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 ====== Latest News & Updates ====== ====== Latest News & Updates ======
  
-** 20 Nov 2019 ** - **COMING SOON** - The MCRA is pleased to announce the impending launch of Volume One of the long-anticipated Somerset Underground,​ which will take place at the Hunters'​ Lodge Inn at 8 p.m on Saturday 21st December. Priced at a mere £10, this stitched, flexibound, full-colour production comprises 275 pages and contains details of more than 750 natural caves, sea caves, mines, sinks, risings, springs, holy wells and artificial underground sites in Bristol, the Avon Gorge, Broadfield Down, the entire Bristol Channel and West Somerset including Milverton, the Quantocks, the Brendons and Exmoor. {{launch_poster.pdf}} +** 29 Mar 2020 ** - 31 [[surveys#​Portland Cave Surveys|Portland Cave Surveys]] added to the download archive.
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-** 14 Nov 2019 ** - New MCRA e-book published: //'A History of Mendip Cave Rescues & Incidents'//​ by Alan Gray, available now from the [[articles:​start|Articles and Books]] page.+
  
-** 11 Sep 2019 ** - ATLAS logs from 2002-2008 recovered from the lost ThrupeLite website added to the [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/​index.php?​dir=ATLAS%2FDigging%20Log%20Archives|digging log archive]].+** 23 Mar 2020 ** - Unfortunately due to the current Covid 19 shutdown we are unable make any salesPlease bear with us and hopefully the situation will improve soon
  
-** 03 Jan 2019 ** - Collated report for 2018 added to the [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/​index.php?​dir=ATLAS%2FDigging%20Log%20Archives|ATLAS digging log archive]].+** 8 Mar 2020 ** - Many thanks ​to those who attended last night'​s launch of [[for_sale#​somerset_underground_-_volume_1|Somerset Underground Volume One]]. It was a very successful night and it's always good to see the Hunters'​ packed out.
  
-** 18 Aug 2018 ** - [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/?​dir=Dave%20Yeandle|Dave Yeandle'​s]] caving log books uploaded. Additional material added to the [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/?​dir=Luke%20Devenish|Luke Devenish]] archive.+** 21 Jan 2020 ** - **COMING SOON** - The MCRA is pleased to announce that Volume One of the long-anticipated ​[[for_sale#​somerset_underground_-_volume_1|Somerset Underground]] has now arrived, and will be officially launched at the Hunters'​ Lodge Inn at 8 p.m on Saturday 7th MarchPriced at a mere £10, this stitched, flexibound, full-colour production comprises 275 pages and contains details of more than 750 natural caves, sea caves, mines, sinks, risings, springs, holy wells and artificial underground sites in Bristol, the Avon Gorge, Broadfield Down, the entire Bristol Channel and West Somerset including Milverton, the Quantocks, the Brendons and Exmoor
  
-** 21 Oct 2017 ** - More log book collections uploaded: ​[[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/​index.php?​dir=BEC%20St%20Cuthberts|BEC St. Cuthbert'​s Swallet]], [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/​index.php?​dir=Fred%20Davies|Fred Davies]], [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/​index.php?​dir=Dick%20Pike|Dick Pike]] and the recently rediscovered ​[[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/​index.php?​dir=SSSS%2FLog%20Book%2017%20%281971%20to%201972%29|Volume 17]] of the Sidcot School logs.+** 2 Jan 2020 ** - [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/​files/​ATLAS/​ATLAS%20Digging%20Log%202019.pdf|ATLAS digging log for 2019]] added to the [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/​index.php?​dir=ATLAS%2FDigging%20Log%20Archives|archive]].
  
-** 30 Aug 2017 ** - [[http://www.mcra.org.uk/wiki/doku.php?​id=for_sale#​earth_colours|Earth Colours]] price reduced by £10.+** 14 Nov 2019 ** - New MCRA e-book published: //'A History of Mendip Cave Rescues & Incidents'​// by Alan Gray, available now from the [[articles:​start|Articles and Books]] page.
  
-** 18 Jun 2017 ** - {{articles:blagdon_bone_fissure.pdf|Blagdon Bone Fissure}} by RMTaviner added.+** 11 Sep 2019 ** - ATLAS logs from 2002-2008 recovered from the lost ThrupeLite website added to the [[http://www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/​index.php?​dir=ATLAS%2FDigging%20Log%20Archives|digging log archive]].
  
-** 14 May 2017 ** - [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/​index.php?​dir=acgpubs|Axbridge Caving Group Publications 1950 - 2014]] added to the archive.+** 03 Jan 2019 ** - Collated report for 2018 added to the [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/​index.php?​dir=ATLAS%2FDigging%20Log%20Archives|ATLAS digging log archive]].
  
-** 25 Apr 2017 ** - [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/​index.php?dir=Dorset%20Caving%20Group|Dorset Caving Group Journals]] and [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/​index.php?​dir=ATLAS%2FLongwood Valley Sink|Longwood Valley Sink 1984-1990]] digging logbooks ​added to the collection. +** 18 Aug 2018 ** - [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/?​dir=Dave%20Yeandle|Dave Yeandle'​s]] caving log books uploadedAdditional material ​added to the [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/?​dir=Luke%20Devenish|Luke Devenish]] archive.
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-** 24 Apr 2017 ** - Added the [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks/​index.php?dir=Gerard%20Platten|Gerard Platten Scrapbook Index]], as compiled by Dave Irwin. +
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-** 22 Nov 2016 ** - {{:​archaeology:​wh_summary_of_an_assemblage.pdf|A summary of an assemblage of bones and a pot sherd found in Wookey Hole cave, Mendip Hills, Somerset}} by Vince Simmonds added. +
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-** 4 Nov 2016 ** - {{articles:​sandford_gulf.pdf|The Sandford Gulf and other lost caves of Sandford Hill}} by R. M. Taviner added. +
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-** 23 Oct 2016 ** - {{:​archaeology:​mendip_archaeo_simmonds.pdf|An overview of the archaeology of Mendip caves and karst}} by Vince Simmonds, 2016 revised edition. +
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-** 11 Oct 2016 ** - Articles {{articles:​wheel_pit.pdf|The Great Wheel Pit Mystery}} and {{articles:​swildon_s.pdf|Swildon'​s - What's in a name?}} by R. M. Taviner added.+
  
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 ==== Archive ==== ==== Archive ====
  
-The archive provides a free digital information resource for cavers covering [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​photoarchive/​browse.php|photographs]],​ [[archive:​catalogues|postcards and catalogues]],​ log books and [[archive:​publications]].+The archive provides a free digital information resource for cavers covering [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​photoarchive/​browse.php|photographs]],​ [[archive:​catalogues|postcards and catalogues]], [[archive:​audio|music and audio]], log books and [[archive:​publications]].
  
 There are also in excess of 5000 photos in the [[https://​www.flickr.com/​photos/​mendipcaveregistryarchive/​albums/​|MCRA Flickr Photo Archive]]. There are also in excess of 5000 photos in the [[https://​www.flickr.com/​photos/​mendipcaveregistryarchive/​albums/​|MCRA Flickr Photo Archive]].
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 ==== MENDIP UNDERGROUND 5 ==== ==== MENDIP UNDERGROUND 5 ====
  
-[[More info!]]+[[for_sale#​mendip_underground_5|More info!]]
  
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