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­­GeoConservationUK is made up of the membership of RIGS groups across the British Isles and exists to promote RIGS for education and public benefit. GeoConservationUK works towards a British Isles perspective. It also focuses on common purposes and issues of interest to local RIGS groups. It fulfils the ­­­­need for RIGS groups to work together in partnership to create a strong 'British Isles' approach to seeking funds and standardising techniques. http://www.geoconservationuk.org.uk
The GeoconservationUK mission statement: 
'The Association will encourage the appreciation, conservation and promotion of Regionally Important Geological and Geomorphological Sites for education and public benefit.'
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Tees Valley Geodiversity Action Plan:

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Chapter 1: Introduction
History
Location
What GAP is used for?
Who implements GAP?
What is the RIGS GROUP?
Chapter 2: Geology of the Tees Valley (2 page)
Chapter 3: Past Achievements (2 page)
Chapter 4: GAP Objectives

Acknowledgements, Literature,Glossary
Maps (map showing location of existing RIGS)

TVRIGS Newsletter Issue 1 Dec 2013

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Contents:
1. A Word from the Chair ..................................... 2
2. Sites News ....................................................... 3
3. Middridge Quarry, County Durham ................... 5
4. Coal: A finite resource ..................................... 10
5. The De brus Cenotaph ..................................... 14
6. Ice Age Relics ................................................. 19
7. Events ............................................................ 23
8. Humour........................................................... 24
9. News from the Web ......................................... 25
10. Editor’s Note ................................................... 26

TVRIGS Newsletter Issue 2 Mar 2014

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Contents:
1. Editorial ........................................................ 2
2. Sites News ...................................................... 6
3. Geotrail: Runswick and Wrackhills Ironworks .... 8
4. Thoughts on Coal, Lignin & Fungi ..................... 16
5. Storm Damage and Shifting Sands .................... 19
6. Events ............................................................ 21
7. News from the ­­­Web ......................................... 22

TVRIGS Newsletter Issue 3 Jun 2014

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Contents:
1. News ............................................................. 2
2. SSSI Review: Loftus Quarries ............................ 8
3. Sequel to Marske Quarry ................................. 23
4. Events ............................................................ 24
5. News from the Web ......................................... 27

TVRIGS Newsletter Issue 4 Dec 2014

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Contents:
1. News in brief ........................................ 2
2. Whitby to Sandsend ............................10
3. Further Information on Underground Coal Gasification..18
4. Marske Quarry Fossils Revisited .....................................21
5. The Lewis Hunton Project ..............................................26
6. Events Diary .................................................................29
7. News from the Web ......................................................30
8. Sedimentary Rocks Crossword ........................................32

TVRIGS-newsletter-issue5-jun2015
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TVRIGS newsletter-issue6-Dec2015

1. News in brief ........................2 
2. Boulby Quarry SSSI Review, Denis Goldring ...........17 
3. Earth,a frozen Snowball when animals first evolved, Kate Ravilious..28 
4. New Glacio-fluvial Features near Wilton, Andy Cooper..............35
5. Events Diary ..................................................................................41 
6. News from the Web ......................................................................42 
7. Common Minerals Crossword .......................................................45 
8. Solution to Sedimentary Rocks Crossword.....................................46 
Also with this issue is a separate PDF file containing field notes by
Michael Mawson for a visit to Blackhall Rocks. PLEASE CHECK
TIDE TIMES CAREFULLY IF YOU DECIDE TO VISIT...

 

 

1.      News in brief………………..3

2.      Roseberry Topping……….28

3.      Cleveland Nat. Hist. Soc. and TVRIGS joint field meeting to
Whitby-Saltwick Bay….38

4.      Events Diary………………..45

Email Contact Details  tvrigs@gmail.com

Text Box: TVRIGS Newsletter-issue7-June 2016

 

News in brief:
Winkies Castle Exhibition…………………………………….3
Belman Bank………………………………………….……….4
The Tully Monster……………………………………………..6
From the Archive- the Whitby Crocodile………………….….9
Lewis Hunton Panel, repair needed………………………...…13
Chairman’s Travels: Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum….23

Featured Article:
Errington Woods….14
Excerpts from the TVRIGS Site Management Plan compiled by
Denis Goldring 2010


Picture on left: In situ tree stump forming part of the
Redcar Submerged Forest

TVRIGS Newsletter-issue8-Dec. 2016

 

News in Brief

From the Archive:
On the Raised Beaches on the North East Coast of Yorkshire,
by W. Y. Veitch………………………………………………………15
Featured Articles:
Freebrough Hill………………………………………………………..21
Excerpts from the TV RIGS Site management Plan compiled by
Andy Cooper and Alan Simkins 2010
Picture on the left:Peru- Sat-1’s first satellite image reveals Cuajone,
a large copper mine in the south of the country

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