New sessions to start for anyone wanting to play badminton

NORTH Tyneside Badminton Academy is opening its doors for juniors who want to play the game.

The first session at the Parks Sport Centre is free and is on the April 4 from 6pm to 7pm.

All ages/abilities from age eight are welcome.

The sessions will run for a minimum of ten weeks with a nominal cost of £2.50 after the first free session.

The academy is also hosting a junior tournament for under-13s and under-18s on May 13 (singles and doubles) at the Parks Sport Centre.

For entries visit the website – complete the entry form and e-mail direct to Pamela Ferguson on

All abilities are welcome to take part.

The events are funded by North Tyneside Badminton Partnership.