Sport

Redrow sponsors Starcross Dons Football Club with new kit

Authored by Purplefish

National housebuilder Redrow has sponsored new kit for the Starcross Dons Under 10’s football team in the seaside town of Starcross which is based near to its The Copse development in Dawlish, Devon.

The FA chartered standard club has a youth section which caters for 50 children and currently includes team for Under 7, 8 and 10’s as well as a mini kickers section (Dinky Dons) for three...

Join Liesure Leagues for a summer of weight loss in Plymouth

Authored by Andy Thorley

The world’s largest provider of 6 a side football sent out a simple message this week as it told Plymoutb: This needs to be a summer of weight loss, let us help you shed the pounds!

Leisure Leagues – who run a league at Devonport High School For Boys on Sunday, Monday and Thursday reacted as the government announced its obesity strategy last week and is urging footballers up and down...

Planet Earth Games

Planet Earth Games goes live

Authored by Mary

With travel restrictions, social distancing and leisure opportunities severely limited due to the pandemic, families will be forgiven for wondering how to fill their summer this year.

The Planet Earth Games offers a unique opportunity throughout August for everyone to get active, learn more about environmental sustainability, help the planet and win prizes. And it’s all virtual and...

VAR back in the spotlight after controversial handball decisions

Authored by Mike Page

For a while since the Premier League’s restart, VAR seemed to be taking a backseat in terms of points of interest surrounding the English top flight. Most supporters were just so delighted to see live football back on their TV screens, and the return of the dedicated football betting page , that the vitriol which had been festering towards VAR was cooled slightly. Liverpool’s winning of the...

UEFA Champions League qualification hopes and Manchester Cities renewal

Authored by Mike Page

The English Premier League title race may have been ended by Liverpool. However, the Champions League qualifying positions are still up for grabs. Chelsea, Leicester and Manchester United battle it out for the final two spots.

Liverpool lifted this season's premier league trophy which secured their position in the champions league next season. With Manchester City securing 2 nd...

Planet Earth Games going viral

Authored by News Desk

Devon-based charity Planet Earth Games are going virtual this summer with a month-long series of sustainable challenges through August.

Formerly the South West Youth Games, the event was revamped and relaunched in 2019 to help address climate change crisis with the first ever Planet Earth Games at Flowerpot Playing Fields, Exeter.

Described the world’s first environmental...

Housebuilder gives parents a sporting boost to keep children active

Authored by Mary

Parents in South West are being offered an online ‘sports day at home’ pack thanks to a leading housebuilder’s partnership with Team GB.

With the current Covid-19 crisis still unfolding, many parents have had to get used to home schooling amid the uncertainty of when their children will return to school.

Now Persimmon Homes South West, thanks to its ongoing partnership with...

First weekend of live football back on your local BBC radio stations

Authored by Mary

BBC local radio stations up and down the country are gearing up to cheer on their local football clubs as we head into the first weekend of live Premier League and EFL Championship football since March.

While the fans can’t get to the grounds, local radio is there to bring you all the colour, drama and excitement straight your homes.

The local radio commentary teams are so...

A Beginner's Guide to Niche Sports Betting: Understanding the Odds System

Authored by Sarah Parker

If you are a sports fan and you live in the UK, it’s almost impossible that you have never thought about putting your money on a game, fight, or race. If for any reason you had held back until now, or in case you suffered a loss bad enough on your first bet to keep you away from the whole online sports betting scene, that’s about to change. Read on as we go through the basics of online sports...

Local triathlon coach receives vital funding from the Swimathon Foundation

Authored by Mary

A triathlon coach from Teignmouth has received vital funding from the Swimathon Foundation.

Pete Wilby, founder of PeteWilbyTriathlOn, a triathlon and open water swimming coaching service, applied for the grant as part of Swimathon Foundation’s Covid-19 Relief Fund, announced last month, to fill the void left upon the suspension of coaching and access to open water.

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