Nope Industries is a young dynamic partnership set up by individuals passionate about their sport and with the enthusiasm and will to make a difference. Since its incorporation in 2004, the business has gone from strength to strength, quickly establishing itself as an innovative partnership both within the sport of Orienteering as well as outside.

With initial success through the creation of, the No.1 Orienteering Website in the UK, Nope Industries llp became one of the top media services for Orienteering in the UK. The partnership furthered its ethos of innovation, progression and development with a modern young image as it expanded into the clothing market and event management.

Nope Industries continues to expand, develop and evolve using the skill base of its partners to maximum advantage, find out more about our consultancy services available for all areas of outdoor and adventure sports. Nope Industries operates as a Limited Liability Partnership.


Nope Industries
11/6 Caledonian Place
Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH11 2AW
0131 337 5495

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Nope Industries llp is registered in Scotland. Registered No. so300496.

Individual Profiles

Andrew Brown

Age: 27
Location: London
Cartel Role: Events, Marketing, PR, Reporting, Advertising
Qualification: MA (Hons) Business (Edinburgh University)
Occupation: Digital Marketing & Communications
Other: Marketing, communications and events consultancy available.

Alastair Brunton

Age: 28
Location: Trondheim
Cartel Role: Events, Reporting, Web Development
Qualification: BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Edinburgh University)
Occupation: Programmer and Consultant (Simply Excited)
Cartel Occupation: Events, Reporting, Web Development
Other: Creator and owner of &

Stewart Caithness

Age: 28
Location: Edinburgh
Cartel Role: Events, Marketing, Finance, Reporting
Qualification: MA (Hons) in Management (Heriot Watt University)
Occupation: Course Director (Detail Events)
Other: Formerly Assistant Professional Officer (Scottish Orienteering Association) and Lasting Legacy Officer (6 Day Company)

Ed Nicholas

Age: 27
Location: Sheffield
Cartel Role: Reporting, Events
Qualification: History
Occupation: Development Manager (British Orienteering)
Other: Former British Orienteering Councilor

Murray Strain

Age: 27
Location: Edinburgh
Cartel Role: Events, Reporting, Athlete
Qualification: MSc (Hons) Maths
Occupation: Actuarial Analyst (Scottish Widows)
Other: 6 Day Company Director

Andy Lobban

Age: 29
Location: Edinburgh
Cartel Role: Designer (Web, Print, Clothing)
Qualification: BA (Hons) Graphic Communication
Occupation: Designer (


Since it's creation in 2003, has gone from strength to strength. Originally set up as a central place for the UK community to discuss all things Orienteering, has grown to establish itself as the UK's No.1 Orienteering Website.

Supplementing the lively discussion forum, provides informed race reports and general Orienteering news from the UK and beyond, as well as offering various other services for the Orienteering community. The site offers clubs free coverage of events and event news, along with the opportunity to publicise their events through effective Advertising at very competitive prices. is Nope Industries' main business which is continually expanding and evolving to best meet the need of its users and the Orienteering community.

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Nope Events organise and assist in developing innovative, specialist, forwarding-thinking events. We are quickly establishing ourselves as a leading organisation for running high profile, spectator-friendly orienteering races.

Concentrating not only of adding modern profiles to current format races, but also innovatiing with new formats as well as establishing cult events such as the standard bearing 'High quality orienteering made simple' event, The Purple Thistle.

Nope Events do not exclusively deal with Orienteering, and have assisted in the delivery of the Rat Race Urban Adventure Racing Series and has plans to apply it's event ethos to other sports in the future.

Our skills are not limited to managing the operation of events, but also in providing all the marketing, PR, Sponsorship and logistics too.

Current: Purple Thistle, UK Urban Orienteering League, PWT

Future: Ultra-Long Race, Iron Mountain Challenge, Argyll Adventure Race

Past: Edinburgh Sprint Series, Scottish Sprint Championships,

Through Nope clothing the cartel provide a fresh, modern image for the sport of Orienteering. With new fashion-setting designs by our own in-house designers Nope Clothing changes the image of the sport for the better giving the sport a more youthful fashionable look.

The designers and the manufacturers are all Scottish-based, keeping the Scottish and UK identity at the heart of the label. Nope clothing is constantly developing and evolving to keep the lines fresh and at the forefront of the casual sports clothing fashion.

We occasionally race, or sponsor others to race, in adventure sports under the name of Team Nopesport. Some past results include:
2009: Edinburgh Rat Race - 3rd Mixed Team, 6th Overall
2008: South Downs Ace Race - 3rd Mixed Team, 12th Overall
2006: Edinburgh Rat Race - 4th Mixed Team, 4th Overall
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