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Neil Beck
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Neil edited XtraTime magazine across all 11 issues from September 2015 to the spring of 2017. He is a vastly-experienced West Country sports journalist who cut his teeth at the Wiltshire Gazette & Herald before moving on to become head of sport at Bath News & Media.

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Mar 08, 2017    0
As a former Olympic silver medallist and multiple world champion, BBC athletics commentator Colin Jackson is better placed than most to judge the host nation’s prospects at this summer’s global...
Mar 06, 2017    0
Never go back. That is the age-old advice for rugby players and footballers who have achieved success at a club and are tempted to return. But that is just what Matt Gilbert has done. There is...
Mar 06, 2017    0
Does the next Rory McIlroy live in Bristol? Don’t bet against it. Six-year-old Mangotsfield School pupil Jaxson Perry has displayed a prodigious natural talent on golf courses all over the...
Mar 04, 2017    0
Southampton have a proud tradition of developing British footballing talent and Bath's Beechen Cliff pupil Jago Thompson-Roberts is hoping to emulate Gareth Bale and Co after signing a two-year...
Mar 03, 2017    0
Once incredibly popular, table tennis is enjoying something of a renaissance in Bristol thanks to the free Ping! initiative staged across the city during the summer months. Team GB’s Paul...
Feb 24, 2017    0
Matt Banahan proved it was possible for a Jerseyman to make the grade during a decade with Bath Rugby. Now a young scrum-half at Hartpury is bidding to follow in his fellow islanders' footsteps by...
Feb 18, 2017    0
As Judd Trump reaches the final of the Welsh Open, XtraTime looks back at an interview conducted at this time last year and at the desire of the Bristol born player to make snooker trendy once...
Feb 13, 2017    0
Top Bristol triathlon coach John Wood answers XtraTime's questions about the rise of the sport – and the best way to get involved whatever your age or ability level...   Triathlon is...
Feb 08, 2017    0
The West Country is blessed with some fantastic half marathons, be it Bath in the spring, the Great Bristol, Cheltenham or revamped Swindon events held in September or the many, varied races in...
Feb 06, 2017    0
Celebrated as a legend at Team Bath, ex-England captain Pamela Cookey is now aiming to continue her run of Netball Superleague success with a new West club after calling time on a playing career...

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