Posts from October 2015

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A TICKING OFF

A new illness similar to Lyme disease has been recognised, says a report in the Daily Telegraph. Spread via ticks it causes headache, fatigue and muscle aches and a recurrent fever which may return after apparent recovery. First identified in the US where 18 cases were identified in 2013, the causative bacterium Borrelia miyamotoi has […]

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Top results for Sarum as new Autumn season kicks off

With the multi-day summer festivals over Sarum Orienteers have turned their attention to more normal one day events for the autumn/winter seasons. A small contingent travelled down to St. Ives to compete in an Urban event round the famous Cornish town. Charlotte Thornton (W70) and Carolyn Dent (W50) won the Womens Ultra Vets and Womens […]

Barbara Warren BEM

With great sadness we have heard that Barbara Warren passed away unexpectedly in her sleep on Friday morning, October 23rd.  Those of us who knew Barbara greatly admired her positive approach to life and her determination to continue orienteering despite increasing difficulties and we will miss her presence in the forests and countryside that she […]