Northern Navigators Orienteering Club

formerly Lanchester Orienteers

previously Browney Waders

established 1969

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Page last updated 17.10.18


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 results23.09.18 - Edges Green (local event) simple results
 23.09.18 - Edges Green (local event) splits
 06.05.18 - Bishop Auckland Park (Regional event) simple results
 06.05.18 - Bishop Auckland Park (Regional event) splits

Future activities:

Next NN committee:details tba
Next NN club night:details tba
Next NN event:21.10.18 (Sun) Fontburn Reservoir (local event) NEOL event
 Control descriptions
Other local events:20.10.18 (Sat) Albert Park, Middlesborough (CLOK local event) Autumn short race series
 21.10.18 (Sun) Fontburn Reservoir (NN local event) NEOL event
 27.10.18 (Sat) Silverlink (NATO local event) Winter LOP series
 31.10.18 (Wed) Percy Pit, Lemington (NATO local event) Night Owls series
 03.11.18 (Sat) Robin Hood's Bay (CLOK local event) Autumn short race series
 04.11.18 (Sun) Simonside (NATO Regional event) NEOL event
Major events:tba
Next MLN event:24.10.18 (Wed) Ellington Banks, Ripon 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).

Other events:See British Orienteering fixtures page for events further afield.
NE Leagues:NEOA currently operates two leagues NEOL & NEUL - details can be found here.

Latest News:

(see Old news section for older news)

Pat Malley RIP - posted 3.9.18
Members of NEOA will be very sorry to learn that Pat Malley passed away last week. Pat was a senior member of an orienteering family widely known in the North East and beyond, with membership of Northern Navigators formerly and latterly Newcastle & Tyneside Orienteers. Pat's funeral will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, 7th September, at Mountsett Crematorium near Burnopfield, DH9 9LL. We send sympathy to the family at this sad time.
Richmond Urban Event 8.7.18 - posted 5.7.18
The next NN event at Richmond on 8.7.18 has had to be postponed due to key personnel now being unavailable that weekend. NN appologise for any inconvenience this may cause but are hoping to re-schedule the event a little later in the the year.
David Brook RIP - posted 27.6.18
A brief recollection of David Brooks life can be found in the reports section
David Brook RIP - posted 10.6.18
I am sorry to tell you that David Brook died on Friday, 8th June aged 77 years. The cancer that prevented him from orienteering recently had spread and he spent the last couple of weeks in St Oswalds Hospice where he was extremely well cared for. Much loved husband of Sheila, loving dad of Martin, Katy and Stephen, he was also a proud grandad. The funeral is to be at the Newcastle Crematorium, West Road on Wednesday the 20th June at 10.30. Family flowers only, donations if desired to St Oswald's Hospice. Our thoughts go out to Sheila and his family.