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 75 - January 1991
  • The Anglo-Soviet Pamirs Expedition 1990
  • Recent Developments in the Manifold Valley, Staffordshire
  • A Derbyshire Roundup NCA/DCA Training Workshop Report, Oct. 27/Z8th. 1990
  • Peak Cavern Update
  • DCRO Rescue Reports, April to September 1990
  • What the Papers Say
  • Your Letters Page
  • DCA Officers for 1990
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 72 - February 1990
  • Top Sumps P8 - Some further thoughts
  • DCRO Rescue Reports - Juiy 1988 to August l989
  • Peak Cavern - The Mendip Beer Monster's Secret Taproom
  • Recent Explorations in the Eyam Area
  • Equipment and Safety Notes
  • Caves of Derbyshire - New Edition lmminent
  • Conference on Radon in British Caves
  • Conservation and Access Officer's Report for 1988
  • What the Papers say about Us
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 71 - August 1989
  • Water Tracing Project, Ilam, Staffs, 1987 & 1989
  • British Cave Rescue Council - Incident Report 1988
  • Conservation Guidelines for Peak Cavern
  • Peak Cavern System Update
  • Jamming of a Rope in a Chest Mounted Croll
  • What the Papers Say - The Gaping Gill Fatality
  • DCA Officers for 1989
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 70 - May 1989
  • Peak Cavern System Update (Plus surveys of recent extensions)
  • What the Papers Say
  • NCA Rope Project Report
  • Access for Hazelbadge Cave
  • Local News
  • Caving with Cubes
  • Letter to the Editor
  • News
  • The Cambrian Caving Council
  • DCA Officers for 1989
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 69 - February 1989
  • Water Traclng Project
  • Peak Cavern Update
  • No Threat to our Caves
  • A Wlnters Tale
  • The Eyam Edge Swallets
  • Radon Observations Wlthln the Peak
  • Pounder Lane Cave, Bonsall
  • Draft Guldelines on the Construction and Use of Winches
  • Englne Close Mlne
  • Conservation & Access Officers Report for 1989
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 68 - October 1988
  • The Worst Ever?
  • Peak Cavern - Updale
  • New Access Arrangements - Knotlow.
  • New Finds in Clatterway Level
  • BCRA New Publications
  • 15 Years of Digging in the Eyam Area
  • The Malham Generator
  • Equipment Problems
  • New Threat to our Caves?
  • Hemmingslow Swallet
  • Freezeland Mine
  • It Must be True, It's In The Papers!
  • DCA Library List
  • Review - "The Red Dragon"
  • TSG New Journal
  • DCA 0fficers for 1988
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 67 - July 1988
  • Peak Cavern Update
  • "New" Caves of Debyshire
  • DCRO Report
  • Harborough Rocks Cave
  • The Structure of British Caving
  • Letter to the Editor
  • News from Martin
  • Alex Pitcher
  • DCA Officers for 1988
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 66 - April 1988
  • Further Exploration at Stemple Highway, Peak Cavern
  • New Derbyshire Cave 
  • Maintenance of Caplamps
  • Cave Rescue Reports
  • Progress of the NCA STRUCTURE Worklng party
  • Double Rope Cowstails
  • A Few Discoveries by Derbyshire cavers in France
  • DCA Officers for 1988
pdf.pngDCA Newsletter 65 - July 1987
  • Nettle Breakthrough (including survey)
  • Picnic Passage - Carlswark
  • Swallow Shaft (including surveys)
  • Ebb & Flow of Slop Moll & WhirlPool Rislng
  • Obituary - Alan Kirk
  • Russet Well (including survey)
  • Rescue at Knottlow
  • Waterways Swallet in flood
  • Book Reviev
  • Peak Cavem Update
  • DCA Officers for 1987