Torrington Badminton - 15th April 1954
Badminton Successes at Torrington
In the winter season just concluding Torrington Badminton Club have played 28 matches and won 20. The Club, which was founded in the early post-war years, plays at the Secondary modern School, club nights being Tuesdays and Fridays. Mr Ken Dowding is the club chairman.
Matches have been played against Okehampton, South Molton, Chumleigh, Winkleigh, Lynton, Ilfracombe, Pilton, Westward Ho! Chivenor and Bude.
In the summer most of the Badminton Club members turn their attention to tennis, as members of Torrington Tennis Club. By jumble sales and other efforts the Tennis Club members have raised £130 for the laying of a second hard court. The first hard court was laid two years ago. New members of the Club will be very welcome.
Badminton Club members in the photograph above are: Front row - Miss Edna Short, Mrs K Jackson, Mrs Mary Fowles. Middle row - Mr Len Ashley, Mrs Connie Yeo, Mr C R Lucas (treasurer), Miss Betty Brachi, Mr Claude Cobbledick. Back row - Dr G Aston, Miss Wendy Jackson, Mr Bert Yeo, Mrs Perry, Mr L R Jackson (secretary).