GOLFERS BACK IN  ACTION

  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…

SPORTS COUNCIL SUPPORT FOR FIVE CLUBS….

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…

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…