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Shepton's competitors L-R Bertie, Sophia, Dan, Aethan

Sunday 21st November saw several members of Shepton Judo Club travel alongside their coach Dianne White to Kettering in Northamptonshire for the BJC national Judo Championships.

All the players fought fantastically well, with Sophia achieving Gold, Aethan achieving Silver, Bertie also achieved Silver, with Dan just missing out on a bronze medal after competing in the adult age group, due to lack of competitors in the under 16s. Dan certainly did the club very proud stepping up to the plate against players much older than himself.

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The Shepton Mallet Parkrun (Photo: Parkrun)

Fans of the Shepton Mallet parkrun will be disappointed to hear that its return has been delayed along with parkrun 5k events across England due to a lack of support from landowners.

More than 250 events in England obtained landowner permission to return, including Shepton Mallet, however this fell far short of the number needed for it to return on June 5 as hoped.

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