Northern Navigators Orienteering Club

formerly Lanchester Orienteers

previously Browney Waders

established 1969

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Page last updated 26th November


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 results24.10.15 - Durham City, NE Night Champs (level C night event) simple results
 13.9.15 - Bishop Auckland Park (level D event) simple results
 20.6.15 - Durham Light Race (level C night event) simple results

Future activities:

Next NN committee Date and venue tba
Next NN club night3.12.15 (Thurs) - details tba
Next NN event6.12.15 (Sun) - Hamsterley, Low Redford & Windy Bank (level D event)
Next local events28.11.15 (Sat) - Geneva Woods, Darlington (CLOK level D event) Short Race series
 29.11.15 (Sun) - Morpeth Common and Borough Woods (NATO level D event)
Next MLN event2.12.15 (Wed) - Eyecott Hill, Keswick


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:

Club AGM update - 26th November 2015

The minutes from the club AGM can be viewed here, the accounts can be obtained on request to the secretary.
Club annual dinner - 24th November 2015

The annual club dinner is to be held at Namaste - an Indian restaurant in Meadowfield, Durham - for Saturday, 12th December, 7.30pm. Follow this link to find out more. Debby Warren is co-ordinating things and you should have already informed her of your intention to attend - she can be contacted by email.
Club AGM update - 6th November 2015

Following the Club AGM last night the Executive Committee remains mainly unchanged, although Debby Warren was voted in as an additional member. A fuller report on proceedings together with abbreviated minutes will be available in the reports section shortly.
NN top club - 5th October 2015

In a recent poll conducted by the CompassSport magazine, Northern Navigators were reported as best NE club based on results of their members at events across the country in 2015. This rankings list is adjusted for age and gender and shows the club lying in 12th position overall - a leap of 44 places over the year.
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.