Entries by Jane Wood

Club Reception is a Glass Act

Looking for somewhere to hold a mini-conference – talk pre-match tactics – or just a space to work away from the bustle of the bar?? The new glass walling in the Club entrance area has created exactly that. The main alcove, which previously provided a home for the Trophy Cabinet but not much else, is […]

Squash is up and running – are you??

  The great squash comeback has started – and our coaches are on the ball with expert advice to help players keep up the pace … The internal team league is halfway through, NWCSL Summer League started on Thursday (great win for Northern 3 btw, well played Sam, Richard and Emily!)  and the Box Leagues relaunch […]

Meet Laura Massaro at The Northern

Former Squash Women’s World No 1 Laura Massaro will be signing copies of her new autobiography at The Northern on June 8th.  All In:Becoming World Champion charts Laura’s journey from being a shy young athlete often crippled by self-doubt, to World No 1 and World Champion in an intense, gruelling sport. Laura – seen above […]

New Head of Squash for The Northern

The Northern is delighted to announce the appointment of Jules Silvera as our new Head of Squash.  Many members will already know Jules, who has been around The Northern almost since he could walk – he played here as a junior for many years before going off to University to study Psychology, followed by a […]

April is the new January !

The Gym has been deep-cleaned, rearranged and is ready to help you with your summer body … book your slot now. Safety screens have been put up to bring more equipment into use and some new weight plates have arrived. The new deadlift platform is now in place and a squat rack is on order. […]

Classes? We’ve got them covered!

The new marquees are up (and they’ll have side panels by next week!) so whatever the weather … Josie is coming out of the box to take Total Tone in person on the deck at 9.15 next Monday 29th! The class will be repeated at 10.15, followed by Studio Cycling at 12.15, then Kettlebell Bootcamp […]

Ready for a pizza? With friends??

From April 12th up to six people from different households can share a meal together outdoors. And Bar Manager Lee Wilde is celebrating that breakthrough with the return of Pizza Fridays. Tickets will be £8 for a pizza + drink (bottle of beer/ 175ml house wine) for adults and £5 for pizza + soft drink […]

March 29th – Save the Date!

Outdoor courts AND outdoor spin back on the 29th … Social tennis starts 30th … Court/ class booking opens 22nd … The Food Bank run is back … Gym opens April 12th … Pizza Fridays launch April 16th – book now!  It’s been a lo-o-o-ong lockdown but – Outdoor tennis and selected outdoor classes will […]

Head Squash Coach position – more time to apply!

The Northern is seeking to recruit a Head of Squash to Build participation in both squash and racketball/ Deliver Junior and Senior coaching programmes/ Develop programmes for Schools and Community Groups/ Offer individual coaching to Club members/ Encourage a multi-sport culture within the Club. NB: DUE TO CONTINUED UNCERTAINTY OVER THE RETURN TO PLAY, THE APPLICATION DATE HAS BEEN […]

The Northern may look closed …

… but behind the scenes it’s all action! * The Gym team are planning some new strength equipment, including a squat rack, for when they can reopen. And meanwhile, the layout is being adjusted to improve safety and bring more equipment into use – up to now, alternate treadmills have had to be taped off […]