Archive for May, 2019

Co Chairmans Chat 28th May

Hi, Local event and part 3 of the Wessex Summer League series was at Westwoods Netley, first time this area was used was in Night League last season, you might remember when the snow cancelled this it was re -run on 21st Jan.     Night league used this and the Urban area next to it in […]

Co Chairmans Chat 21 May

In case you didnt know its been World Orienteering day which is actually a week. Ive organised 2 things for this, a Session at Hincheslea woods for 4th Sway Cubs and another one of the series at St James Primary School Pokesdown. New Forest teaching is always a pleasure and the area was perfect for […]

Co Chairmans Chat 14 May

A number of events to report this last weekend. On Friday the Dorset Schools Champs were held for the second year in Avon Heath C.P. Wimborne set up and organised the day which I promoted and its pleasing to see 4 schools from the 10 that attended were from Poole, so well done Baden Powell, […]

Rushmore planning

Over the last year I have increasingly heard that great woodlands and heathlands previously used for orienteering in our region are no longer accessible, either because of inappropriate nature conservation constraints, change of ownership or being over-run with brambles. Rushmore on the other hand, with the support from the estate, has proven an exception. That’s […]

Co Chairmans Chat 07 May

British Orienteering Championships this Bank Holiday weekend. Bradford University Sprint event Friday 04th May. Our Dedicated Medlock Family were there racing and gave it a concerted effort over 2 days. Firstly a Sprint race on the Saturday, Jolyon in the mens vets class made 9/22 on a highly technical urban site, with Lyra the youngest […]
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