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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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May 04, 2016    0
The Badminton Horse Trials go back to their roots this year as a world-class field prepares to battle it out for the four-star title across three days at the Duke of Beufort’s estate in South...
Apr 26, 2016    0
The London Marathon has inspired many to lace up their trainers in a bid to complete the 2017 event, but just how would a novice go about tackling conquering a 26.2-mile road race? Leading Bristol...
Apr 17, 2016    0
Cheltenham Town are back in the Football League after an absence of just a year after wrapping up the National League title with a 2-0 triumph over Halifax Town at the appropriately-named World of...
Apr 14, 2016    0
When it comes to getting the Great British Public moving there can be few – if any – initiatives that can claim to have had quite the same impact as parkrun over the past decade. Born when 13...
Apr 08, 2016    0
You don't have to scrutinise the Rec too closely on a matchday for reminders of Bath Rugby's glorious past.  As the club's 150th anniversary celebrations continue, the signage that adorns...
Mar 18, 2016    0
Long after the dust settles on this year's Cheltenham Festival, what is shaping up to be a two-horse race of a different kind looks set to go the distance in Gloucestershire. The county's top two...
Mar 17, 2016    0
“Taking part in this project can add six seasons to a sports fan's life. We have the results to prove it. When you're a Bristol Rovers fan, a season can sometimes feel like a very long time – and...
Mar 13, 2016    0
The streets of Bath were filled with 12,700 runners and tens of thousands of spectators as the Vitality Bath Half celebrated its 35th birthday in record-breaking fashion. From first-time...
Mar 11, 2016    0
Bath Half charity and creative director Mel Taylor explains a fundraising effort that is unrivalled by any British running event outside of London...   Last year’s Bath Half raised a...
Mar 09, 2016    0
It sells out months in advance, has raised many millions for charity and helps thousands of mere mortals climb their own “personal Everest” and the good news is the Bath Half is showing absolutely...

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