News

October 2014

  • mac
    24.10.2014

    The search is on for Suffolk's most active communities

    Building on the success of last year’s competition, Suffolk County Council is once again on the search for Suffolk’s most active communities. Active towns and villages across Suffolk are being urged to come forward and shout about how they’re championing sports and physical activity in their local community. Whether it is football,...
  • School Games 2014
    22.10.2014

    School Games Cultural Competitions Launched

    It gives Suffolk Sport and the Suffolk School Games Local Organising Committee great pleasure to today launch our new and exciting Cultural Competitions. The Suffolk School Games Cultural Competition will form an integral element of the Sainsbury’s Suffolk School Games in 2015.  The Sainsbury’s School Games has been running for...
  • Sports Aid
    20.10.2014

    Paralympic star helps aspiring Suffolk athletes

    Danny Crates, one of the greatest British disability athletes of all time, was in Bury St Edmunds on Friday (17th October) helping to raise money for up and coming young sportsmen and women from the county. Crates was guest of honour at the Bury St Edmunds SportsAid Lunch Club at the Suffolk Golf and Spa Hotel at Fornham St. Genevieve. The club...

In brief

  • 19.10.2014

    PB's a plenty

    Today we saw Spartans take to the bench press platform and break personal best after personal best. Today saw several Spartans in action at the East Midlands Bench Press Championships in Colchester. The first group of the day saw Dan lift a personal best of 60kg, followed by Zoe who finished on 95kg which being 4kg heavier than the current world...
  • 14.10.2014

    Obstacle races helping to drive physical activity levels

    This Sunday (19th October) over 800 people will descend on Wantisden Valley near Woodbridge to take part in the Suffolk Whole Hog obstacle race. Part of a growing breed of non-traditional races taking the running world by storm, the Whole Hog is a 7 mile race promising ‘lots of mud, water and 20 unique obstacles’.The goal of...
  • 10.10.2014

    Flying start for Ipswich junior parkrun

    Ipswich now hosts a dedicated weekly run for young people. Held in Christchurch Park the Ipswich junior parkrun starts at 9am every Sunday and is FREE to take part in. The weekly event joins a family of 5 runs held on Saturday’s in Suffolk along with almost 300 other events under the parkrun banner worldwide. The inaugural Ipswich junior run...
  • 08.10.2014

    Suffolk Hockey looking for talent

    Suffolk Hockey are running one Hockey Development Centre this Autumn for U13, U14 and U15. Players who show potential at the development center will then be invited into the Suffolk’s Academy Programme part of England Hockey’s Single System talent programme, which will take place from January to May 2015.  Find out more.Please see...
  • 07.10.2014

    Suffolk duo win national awards

    TWO young volunteers from Suffolk have won national awards. Cameron Brown and Cameron Hogg, who are both members of the Suffolk FA Football Futures programme, have been recognised in the 2014 awards.Cameron Brown, who lives in Bury St Edmunds, has won the Male Coaching Award and Cameron Hogg from Henley, just outside Ipswich has jointly won the...
  • 02.10.2014

    Board Vacancy - Suffolk Sport

    Do you believe sport and physical activity have a positive impact on people’s lives? If you believe sport and physical activity have a positive impact on people’s lives, then becoming a Board Member of Suffolk Sport is an ideal platform on which you can help to make a difference. Suffolk was recently identified by Sport England as showing a...