Northern Navigators Orienteering Club

formerly Lanchester Orienteers

previously Browney Waders

established 1969

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Page last updated 27th August


and welcome to the Northern Navigators Orienteering Club website. If you are new to orienteering and would like to know more then please visit the British Orienteering website, where there is a wealth of information for those new to the sport. However, if you would like to find out more about our club, or are interested in joining us, then please read on or contact our Membership Secretary.

Recent NN events:

Latest NN results :-20.6.15 - Durham Light Race (level C night event) simple results
 20.6.15 - Durham Light Race (level C night event) controls visited
 20.6.15 - Durham Light Race (level C night event) Peter Bray routes
 20.6.15 - Durham Light Race (level C night event) report by Rob McKenna

Future activities:

Next NN committee :-details tba
Next NN club night :- Club Night sessions have now finished and will restart in September - details tba
Next NN event :-13.9.15 (Sun) - Bishop Auckland Park (level D)
Next local event :-28-31.8.15 - EBOR White Rose Weekend (Multi events around Pickering)
Next MLN event :-Season has now finished and will restart in September - details tba


MLN (Military League North) details can be found on the British Army Orienteering Club page and results can normally be found here.

Events are generally held on a Wednesday and are usually open to the public. Further information is available from the League Secretary.


Latest News:

NEOA committee changes - 14th August 2015

NEOAAt the NEOA Annual Delegate Conference in July, Patrick Smyth (Chairman / Secretary) and Mick Garratt (Coaching Representative), stepped down from those positions and thanks were given for their long service to the region. As no successors could be found it was agreed that the Chairman / Secretaries post will rotate round the regions open club's chairmen, with Peter Archer (CLOK) filling the position until the AGM next year. The Coaching position remains vacant and NEOA is seeking someone to take this vital role. The other officers were confirmed in post - Peter Firth (Treasurer), Duncan Archer (Fixtures), Paul Taylor (Technical) with additional club representatives to be appointed.
Guidelines for NE Championships - 18th July 2015

NEOA Duncan Archer (NEOA fixtures) has drawn up some proposed guidelines for future NE Championship events, affecting NE Champs, NE Night Champs and NE Score Champs. His proposals can be viewed here and comments should be forwarded to him.
  Proposed NEOL & NEUL for 2016 - 18th July 2015

NEOA Following suggestions at a recent NEOA fixtures meeting regarding the setting up of a NE Orienteering League and NE Urban League, Adrian Barnes has made some proposals for possible fixtures and rules. For a fuller report please follow this link.
Boris retires as MLN secretary - 2nd July 2015

Boris Spence

Boris Spence retires as the MLN league secretary at the end of the 2015 season.

For a fuller report please follow this link.
  Stick men create a warm glow at DLR - 20th June 2015

dlr2 The Durham Light Race was the UK version of a series of events held in conjunction with UNESCO to celebrate our use of light. Held on a warm mid summer evening, 60 plus competitors enjoyed the fast, challenging courses set by Duncan Archer. For a fuller report please follow this link and also this link for a report in the Northern Echo.