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  • 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

  • Five different sporting organisations preparing to spring back into action once pandemic restrictions are lifted, have been given a cash boost by the Leighton-Linslade Sports Council.   The  Sports Council, a grass-roots organisation which for over 50 years has helped a wide variety of sporting activities in the community to grow, develop and flourish, is funded by the Town Council.   In the latest batch of awards, rugby, football, swimming, running and tennis clubs serving

  • Course Title: Virtual Multi-Sport Time to Listen Course Date: Tuesday 23rd February 2021 Time: 18.00-21.30 Location: Online, Zoom. Cost: £40 per person. Description: This virtual Time to Listen workshop for Club Welfare Officers (CWO) will be delivered via Zoom over 3.5 hours and at the end of the course participants will be able to: – Identify what a club welfare officer does – Describe how a club welfare officer works with others to create a child centred environment – Explain how the

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