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Glorious Twelfth

Published: 14 Aug 2017

The Glorious Twelfth refers to 12 August, the start of the shooting season for Grouse and to a lesser extent Ptarmigan.  It is one of the busiest days in the shooting season (which lasts until the end of December), with large amounts of game...

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Stags Fell - please make sure you clear the moor

Published: 2 Jun 2017

Hi All, last Wednesday (May 31) was a good day at Stags Fell with a number of pilots going XC to the NE. However, one pilot landed on the moor (that would be me) and the warden was understandably upset as this is nesting season and our agreement is...

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Reserve Repack - Mar 4 2017

Published: 28 Jan 2017

Sat Mar 4 2017 from 11am to 3pm at St Marys School, Bradford Road, Menston, Ilkley, LS29 6AE This is your chance to repack your reserve in time for the 2017 season. Bill Morris, a BHPA licensed packer will be with us again this...

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Joint CSC/DHPC Coaching Day -- 18th Feb

Published: 24 Jan 2017

Ed Cleasby and Dangerous Dave are running their 3rd edition of XC Theory this February. It is a combined  Dales and CSC presentation, conducted biannually at Staveley, and normally pulls a crowd of about 30 pilots. Both Ed and Dave have been...

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Farmers Dinner 2017

Published: 18 Jan 2017

Sat 4 Mar 17 at The Boars Head in Long Preston.  There are still places left - come and join us. Choose 3 courses from a scrumptious menu.  We will meet our supportive farmers, do a fun quiz, and present our...

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First Aid Course at Thirlmere - 14 Jan 17

Published: 9 Jan 2017

(8 places left.) By popular request the CSC will be holding another First Aid Course.  Pete Cunningham and Dave Watts will be looking at First Aid particularly for paraglider pilots: scene management, trauma, fancy wound treatments etc. The...

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2017 DHPC Film Competition - with special guest!

Published: 2 Jan 2017

January 12th is Film Night. The first half of the evening will see the inaugural DHPC film competition, the Oscars of Otley! We have eight fantastic entries, so get ready to pull up a chair, beer in hand and enjoy! You, the audience, will vote to...

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Club Night 1 Dec - Free Beer (AGM)

Published: 18 Nov 2016

It's that time of year again.  Please come along to find out what your committee has been up to, the state of finances, meet the new committee, and have your say about how things are done.  More details here.

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