • Conservation & Access
  • DCRO Reports 
  • C.E.C.S Off and Cop This
  • Caving Club Training and Assessment Scheme
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 89 - December 1995
  • Peak Cavern - Dry Route?
  • Conservation and Access
  • Note on Hangover Hole Survey
  • Eldon Quarry Update
  • Abseiling from Millers Dale Bridge
  • Bolting Update
  • DCRO Snippets
  • Survey of Hangover Hole
  • Update on Manifold Valley
  • Ilam Risings Dye Tests
  • Mandale Mine
  • Going a Little Potty
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 88 - July 1995
  • Technique Tip
  • Conservation & Access
  • K9 Kaving Again
  • Acid Rain
  • Magnesian Limestone
  • Giants - Filthy Five Exchange
  • DCA Library
  • DCRO Rescue Reports
  • Ashford Black Marble Mine Access Agreement
  • Herne Hill Extension
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 87 - April 1995
  • Eldon Continued ...
  • Bolting Update
  • DMM Resin Types
  • Magnesian Limestone
  • "Hard" Cavers Wanted! 
  • Recent Discoveries
  • Repairs to Knotlow
  • Conservation and Access
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 86 - February 1995
  • Eldon Quarry
  • Helping a Russion Caver
  • Moose Cave
  • Creswell Crags
  • Report from Darfar
  • Manifold Valley Caves
  • Snippets from Ivan
  • Magnesian Limestone Part II
  • Tearsall Pipe Breakthrough
  • DCRO Reports
  • C & A Observations
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 85 - November 1994
  • Pak - Britain 1994 
  • Manifold Valley
  • Book Reviews
  • Magnesian Limestone Caves
  • DCA Library
  • Bolt Update
  • Bolt Testing
  • Cavers Letter - Getting it Right?
  • Eldon Hole