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Northern Navigators Orienteering Club

formerly Lanchester Orienteers

previously Browney Waders

established 1969

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Page last updated 17.12.17


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 results07.10.17 - Washington (OO day 1 - regional event) simple results by course
 07.10.17 - Washington (OO day 1 - regional event) split results by class
 08.10.17 - Hamsterley Low Redford & Windy Bank (OO day 2 - regional event) simple results by course
 08.10.17 - Hamsterley Low Redford & Windy Bank (OO day 2 - regional event) split results by class
 7-8.10.17 - October Odyssey (regional event) overall results by class

Future activities:

Next NN committee:details tba
Next NN club night:Club Nights have finished and will restart in the New Year
Next NN event:26.12.17 (Tues) Houghall Woods, Durham - Charity Score event
Other local events:26.12.17 (Tues) Houghall Woods, Durham (NN local event) Charity Score event
 30.12.17 (Sat) Bolam lake (NATO local event) Hogmanay Hooey
 07.01.18 (Sun) Flatts Lane Country Park (CLOK local event) Team Score
Other events:See British Orienteering fixtures page for events further afield.
NE LeaguesNEOA currently operates two leagues NEOL & NEUL - details can be found here.
Next MLN event:17.01.18 (Wed) Beverley West Wood 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.Al Mathers).

Latest News:

(see Old news section for older news)

Club Mapping session - posted 26.11.17
The club is to hold an introduction to mapping session for club members on 2nd December at the home of Club Chairman, Nigel Wright. The session is to cover British Orienteering mapping requirements, standards, symbol sets, map drawing tools (OCAD, OOM, other graphic programs), OCAD in more detail and how to get started (mapping resources). Further details from Rob McKenna.
Forest Challenge board game - posted 11.11.17
After a break of several years NGOC is again offering the orienteering board game 'Forest Challenge' for sale - deal for Christmas, birthday present or club prizes. Details of the game can be found here. Contact Alan Brizen for further information.
CompassSport Cup & Trophy 2018 - posted 17.10.17
The first round of the CSCup & Trophy is to be held on Sunday, 11th March 2018. The nearest venue for our club will be hosted by SYO at Canklow near Rotherham. Details of the CSC competition can be found here. This is one of the premier club team competitions and being a small club we will be entered in the Trophy. The winner of this round of the Trophy will make it through to the final so it is important that club members keep this date free in there diary. Entry fees will be paid by the club - Debbie Warren is the current club team captain and will probably be in touch nearer the date.
NN AGM minutes (16.11.17) - posted 17.10.17
The club's Annual General Meeting was held on 16.11.17 and the Minutes are available here. The Treasurers report will be sent separately to club members.
October Odyssey 2017 update - posted 16.10.17
Final results are now available - could class winners of the October Odyssey and NE Champions please conact the organiser with your address details so that certificates can be posted out.