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General election: access & conservation promises from each party

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General election: access & conservation promises from each party

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14/06/2024

As the general election date draws nearer, the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) have reviewed the manifestos from each party to help you make a more informed choice when it comes to protecting the landscapes and crags that we love to walk in and climb on.
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New British Mountaineering Council President elected at the Annual General Meeting

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13/06/2024

Dominic Oughton was elected as the British Mountaineering Council President at its annual general meeting last night.
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BMC responds to Labour proposals to connect more people with nature

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07/06/2024

The Labour Party has announced three policies to help connect people with nature. The British Mountaineering Council has advocated for greater access to nature for many decades and welcomes action to promote this – we’ve therefore taken a look at each policy individually.
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General election 2024 - have your say 

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23/05/2024

With the general election announced for Thurs 4 July 2024, get behind the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) as we lobby for more access to wild spaces, outdoor education and more protection for the places we love to walk and climb in. Pick one (or all!) of the below and ask your election candidates if they will back it and why it’s important to them.  
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Help protect the Bridestones boulders

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04/06/2024

The Bridestone boulders are an iconic set of giant, gritstone rock formations in West Yorkshire, popular with climbers and boulderers. Right now, there is a chance to secure access to this land for all and protect the wildlife for future generations by supporting the not-for-profit, Community Interest Company (CIC) Bridestones Rewilded.
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Rewilding success at BMC-owned Horseshoe Quarry

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23/05/2024

Horseshoe Quarry, also known as Furness Quarry, is a large, disused limestone quarry in Stoney Middleton, Peak District with a long history of climbing and owned by the BMC since 2005. Almost three decades on, rewilding at the site has already been fantastically successful, with hundreds of newts and toad tadpoles spotted in the pond this spring.
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Climbers, can you spare 3 mins for a bird survey?

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23/05/2024

The BMC needs your help in completing a short survey about Welsh island seabirds - it will only take 3 minutes of your time to help our feathered friends.
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LATEST ACCESS & CONSERVATION VIDEOS

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One dog and his man

22/05/2013

While dogs might make us think about waggy tails and man’s best friend, some pooches can wreak havoc in the countryside both for natural inhabitants and other climbers. Let this film remind you of the need to make sure your dog is behaving himself. Good boy!
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Climbing Information Films: Birds

08/02/2013

Don't ruffle feathers by ignoring climbing restrictions this spring. The consequences could be owl-ful. Find out about latest crag access at thebmc.co.uk/rad or download our new android app at thebmc.co.uk/androidrad.
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Winter Climbing: Conditions Apply

03/01/2013

A day out winter climbing in the Lakes with BMC Access & Conservation Officer Rob Dyer, discussing how to identify good winter conditions and minimise our impact whilst winter climbing.
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