Category: Sports

  • Ron Ames Memorial Sports fund

    Ron Ames Memorial Sports fund

    As a member of the local community you will probably already be aware that earlier this summer Stowmarket lost one of its leading lights, a superstar, a wonderful man called Ron Ames. Born in the Stowupland street fish and chip shop, educated in Stowmarket schools, traveled the hippy trail to live on a beach in…

  • Running Club Puts In Miles for Charity

    Running Club Puts In Miles for Charity

    Members of a running club on the Essex/Suffolk border will be putting their training into practice for a good cause when they join forces to run for 24 hours and raise funds for bowel cancer research. Members of the Brantham Leisure Club Running Club (BLC On the Run) have been inspired by the story of…

  • East Bergholt Tennis Club

    East Bergholt Tennis Club

    It’s been a fantastic start to 2024 at East Bergholt Tennis Club with coaching, cardio tennis, league matches, and our social sessions in full swing. Since we reformed, the club has gone from strength to strength and we now have over 300 members making the most of what we offer on and off court. If…

  • A Busy Year at Inori Dojo

    A Busy Year at Inori Dojo

    It’s been great to see that all our students have returned to training first days of January. The even better news is that few new people have joined us on the Path of Harmony by taking on Beginners’ Course. Newcomers have worked really hard, well done everyone! If you missed this opportunity, no problem: you…

  • Neptune Sailing 

    Neptune Sailing 

    Neptune Sailing is an RYA approved centre and also a registered charity. Our objectives have always been to offer low cost sailing (mostly to youngsters) with no joining fees craft and safety clothing provided to achieve this objective we are totally relying on volunteers to keep costs low. Planning for 2024 The reports accounts etc…

  • Northgate Karate 

    Northgate Karate 

    Very busy end of the year for Northgate and associated Karate Clubs. Started with the last of the year a black Belt grading. Well done to Lauren and Lilly but this is not the end of good news in the club! Lilly who has worked so hard, after a three month trial is now officially…

  • Satomi Kai Aikido

    Satomi Kai Aikido

    Why Aikido is Perfect for Older Individuals Aikido, with its gentle yet powerful movements, offers a journey of self-discovery and well-being for individuals of all ages. Among its many virtues, Aikido is a martial art unusually well suited for older practitioners. Aikido’s techniques emphasize fluidity and circular movements, making it a low-impact form of exercise,…

  • Stowmarket Cricket Club News

    Stowmarket Cricket Club News

    It’s cold and wet outside, but Stowmarket’s indoor nets for adults will take place at Finborough School on alternate weeks between 4.30-6.30pm. We already have fixtures for our adult weekend and midweek teams. The women and girls’ team’s training will be announced on our website and in the press. Keep an eye out for announcements…

  • Woodbridge Cruising Club

    Woodbridge Cruising Club

    Woodbridge Cruising Club members are looking forward to the start of the sailing season, and are preparing boats for the first cruise.  On-shore activities are continuing apace, with the Burn’s Night supper a highlight. Wednesday suppers are a convivial evening, with delicious home-cooked food and the chance to socialise, and the fortnightly Thursday walks are…

  • Capel Plough Football Club

    Capel Plough Football Club

    During the past few weeks a lot of work has been undertaken at the Sports Pavilion with new ladies and gents toilets being installed as well as a new disabled toilet. New seating has been fitted in the four dressing rooms with the installation of some more modern showers also being installed with the football…

  • East Bergholt United Football Club 

    East Bergholt United Football Club 

    The Last MonthThe rain has decimated proceedings with the First Team and Reserves essentially restricted to Away fixtures due to the very wet weather at Gandish. Even Flatford Lane has become unplayable in the face of the persistent rainfall. The position is quite concerning as  the grounds have resembled lakes and the prospect of football,…

  • Shotley Rose Bowls 

    Shotley Rose Bowls 

    Hopefully by the time you read this article the rain will have stopped and the ground will be warming up in preparation for our new season. The lawn mower may have been used for the year’s first cut, but who knows? We would love to welcome new members to the club so if you made a New…

  • Ipswich’s Karting Star

    Ipswich’s Karting Star

    Meet the Ipswich schoolboy turned rising karting star with dreams of being a Formula One driver.

  • Woodbridge Cruising Club 

    Woodbridge Cruising Club 

    Woodbridge Cruising Club would like to wish everyone a very happy New Year. Members enjoyed the festive season with the Commodore’s Christmas party the highlight for many. Black tie was the dress, with sparkling entertainment provided by the members. The New Year’s Day walk was a gentle stroll around Woodbridge, finishing at the clubhouse with…

  • Northgate Karate

    Northgate Karate

    We started October with Thurrock Invitational Karate Tournament where we took away 14 medals! A small team across multiple categories coming away 8th overall against clubs covering 50+ people/categories… but this is only beginning of the month! On 6 October, two members of Northgate competition team Lilly Melton and Lauren Berry went to Belgium where Lauren represented…

  • Mistley Cricket Club End of Season Awards

    Mistley Cricket Club End of Season Awards

    The End of Season Awards were held at the County Ground Chelmsford, Home of Essex CCC. The winners were; 
The Junior Awards were also presented at the Club;
 Coming Up The close season. Plenty of activity behind the scenes.
New players are always welcome, please get in touch at for more information.
 October 2023 100…

  • Stowmarket Cricket Club News

    Stowmarket Cricket Club News

    At the annual celebration evening held at Chilton Fields, the Chairman’s Award went to Laura Flowers, who has been responsible for establishing the women and girls’ cricket squad. Other awards went to We are always looking to welcome new male and female members of all ages and abilities to the club. Stowmarket Cricket Club Contact…

  • Satomi Kai Aikido

    Satomi Kai Aikido

    Aikido Enhances Flexibility Aikido, often hailed as the “way of harmonious spirit,” is not just a martial art but a celebration of fluidity and grace. Beyond its self defence applications and philosophical principles, Aikido offers a multitude of physical benefits, with flexibility being one of its greatest. At the core of Aikido lies a series…