4th April - Chest jammer warning from Petzl

Petzl have issued a safety warning about their chest jammer (Croll) regarding the failure of the rivet head that holds the cam in place. See the link below for full details.

4th April - 2014 AGM MInutes

Minutes for the 2014 AGM have been posted. You can download them from the link below or from the minutes and meetings page. AGM 2014 Minutes

29th March - Website updates

Following a few requests, cave grid references have now been added to the website. We're still in the process of adding more but they've been added for many of the popular caves.

Also, a "Submit a Correction" button has now been added so if you spot a mistake, you can let us know with a quick on-line form.

If you have any other suggestions or feature requests, just email

15th March - Notification to all Full Member Clubs

Please see the notification from the CNCC Officers on the link below. Notification: Proposal for SGM March 2014

3rd March - AGM 2014 Results

Thank you to everyone who attended the recent AGM and for, in light of some complex issues, keeping discussion positive and to the point.

The elected committee remains with Roy as chairman and Glenn as Treasurer, however welcomes the new face of Matt Ewles as your new secretary. Further co-opted positions will be decided at the next committee meeting.

The full minutes will be available on the website soon.


Next CNCC Meeting...

28 June 2014 - Committee Meeting: Hellifield Institute 9:30am

Cave access information

Welcome to the
Council of Northern Caving Clubs

Set up in 1963, the CNCC negotiate access agreements to caves and potholes in the Northern counties of England as well as acting as a representative body for recognised caving clubs.