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Forgive Us Our Trespasses

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Forgive Us Our Trespasses

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15/01/2021

Proposals to make ordinary trespass a criminal offence have alarmed outdoor groups, including the BMC. Ahead of a debate in Parliament on the issue and the possibility of Government publishing the Police Powers and Protections Bill, Ed Douglas calls for the Government to think again.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Youth Lockdown Lecture Series

The current lockdown is a grim start to 2021 and with lots of young people off school, college or out of work we’ve set up a few free lectures to try and offset a pretty naff start to a year and to checkout some climbing, walking, volunteer and career opportunities that will still be here when this pandemic has ended.
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SKILLS

Ready to Rock Courses 2021: Testimonial

Are you ready to rock in 2021? On the back of last year’s successful traditional climbing courses we ran in partnership with the Association of Mountaineering Instructors, Dorset-based Ready to Rock instructor Eddy Young gives us an inside look into the the courses:
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WALLS

Indoor climbing industry leaders seek help to safeguard future

On Tuesday this week, leaders from the indoor climbing industry form part of a group which will present evidence to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, and request for financial support to help safeguard the future of the sector.
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Covid-19 Latest: National Lockdown in England

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Covid-19 Latest: National Lockdown in England

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05/01/2021

Following last night’s announcement, England will once again go into a National Lockdown from tomorrow (although we are being asked to observe lockdown guidance from today) in response to the continued rise in Covid-19 case numbers and the heightened risk of patient numbers overwhelming NHS capacity.
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CLUBS

Clubs, Huts, Meets and current Covid-19 Restrictions

With government rules, regulations and guidance changing regularly it can be difficult for clubs to keep up with what they are allowed to do. This article summarises the BMC’s understanding of the constraints on club meets and access to huts, based on information available at the time and date of publication. Please remember to check for local changes that may affect your club.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Wales Lockdown Part 3: what it means for climbers and hillwalkers

Late on Saturday December 18th, Welsh Government unexpectedly announced that all of Wales would enter an Alert Level 4 Full Lockdown with immediate effect and for an indefinite period. What does this mean for climbers, hill-walkers and mountaineers?
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COMPETITIONS

UK Sport funds GB Climbing to uncover the champions of tomorrow

With plans for £352million investment in Olympic and Paralympic sport, UK Sport has announced Progression Funding for seven sports – including climbing – to uncover and support the champions of tomorrow.
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BMC Travel Insurance has got you covered

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BMC Travel Insurance has got you covered

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15/12/2020

Ice climbing. Powder riding. Hot sun seeking. December is normally a time for delivering on mountain dreams. Most of us aren’t travelling but, for those that are, BMC Travel Insurance has still got you covered. Here’s a roundup of our common questions and answers.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Lakes disabilities activity centre faces closure

The Lake District Charity Calvert Trust faces closure if gaps in funding are not bridged, reports Hannah Mitchell. Find out about the important work the trust does for visitors with disabilities and how you can help.
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COMPETITIONS

GB National Development Squad 2020-2021

Please find the athletes who are members of the GB National Development Squad 2021 as per the selection policy.
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CLUBS

Club support: webinar programme for officers, leaders and volunteers

During 2021 the BMC will be delivering a series of free webinars designed for the officers, leaders and volunteers within affiliated clubs. These will be a mixture of workshops, Q&A’s, and lectures.
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