Author Archives: mike.waterfield

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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Sad news

It is with great sadness that we must inform everyone that on Wednesday 30th August Walter Arkley passed away.  Walter, one of NBA’s Honarary Vice-Presidents, served as Coaching Secretary for the County for very many years. He was part of … Continue reading

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2017 Volunteer awards

BADMINTON VOLUNTEERS RECEIVE THEIR AWARDS

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Unsung Heroes Awards

At the Sport Newcastle Unsung Heroes Awards Presentation Evening there were awards for badminton.

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