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Caches No’s 3257 & 3258 – Two More Church Micros
Friday, 30 May, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3257 & 3258 – Two More Church Micros

The Church Micro series also has a ranking award system for finding the caches, for finding between 10 and 24 you are ranked as a Reader, From 25 to 49 you are ranked as a …

Caches No’s 3233 to 3256 – A Bank Holiday Church Micro Trip
Monday, 26 May, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3233 to 3256 – A Bank Holiday Church Micro Trip

Bank Holiday Monday and the weather looked promising and I had nothing planned so I decided to go and do a tour of Church Micros in the East and South East of Leeds area. I …

Cache No. 3232 – The Fourth Full Month
Saturday, 24 May, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3232 – The Fourth Full Month

If you look back you will see that last year I completed my calender months caches for February, March and April and that in May I got annoyed with myself as I forgot to get …

Caches No’s 3230 and 3231 – Kirkby Fields Walk
Wednesday, 21 May, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3230 and 3231 – Kirkby Fields Walk

I was thinking more about putting out Church Micro caches and looking at all the wonderful Yorkshire village names I could put caches in, Blubberhouses, Kettlesing Bottom, Hubberholme, Yockenthwaite etc, one quite near me is …

The Gamma Charlie Encryption GC54ZZF – My Cache Hide #4
Sunday, 18 May, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
The Gamma Charlie Encryption GC54ZZF – My Cache Hide #4

Having put out a cache I was thinking that the World Cup was coming up and that it must then be 4 years since I put out my last cache before that… so I decided …

Cache No. 3229 – The Coldstones Cut Earthcache
Saturday, 17 May, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3229 – The Coldstones Cut Earthcache

The Coldstones Cut is one of the biggest and highest piece of public artwork in Yorkshire. The sculpture was commissioned by Nidderdale visual arts and Hanson Aggregates, who run the Coldstones Quarry, which the sculpture …

Church Micro 5816…Stainburn GC54QR3 – My Cache Hide #3
Tuesday, 13 May, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
Church Micro 5816…Stainburn GC54QR3 – My Cache Hide #3

As there are virtually no Church Micros near me – 7 within 10 miles and none at all to the north of me for well NW sector 60 miles, N sector 31 miles and NE …

Caches No’s 3224 to 3228 – New Caches and Church Micros
Monday, 12 May, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3224 to 3228 – New Caches and Church Micros

I have to say that Church Micros are growing on me, there aren’t that many around here so I hadn’t taken much notice of them, but there are about 5,500 in the country and visiting …

Caches No’s 3220 to 3223 – A local Church Micro amongst others
Thursday, 8 May, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3220 to 3223 – A local Church Micro amongst others

There are only a few Church Micro caches within 25 miles of me, surprisingly I haven’t been to find two of the nearest ones, so I set out on a wet Thursday afternoon with the …

Caches No’s 3205 to 3219 – The Kent Mega 2014 – part III
Monday, 5 May, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3205 to 3219 – The Kent Mega 2014 – part III

The next day, Bank Holiday Monday was a long day for me, we got up for 9:00am and because the Premier Inn breakfast would have to be paid for and is expensive we decided to …

Caches No’s 3196 to 3204 – The Kent Mega 2014 – part II
Sunday, 4 May, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3196 to 3204 – The Kent Mega 2014 – part II

The Hotel we were staying in managed to cock up our rooms – apparently there were two people staying with similar names (though not very similar to people with eyes to see the surname was …

Caches No’s 3183 to 3195 – The Kent Mega 2014 – part I
Saturday, 3 May, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3183 to 3195 – The Kent Mega 2014 – part I

The cachers down London way had had a bit of a complaint that the UK Mega event had never been in their neck of the woods, it had been in Harrogate, Weston Super-Mare, Perth, Swansea, …