Leighton Linslade Town Council Covid-19 task Force

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  • Golf is back on the sporting menu as from tomorrow (Wed 2nd December) after a month-long national lockdown to help curb the spread of the covid virus. Almost 300 Leighton Buzzard members have booked slots to play their Plantation Road course, with fourball groups teeing off at ten-minute intervals from 8am. Although virus infection rates in Central Bedfordshire are amongst the lowest in the country, clubhouse facilities will be limited by the current Tier Two

  • For more than 20 years, retired bookmaker Geoff Dimmock has raised money for worthy causes with a golf charity day at Leighton Buzzard’s Plantation Road club. And against the odds, 78-year-old Geoff has succeeded in raising £3,100, despite his golf-day plans being abandoned due to the pandemic lockdown. “Local businesses, friends and supporters at the golf club have been very supportive over the years, and never more so than in these difficult times,” said Geoff,

  • Measures imposed to help reduce the spread of the Covid pandemic wiped out virtually all competitive and inter-club matches for Leighton Buzzard golfers this year…while new Senior Section skipper Denis Leitch is hoping a troublesome shoulder injury won’t sideline him during his forthcoming year in office. Denis, 59 is due to succeed Ian Rimmer as Seniors Captain of the 600-member Plantation Road club in early January.  And with a busy schedule of golf and social

  • https://www.teambedsandluton.co.uk/children-and-young-people-online   Team BEDS&LUTON have recently launched an online children and young people survey which will be used to help us understand young people’s activity levels, motivators and barriers to sport and physical activity across Bedfordshire and Luton. The survey consists of 20 questions and should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete. The survey includes questions which look at understanding young people’s sport and physical activity habits before the Covid-19 outbreak and understanding

  • A Leighton Buzzard schoolgirl who took up golf less than four years ago has caught the eye of club and County officials after slashing her playing handicap by two thirds – at the age of 10. Sports-mad Sommer Chan was given a handicap of 54 when she joined Leighton’s Plantation Road club at the age of six. Now, despite the playing and practicing restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the Covid virus, bubbly Sommer

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