Girls rugby at Leighton Buzzard RFC

Leighton Buzzard Rugby were delighted to have Linslade Middle School girls rugby join us yesterday. They received a warm welcome and will be back for the next 2 Wednesdays. They were coached by Club RFU qualified coaches. We hope this is the start of things to come for a girls team at the club from…

Central Bedfordshire Leisure Strategy

The Central Bedfordshire Council  Leisure Strategy is a suite of three facility-based strategies which look at the current and future provision of indoor sports and leisure centres, recreational open spaces and outdoor sport. The fourth chapter seeks to marry the facilities with the types of physical activities needed to support Central Bedfordshire’s residents in pursuing…

HOLDERS IN BID TO RETAIN WINTER LEAGUE TROPHY

  Two golfers who joined Leighton Buzzard’s Plantation Road club following the demise of Mentmore nearly four years ago are on track to retain the coveted Winter League trophy they won last year.   Self-employed roofer Simon Thornton and semi-retired employment law consultant Peter Sheridan have won their league and are now in the quarter-final…

SPRING IN THE STEP OF LEIGHTON GOLFERS…

Two men who joined Leighton Buzzard golf club when Mentmore hit the financial buffers nearly four years ago, will be representing the Plantation Road club in the final stages of a national competition this Spring.   Information technology business relations manager Steve Hammond and former sales representative Peter Lawrence won Leighton Buzzard’s Daily Mail Foursomes…

EMBURY PIPPED FOR TROPHY TREBLE…

EMBURY PIPPED FOR TROPHY TREBLE… Carpenter Dave Embury is facing a challenging season on the golf course after winning two trophies and being pipped for a third at Leighton Buzzard’s Plantation Road club.   The 45-year-old chippie has been playing the sport for a decade, joining the Leighton club five years ago from Aspley Guise,…

Team Beds and Luton Workshop

March Workshops: Sponsorship Top Tips: enhancing your clubs offer. 20th-26th March 2019 Where and when? We are running four workshops across Bedfordshire so we can reach as many clubs and organisations as possible. Content of the workshop: – What is sponsorship and why does it matter. – Why would companies invest in your club? –…

36 YEAR WAIT FOR FIRST GOLF TROPHY WIN….

If patience is a virtue, retired lorry driver Joe Berry would qualify for a First Class degree with honours.   For 36-years after joining Leighton Buzzard Golf Club and taking up the sport, he’s just been presented with his first major trophy.   He collected the coveted Croxford Cup from Immediate Past Captain Jeremy Taylor…

SPORTS CLUBS GET CASH FOR COACHING….

Five Leighton Buzzard based sports clubs have been awarded over £1,700 to help fund improved coaching facilities.   The awards have been made by the Leighton-Linslade Sports Council and were presented by Town Mayor Councillor Clive Palmer at the White House.   Pictured (front left to right) are Peter Crisp representing Leighton Hockey Club who…