York Small Boats Head 2016

Heavy rain during the week raised concerns about prospects for York Small Boats Head but come the day autumn sunshine prevailed allowing all 3 divisions to go ahead as planned over 3km on the River Ouse on Sunday, November 20th. Durham ARC had 20 entries from a range of squads and 6 wins were secured.[…]

Pelaw Wood update – winter 2016

Durham County Council has issued the following update about restoration work in Pelaw Wood. Following thorough analysis of the second landslip, a design to stabilise the ground has been completed. Additional soil nailing works were also required to stabilise the steepest parts of the bankside. A mesh will be installed at the surface and vegetation[…]

Durham LDS and Autumn SBH 2016

Cold wet conditions failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the record entry for the Bonfire Night double header of the Northern Rowing Council’s Durham Long Distance Sculls (LDS) and Durham Autumn Small Boats Head (SBH) organised by Durham Amateur Rowing Club. With a field of 124 entries for the morning sculling race and 108 for[…]