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.
- Encourage/increase promotion of sports club in Leighton Buzzard area
- Seek to influence all local authorities to support sport in Leighton Linslade
- Offer sports related educational opportunities
Sports Council Latest News
Town Mayor Councillor David Bowater has presented awards to local sport enthusiasts to acknowledge their individual achievements or voluntary contribution made over the years to help and coach others to improve their sporting skills. Cllr Bowater presented the awards on behalf of the Leighton-Linslade 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, funded by …
Golfing partners Steve Richardson and Paul Ellam potted a birdie just a hole from home to win Leighton Buzzard golf club’s Mens Foursomes challenge. The successful duo are pictured receiving the Denis Jordan trophy from Immediate Past President Robbie John. Paul, 61, a Leighton member for 18 years, and Steve, 56, got off to a flying start against former club captain and ex-President David Hawkins and two-times club champion Paul Atkinson, who dug …
Buzzard 2nds maintained their position at the top of the Banana Bread Beer Merit table in impressive style on Saturday, beating Bedford Swifts 77 – 7 at Wright’s Meadow. Scrum half Julian Gallie opened the scoring, adding another try later, plus the solitary try, and conversion, for Bedford when loaned out in the 2nd half. Buzzards throughout the match were excellent in support and this culminated in 2 tries each for captain Ross Bevan and hooker …
Leighton Buzzard plough their way through the mud to win in Leicester. Leicester Vipers 7 Leighton Buzzard 13 Leighton Buzzard made their fourth trip to Leicester this season, this time to play mid table Leicester Vipers. The conditions were not ideal for running rugby with the main pitch unplayable and large parts of the second pitch inches deep in mud and water. The home side were kept busy sweeping out puddles before the start of …
There’s no better way of starting a new golfing season than the way you finished the last. And for former RAF communications technician Phil Coumbe, that means winning prizes. The 46-year-old, now a technical team leader with Virgin Media, won three last year as a member of Leighton Buzzard golf club of which he has been a member for nine years. He won the Wallis Cup and was also a four-times prize …