Entries by Gary Bramwell

Anna mentors England Squash coaching initiative

Northern Head Coach Anna Vaughan Hawkins has been appointed as a mentor for a new England Squash campaign to encourage more women into coaching Squash Girls Can Coach is a 12-month, funded, structured programme of training, workshops and mentoring, designed to take candidates through their Level 1 and Level 2 coaching qualifications. Anna herself was […]

Congratulations to our Juniors

Some congratulations are in order for some of our Junior players. Andy Brisdon had an amazing week at Wimbledon after making it through qualifying rounds early in the year making it to the International Final of the Road to Wimbledon 2019. Also, Andy is on his way from Monday 19th August to compete in the […]

Our Summer Legends Ball

We held our Summer Legends Ball on Saturday the 22nd of June. It was a sell-out, with 70 members in attendance. There was great food, great music, great fun and most importantly of all…. great weather! Our social committee is busy planning future events. Watch this space.

The Manchester Trophy 10th – 16th June

The Manchester Trophy returns to The Northern 10th -16th June and is one of the biggest pre-Wimbledon ladies’ tennis tournaments. As well as some amazing ladies’ tennis to watch, the event will feature Clarins on site, food by Thyme Out, Pimms stations around the courts and flower arrangements by Didsbury in Bloom. Former British number […]

Junior Squash Teams Go From Strength To Strength

Our Junior teams are on fire as the season draws to an end. We’ve nicknamed our Junior Squash teams The Northern ‘Honeybadgers’  because of their fearless nature. They have all done fantastically well in the North West Counties Junior League against teams from Knutsford, St Helens, Tameside, Rochdale, Bowdon and Warrington. In addition, Will Gregson, […]

The Courtcare Northern Open 2019: A Review Of The Action

In a repeat of last year’s final, top seed Julianne Courtice successfully defended her Northern Open title against 5th seed Rachael Chadwick in front of a packed crowd of supporters. Julianne, The Northern’s Head Professional, took the match 11-9, 11-9, 11-5 but the 3-0 scoreline belied a hard-fought match. Rachael had enjoyed a successful tournament, beating […]

Courtcare Squash Tournament Starts

The Tournament starts, with Year 6 children from a local primary school enjoying their first taste of professional squash during the first round of the Courtcare Northern Open in Manchester today. After a session with Northern Head Coach Anna Vaughan Hawkins, the youngsters crowded onto the show courts to watch Ooi Kah Yan (Malaysia ) play […]

Easter Summer Camps

Easter Summer Camps. Is your kid a racquet fanatic? Well, if so, The Northern is the place for them this Easter. We have two excellent Easter camps for young Tennis and Squash players. First up, we have our Tennis Junior camp taking place w/c Monday 8th – Friday 12th of April and also on Monday […]

Foodie Fundraiser

FOODIE FUNDRAISER Cook … eat … enjoy … and support professional squash at the Northern. The Food Sorcery Cookery & Barista School is staging a special discounted Cooking Together event on Saturday 2nd March, with half the ticket price going to our Northern Open Tournament in March. Led by a professional chef, you will learn […]