A- A A+

CALL US NOW: 07885 549 173

EMAIL US: admin@lothiandisabilitysport.co.uk 

Lothian Disability Sport News

News & Updates from Lothian Disability Sport

Lothian Disability Badminton Club Making History!

Lothian Disability Badminton Club Making History!

Wednesday 21st October 2015 – Meadowbank Sports Centre

Lothian Disability Badminton Club (LDBC) smashed their way through history as they competed at the first Lothian League fixture of the season, creating a memorable night for all involved with the club. This is the first time LDBC have entered into the league, pioneering as the only disability badminton club to ever play in this mainstream competition.

The club players have never experienced a team event in a mainstream environment before now, therefore proving a big night for the boys but ultimately a fantastic showcase for the club and disability sport.

The 1st fixture saw LDBC v R(D)SVSVets, where team LDBC came out on top, winning convincingly 13 games to 5.   The chosen team for this match consisted of Bobby Laing, Colin Leslie, David Purdie, Adam Linton Main, Jamie Munro and Captain Alan Oliver – whose support and encouragement for the team was invaluable.

The league fixture saw our men’s team of 6 being divided into three pairings: Leslie with Purdie, Linton Main with Munroe and Oliver with Laing. Each pairing played 3 doubles matches on the night with two of pairings bringing home maximum points.

Massive congratulations to the team on the night and the club as a whole.  LDBC continue to break new ground across disability badminton & sport in the Lothian region and continue to introduce new dimensions to the club.

LDBC have 4 fixtures to play later on in the year and into 2016 – keep up the hard work guys and I’m sure the club will continue to grow in stature.

Emma Foley

Lothian Disability Badminton Club

Continue reading
5084 Hits

LDS News

This section will include all the latest news and updates on disability sport across the Lothian region - information on Regional and National events can be found in the Event Section of the website.

If you have exciting news you would like to share regarding disability sport in the Lothians, please get in touch on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Our Twitter Feed

New Post Tags

Disability Sport Swimming SDS Football Schools Events Calendar of Events Learning Disability Physical Disability Lothian Badminton Athletics Sensory Impairment East Lothian Grassroots Boccia Judo West Lothian Midlothian Edinburgh Leisure Wheelchair Basketball Young People Adaptive Cycling Inclusive Regional Judo Scotland Paralympic Lothian Leopards Bowls LSO Cycling Edinburgh Dalkeith Miners Wheelchair Lothian Disability Badminton Club Awards Musselburgh Recruitment IPC Riding of the Marches National Championships ScottQuin Table Tennis National Special Olympics Carpet Bowls Hillend Sportshall Regional Qualifier enjoyleisure Powerchair Football Team GB DSUK Team Lothian Lothian Special Olympics Sports Festival Swim Adaptive Bikes No Limits Murrayfield TT Club Mark Headden Trophy Maria Lyle World Games 2015 Rugby Bike Committee Wheelchair Tennis Club Championships Los Angeles Unified Rugby Run CarpetBowls Blazing Saddles Tennis Scotland LDS Club of the Year Lawn Bowls Medals TriathlonScotland Volunteer SDS Academy Diving Disability Snow Sport Annual Awards Lothian League Archery Aquatics Community Partnership Skiing Partnership Coach World Record Mainstream Goalball Inclusive Sport Lothian Disability Sport Athlete Multi Sport Visually Impaired World Games Clubs BNY Mellon Inter Area Test Match Gala LDBC Blind Snowsports Great Britain Scottish Disability Sport Volunteering Funding Summer Camp Livingston & District Dolphins Festival of Sport The Yard Adapted Snowsports Disability Football Coaching School Sport Sport Midlothian Snowsports Centre beach Disability Bowls Marathon Triathlon New tag SIMON Grass Roots

News Post Calendar

Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar

Our Partners

Sported
West Lothian Council
coec
elc
fabb
midlc
sds
sol
Previous Next