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Our Next Events

1 JanTBCNew Year's Novelty Event
12 JanColchesterCommittee Meeting
18 JanPod's WoodColour Coded, Schools League (Level C)
28 JanParsons HeathWinter Street-O Series
 
See forthcoming events on Ollie O'Brien's interactive map
For more planned events see the Events Page
 

Our Recent Events

22 NovColchesterUrban (Level C)Points Added
12 NovStanwayWinter Street-O SeriesResults
29 OctSudburyWinter Street-O SeriesResults
12 OctThe BroaksColour Coded (Level C)Results
 
For Older Results see the Events Page
 

 
Ash Dieback Disease (Chalara fraxinea)

Advice from British Orienteering is here.
Advice for forest visitors from the Forestry Commission is here and more scientific facts are here.
Latest news from DEFRA is here.
 

 

Club News

16 NovThe ESSOL (Schools League) page has been updated with results from the Mildenhall North and Langdon Hills events here.
 
7 NovThe club intends to make a donation to the Woodlands Trust to commemorate former Secretary Alan Milton, who died last month. If you would like to add a personal donation in Alan's memory, please please give/send a cheque to the Chairman or Secretary. Every £15 will plant another tree in Stragglers Copse, Fordham.
 
4 NovThe 2014 Club Championship will be decided on the best performance at the CompassSport Trophy final on December 14th. See Jenny's note about courses, entries and transport here.
 
27 OctDon't forget the CompassSport Trophy final on December 14th. See Jenny's note about courses, entries and transport here.
 
26 Oct Amongst business transacted at the SOS AGM on 20th October Nancy Powell Davies presented the Mike Powell Davies Shield, awarded annually to a SOS member who has worked tirelessly for the club behind the scenes, to mapper Kevin Machin [Photo below].

Chairman Colin West reported an active year with numerous successes for SOS, particularly for the juniors and Treasurer Nancy Powell Davies stated the club's finances were sound. Perry Mole now replaces Nancy as Treasurer.

On completion of the evening's formal business members present enjoyed a buffet including a tasty vegetarian bean stew with baked potatoes and salads followed by cheese, tiramisu and lemon tart.

Draft Minutes of the meeting are here.

 
18 OctSee Daisy's report of her experiences at Lagganlia here.
 
13 OctDraft Minutes of the September Committee Meeting have been added to the Members' Area.
 
9 JulThe Stragglers League page has been updated with results from the Thorndon South event here.
 

 


See forthcoming events on Ollie O'Brien's interactive map

For a full list of planned events and results, see the Events Page



New to orienteering? Read the Beginners' Guide

Can't find an event to go to? Try a Permanent Orienteering Course


Read all about our Schools League on the ESSOL (Essex and Suffolk Schools Orienteering League) page


Read more about Orienteering on the Regional and National websites


Discuss local orienteering on The Stragglers' Forum and national orienteering on Nopesport


Can't find what you are looking for? Try the Search Page


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