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Alan Johnson Funeral

Alan Johnson's funeral will be held on Friday 12th January at 12 o’clock at St. John’s Church, Vicarage Drive, Dukinfield SK16 5HZ. There will be a private cremation afterwards and then the wake will be held at Longfords Trafford Athletics Club. The family would like...

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Edwin Bellamy

Humber Athletics has to inform all that sadly Edwin Bellamy passed away recently. Edwin was our County Secretary from the formation of Humber in 1973 and has given 50 years of devoted service to the County. His service was a massive contribution to Humber in many...

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Alan Johnson

All of us at Northern Athletics are saddened to hear of the passing of Alan Johnson. Alan gave a huge part of his life to athletics especially for his club, his county and all the leagues he ensured were kept running year in year out especially the Northern League. He...

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Judith Temperton Funeral

Good afternoon, George (Judith’s husband) and the members of our wider family wish to thank you for the many thoughtful messages that we have received since Judith passed away on the 18th and I am now able to confirm details of the funeral arrangements should you wish...

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Judith Temperton

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing today of Judith Temperton. After bearing her illness for a considerable time without complaint and always with a smile she died peacefully today in hospital. For all of us at Northern Athletics and beyond it is a...

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Harry Benson

Harry Benson Sadly we must report the death of former Northern official Harry Benson. Harry’s youth was spent in the Sheffield area, before he took up a position as physics teacher at Driffield School. In his younger days Harry was a useful performer in cross country...

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Northern Athletics AGM 2023

The Northern Athletics AGM for 2023 takes place at 11:00 on Saturday November 11th at Junction 25 Conference and Meeting Venue, Kirkdale House, Armytage Road, Brighouse, HD6 1QF. Representatives from clubs affiliated to Northern Athletics are invited to attend, with...

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ERRA 6 & 12 Stage and Young Athletes’ Relays 2023

ERRA Road Relay championship - Report by Ken Smith Sutton Park Birmingham Saturday 7th October 2023. Sutton Park was bathed in warm sunshine with little or no wind, ideal conditions for both spectators and athletes. The Northern Clubs started the day off with...

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Northern Athletics AGM 2023

On September 25th all clubs affiliated to Northern Athletics were given notice of the Northern Athletics AGM, which can be found  HERE .

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Northern Athletics statement against age-group changes

Northern Athletics have issued a statement opposing the proposed UK age-group changes.  The statement can be found below: UK Age Group Changes A Google form has also been produced to allow others to feedback on this subject: Google Form

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Northern 6 & 4 Stage and Young Athletes’ Relays 2023

Results from Sunday's 6&4 Stage Relays can be found in the link below. www.race-results.co.uk/results/2023/n64rel23r.php A range of photographs of most of the medal winners taken by Eileen Ingham and Ken Smith can be found below. A full report will appear in the...

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Jon Mason

Northern Athletics are sad to hear of the sudden passing of John Mason. The following words are taken from Chris Cohen: I’ve just received the sad and very shocking news of the death of Jon Mason while on a site visit to Santiago, Chile as Technical Delegate for the...

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Jan Lishman

Northern Athletics are sad to hear of the passing of Jan Lishman after a battle with cancer. Words from Beth Lishman, Jan's daughter: She was well known in athletics especially the London 2012 Olympics being her highlight. A Beaver leader in Brigham for many years and...

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Alan Barlow

Northern Athletics are sad to hear of the passing of Alan Barlow after a long struggle with illness. Alan was an endurance official based in Stockport and will be sorely missed by all of those he worked with.

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Northern U13, U15 & U17 Championships 2023 Report

NORTHERN LIGHTS SHINE BRIGHTLY IN MIDDLESBROUGH By Susan Jardine HOT on the heels of the Combined Events Championships in Manchester the North East played host to the Northern Athletics Championships as the outdoor season took another step towards the Schools...

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Pete Watson Funeral

The funeral of Pete Watson, former member and coach at Pudsey & Bramley, will take place at 1pm on Tuesday August 15th Rawden Crematorium.

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