Author Archives: mike.waterfield

End of season quiz and presentation evening

The Northumberland Badminton Association end of season quiz and presentation evening will be held at Northumberland Club on Saturday 18th May.  The event will follow a similar format to last year,  presentation of league trophies and volunteer awards first then … Continue reading

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Surprise Award for Norma

NBA Secretary, Norma Waterfield, was one of only 4 people to receive a North Tyneside Chairman’s Gold Commendation Award in recognition of all her voluntary work developing badminton in North Tyneside.

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North East Newsletter

Holly Robson, NBA’s new BE Relationship Manager for the North East, has produced her first Regional Newsletter. Click here to read.

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From the good old days to the present

How did a badminton club get started in the 1950’s? What were playing conditions like?  Did it cost much? What were match suppers? Do you know any of the people who made things happen?  If you want the answers, read … Continue reading

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Record entry for social tournament

The latest North Tyneside Social Badminton Tournament, held in the sports hall at John Spence Community High School in North Shields, attracted a record entry of 75 players, who play for fun. The ages of the players ranged from 14 … Continue reading

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Senior County Report 2 [2017-18 season]

Information on Senior Tournaments and County Team matches from December 2017 to March 7th  2018.

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Senior County Report 1 [2017-18 season]

Information on Senior Tournaments and County Team matches up to the end of November 2017.

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Badminton England vacancy in North East

Badminton England are currently advertising for a vacant position which is to cover either Yorkshire or the North East [= Durham & Northumberland CBA areas].  If you are interested click here for the advert. Closing date is 19 March 2018.

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Former County star player remembered in Chronicle tribute

Anyone who knew Lynn Lacey will be interested to read the recent article that appeared in the Evening Chronicle. Click here to access the article.

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English Badminton Awards for NBA volunteers

At the beginning of the NBA EGM on Sunday 10 September there was a surprise presentation.  The English Badminton Award for Longstanding Exceptional Service to Badminton in England was presented to three long-serving Northumberland BA volunteers.  Dennis Gray, Julie Brown … Continue reading

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