Herts West Community Badminton Network

Herts West Community Badminton Network

This is the Community Badminton Network for Dacorum, St Albans, Watford.
Details of meetings and their associated documents will appear here..
The Chairman is now Alex Varran, SDO St Albans
  Course attendance Development Fund Application Form    
Next Meeting:   
  13 February 2017, Postponed, Next to be advised.
 19 December 2016   Minutes
AGM 12th September 2016
9 May at St Albans Civic Centre 
Attendees: Dave Bartlett, HBA Development Coordinator; Gill Bartlett Marshals JBC, Alex Varran Chairman HW CBN, Lynette Obika BE Regional Partnerships Manager; Andy Royles, BE Participation Manager (East & Buckinghamshire).  
Notes from Meeting: Informal discussion agreed that we are keen to use the money effectively as soon as possible for the benefit of sustainable badminton development. Dave B to speak at SWH League AGM 23 June, Andy Rolyes to speak with coaches wishing to support badminton development in sports centres.
       Monday 8th February:  Notes of meeting
       12th October 2015:            Minutes
       1st June 2015 at Herts Sports Village
      Minutes  HSP Update   Development Plan update to follow
       2nd March, Westminster Lodge:  Minutes : Draft Development Plan
HW CBN attendees, 2 March 2015
CBN attendees, 2 March: L-R
Dave Bartlett, Martin Wood, Leah Holmes (nee Singleton), Gill Bartlett, Kirsty Williams, Ben Chai, Dave Hill,
photo by Alex Varran.

       Meeting 26th January 2015  Minutes
       Meeting 4th November 2014   Minutes
       Meeting 19th November 2013 
Minutes   Draft Pathway
Please note:  As from 17th September 2013 Malcolm Fraser, Chairman of HW CBN, resigned but Gill Bartlett has agreed to be the new Chairman at the meeting 19th November 2013
       Meeting 3rd June 2013
      Meeting 8th October 2012
      Meeting 6th February 2012
      Meeting 3rd October 2011.

Dates for Your Diary

HBA January Newsletter 

Promote Women's and Girls' Badminton  
'This Girl Can 'in Herts is back in less than 2 weeks – Monday 18th to Sunday 24th June 2018.
Create an event and get  it promoted by Herts Sport Partnership,
Then see it advertised on TGC website
Hertfordshire Senior Silver
18 August 2018 to 19 August 2018
Hertfordshire Sports Village
Singles on Saturday, Doubles Sunday
 Entry open: 03 June 2018 10:00 (GMT +01:00)
Entry deadline: 29 July 2018 23:59 (GMT +01:00)
 Tournament contact Eddie Lintott
 County Fixtures evening
Thursday 6th September  7:30pm until 10:00pm
in Birchwood Leisure Centre Sportsman's room
 Contact Graham: Cobbie62@virginmedia.com
Compliance with General Data Protection Regulations
All  badminton clubs, leagues and county badminton associations will need to be compliant with these EU regulations by 25 May this year. BE Head Office are preparing advisory documents and they will become available on their Governance
webpage over the coming weeks. 
MasterStrokes Badminton Coaching -  Starting 22 April
 Returning to the sport after some time out?
A social player looking to play competitively?A regular player looking to make improvements to your game?An older junior looking to step up to a senior club?Come and join us!·Sessions led by qualified and experienced coaches·A mixture of coaching and games·For those looking to take their game on to the next levelWhen: Sundays 7-9pm: Starting 22 April Where: Hertfordshire Sports Village (HSV) Cost: £10 per night (pay on the night)Interested? Email msbcoachingl@gmail.com or call 07899 726909 to register


Wimbledon Summer Team Tournament 21st & 22nd July 2018

One of the best team tournaments in the badminton calendar is back in 2018 at the Wimbledon Racquets & Fitness Club.

The Wimbledon Summer Team tournament has been going for over 10 years and in that time has gone from strength to strength. It's a fabulous competitive and fun 

Team event but also a fantastic social event on the Saturday night with disco, BBQ and fancy dress.

Anyone who has played Gold or Silver Senior events, or has represented their county at Senior Level or is a Division 1, 2 club player would be eligible and enjoy this event.

Each team consists of three men and three women ranked one to three. Each team will play a minimum of five hybrid matches over the two days. A hybrid match consists of 9 rubbers ( 1 game to 21), 3 men's doubles, 3 women's doubles and 3 mixed.

Entry fee of £44 per player (£264 per team) is great value as it includes all the weekends badminton, party pass to disco and BBQ (which is great food) and a free Tournament Shirt. Cash prizes are available for at least first and second placed teams plus other prizes available.

If you are interested or want to find out more, please find attached link to the entry form 


or please contact the tournament organiser Tracy Dineen Tracy.Dineen@gmail.com. Places are limited and this is a popular event so don't delay!!