Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 5°C

Search

Felixstowe: Olympic hockey star to open new clubhouse

16:00 16 January 2013

Team GB hockey star and Olympic bronze medallist Emily Maguire in action in the London 2012 Olympics - she is visiting Felixstowe next month to open Felixstowe Hockey Club's new premises.

Team GB hockey star and Olympic bronze medallist Emily Maguire in action in the London 2012 Olympics - she is visiting Felixstowe next month to open Felixstowe Hockey Club's new premises.

Archant

TEAM GB hockey star and Olympic bronze medallist Emily Maguire is to visit Felixstowe next month to officially open the new Felixstowe Hockey Club headquarters.

Before performing the opening ceremony alongside Mayor of Felixstowe, Mike Deacon, she will give the club’s 50-strong youth section a masterclass, showing off some of her skills and her highly-prized medal to the up and coming young players.

The opening of the clubhouse at the Felixstowe Community Hub on the Felixstowe Academy Maidstone Campus takes place on February 2 at 10.45am.

Emily’s class with the youngsters will take place from 10am and 10.30am.

Club chairman John Bax said: “ To have an Olympic medalist opening our clubhouse, alongside the mayor, is going to make an already special day even more memorable.

“We are delighted that Emily has agreed to spend some time with our youth section, all of whom are very excited about seeing her medal!

“We’re looking forward to welcoming everyone who has supported us on our journey to get here and can’t wait to show off and use our new facilities!”

The opening event will be followed by the men’s 1st team playing at home against Ely. The team are on course to be promoted this season should their impressive form continue.

0 comments

Thousands of rail passengers heading from London to Ipswich are set for hours of delays after a man was hit and killed by a train between Colchester and Manningtree.

An Ipswich Burger King franchisee must pay out nearly £180,000 for health and safety breaches before and after a worker was scalded with hot oil.

Two fire engines have been called to Upper Brook Street this afternoon after reports people could smell petrol in the area.

A motorcyclist is reported to have suffered a leg injury after a collision in Ipswich at 2.35pm today.

Through our iwitness24 site, readers are able to share their photos of Suffolk’s top beauty spots, of landmarks and of some of our amazing wildlife in action.

Our judging panel put Christmas food from the supermarkets to the test.

The death of a “kind, caring” mother signals the end of an era in Suffolk, her eldest son has said.

From children’s books and Lego, to slippers and jigsaws, let’s help give every patient at Ipswich Hospital a present this Christmas.

Photographers have turned their focus on texture this week for our iwitness challenge.

A cyclist who was killed in a crash in Hitcham this week has been formally named by police as 72-year-old Colin Taylor.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

MyDate24 MyPhotos24