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Last weekend, the Active North Tyneside Club1 Lads went on their annual “Route to Employment” residential to High Borrans in partnership with the Phoenix Detached Youth Project. 10 young males attended the residential with the aim of the weekend was to provide an experience of a working lifestyle and show them what key skills they require to be… Read More

The latest North Tyneside Social Badminton Tournament, held at John Spence Community High School in North Shields, attracted yet another record entry, with 87 players entering the tournament.  There was an amazing range of ages – from 15 to 75! Players came from all over the region to take part, and one player even travelled… Read More

The #PassOnYourPassion campaign celebrates the great success of local coaches, volunteers and clubs in sport within Tyne & Wear. Local badminton coaches, Sarah Burtenshaw and Mark Thompson, were nominated for the #PassOnYourPassion Award. Sarah was nominated for her role as an amazing coach at Longbenton Badminton Club and various other coaching roles! She is a… Read More

Over 30 players took part in a special over 50’s North Tyneside social Badminton Tournament at John Spence Community High School. The tournament, organised by North Tyneside Badminton Partnership, was highly successful and enjoyed by all who took part. The ages of the players ranged from 50 to 75 years old! Volunteers from the Partnership,… Read More

The Chair of North Tyneside Council, Councillor Wendy Lott, hosted a reception for the winners of a Badminton award set up by a former Chair of the Council, Councillor John Carter, who became a great fan of the sport during his year as Chair. Councillor Lott presented the shields for the most promising under 12’s… Read More

The latest North Tyneside Social Badminton Tournament, held in John Spence Community High School sports hall, attracted a record entry of 80 players, with an age range of 14 to 75!  There were many regular social players, who love these events, but it was also good to see a number of new faces, including some… Read More

The latest North Tyneside Social Badminton Tournament, held at Hadrian Leisure Centre in Wallsend, was another hugely successful event, attracting 56 players from all over the region, with an age range of 14 to 74! As well as many familiar faces taking part, it was very pleasing to see a good number of new players! … Read More

Sport North Tyneside can help you get involved in sport in many different ways. You can find out which sport is for you at our taster sessions, make friends by joining a sports club or find voluntary opportunities near you. For more information email Sport North Tyneside at sport@northtyneside.gov.uk.

Congratulations to Norma, who was one of only four people to receive a Chairman’s Gold Commendation Award at the awards ceremony last month. The Chairman’s Commendation scheme is held every year to celebrate the contribution of individuals and groups who give up their free time to volunteer in communities across the borough. Phil Hall, a… Read More

RECORD ENTRY FOR SOCIAL BADMINTON TOURNAMENT! The latest North Tyneside Social Badminton Tournament, held at John Spence Community High School in North Shields, attracted a record entry of 75 players. The ages of the players ranged from 14 to 74! It was again extremely pleasing to see over 20 new faces, including a good contingent… Read More