Cleeve Badminton Club


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Player of the season 2018

Posted by Martin Godwin on June 17, 2018 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Chris Dickens, who received his player of the season award from Mike Kennedy (club Chairman) at the AGM.  

August Handicap Tournament

Posted by Martin Godwin on August 27, 2016 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Dawn Davies who took full advantage of games being shortened to 15 to win the tournament partnered by me.  Jeab Krachangchit and Mike Kennedy were runners up with Emily Witham and Phil Barley in third.  That's it for this summer,  the tournament will be back in June 2017.

July handicap tournament

Posted by Martin Godwin on August 27, 2016 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Kath who won the tournament again this month, this time partnered by Phil Barley.  Emily Witham and Dave Sexton were runners up.

June handicap tournament

Posted by Martin Godwin on June 12, 2016 at 4:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Kath and Tim who won the first tournament of the summer.  

Commisserations to Claire and Greg who won the wooden spoon.  

Next tournament 4 July when prizes will be for first and second. 

Club nights continue every Monday until then.

Cleeve summer badminton - Mondays 7.30pm

Posted by Martin Godwin on May 6, 2016 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Cleeve continues to play through the summer every Monday except public holidays, 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Visitors fees are £5 or you can join for the summer for £35.

Contact Martin Godwin   ([email protected])  for further details.

Team selection 2015 / 6

Posted by Martin Godwin on September 15, 2015 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Matches start 21 Sept.  Team selections have been communicated by e-mail.  Good luck everyone.

Season 2015-6

Posted by Martin Godwin on June 12, 2015 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Next season Cleeve will have two ladies teams in DIvision 1 and one in Division 3.  Mens are in Divisions 1, 2 & 4.

In Mixed we have two in Division 1 and one in Division 2.  

Cleeve welcomes new members, especially if you can play in the top two divisions!

Summer Badminton at Cleeve & 2014/5 review

Posted by Martin Godwin on April 17, 2015 at 5:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Ladies 1, Ladies 2 and Mixed 3 who all won their Divisions this season. 

Monday club nights have now begun.  Every Monday except public holidays.  7.30 - 9.30pm 

Visitor fee is £3 for prospective new members. 

Season 2014/5 - Easter update

Posted by Martin Godwin on March 31, 2015 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Happy Easter everyone, next club night Friday 10 April.

Cleeve matches finished yesterday.  Ladies 1 are expected to join Ladies 2 and Mixed 3 as league winners in what has been a very successful season for the club.  Ladies 3 are also top of their division but could be overtaken in the final match of the whole season.

Monday club nights commence on 13 April and will run (excluding public holidays) until next season starts in September

Season 2014/5 - 7 weeks to go

Posted by Martin Godwin on February 15, 2015 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Ladies 2 who have won Division 2 and will play in Division 1 next season. 

With 7 weeks to go only Mixed 2 are certain of their final position.  Good luck everyone. 

Fixtures 2014-15

Posted by Martin Godwin on July 8, 2014 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)

A draft fixture list is on the league website.  Fixtures will be added to the club calendar when finalised as a small number of changes to our fixtures are necessary.

First match is Thursday 18 September so the selection committee will meet on Monday 8 September.

2014 -15 season

Posted by Martin Godwin on June 5, 2014 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Division structure was agreed by the league committee today. 

We again have 2 mixed teams in Division 1 and one in Division 3.  Mens are in Divisions 1, 2, & 3.  Ladies are in 1 &2 and a new team added in Division 4. 

Fixtures out in about a month.  Season starts September. 

Summer Badminton at Cleeve

Posted by Martin Godwin on May 10, 2014 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Club night returns on Monday 12 May 7.30pm - 9.30pm at Cleeve Sports Centre.  With two exceptions we're playing every Monday until matches start in mid September.  The Mondays off are 26 May and 25 August as the Sports Centre is closed.

New members welcome, the visitors fee is £3.  You can visit up to three times before the selection committee decide whether to invite you to join.

Friday club nights return on 29 August.


Summer Badminton at Cleeve

Posted by Martin Godwin on April 7, 2014 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Club nights are on Mondays starting on 14 April.  7.30 - 9.30pm at Cleeve Sports Centre.  New members welcome. 

No club night on Bank Holidays so we're also playing on Friday 11 April, Friday 25 April and Friday 2 May. 

Team selection 2013-14

Posted by Martin Godwin on September 1, 2013 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Here is the outcome of this season's selection meeting.  Thanks to the committee for their efforts in what was an especially difficult task this year. 

Men's 1   Mike (C),  Jon H,  Andy C,  Dave E


Men's 2  Phil B (C), Ben,  Nat,  Dave C


Men's 3  Martin (C),   Tim,   Gerry,  Rob if he is fit


Ladies 1  Mandy (C),  Emily,  Ruth,  Helen R


Ladies 2  Trudy,  Claire O (C),  Gemma,  Dawn


Mixed 1  Mike (C),  Andy C,  Jon H,  Mandy,  Emily,  Helen R


Mixed 2  Dave E,  Phil,  Ben,  Jo,  Gemma (C),  Claire O


Mixed 3 Dave C, Tim, Martin, Trudy (C), Sally, Jackie,  Claire K and Helen S  (mix it up)


All members not named are available as reserves / floaters. 


Division Structure 2013-14

Posted by Martin Godwin on June 10, 2013 at 7:20 PM Comments comments (0)

The league committee has agreed next season's division structures. Our teams will be in the following divisions:

Mixed 1 & 2 - Division 1

Mixed 3 - Division 3

Mens 1 - Division 1

Mens 2 - Division 2

Mens 3 - Division 3

Ladies 1 - Division 1

Ladies 2 - Division 2

Fixtures will be published in late June / early July. 

Cleeve Summer Club

Posted by Martin Godwin on May 4, 2013 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Every Monday (except public holidays) 7.30pm - 9.30pm at Cleeve School.

£3 per visit for non members. 

For more information contact Martin Godwin. 

Club constitution

Posted by Martin Godwin on April 27, 2013 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)





This Constitution becomes effective on 20 May 2010 and may be varied at any subsequent AGM.


The Club's name is Cleeve Badminton Club and the club will be affiliated to the Gloucestershire Badminton Association and Badminton England.


The objects of the club are to:-


1. promote and encourage the game of badminton

2. provide a competitive environment in which club players gain enjoyment

3. provide opportunities for club players to participate in Leagues and thereby play against other players

4. enjoy social activities that may be arranged from time to time.


Annual General Meeting (AGM)


The Club will hold an Annual General Meeting in May (or such other month is determined from time to time) of each year. Not less than 14 days notice shall be given, in writing, to each member specifying the date, time and venue for the meeting.


Any member may propose an item for inclusion on the agenda of the AGM. Any such item must be passed to the Secretary not later than 31 March.


The agenda for the meeting will be devised by the Chairman and the Secretary in conjunction with other club members as appropriate and will include

a) a report from each club official including presentation of the accounts

b) a report from each team captain

c) election of club officials and selection committee

d) any amendments to the constitution (to be specified in writing in advance)

e) discussion of any proposed changes to the league rules


The quorum for an AGM will be 25% of the club's members. Any votes require a simple majority of those members present.


Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM)


The secretary shall, upon the written request of 25% of club members, call an Extraordinary General Meeting. Any such meetings shall be convened within one month, by notice in writing to each member not less than 14 days before the meeting. The notice convening the EGM shall specify the date, time, venue and business. The quorum for an EGM will be 25% of the club’s members.


Club Officials


At the AGM the members present will appoint a committee consisting of a Chairman, a Treasurer and a Secretary. No person shall hold more than two offices. The committee shall have full power to deal with all club matters that may arise.


The Chairman may be a member of any club committee in his/her own right or attend meetings of those committees as an ex-officio member with voting rights. Committee votes will be by simple majority.


In the event an officer resigns between AGMs, an EGM will be held to elect a replacement.


Club Members


Membership of the club will be by invitation only. Invitations to join are at the discretion of the selection committee.


Potential members will be invited to attend three club nights and by the conclusion of the 3rd night will be informed if they meet the standard for membership. A club night fee will be payable on these evenings.


Decisions on the suitability of a person joining the club will be made by members of the Selection Committee or other persons as agreed from time to time. The selection committee may also allow a visitor to attend on further occasions if they do not yet meet the standard for membership but are considered to be progressing toward it.




Club members will pay an annual subscription at a level agreed at each AGM. This fee will include any fees required by the Gloucestershire Badminton Association and Badminton England. The annual subscription will be paid in a single instalment or by such other payment plan as agreed with the Treasurer.


The club may provide for lower annual subscriptions for some categories of players. The Treasurer will have discretion regarding the application of this clause.


Annual subscriptions become due on 1 September of each year.


Club members representing the club in matches will pay a match fee as agreed at each AGM.


A club night fee for non-members will be agreed at each AGM.


Persons failing to pay their fees may be barred from continuing as club members until such time as all outstanding fees have been paid.


Selection Committee


A Selection Committee will be established at the AGM from amongst the club members. This Committee will have a membership of at least 2 club members and a maximum of 5.


The Selection Committee will select provisional teams by 10 September each year. A captain will be nominated for each team.


Team Selection


Persons selected for a team will be expected to represent the club in that team for the coming season.


Players for teams other than the lowest have to be nominated in accordance with the rules of the Gloucestershire Badminton League.


Team captains will be responsible for ensuring a team is fielded for each match, liaising with the opposing captain during each match, posting completed scorecards, collecting match fees and passing them as soon as possible to the Treasurer.


Club Night Play


The selection of games on a club night will generally be based on a peg-board system. The rules pertaining to that system will be found on the reverse of the board.




Summer Badminton 2013

Posted by Martin Godwin on April 15, 2013 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Monday club nights started today (15th April),  We're now playing every Monday (except public holidays) until the new season starts in September.  

Cleeve are recruiting new members, we welcome any ladies or men of around Gloucestershire Division 3 standard or above.  If you're unsure about your standard, come along and give us a try. 

Season 2012-13 review

Posted by Martin Godwin on April 14, 2013 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (1)

Congratulations to ladies 1 who are GBL League Champions.  

Also to mixed 2 who won Division 2 so we'll have two teams in Division 1 of the mixed league next season. 

Unfortunately mixed 3 will probably be relegated to Division 3 next season but the other 5 teams should all stay in their current divisions next season. 

Don't forget the club AGM on Friday 17 May at 7,30pm in The Bank House, Clarence Street, Cheltenham.