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April 2014

  • Footgolf

    Pele Wins First Stonham UK Ranking FootGolf Tourament

    Amazingly a footgolfer named Pele (Pele Haydon) won the first ever UK Ranking FootGolf Tournament at Stonham Barns Golf Centre on Sunday 13th April. The event attracted over 30 footgolf players from around the region and is the first of a number of ranking events run by the UK FootGolf Association all over the UK.Pele Haydon won the tournament by...
  • WOW

    Charity Ladies Cycle Ride Needs Volunteers With the WoW Factor

    Organisers of a ladies charity cycle ride in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care and inspired by The Women’s Tour are appealing for people to help with marshalling at the event. Cycle Suffolk are inviting ladies to take part in the The Women on Wheels (WoW) charity ladies cycle ride, sponsored by Rudlings Wakelam, in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care,...
  • Sport England

    £8 million for disability sports projects

    44 projects across England can now offer more opportunities for disabled people to play sport thanks to £8 million worth of funding announced today by Sport England. Sport England’s Inclusive Sport fund aims to give disabled people more opportunities to play sport by investing in organisations with the right expertise, partnerships and links...

In brief

  • 16.04.2014

    Bury St Edmunds Volunteers Needed for UK’s First Female International Cycling Stage Race for Women

    More than 3,000 spectators are expected to watch top international cyclists racing from around the world in The Women’s Tour, as they enter Bury St Edmunds and approach the finish line on Angel Hill on Sunday 11 May. Now local organisers of the Bury St Edmunds stretch of the race, Abbeycroft Leisure in partnership with Suffolk County Council and...
  • 16.04.2014

    Rugby union star Rachael Burford to provide inspiration to youngsters

    England women’s rugby union star Rachael Burford is set to provide inspiration to youngsters at the Air Cadet Sportivate Touch Rugby Cup held at Diss Rugby Club in Norfolk as part of one of the key initiatives to create a sporting legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Sportivate is the £56 million National Lottery funded Olympic...
  • 15.04.2014

    Forest Heath Tag Rugby

    Forest Heath U11 Mixed Tag Rugby Competition took place at Newmarket RUFC on Thursday 3rd April. A record eleven teams took part in the competition, ten more than last year! Newmarket RUFC played great hosts and supported the sports leaders from Newmarket College who officiated all of the matches.Teams were split into two groups and at the end of...
  • 13.04.2014

    ‘Get Inspired Get Active’ Weekend of Activities

    A ‘Get Inspired Get Active’ weekend of cycling and sports activities are being lined up by Abbeycroft Leisure to celebrate the arrival in Bury St Edmunds of some of the top female cyclists in the world. Bury St Edmunds has been chosen to host the finish of the five-day Women’s Tour on Sunday May 11, highlights will be shown on ITV4. The...
  • 12.04.2014

    Champion badminton player on route to Bury St Edmunds

    Olympic, European and All England champion winning badminton player Gail Emms, MBE, is set to be a smash hit in Bury St Edmunds next month. One half of the most successful Great Britain badminton partnership ever, Emms will be guest speaker at a lunch aimed at raising money to support talented up and coming sportsmen and women from the county.In...
  • 11.04.2014

    Orwell Walk and Cycle 2014

    The Rotary Club of Ipswich East together with main sponsor Fred Olsen Travel have announced this year’s event will take place on Sunday 29th June 2014. This will be the 38th Orwell Walk, which last year introduced a new Cycle event organised by Rotary Associates with route options over 4 or 27 miles. The walking route along the Orwell foreshore...
  • 10.04.2014

    Job Vacancy - Communications and Marketing Officer, Active Norfolk

    Active Norfolk is the strategic lead for sport and physical activity development across Norfolk, responsible for bringing partners together to help more people enjoy an active lifestyle through sport and physical activity. With a new focus for the organisation, a fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a dynamic team at the start of an exciting...