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Northern Navigators Orienteering Club

formerly Lanchester Orienteers

previously Browney Waders

established 1969

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Page last updated 22.5.17


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 results30.04.17 - Chopwell Woodland Park (level D event) simple results
 30.04.17 - Chopwell Woodland Park (level D event) splits
 30.04.17 - Chopwell Woodland Park (Level D) live results

Future activities:

Next NN committee details tba
Next NN club night25.05.17 (Thurs) details tba
Next NN events17.06.17 (Sat eve) Durham City (NN level D) Urban Night event, NEUL event - details tba
 18.06.17 (Sun) Houghall Woods, Durham (NN level D) - details tba
Next local events24.05.17 (Wed) Chantry / Lancaster Park, Morpeth (NATO level D) Spring LOP series
 27.05.17 (Sat) Queen Elizabeth II Park, Ashington (NATO level D) Spring LOP series
 30.05.17 (Tues) Pinchinthorpe, nr Guisborough (CLOK level D) Summer series
Other eventsSee British Orienteering fixtures page for events further afield.
NE LeaguesNEOA currently operates two leagues NEOL & NEUL - details can be found here.
Next MLN event31.5.17 (Wed) Strensall Barracks, York - details tba, pre-entry required


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 current League Secretary, (Capt.Tony Ryder).

Latest News:

(see Old news section for older news)

JK 2017 results - posted 26.4.17
The JK was held in the South East this year over the Easter weekend. A number of club members travelled down, but well done to Yolanda Hamshire-Wright who was 3rd overall in the W10A class. Full results can be found here.
British Orienteering 50 years old – almost! - posted 31.3.17
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the formation of the British Orienteering Federation. The inaugural meeting was held at 7.30 p.m. on 17 June 1967 in Barnard Castle, and the first British Orienteering Championships were held in Hamsterley Forest, Co. Durham the following day. For a fuller report click here.
World Orienteering Day - posted 21.3.17
The date for the next World Orienteering Day has been set for May 24th 2017. Details of pre-registered events can be found here.