Welcome to the website of Northern Weightlifting – a Region of British Weight Lifting 

NWL represents olympic weightlifting and disabled lifting in the region. Our region covers the following areas:

Northumberland and Cumbria (the border with Scotland), Durham, Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cheshire


Anyone can join in regardless of gender, age, size, weight or ability

Weightlifting or strength conditioning can also be an excellent form of exercise for people with disabilities

Weightlifting is a recognised Olympic sport and one of the most spectacular events of every Olympic Games

Whether you are interested in keeping fit, getting into great shape, competing or to assist with raising your performance in other sports there are a number of ways in which you can get involved:

Contact us

•    Contact one of our clubs in the region

•    Come and watch any one of our events

•    Enrol on one of our weight training courses

•    Join now and become a member




  • Forthcoming events:

    BWL Membership

    Please see How to Register
    for details


    NWL Upcoming 2018 Events

    NWL Seniors
    April 28th
    Entries Open on BWL BARS

    BAWLA Northern Masters
    Jan 27th/28th
    Results published

    Click here for entry details,
    schedules and more information 
    about competitions and events. 

    2018 NWL calendar of events
    is available here

    Results available on 
    Latest News page



    See Latest News 

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