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Badminton England 2021 National Players’ Survey

Badminton England have developed the 2021 National Players’ Survey which is the largest player consultation undertaken within our sport. They want to hear from players at all levels of the game and your responses will be invaluable in improving the … Continue reading

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BE Return to Play guidance

From 12th April, indoor badminton can begin to restart for the following groups and with these restrictions: Clubs and coaching sessions for juniors (aged 18 & under) and for disabled players are able to restart (singles and doubles is permitted) with … Continue reading

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Badminton England COVID-19 Hardship Fund

The Badminton England COVID-19 Hardship Fund is now open for applications! The Hardship Fund is designed to help affiliated clubs and registered coaches restart activity after the enforced shutdown. It will prioritise those experiencing short term financial hardship and who … Continue reading

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Badminton England Return To Play Guidance – June 2020

Badminton England have now released the guidance for ‘Phase 2’ of the Return to Play guidelines, which includes indoor badminton. While they’re still waiting for a formal announcement from the Government on exactly when and how indoor sports facilities can … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Update

A number of emails have gone out to our junior players and clubs in the last couple of days.  It will come as no surprise to you that all official badminton activity is stopping as of now, although the Tyneside … Continue reading

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U18 Shires v Derby

Our Under 18 team travelled to Pontefract, a neutral venue, for this fixture against Derbyshire.  The team was Sonny Ho, Matty Grant, Ollie Edmundson, Kaleb Canon, Ellen Davison, Charlotte Graham, Natalie Ho and Teeda Prapunwong.  They were managed by Karen … Continue reading

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U16s in Close Shires Loss v Yorks2

Our Under 16 Shires team played Yorkshire 2 today at Pontefract.  This is team manager Joel Dodd’s report:- The team was Ollie Edmondson, Jack Tilbury, Hugh Twelves, Xuehan Zhang, Lucy Dodd, Amy Ward and Eve Beechinor-Collins. A late drop out … Continue reading

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Under 14s v Yorkshire 1

On 1st March, the under 14 Northumberland badminton team played against the Yorkshire 1st team at Tyneside Badminton Centre. The team was Naomi Silva, Chalida Prapunwong, Sophie Cockett, Jasmine Osborn, Ryan Cockett, Oliver Heron, Matthew Jefferson and Thomas Vicente.   They … Continue reading

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Great win for Lucy in our U17 Silver

Last Saturday saw Northumberland run its U17 Silver and U13 Bronze tournaments in the BE junior circuit.  The stand-out local star for the day was Lucy Dodd, who has only just turned 13: she battled brilliantly to take the winner’s … Continue reading

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Foundation Coaching Award

The Foundation Coach Award is the starting point for people who would like to get into coaching badminton and become a coaching assistant. This course will teach learners to: Lead fun games, activities and tournaments Support a Level 2 Coach … Continue reading

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