Happy New Year! We Hope you had an excellent and relaxing Christmas and are ready for a 2017 packed full of netball. Our first wedNEWSday story of 2017 shares all the great media attention that Walking Netball is experiencing. Make sure you check our website and social media every wedNEWSday throughout 2017 for more good news stories from the South West!

Walk of the town

 Walking Netball in the South West has featured on both national and local radio over the past couple of months.

The BBC Radio 4 Today programme visited the Haydon Centre in Swindon (Wiltshire) in December and the producers recorded both footage and audio from the session. Mo Squires, Walking Netball host, and Helen Wynn, Head of Programmes and Partnerships at England Netball, were interviewed, along with participants taking part in the session.

Listen again by clicking on the link below (45 minutes 55 seconds in):

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b086ly6q

Gloucestershire based Walking Netball host, Gilly Salter, recently spoke on BBC Radio Gloucestershire about her experiences of Walking Netball in the county.

Listen again by clicking on the link below (1:46.30 in):

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04ks8vs

If you are interested in taking part in Walking Netball make sure you get in touch with your local Netball Development Officer, details can be found here.

EN_WN_Logo_AWIf you have a good news story that you would like to share as part of wedNEWSday send your story and a picture to Rachel Bussey (rachel.bussey@englandnetball.co.uk)