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Posts by Bodger

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Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
Bodger

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 24/04/2019 23:12:23   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
OK so the elephant in the room here is the 1999 Access to Justice Act, which came into force in April 2000, this dramatically increased the attractiveness of no-win no-fee deals as judges could make t
Topic: Proposal to revive Cumbrian coal mining
Bodger

Forum: North West England   Posted: 19/03/2019 20:00:44   Subject: Proposal to revive Cumbrian coal mining
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-47629731
Topic: Farming in mines
Bodger

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/12/2018 14:01:47   Subject: Farming in mines
OK my bad they are real academics :lol: :surrender:! I still think it is fake news though!
Topic: Farming in mines
Bodger

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/12/2018 11:56:31   Subject: Farming in mines
Yep you are totally correct! This is blatant fake news... BBC should be ashamed of themselves for posting this kind of nonsense! There is no real academics or 'experts' behind this :glare::glare::curs
Topic: Hemerdon
Bodger

Forum: South West England   Posted: 19/11/2018 09:05:16   Subject: Hemerdon
I just had an interesting chat with someone who works for the US company run by Aussies that owns the mine, the reason I was given for stopping the project is purely financial. Cap investment v return
Topic: New future?
Bodger

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/10/2018 22:22:04   Subject: New future?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-45997370

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cymrufyw/45977170
Topic: Dog rescue from mineshaft
Bodger

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 05/09/2018 22:47:50   Subject: Dog rescue from mineshaft
When I were a lad me and my cousin went exploring round the remains of an old beam engine house next to the local reservoir. It had been bricked up but local kids had undertaken their own archaeologic
Topic: Waterproof bag
Bodger

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 04/07/2017 16:06:47   Subject: Waterproof bag
Thanks I like the idea of a rocket tube, but local army surplus store closed recently so will have to travel a bit to find a decent store to rummage in. Drum in a suitable bag seems like a good option
Topic: Waterproof bag
Bodger

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 04/07/2017 15:08:05   Subject: Waterproof bag
Can anyone recommend a good robust waterproof bag? Many on the interweb claim to be "Waterproof" but all seem to leak if immersed for any length of time. I need it to be big enough to carry a change o
Topic: Cwmorthin reprint
Bodger

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 13/03/2017 15:12:55   Subject: Cwmorthin reprint
The original is fascinating and so I would definitely buy a updated edition go for it Graham!

An updated version using materials from today's explorers reminds me of Within These Hills ...
Topic: Ystradgynlais Colliery
Bodger

Forum: Genealogy   Posted: 26/01/2017 00:00:45   Subject: Ystradgynlais Colliery
Thanks to everyone for their feedback!
Topic: Ystradgynlais Colliery
Bodger

Forum: Genealogy   Posted: 23/01/2017 23:31:37   Subject: Ystradgynlais Colliery
Hi,
I have been a member of this forum for a while and although I knew I had a Welsh mining ancestor I did not know much about them.
I just discovered a bit more about him, he worked as a g
Topic: Miners' Tramway RIP
Bodger

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/02/2015 11:56:55   Subject: Miners' Tramway RIP
I will be in North Wales this summer with the Kids and plan to put my money where my mouth is:) and take them on a day trip to Llechwedd sounds like there is plenty to keep them entertained for the da
Topic: Miners' Tramway RIP
Bodger

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/02/2015 22:59:03   Subject: Miners' Tramway RIP
http://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/hidden-gems-newly-discovered-caverns-6520823

“We are responding to customer feedback and have decided now to bring it back in 2015, we are j
Topic: Nantcol mining activity?
Bodger

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 22/01/2015 17:23:30   Subject: Nantcol mining activity?
Thanks!
Topic: Nantcol mining activity?
Bodger

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 22/01/2015 16:28:09   Subject: Nantcol mining activity?
Hi
Although I have been a member for sometime this is my first Forum post.... my main interests are in industrial and mining history.

I am keen to know about mining activity in the Nan
Topic: 2012 Calendar - I want one
Bodger

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/10/2011 16:23:17   Subject: 2012 Calendar - I want one
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Topic: Foel Ispri Gold Mine on British Pathe
Bodger

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/07/2011 22:30:59   Subject: Foel Ispri Gold Mine on British Pathe
This is Clogau mine not Foel Ispri. It is a gated and currently looks like it is in use...
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