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Blue Lagoon visibility – help needed to stop UK Coal.

The visibility at the Blue Lagoon is deteriorating due to tipping by Uk Coal.  You can help!  Please support a campaign to stop UK Coal tipping and improve visibility.

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Dost Hill Dive Report

Despite appalling weather (thunderstorms!), the Dost Hill dive site near Tamworth turned out to be a pleasant little in-land granite quarry offering a decent training facility. With depths up to 24m, and typically good viz, it’s well worth a visit. The 11-strong dive team logged a number of dives.  The wet weather caused a milky

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Report from the Red Sea

The dive team arrived in Hurghada on schedule and set out on the ‘Blue O Two Fin’.  Rob logged his 100th dive, and MarkH his 57th year!!  Three dives completed (one at night) at Posiedon reef and Ras Mohammed – more to follow…  

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Congratulations

Hi All meant to also say Congratulations to Steven – he passed his Ocean Diver theory test Congratulations to David P – who passed his PIE and is now a fully qualified Open Water Instructor. Cheers Linda

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Farewell to MarkR

After some eight years of unswerving and dedicated support to Barnsley BSAC Divers, Tuesday night saw the sad farewell of Instructor and BSAC Advanced Diver Mark Robinson .  Mark epitomises club diving – always there to help, support and advise – unselfishly giving up his time to go that extra mile.  He will be genuinely missed by the

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Pembrokeshire Dive Report

The ten man Barnsley BSAC team rocked up to Pembrokeshire to try No. 88 from the “Top 100 British (edit…. Low-Vis) Shore Dives” rated 3 stars…. There are two Blue Lagoons in the UK. They are very similar in a lot ways. Mainly, viz! Rubbish. One thing to consider on any dive is Paul’s “Test

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8 Acre Lake – 4th May 2014

On 4/5/14 Linda, Les and Neil went on a trip to 8 Acre Lake. This is site that the club has not been to for several years due to its poor viz. Well, what a change! The viz has improved a lot and made it a very enjoyable day. The good bits: It’s less an

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