£000s of funding for Bucks charities and community groups

February 24th, 2017

On Wednesday 1 March over 20 different funding organisations will be at the Buckinghamshire Community Funding Fair at the Gateway Conference Centre in Aylesbury to talk to local charities, social enterprises and community groups about the funds and grants they could access to support their work. This is a perfect opportunity for anyone looking to […]

Get your team together – Bookings for the Leap Business Games CLOSE next month!

February 16th, 2017

  Has your team got what it takes to take the top spot in this years Business Games? This fun and friendly competition is not about sporting prowess, instead you will need to demonstrate you can work together as a team using a mix of skills to out perform other local businesses. The challenges will […]

7 ways to dominate your opponents on social media – by Olney RFC

February 15th, 2017

7 ways sports clubs can win on social media By Kath Middleditch, Publicity Officer for Olney RFC 1. Choose where you want to be A year ago we started using our social media accounts a bit better and now they’re a key part of how we communicate with members, supporters and sponsors. We’re on Twitter, […]

Touch down in Wycombe to learn how to play American Football

February 14th, 2017

Residents can enjoy all the excitement of the US Super Bowl in High Wycombe without any of the physical clashes the sport is renowned for. Flag Football, a non-contact version of American football, is being played every Thursday evening at John Hampden Grammar School – and is open to all over-16s of any sporting ability […]

Fire Up Your Fitness Levels by Dropping Into the Station

January 30th, 2017

       People have the chance to burn off some calories by popping into Princes Risborough Fire Station for a unique fitness session. FireFit, a weekly circuit-based class, is being run every Wednesday from 9.30 to 10.15am at the station in New Road at a cost of just £2 per week. The sessions are organised by […]

What a year!

December 29th, 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, it’s natural to look back at the highs and lows of the last 12 months. With the glass half full, we’re happy to say there have been lots of sporting highlights for Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes during 2016. We’ve pulled together our favourites here. Your sporting highlight not included? […]

Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes youngsters lead England’s sports participation league table

December 12th, 2016

Sport England’s Active People Survey reaches 10 years of measuring the nation’s sports participation. Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Sport and Activity Partnership (Leap) is 1 of 17 CSP areas to have achieved a statistically significant increase in adult participation (16 yrs+) from 38.6% to 41.7%, and finished ranked third on the national table. With a new […]

Sir Steve Redgrave CBE honoured on special night for heroes of sport in Bucks and MK

November 21st, 2016

Rowing legend Sir Steve Redgrave CBE was given a special honour at a glittering sports awards night on Friday (November 18). He took centre stage as nearly 300 people gathered at Aylesbury’s Waterside Theatre at the 11th annual Bucks & MK Sport Awards. Video credit to Aaron Rattu The annual event is organised to pay […]

MK Business Wins National Recognition for being Active at Work

November 15th, 2016

  A group of 5 colleagues at the Milton Keynes office of Institute of Chartered Accounts in England and Wales (ICAEW) have been crowned one of the winners of a national campaign to get people more active in the workplace. Over 3,500 employees from 309 workplaces nationwide took part in the Workplace Challenge ‘Shake Up’ […]

#CoachingCan help towards an Active Bucks

November 3rd, 2016

Football Coaching in the Community for 9 – 90 year olds, compliments of Leap… After a highly successful career in marketing, my life-long passion for sport (and for football in particular) has now provided me with a very rewarding, mid-life change of career and, as a coach, is now allowing me to help others to […]