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Congratulations Ann Bailey – Diver of the Year!

The joint Barnsley and Dearne Valley Christmas party was a great success last night. We took the opportunity to award the club “Diver of the Year” award – the Clubman trophy will follow at the AGM. The “Diver of the Year” is awarded by the Diving Officer (me!) to the individual who has both developed

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Memories from 2019

It’s been another amazing year of diving – Curaçao, Easter Egg hunting, Summer Isles, Eyemouth, Farne Islands, Scapa Flow, Plymouth, Mull, St Abbs and Egypt! We’ve also seen some great achievements amongst our instructors and trainees. We hope to see you all next year for more diving adventures! Thanks everyone and have a great Xmas

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Congratulations Abbie Jenkinson – Ocean Diver!

A big round of applause goes to Abbie Jenkinson who, hot on the heels of Andy, has successfully qualified as a BSAC Ocean Diver after completing her course on Tuesday. Well done Abbie – your determination and hard work has paid off! And all in good time for the Maldives!! Abbie is pictured here with

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Congratulations Nigel Kaye – Theory Instructor!

High fives for Nigel Kaye who has successfully passed his BSAC Theory Instructor Exam. This puts him one exam away from qualifying as a full Instructor! This is great news indeed – it gives the club a much needed boost to its Instructor capabilities. He is also joined by our visiting Dearne Valley Instructors Chris

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Diving Eyemouth – 14-16 Aug 2020

Greetings Divers! a quick reminder – Barnsley BSAC is running a boat diving trip to Eyemouth with MarineQuest, open to all diver grades. This is also open to members of Dearne Valley Divers. This is a great boat diving trip for newbies!!! The planned itinerary is: ~ Friday – optional shore diving at Greenends Gully

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Congratulations Andy Jenkinson – Ocean Diver!

High fives for Andy Jenkinson who has successfully qualified as a BSAC Ocean Diver after completing his course on Tuesday. Looks like someone will be getting a BSAC qualification card in his Xmas stocking!! Well done Andy, and very well deserved.

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2019 Trip Review

Greetings Divers – a quick reminder that Charles and Alexis will each be presenting a 15-minute presentation on our 2019 diving trips. Lots of amazing images and stories of some awesome diving. Please arrive early (7:30pm)!! For our new divers, this will give you a good appreciation of the dive trips, and, hopefully whet your

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