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Gareth swings by Stone Golf Club for award

Gareth Shaw nailed a hole-in-one when he collected a Stewart Golf “Good for Golf Award” earlier this month. Gareth was nominated through the Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Golf League by Stone Golf Club member James Gear.  Gareth’s role at England Gold is that of Golf Development Officer for Staffordshire and this award reflects his efforts in promoting grass roots and ...

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Thousands enjoy the RideStaffs festival of cycling

Thousands of people took part in a big celebration of cycling at the Shugborough estate. The RideStaffs Staffordshire Cycling Festival took place from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd July. Some of the UK and Europe’s top pro cyclists competed in two elite British Cycling races on the Friday and Saturday evenings. And the bike-riding public got in on the action too, ...

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Affordable badminton for beginners at Alleynes Sports Centre

Alleynes Sports Centre is offering novice badminton players the opportunity to get to grips with the popular sport with an affordable six-week course starting on Saturday 23rd July. Each session starts at 9am and lasts an hour. The course fee – which covers all six sessions – is just £20 per adult, and £10 per child. To book a place on the course, either call into the ...

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Bounce your way to fitness at Flip Fit!

A new fitness craze is coming to Staffordshire with the launch of trampoline exercise classes at Flip Out Trampoline Park in Stone. ‘Flip Fit’ is a fun, mixed ability circuits style trampoline class that combines cardio, resistance training and core stability – aiming to increase the body’s flexibility and balance by incorporating trampolining with functional training. The Flip Fit sessions ...

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Top UK and European riders set for RideStaffs

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Some of the country’s top professional cyclists will compete at the RideStaffs festival at Shugborough from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd July. The event will draw hundreds of elite athletes to participate in its two pro races. Friday evening’s RideStaffs GP, presented by Specialized, is the second round of the British Cycling Elite Circuit Series. Saturday evening’s RideStaffs Kermesse, presented by ...

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Top cycling action at Shugborough for RideStaffs festival

RideStaffs

Staffordshire cycling fans are in for a great weekend of sport on their doorstep, with the 2016 RideStaffs festival taking place in Shugbourough Park from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd July. All the action of this year’s RideStaffs festival will take place in the estate’s idyllic grounds, marking a change from the Stafford town centre location of previous years. RideStaffs pro races ...

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Touch rugby sessions at Westbridge Park

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Stone Rugby Club is hosting a summer of ‘Turn Up & Touch Rugby’ at Westbridge Park. Touch rugby is a minimal contact and thoroughly enjoyable version of the game that will burn lots of calories. It’s a perfect way to get in shape over the summer that’s far more enjoyable than pounding the pavements – it’s a highly sociable way ...

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Businesses rally to support RideStaffs cycling festival

RideStaffs

Staffordshire’s biggest cycling festival, RideStaffs, has won the support of businesses ranging from major players in the cycling industry through to small, Staffordshire independents. The business backing reflects the standing of the event, now in its 6th year, both locally and in British cycling’s sporting calendar. Taking place at Shugborough over the weekend of Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd July, ...

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