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March 2015

  • Sailing

    SESCA's Season Preview

    The St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association sets sail next weekend. Members of the St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association swing back into action with a Spring Working Party at Lackford Lake on Saturday, 28 March, before the sailing season kicks off on Sunday, 29 March.  A busy programme is scheduled this year with sailing,...
  • Thurston Community College U16 Boys Badminton

    Thurston Community College U16 Boys Badminton Team crowned Eastern Region School Champions.

    On Wednesday, the Thurston Community College U16 Boys Badminton Team were crowned Eastern Region School Champions. On Wednesday, the Thurston Community College U16 Boys Badminton Team were crowned Eastern Region School Champions. Craig Newcombe, Tommy Hunt, Josh Braker, Ben Bennett-Day and Elijah Rout (left to right in the photo) were outstanding...
  • Skyride

    Sky Ride is back for the seventh year running!

    Sky and British Cycling are delighted to announce the locations and dates of this year’s big traffic-free Sky Ride Big Bike events. Sky Rides are big, fun events which take over town or city centres from Plymouth to Newcastle so lots of cyclists of all ages and abilities can ride safely together on a traffic-free route. They’re a great day...

In brief

  • 20.03.2015

    Suffolk Fire Ride 2015

    Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service are hosting their popular annual cycle sportive in aid of The Fire Fighters Charity on 5th July 2015. The event is returning to Eye Fire Station, Suffolk for the second time after being held there previously in 2013. The event is designed to appeal to all cyclists, whether a club rider or completely new to the sport,...
  • 19.03.2015

    Superstar soprano and SportsAid Ambassador Laura Wright launches Great East Swim 2015

    Suffolk’s own superstar soprano singer Laura Wright is encouraging others to join her in one of East Anglia’s most popular sporting events, the Great East Swim, which takes place at Alton Water in Holbrook near Ipswich on 20th June. Laura, who is an accomplished sportswoman as well as one of the greatest classical singers of the decade, will be...
  • 18.03.2015

    Active Waveney Sports Awards search for a Superstar

    The quest to find the best is now open! Sporting superstars are being sought as the search to find the leading lights that have shone across the district’s sporting arena between April 2014 and March 2015 gets underway. The 19th annual awards ceremony will be held later this year – and the call has gone out to locals to nominate leading...
  • 16.03.2015

    All 16 Teams for 2015 Friends Life Women’s Tour announced

    Twelve of the world’s top fifteen women’s professional cycling teams will head to Suffolk this June to race in the second edition of the Friends Life Women’s Tour. Led by the world’s number one team Rabo Liv, who won the 2014 Friends Life Women’s Tour with Marianne Vos, all of the world’s top six trade teams will ride in this...
  • 13.03.2015

    Suffolk Girl Selected For Volleyball England Camp

    Amelia Hadjianastasi, a 16-year-old pupil at Thurston Community College, heard this week that she has secured a place in the 2015/2016 England Junior National Squads Camp's U19 category. This will be held this coming weekend, the 14th & 15th of March at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering from which the squad for the forthcoming season...
  • 12.03.2015

    ActivIpswich offer free physical activity sessions for our ageing population

    Are you one of those people who hasn’t played sport since your younger days but you might like to have a go now that you are a little older? An initiative in Ipswich is encouraging people to take a look at the ‘We’re Not Sporty’ taster sessions that are coming up in Ipswich, providing physical activity sessions to the 45+.The...
  • 12.03.2015

    People participating in running projects across Suffolk rises to an all-time high

    Participation levels in running across Suffolk is continuing to increase according to the latest release of Sport England’s Active People Survey, showing that the number of people running in the County has increased by 1,900 people in the last 12 months alone. The total number of people running for at least 30 minutes; once a week has doubled...