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|1 Jan||Hilly Fields||New Year's Novelty Event||Details|
|12 Jan||Colchester||Committee Meeting|
|18 Jan||Pod's Wood||Colour Coded, Schools League (Level C)||Details|
|28 Jan||Parsons Heath||Winter Street-O Series|
|See forthcoming events on Ollie O'Brien's interactive map|
|For more planned events see the Events Page|
|22 Nov||Colchester||Urban (Level C)||Points Added|
|12 Nov||Stanway||Winter Street-O Series||Results|
|29 Oct||Sudbury||Winter Street-O Series||Results|
|12 Oct||The Broaks||Colour 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.
|21 Dec||The ESSOL (Schools League) page has been corrected after the West Harling event here.|
|3 Dec||Draft Minutes of the November Committee Meeting have been added to the Members' Area.|
|7 Nov||The 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 Nov||The 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 Oct||Don't forget the CompassSport Trophy final on December 14th. See Jenny's note about courses, entries and transport here.|
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.
See forthcoming events on Ollie O'Brien's interactive map
For a full list of planned events and results, see the Events Page
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