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October 2016

  • Basketball England logo

    Basketball England would like your opinion in their service review

    In order to improve the services we provide; we are currently undertaking a full services review which starts with a comprehensive survey giving everyone an opportunity to let us know where we can improve. This is turn will make a difference to how we support and resource areas such as young people, coaching, officiating, club support,...
  • Suffolk Saxons

    Clark rolls back the years In the Lions den, … but cannot prevent matchday 1 defeat for the Saxons

    Suffolk Saxons inaugural fixture in the AJ Bell National Badminton League began in the Great Hall at the University of Birmingham last night with a thrilling fixture against the reigning champions, Birmingham Lions.A 4-1 scoreline didn’t reflect the full story of an exciting start to the 2016/17 NBL season. The Saxons team, hindered by 4...
  • Special Olympics Badminton

    Suffolk Special Olympians fly the flag in Bournemouth

    A group of Suffolk badminton players recently took part in the Southern Regional Special Olympics Badminton Tournament held in Bournemouth.“The event was the first official badminton competition that Suffolk Special Olympians have ever participated in”, explained Mike McCarthy, one of the Special Olympic coaches.“It was a...

In brief

  • 15.10.2016

    Love Football Live Football - Week long celebration 15th to 21st October

    MEMBERS of staff at Suffolk FA will be available for hire by local clubs for a day free of charge during a celebration of football in the county.Suffolk FA will be rolling out their Love Football, Live Football initiative across the county from October 15th until 21st.The week, which is being sponsored by Beccles-based MH Goals Ltd, will feature...
  • 14.10.2016

    The shortlisted nominees are announced for Suffolk Sports Awards 2016

    The region’s largest sports awards evening is just five weeks away celebrating sporting excellence throughout the whole of Suffolk.The awards give recognition to not only athletes but the valuable people behind the scenes; clubs, coaches, personalities and unsung heroes.Following hundreds of nomination entries the shortlisted nominees have...
  • 13.10.2016

    Harrod UK making sad netball posts happy again!

    The UK’s leading manufacturer of goals, posts and nets is on another mission this time to find and replace the UK’s saddest netball posts. With the support and help from England Netball, Harrod UK is launching the ‘saddest’ netball post campaign to discover the nations most well used and worn netball posts. The...
  • 12.10.2016

    New Swimming group for Cancer patients starts at Bury Leisure Centre

    A new swimming group for Cancer patients is starting at Bury Leisure Centre. The initiative is being set up by Suffolk Sport, Abbeycroft Leisure, Macmillan and the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. This is an exciting new project which aims to give people the opportunity to take part in a supported swimming group either during or after...
  • 12.10.2016

    Women on Wheels riding high for the community.

    Two Women on Wheels rides have taken place across the county in the last few weeks bringing together the community and raising vital funds for local charities.The charity rides empower women and girls to get back on their bikes in Suffolk and have been a huge success, with a new ride taking place in Debenham. The rides form a part of the activity...
  • 12.10.2016

    St Edmundsbury Sports Awards

    The Greene King 10th St Edmundsbury Sports Awards took place at the Apex in Bury St Edmunds last night, celebrating sporting heroes, volunteers, clubs, coaches, teams and individuals from within the Bury St Edmunds area.There were twelve categories including Sports Personality of the Year, Young Sports Personality of the Year and Lifetime...
  • 07.10.2016

    Suffolk Saxons announce University of Suffolk as Sponsor and two more players

    Suffolk Saxons have announced The University of Suffolk as a headline sponsor for their journey into the AJ Bell National Badminton league which begins on 17th October with their first match of the season away to Birmingham Lions.The partnership with the University follows the launch of their independence in August and demonstrates the...