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Tour of Britain Comes to Wiltshire

Elite international cyclists will be racing through the streets of Wiltshire this September after confirmation that a number of the county’s towns are on the route map for one of the world’s key cycling events. The Tour of Britain, which attracts more than 100 top international cyclists, will thread its way through the centre of […]



Fun, free, summer cycling in Wiltshire with Sky Ride Local

Summer is just around the corner and with it comes British Cycling’s Sky Ride Local programme in Wiltshire. The popular programme of rides, guided by trained British Cycling ride leaders, is set to kick off again on Sunday, June 8 in Trowbridge, with rides happening later in the month in Devizes, Chippenham and Salisbury. Organised […]



Cycle Wiltshire Grand Prix 2014

The Cycle Wiltshire Grand Prix took place in Wilton on Sunday, 4th May. It was round two of the 2014 British Cycling Elite Road Series. Top riders such as double Olympic Champion Ed Clancy MBE, former British Champion Kristian House and Sam Harrison, member of the Great Britain team pursuit team were in the line up. […]



Cycle Wiltshire sees top riders on the streets of Wilton

Cycle Wiltshire, the county’s premium cycling event takes place on May Bank Holiday (3-4 May) and offers riding events and entertainment for families and enthusiasts, as well as the opportunity to watch elite competitors race through the streets of Wilton. Cycle Wiltshire is managed by a team of experts who have worked with the UK’s […]



Wiltshire Based Sports Project Wins National Award

A successful initiative which brought sporting opportunities to the doorsteps of hard-to-reach areas in Salisbury has received national recognition. The Friary Doorstep Sports Club began on the estate of the same name in September last year. The scheme, delivered by Wiltshire Council, provided weekly sports sessions for 30 plus 13- 25 year olds in the […]



Wiltshire and Swindon Sports Awards Winners 2013

Athletes, sports clubs, volunteers and coaches across Wiltshire and Swindon were recognised for their exceptional achievements at the fourth Wiltshire and Swindon Sports Awards last night. (Sept 24) The awards, held at County Hall Trowbridge were jointly hosted by Wiltshire Council, Wiltshire Health Improvement Partnership, NHS Wiltshire, Swindon Borough Council and Wiltshire and Swindon Sports […]



Wiltshire’s Jordan Smith selected for The Walker Cup Team

20 year-old, Jordan Smith has been selected for The Walker Cup team. He  is the only Wiltshire player included in the squad. The Walker Cup is the highest level of amateur golf competition in the world and as such establishes Jordan – currently ranked 17th in the World Amateur Golf Ranking – as one of […]



Rundle Cup Day 2013

The glamorous Rundle Cup Day takes place annually in the grounds of Tedworth House in Tidworth garrison against the beautiful setting of Tedworth House, now a Personnel Recovery and Assessment Centre for sick, injured and wounded service personnel. It combines the dramatic speed and skill of two top class polo matches and the light-hearted good […]



British Hillclimb Championship – Rounds 7 and 8

Nine class records were broken as the Avon Tyres British Hillclimb Championship made the first of two seasonal visits to Gurston Down Hillclimb on Sunday 27th May. Scott Moran won the first BHCC Run Off from Tom New by 12 hundredths. After qualifying third for the second Run Off, Tom New found a quarter of a second […]



Gurston Down Hillclimb season starts

The Gurston Down Hillclimb season opened with a two day event starting on Saturday 21st April. Best Time of the Weekend (27.87 seconds) was set on Saturday by Tony Wiltshire (number 168)  in his ultra-quick 2.5 litre V6-powered Gould GR55. In the Gates of Brockenhurst Gurston Down Hillclimb Championship on Sunday 22nd April, frequent heavy […]