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    Default BCUK Updates

    Dear all
    We're going to be posting in the main forums soon about some future updates that we're currently in the process of setting up for BushcraftUK.

    BCUK is currently running on a system called vBulletin which is rapidly becoming outdated, unfortunately recent version of VB are not fit for purpose so we're having to shift the site and forums onto different platforms.

    The first step will be to upgrade the front end of the site and move this to Wordpress. We have a development site setup which we're currently propagating with existing and new articles. This first stage will also include an increase in articles and content as well as some new features such as a video library that we're quite excited about.

    The second phase will be to shift the forums onto Xenforo, this will take about 6 months to setup, functionality will be the same however the site will look and operate in a slightly different way.

    Full/subscribing members will get a chance to beta test the new site as we work upon it and offer suggestions for functionality.

    What do you need to do? Well at this stage nothing unless you want to help out then consider signing up as a full member.

    We will keep you informed at every step of the way however if you have any questions please do ask.

    Thanks again for your support

    The BushcraftUK Team.
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    Just so everyone knows this is still moving ahead, we're working on it and we're looking at early next year for going live, before then we'll be inviting you all to have a poke about on the new site so you can get used to it. The Full Members have been checking it out for a while now and helping to make sure that the transition is going to be as smooth as possible.

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