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  • Leighton Buzzard kayaker Charlie Smith was lost for words after moving a step closer towards this summer’s Olympics with an unexpected victory at the sprint and paracanoe national selection event in Nottingham. Charlie, 22, trumped a strong field in the men’s K1 1000m with a time of 3:42.77, to secure a spot at May’s ICF European selection event in Szeged, Hungary, where a place at the Games will be on the line. First place was

  • School girl completes 200km kayak challenge In aid of the NHS, and as part of her Duke of Edinburgh Award, 15 year old Maggie Rae, who attends Cedars Upper School, set herself the sizeable challenge of paddling 200km in her racing kayak, and has raised £1,828 in the process. Her inspiration for completing the challenge was a tribute to her Great Uncle John who sadly lost his life to Covid-19. Beginning in February, the personal

  • A Leighton Buzzard golfer has been honoured with an “Unsung Hero” award by the sports’ leading body for his work in steering his club through the year-long pandemic crisis. Simon Rossiter had only been Captain of Leighton’s Plantation Road club for three months when national lockdown measures were imposed to help curb the spread of the deadly Covid 19 virus. Although the lockdown restrictions were initially eased in May last year,  strict safety, health and

  •   Leighton Buzzard golfers were back in action yesterday (Monday) after a three-month pandemic lockdown.   Members  of the Plantation Road club were out at first light and by the close of play, around 200 had completed their first rounds since the lockkdown was impose4 in early Janurary to help curb the spread of the deadly Corona virus..   Said Club Captain Simon Rossiter, who joined colleagues Graham Freer, Trevor McAleese and Darran Valentine; “It’s

  • Christine Rimmer’s year as Captain of the Ladies section of Leighton Buzzard Golf Club hardly got off the ground – but it’s not stopped her raising over £2,000 to help keep an air ambulance in the sky. Only weeks into her year in office, Christine’s fundraising activities were grounded by government measures to curb the spread of the Corona virus.  But despite golfing and social events being cancelled as Britain went into lockdown, Christine managed

Leighton Linslade Sports Council

Welcome to Leighton Linslade Sports Council website. Our aim is to Educate, Promote and Influence for all sports in Leighton Buzzard, Linslade and District.

We are run by volunteers from all our member clubs.

All clubs in the town are welcome to join the council and support our efforts to provide sport for as many residents as possible.


• Promotion

• Encourage/increase promotion of sports club in Leighton Buzzard area

• Influence

• Seek to influence all local authorities to support sport in Leighton Linslade

• Educate

• Offer sports-related educational opportunities