South-West News Articles

  • Obituary: John Norsworthy, Plymouth’s leading light

    March 8, 2019

    John Norsworthy, who made an immense contribution to table tennis and the wider community, passed away peacefully at his home in Plymouth on Monday February 25, aged 81.

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  • Price on the money at Bristol Closed

    The Bristol Closed Championships were held at the Filton WISE Academy on Sunday March 3, where more than 100 players took part in over 10 hours of keen competition.

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  • The Isle of Wight Premier League 2019

    The Isle of Wight Premier League is starting on 20 March and features the top players on the Isle of Wight in an innovative, high quality competition.

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  • Facilities for Table Tennis Clubs within Be TT

    February 4, 2019

    I have been a Table Tennis England development officer for nearly 15 years now and one of the key issues that often faces a lot […]

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  • STIGA Blackpool Junior 4 Star – 16/17 Feb (Ext CD 31/1/19)

    January 25, 2019

    Entry to the STIGA Blackpool Junior 4 Star sponsored by Thornton’s Table Tennis taking place on 16/17 February 2019 at Blackpool Sports Centre has been extended to Thu 31st Jan. […]

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  • Bristol businesses set for battle in the Ping Pong Fight Club

    November 14, 2018

    Set against a backdrop of DJs, pop up bars, face painters and social zones, the spectacular ping pong tournament with huge prizes for the victors […]

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  • Mental health charity is big winner at tournament

    October 15, 2018

    A tournament to raise money for mental health charity Young Minds was a huge success, making almost £1,000.

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  • Plymouth Junior events deadline extended

    October 2, 2018

    The entry deadline for the Bribar Plymouth Junior 1* and 2* Open competitions on Sunday October 14 has been extended until October 7.

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  • Performance Club camp is a big hit

    September 11, 2018

    The first ever Performance Club camp was held at Ackworth School. The camp saw Ackworth, Bishop Auckland, Garstang, Nottingham Sycamore and Wensum TTC all send players for a three-day residential programme.

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  • National Cadet and Junior Leagues

    September 9, 2018

    There is still time for your club, league or school to enter teams into the National Cadet & Junior Leagues with closing dates in mid […]

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  • New format league to launch

    August 16, 2018

    Sanford Table Tennis Club are blazing a trail with a new league open to all ages and abilities.

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  • Waterside hosts para camp and competition

    Para players can tap into GB coach Shaun Marples’ knowledge as Waterside TTC hosts a training camp and BPTT Grand Prix double-header.

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  • Holiday visit leads to ‘competitive friendship’

    August 9, 2018

    A holiday visit to a table tennis club sowed the seeds for a friendly match which could turn into a lasting relationship.

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  • Places still available at Hereford 2*

    August 6, 2018

    Only a few places remain for the Hereford 2 star Vets and Senior competition next weekend (August 11-12), and the entry deadline has been extended until Thursday.

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  • We’re ramping up for #TableTennisDay feast!

    July 11, 2018

    The countdown to #TableTennisDay has entered its final week and excitement is building for the annual celebration of our sport.

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  • Price is right on form again at Cippenham

    June 26, 2018

    The 20th running of the Cippenham Young Players’ Summer Festival, a 1-star open tournament for four age groups over two days, featured another fantastic display by Louis Price.

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  • Exeter marks the spot for latest Conference

    June 7, 2018

    The latest in a series of Club and Volunteer Conferences took place on Saturday June 2 in the South West Region and included a presentation by Portishead TTC on their recent club development.

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  • Extra time to make your Be TT applications!

    May 23, 2018

    Applications have been extended to June 3 for clubs and leagues who want to be a part of Table Tennis England’s Be TT programme.

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  • Club Conference comes to Exeter

    April 11, 2018

    It’s time to book your club’s place at a fantastic networking and development opportunity.

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  • Obituary: Carol Beames, respected administrator

    April 4, 2018

    On Saturday, 31st March Table Tennis England lost one of its most respected administrators when Carol Beames, recently of Devon, but with a long association with Brighton and Sussex, passed away.

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