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LEVEL 1 COURSE AT T.B.C. IN SEPTEMBER

The UKCC Level 1 coaching course is the entry point into the coaching world and qualifies the assistant coach to support the Level 2 coach during a coaching session. This support role might include observation of practice, feeding and group … 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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Fun & Games at the Juniors’ Presentation Event

The last day of June saw some 70 players and family gathered at TBC for the annual Presentation Evening.  This took a different format from earlier years with the first two and a half hours spent playing some fun badminton, … Continue reading

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The junior season ends, finally, in York

The Northumberland U14 team travelled down to York on Saturday 9 June for the annual Mixed Doubles Tournament held in memory of Cerryg Davies, a young Yorkshire player who died suddenly some years ago.  This is manager Karen Davison’s report.

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Under 13 Anglo-Scottish at Largs

On 26 and 27 May 2018 the Northumberland under 13 team competed in the Anglo Scottish tournament at the Scottish National Sports Centre in Largs, Ayrshire. The team comprised Xuehan Zhang, Ryan Cockett, Cameron Twynholm, Sam Best, Lucy Dodd, Eve … Continue reading

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24 hour badminton marathon raises funds for local cancer charity

Riverside Leisure Centre Badminton Club, based at Morpeth, have raised a fantastic £4,000 for a local charity by taking part in a marathon 24 hour badminton session. Over 90 players, not only from Riverside but players from other clubs, juniors … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Under 16 Team Tournament

This is team manager Karen Davison’s report after an enjoyable trip to York on a very  hot Sunday with our U16 team which was:  Maddy Atkinson, Rachel Bogan, Ellen Davison, Charlotte Graham, Natalie Ho, Amy Ward, Tim Bodani, Matty Grant, … Continue reading

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National Junior League – Well Done Ponteland!!

Ponteland Academy’s Under 14 team, under the guidance of their coach Phil Hall, put in a great performance to finish in 3rd place in the finals of the National Junior League, which were held recently at the National Badminton Centre … Continue reading

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Lucy and Cameron are “the most promising”

In 2003, while he was Chair of North Tyneside Council, Councillor John Carter became an avid fan of badminton, attending a number of our tournaments in North Tyneside.  He decided that he would like to set up an annual award … Continue reading

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