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Anglo-Scottish Under 17

The first event in the new season’s Anglo-Scottish team tournaments took place this weekend.  We are extremely grateful to Lizzie and Mark Jerdan for looking after the team but also for producing this very prompt and comprehensive report.

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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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Newburn to Wylam and back

A lovely Sunday morning last weekend saw a group of our juniors, with supporting parents, gathering at Newburn for our first Sponsored Walk.  Following the old railway and then the riverside path to Wylam and back, they covered some 6 … Continue reading

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Junior Presentation Evening and Farewell to Rob

The Presentation Evening for our Northumberland Juniors was held recently to celebrate the successes of the season just ended.  The engraved perpetual cups and shields were presented to the singles, level doubles and mixed winners of the four age group … Continue reading

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Walk for the Juniors

Our county juniors are holding a fund-raiser on Sunday 16th July with a sponsored walk from Newburn along the riverside path to Wylam and back.  The relatively modest target is to raise £500 to support the team squads for practices … Continue reading

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Awards for Most Promising Under 12s

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

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Under 13s at the “new” Largs

Many of our juniors and ex-juniors will have lovely memories from earlier years of the weekend spent at Largs in late May.  This has not happened for the last couple of years, while extensive works were carried out at the … Continue reading

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2017 Volunteer awards

BADMINTON VOLUNTEERS RECEIVE THEIR AWARDS

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Grant Support from Sport Newcastle

The County Association is very pleased to acknowledge the receipt of significant grants from Sport Newcastle for three of our players.  County juniors Rachel Bogan and Jamie Tinnion have both been successful in their applications for funding and both of … Continue reading

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