Browsing: Budleigh Salterton sport

‘Lucky’ shirts sponsored by an Exeter business have been welcomed by pupils representing Budleigh Salterton at sporting events and competitions. Youngsters from St Peter’s Primary School were recently presented with the lime green tops, showing the school’s logo, thanks to Clip ‘n Climb, based at Exeter Quay. Steve Hitchcock, St Peter’s Primary School headteacher, said: “They’ve brought us good luck so far – we’ve reached three Devon finals in hockey, cross country and cyclo cross.” He added: “A big thanks to Aaron and Sally Eade of Clip ‘n Climb in Exeter for sponsoring our very fetching new sports tops. “These…

Taxpayers’ cash will not be used to fund anniversary drinks when Budleigh Salterton Croquet Club celebrates its 150th birthday bash this summer. The club asked the town council to contribute towards party plans and make a donation of up to £500 for drinks to be served with a slice of celebration cake. It’s public money and I don’t think it should be going to just a party…Councillors turned down the request for help, saying the town’s taxpayers should not be expected to fund parties. Councillor Henry Riddell said: “It’s public money and I don’t think it should be going to…

Budleigh Salterton AFC were beaten 4-1 at Greenway Lane when they met Alphington in their second home game of the new Scott Richards Solicitors Devon League North and East campaign. Budleigh, beaten 5-2 last midweek at Topsham Town, trailed 1-0 at the break after a defensive mistake and they shipped two more before getting one back through Jake Chudley. The Robins’, who gave as good as they got throughout the contest then threw everything they had at the Alphas in an attempt to find a second goal only to ship a fourth to a slick counter-attack. Budleigh Salterton AFC are…

These images give a glimpse of how a new cricket ground in Budleigh Salterton could look, after plans were revealed this week. Proposals for land north of South Farm Cottages, off East Budleigh Road, feature two pitches, a pavilion, car parking, equipment store and netting. It is hoped the move would end years of flooding misery for the town’s cricket club. The reason that the cricket club needs to relocate is that the existing ground…has been affected on several occasions by catastrophic floodingClinton Devon Estates is seeking permission for the scheme from East Devon District Council (EDDC) “The reason that…