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Topic: AditNow Christmas party!
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/12/2017 21:25:30   Subject: AditNow Christmas party!
[quote="sinker"]

Its getting closer!

Sinker + Mrs Sinker
SimonRL + RockChick
Willy Eckerslyke
Blober
Margot
T666JAY +1
Pingu
Lazyjason
Tw
Topic: Event reminder: Parys trip 23rd Sept
RockChick

Forum: Events   Posted: 16/09/2017 06:19:34   Subject: Event reminder: Parys trip 23rd Sept spaces available
Hi all,
There are now spaces available for the Parys Copper Mine trip on the 23rd September. If you are interested please see the event link.
Topic: 2018 Calendar - beneficiaries
RockChick

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/09/2017 16:45:46   Subject: 2018 Calendar - beneficiaries
I also like the 50/50 split we normally do with a CRO and historical/preservation group.
I'd put forward Derbyshire CRO as one we haven't chosen for a while and North Wales Miners Trust.

Topic: Event reminder: Alderley Edge
RockChick

Forum: Events   Posted: 07/09/2017 21:48:59   Subject: Event reminder: Alderley Edge
No, none. The decision on where to go will be made when you get there, depending on how everyone feels. That said, please bring standard kit- oversuit/coveralls headtorch/helmet etc!
Topic: Advice on mine on my land
RockChick

Forum: South West England   Posted: 23/08/2017 11:08:54   Subject: Advice on mine on my land
hmm, south Devon covers quite a range of mines, any idea what sort of mine it could have been? If it was coal for example, if you do open it up you need to be very careful of gases, if it was copper,
Topic: Event reminder: Alderley Edge
RockChick

Forum: Events   Posted: 07/08/2017 14:43:01   Subject: Event reminder: Alderley Edge
Quick bump for this.

A decision will be made on the day for which mine to visit- depending on attendees interests.
Topic: Event reminder: Parys trip 23rd Sept
RockChick

Forum: Events   Posted: 02/08/2017 15:57:23   Subject: Event reminder: Parys trip 23rd Sept
Hi all- trip details updated, so check you know what you need with you if you're attending! :)
Topic: Event reminder: Parys trip 23rd Sept
RockChick

Forum: Events   Posted: 26/07/2017 15:03:12   Subject: Event reminder: Parys trip 23rd Sept
Hi folks,
Just a gentle reminder for you all about the Parys/Mona mine trip on the 23rd September, kindly being run by Parys Underground Group. We currently have 14 people signed up (there are c
Topic: Event reminder: Alderley Edge
RockChick

Forum: Events   Posted: 26/07/2017 14:52:12   Subject: Event reminder: Alderley Edge
Hi folks,
Just a gentle reminder for you all about the Alderley Edge trip on the 9th September, kindly being run by the DCC. We currently have 8 people signed up (there are spare places).
Topic: NAMHO 2014 Conference Proceedings
RockChick

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/07/2017 15:19:09   Subject: NAMHO 2014 Conference Proceedings
I've never been sure why prices go quite so high on Amazon when books are (mostly) out of print - surely no one is really going to pay anything like that much?! :o
Topic: Hello to all
RockChick

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 15/05/2017 15:28:49   Subject: Hello to all
Hi Steve,
I can't help with any actual knowledge of the area, but if you start by looking at cults mine (type it in as a search under 'mines quarries & sites' tab), then click on the map and sel
Topic: NWCRO Surface training and AGM 23rd April
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/04/2017 21:04:11   Subject: NWCRO Surface training and AGM 23rd April
Hi
 
North Wales Cave Rescue Organisation (NWCRO) is holding its annual surface techniques training day and AGM on Saturday 23rd April.  We will be returning to Plas y Brenin with the traini
Topic: Tommorow night
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/03/2017 14:44:59   Subject: Tommorow night
[quote="MRMEROLA1502"]I'll look into it thanks. went to penarth last night. by far the best we've been in. we must have parked in the wrong place because we had a nightmare getting to and from the cav
Topic: Tommorow night
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/03/2017 15:47:03   Subject: Tommorow night
Hi MrMEROLA1502,
Just a thought- but have a look at the SRT training that's being advertised in north wales at the moment in another thread - it will widen your options for mine exploring in the
Topic: Tommorow night
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/03/2017 15:42:36   Subject: Tommorow night
Try Penarth slate mine, not far from Corwen. If you don't know it, pop 'penarth' into the mine search (top right corner of the page), it'll bring up a location map as well as photos. Its a bit of a wa
Topic: New event added ''Deep Ecton/Clayton Mines'' on 07/05/2017
RockChick

Forum: Events   Posted: 27/02/2017 16:40:54   Subject: New event added ''Deep Ecton/Clayton Mines'' on 07/05/2017
Hi Robin,
I don't think you can add another person, they'd need to be registered themselves.
Topic: New event added ''Deep Ecton/Clayton Mines'' on 07/05/2017
RockChick

Forum: Events   Posted: 27/02/2017 15:48:42   Subject: New event added ''Deep Ecton/Clayton Mines'' on 07/05/2017
[quote="BertyBasset"]Hi, been working out my 2017 underground itinerary... Got Apedale and Alderley Edge sorted. I assume no booking on this, just turn up at 10am? Are 15year olds ok on it?

Topic: Gwynfynydd Gold Mine (mine)
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/01/2017 15:20:40   Subject: Gwynfynydd Gold Mine (mine)
Hi Lazyjason, if you're interested in trips in general- have a look at our events page, some may need a bit of travel, but there's a few more local-ish for you.
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/01/2017 15:52:50   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]Re: Bryneglwys

As I volunteered to lead this one, I'd better think about making some arrangements.

25th Feb was suggested but that's a bit close to the
Topic: New event added ''Deep Ecton/Clayton Mines'' on 07/05/2017
RockChick

Forum: Events   Posted: 06/01/2017 15:43:36   Subject: New event added ''Deep Ecton/Clayton Mines'' on 07/05/2017
A new event has been added to the Events page.

[b]Event name: Deep Ecton/Clayton Mines[/b]

[b]Date and time: 07/05/2017 / 10am[/b]

Details: Deep Ecton/Clayton Mines
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 22nd of December
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/12/2016 16:10:08   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 22nd of December
Are you thinking of possible protest lines to fight our way through- or just how much you're planning on having to drink?! :o :lol:
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 22nd of December
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/12/2016 15:14:19   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 22nd of December
[quote="SimonRL"]Bacon butties in Pen y Ffridd?

Edit - dunno if I'll be able to make it out Thursday so will tag along wherever if I can![/quote]

Sounds good to me, but equally,
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/12/2016 15:13:14   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
sounds good to me :thumbup:
Topic: New event added ''Alderley Edge'' on 09/09/2017
RockChick

Forum: Events   Posted: 19/12/2016 15:26:42   Subject: New event added ''Alderley Edge'' on 09/09/2017
A new event has been added to the Events page.

[b]Event name: Alderley Edge[/b]

[b]Date and time: 09/09/2017 / TBC[/b]

Details: Specific details of which mines will be
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/12/2016 16:00:00   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
Hi Folks- trips are starting to get added into the calendar as they get finalised - don't forget to sign up! :flowers:
Topic: New event added ''Williamson Tunnels - Liverpool'' on 26/02/2017
RockChick

Forum: Events   Posted: 09/12/2016 15:20:13   Subject: New event added ''Williamson Tunnels - Liverpool'' on 26/02/2017
A new event has been added to the Events page.

[b]Event name: Williamson Tunnels - Liverpool[/b]

[b]Date and time: 26/02/2017 / 10.00 till 14.00[/b]

Details: There are
Topic: New event added ''Parys/Mona Mine'' on 23/09/2017
RockChick

Forum: Events   Posted: 09/12/2016 15:06:47   Subject: New event added ''Parys/Mona Mine'' on 23/09/2017
A new event has been added to the Events page.

[b]Event name: Parys/Mona Mine[/b]

[b]Date and time: 23/09/2017 / 10.00am[/b]

Details: Full details will be added nearer
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/12/2016 16:24:07   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
lol- it'll be fine, er, so long as you're not eating anything that was made using a rolling pin... (don't touch those home made mince pies!) :lol:
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/12/2016 16:15:06   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
[quote="Owt"][quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]If you'd like to add Bryneglwys (suggested by Dan), I'll be willing to organise it.
[/quote]

I'd be up for that!
[/quote]

It's on
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/12/2016 15:49:43   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
Hi folks,
We've got very kind volunteers for most trips now with the exceptions of Coniston and CRTT (hint hint!!).

I hope I've managed to catch all the trip suggestions, I'm aware
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/12/2016 17:43:45   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
Hi all, I'm trying to pull this thread back to what trips people want, and when they'd like them. Please have we got any more kind volunteers to help organise any of these trips?

As soon a
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/11/2016 14:36:30   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
I mostly remember managing to walk in a complete circle round one of the bigger chambers (while everyone else laughed at me), because I couldn't find the way out in the gloom!
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/11/2016 14:11:59   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
Thanks Paul :flowers:
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/11/2016 12:17:27   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
Following on from that, we've had a few kind volunteers to help with trips, any other offers of help gratefully received. We don't have to have a guide for all trips, most of us have tried exploring
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/11/2016 12:09:02   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
Ok folks, we have quite a long list of trip suggestions now, so we need to start applying some dates.

I'm suggesting some dates below, these are open to change, mostly to accomodate anyone
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/11/2016 14:34:58   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
Ok folks, so far the rough list of suggestions/requests is:

Cwmystwyth/Frongoch - as a weekend?
Alderley Edge
Nenthead
Williamson tunnels
Cwmystwyth
Parrys
Mon
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/11/2016 14:26:01   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas!
I really liked the Royal Oak, so they get my vote for returning there again.
Thanks for taking on organising the Xmas meal again Phil! :thumbup:
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/11/2016 16:34:29   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
Any more suggestions folks? Or is everyone happy they've done all the exploring the want to?! :lol:
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/11/2016 13:54:08   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
Thanks for those guys- any other requests/offers? keep them coming! :flowers:
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/11/2016 15:59:19   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
Hi all,
We haven't managed to get many trips organised this year, with the exception of the Thursday Nighters, who seem to manage to put us all to shame!

So I'm planning ahead here,
Topic: J25GTi competition entry
RockChick

Forum: The 2016 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 08/10/2016 19:44:09   Subject: J25GTi competition entry
Hi J25GTi, just a reminder that your photography completion entries need to have captions with them stating where they are. There's plenty of time to amend it...
Topic: Calendar 2017 - Proceeds
RockChick

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/10/2016 10:36:19   Subject: Calendar 2017 - Proceeds
south and mid wales CRO
Topic: Unoficial Mining Memorial - Bersham
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/04/2016 18:51:36   Subject: Unoficial Mining Memorial - Bersham
Just driven past the site, it looks good to me! :)
Topic: Ludwell Mine level, near Hartington
RockChick

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 07/04/2016 13:23:40   Subject: Ludwell Mine level, near Hartington
Thanks for the info Mr C! :)
Topic: Ludwell Mine level, near Hartington
RockChick

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 31/03/2016 11:40:08   Subject: Ludwell Mine level, near Hartington
Thanks for all the comments guys, I look forward to hearing more!
Topic: Ludwell Mine level, near Hartington
RockChick

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 29/03/2016 18:30:09   Subject: Ludwell Mine level, near Hartington
Hi all,
I was out walking to the north of Hartington over Easter and came across a gated adit with an identification plate on it saying "Ludwell Mine Level, 1862. Len Kirkham & Team, 2013." It'
Topic: Daily Wail article
RockChick

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 19/02/2016 17:09:28   Subject: Daily Wail article
[quote="SimonRL"][quote="ttxela"]Excellent, that certainly [i]should[/i] be true, I'm thinking a blind bend in the road with a suspiciously crudely hand-painted sign advertising a 'show mine' the tour
Topic: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/02/2016 16:24:46   Subject: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
Hi All,
NWCC have received the letter below from Natural Resources Wales (letter copied below in full). This relates to a cave rather than a mine, but anyone exploring the Alyn Valley area will
Topic: Calendar 2016 - Here it is :)
RockChick

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2015 17:22:34   Subject: Calendar 2016 - Here it is :)
[quote="pwhole"]Though maybe next year the initial run should be larger if they go this fast?[/quote]

Not really, if they don't all sell then Simon's left out of pocket!
Topic: Thursday Nighters Christmas Meal! 2 MONTH WARNING
RockChick

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/11/2015 10:41:13   Subject: Thursday Nighters Christmas Meal! 2 MONTH WARNING
[quote="T666jay"]


Ok guys so the list is as follows:
T666jay +1
Blober
Mr & Mrs +1 Sinker
Margot
Mr & Mrs Bogieman
Mr & Mrs DonStuart
Mr & Mrs Nova_
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