Ladies Touch Rugby

It’s that time of year where you start to feel that you should be getting fitter and summer ready. After years of running, swimming, HIIT and using the gym I felt like trying something new and exciting. Luckily I learnt that the local rugby club were offering free training sessions for Women’s touch (non contact)…

GOLFERS FLY HOME TO LAND A TROPHY….

Golfers Steve and Patti Marriott flew back from the United States at 37,000 feet – and hit the ground running to win a Leighton Buzzard golf club trophy. Maryland-born Patti and businessman hubby Steve had enjoyed an extended vacation in Florida before flying back to the UK and unpacking their bags to take part in…

GOLFING WINNERS  BRIDGE THE AGE GAP….

Leighton golfers have bridged the age gap to win competitions for the young….and the not so young! Leading the victory parade were brothers George and Henry Wooster who teamed up with Linslade Academy school chum Max Brunker to compete in the Bedfordshire Schools High Handicap championships. After travelling to John O’Gaunt near Biddleswade, they returned…

Sports Council at May Fayre

Leighton Linslade Sports Council attended the Annoual Leighton linsdale carnival onmonday the 6th May. members of the council manned a stall next to the canoe club and answered questions from members of the public and Town met Town Mayor Clive Palmer   Thnaks to all that volunteered their time.    

Easter Weekend for Canoe Club

Easter weekend has been a busy weekend of long-distance races for Leighton Buzzard Canoe Club. Two of our junior paddlers raced at the Elmbridge junior half marathon on Sunday which takes place on the river Wey from Guildford to where it joins the Thames at Shepperton. Ben Stratford raced in the under 16 boys’ race…

Canoe Club at National Sprint Regatta

  This weekend saw the second of this year’s National Sprint Regattas at Holme Pierrepont in Nottingham, opening on Saturday with Storm Hannah creating a challenging and strong headwind for our paddlers. Leighton’s Charlie Smith, Max Pickering and Jack Rayment competed in a number of sprint races over the weekend, ranging in distances from 5000m…

England Counties Under 18s

Louis Beer started playing rugby at Leighton Buzzard minis following in the steps of his father and uncles. On Saturday he will turn out for England Counties  Under 18s against Ireland in Dublin. Louis is a popular figure around the club and helps out with his cousins team in the under 13’s as well as…

SIX IN TIE FOR GOLF TROPHY TOP SPOT….

Competition organisers had to work overtime when six pairs of players tied for top spot for a coveted honours-board trophy at Leighton Buzzard’s Plantation Road golf club. The clubs’ “intelligent golf” scoring system had to scrutinise the cards of each team that had returned 47 points to determine final placings on points scored in the…