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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

 

Latest Events

May 2019

  • 28/05/2019 - 19/05/2020 -It's Touch Tuesday! Ladies Touch Rugby is now available at Leighton Buzzard RFC
    • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Wright’s Meadow

    • Jul 2019

    • 23/07/2019 -Touch Rugby
      • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Wright’s meado

      • 30/07/2019 -Touch Rugby
        • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Wright’s meado

        • Aug 2019

        • 06/08/2019 -Touch Rugby
          • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Wright’s meado

          • 13/08/2019 -Touch Rugby
            • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Wright’s meado

            • Sports Council Latest News

              • A 30-minute coaching lesson paid dividends for vision technician Billy O’Neill on Saturday when he won the Leighton Buzzard golf club Presidents’ Putter by a four shot margin – his 13thcompetition win since joining the Plantation Road club 28 years ago. Heath and Reach based Billy, 63, bucketed the other dozen trophies before a sudden

              • Leighton Buzzard’s canoe sprint team were back in Nottingham this weekend for another National sprint regatta at Holme Pierrepont.  Over both days, Max Pickering raced in the top boys group in mixture of K1 and K2 races over 200m, 500m and 1000m, getting to the finals in each of his heats and picking up several

              •   Two Leighton golfers are celebrating a rare purple patch, each topping the table in three competitions in the space of a few weeks.   Club Captain Robbie John carded 39 points to win the White Trophy playing in the Rushmere Society match at Porters Park, then skippered the club men’s team to victory in

              • A Leighton-based grandmother who took up golf just three years ago is facing a tough challenge after winning a dream trip to play at a Scottish club which has hosted the world-famous Open Championship on nine occasions and which until three years ago, banned women from being club members. Marie Bigrave won the trip to

              • Town Mayor Councillor David Bowater has presented cheques totalling £2,731 to five local sports organisations, with all the awards going to finance coaching courses. The awards were made by the Leighton-Linslade Sports Council, with Councillor Bowater telling recipients that helping finance coaching courses was “the best thing we could do.”: Awards were made to: *

              • The Commander of the new “bluelight” emergency service hub now at an advanced stage of construction in Milton Keynes, has been named as Vice Captain elect of the 600-member Leighton Buzzard Golf Club. Graham Freer, 54, an eight-handicap golfer and a member of the Plantation Road club for almost 20 years, has been named by

              • It bucketed it down on both days Leighton Buzzard golf club Captain Robbie John and Ladies Captain Carmen White-Lawes staged their annual competition days…..but it rained pennies from heaven for the two charities they are supporting during their year in office as nearly £4,500 was raised for local worthy causes. Nearly 150 club golfers took part

              •   Golfing grandmother Joan Waples has rolled back the years to win two trophies in a month at the golf club she’s been a member of for almost 45 years.   Mum-of-three and five times a grandmother, Joan joined Leighton Buzzard’s Plantation Road club in 1975, and was Captain of the club’s Ladies Section seven

              • Most golfers play for decades without hitting that inch-perfect hole-in-one – but a Leighton Buzzard father and son have both carded aces with their tee-shot on the same hole just days apart. Former Leighton Club Captain Adrian Stephenson used a seven-iron for his perfect 150-yard shot on the Plantation Road club’s signature 11th hole….and son Ed

              • The manager of Leighton Buzzard’s Plantation Road golf course has booked a flight to the United States after receiving an invite to help prepare the Pebble Beach course at Augusta for the 119th US Open. Paul Harris, 42, heads out to California in early June to join other professional greenkeepers preparing the course for the start