Virtual Multi-Sport Time to Listen Course

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…

NEW YEAR HONOUR LEIGHTON MAN…

A life-long member of the Leighton Buzzard community who has raised over £75,000 for local and national charities helping the young, the elderly, the sick and the needy, has been awarded the BEM in the New Year honours list. Retired bookmaker Geoffrey Dimmock, 78, raised the money for worthy causes with an annual golf-charity day…

OLIVIA TO BE JUNIORS’ CAPTAIN….

The daughter of Leighton Buzzard Golf Club’s highly-regarded professional is to be the next Captain of the Junior Section. Seventeen year-old Olivia Campbell will succeed Ed Stephenson in January – with Ed’s younger brother George her Vice Captain. Olivia, whose dad Maurice has been the Leighton club professional for almost 20 years, took up golf…

GOLFERS DONATE £4,000 TO CHARITY….

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…

DENIS TO BE SENIORS’ CAPTAIN…..

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…

Children and Young people On line Survey

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…

BEDFORDSHIRE GOLF  CLUBS SPEARHEAD  SAFEGUARDING DRIVE

Golf clubs in Bedfordshire are spearheading a national drive to demonstrate the sport’s commitment to safeguarding children and young people as well as adults potentially at risk.   Bedfordshire County, organisations representing around 10,000 male and female members of  the  21 clubs in the County, have achieved the SafeGolf accredition, the sport’s safguarding standard, from England…