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Night Street League 3 - Marple Bridge

Event #3 of the Night Street League Series 2014-15

Tue 25th Nov 2014

Type of event: Local-(D), Night, Street
Type of terrain: Urban
Info updated: 10th Feb

Results

Event Report

Planner/Organiser - John Britton
Checker - Grahame Crawshaw

Organiser's Comments

Thanks everyone for turning out so cheerfully despite the traffic and drizzle. The pub were very happy with us, and I thought the food and beer was excellent. Thanks also to Grahame for checking everything. I hope everyone enjoyed the diversion of the unusual scoring scheme. I was delighted to see that every control was visited, and Routegadget already shows an interesting variety of strategies.

I went round and checked everything 8 days before the event, but stuff happens - some of Marple's finest Parking Meters acquired notices which obscured their unique numbers and PO Box SK6 51, which had been a bit vandalised, but legible as 51, had acquired a new front with 51D on it.

There weren't many wrong answers, and I've been out and had a rummage round all of them. The following have not been credited:
Right answer, wrong box … 136 Dave Riley - (probably should have been 208).
TP on wrong corner … 106 Graham Stanton.
Wrong 1-ft stone (South of circle) … 207 Pete Owens.
Inexplicably wrong … 100 Andy Howie, 101 Thomas Skelton, 130 Mike Smithard, 131 Bob Verity, 204 Dan Riley, 302 Lee Scott.

Pre Event Info

The Royal Scot, Town Street, Marple Bridge SK6 5AA

Register 6.00 to 7.00pm. Starts 6.30 to 7.30pm. Fee £3/£1.50.

Please contact Grahame beforehand to reserve your map and indicate whether or not you plan to eat.

Further details on the Night Street League Series 2014-15 page.

Location

Nearest town: Marple

Contacts / Officials

Contact: Grahame Crawshaw 01457 866264

Safety and Risk

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