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1Up Brighton

Are you aged 14-19? Into music, gaming, the environment, sport or art? 1Up Brighton is a one-off, free event to help young people discover how to get more out of life in Brighton & Hove. -Take part in interactive music…

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Our Champion Nathan Wins A Diana Award

Champion Nathan recently received a Diana Award for his services to wheelchair racing. The Diana Award was set up in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, and her belief that young people have the power to change the world for…

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Thanks to Richard Patching

Richard Patching has been busy swimming and fundraising for us and has managed to raise around £1000 for us! He swam with some members of the Brighton Swim Club (BSC) last month which included our very own Rob Starr. He…

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Our Supporter John takes on the Challenge of a Lifetime

August 2017 Please help our lovely loyal supporter, John Pattison, who is taking on the challenge of a lifetime! His aim is to complete two Ironman triathlons on the same weekend in Vichy, France this month. In John’s own words…

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King Alfred Bike Ride

Congratulations to all our bikers! The King Alfred Bike Ride raised over £11,000 and counting! Between 12th and 16th July 2017, our bikers cycled through the beautiful King Alfred countryside of Somerset, Hampshire and Sussex taking in Glastonbury, Cheddar Gorge,…

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Brilliant Show ‘All or Nothing’ raises over £1000!

Huge thanks to the production team and audience of the brilliant show ‘All or Nothing’ and to our amazing volunteers for raising over £1000 for us! Thank you!

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Champions’ Chat – ‘Believe in Yourself!’  with Neil Laughton

18th July 2017 Six of our Champions had a fun packed few hours this week, when they attended our latest Champions’ Chat. The chat, which was all about self belief, was held at the amazing home of Neil Laughton. Neil…

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Hooray for Hove and Portslade

Hove Business Association teamed up with Hove Museum and Art Gallery and The Starr Trust to put on one of its biggest events on Wednesday 5th July. It is called Hooray for Hove and Portslade and the gallery hosted 140…

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Midsummer Ball Raises £100,000

We were delighted to have been chosen as one of 4 charities at the Hilton Brighton Metropole’s annual Midsummer Ball on June 24th. The theme this year was ‘A Night at the Musicals’ and our Chairman Rob Starr…

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Launch of the Big Screen – June 27th

We are very excited to announce that we have been chosen as Charity of Choice by The Big Screen Brighton 2017. We were invited to the Skyline Bar at the Brighton Centre for the launch party on June…

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An Update On Some Of Our Champions

Some words from runner Stephen: “Since injury it has taken a few months to get confidence and fitness back, but through training sessions and speaking to people I am slowly moving forward positively. I have competed on three…

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Hooray For Hove And Portslade

Summer. Think of Strawberries. Pimms. Garden parties. Warm summer evenings. Laughter. Hove Business Association brings you ‘Hooray for Hove and Portslade’ . Join HBA for the first Hove Museum garden party in a very, very long time. Enjoy the beautiful…

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Meet Our Ambassadors

Our Ambassadors are passionate about inspiring others to help our Champions. They have a personal connection with the Starr Trust, which has affected them. Our honorary Ambassadors are our representatives, who help us build community connections. We are extremely grateful…

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Young Chefs Cook up a Storm

Photo from left: 3 Northbrook college student chefs, Abigail Illes, Russell Williams of Bailiffscourt Hotel, Robert Whittington (chef winner), and Richard Hopton of Hilton Brighton Metropole This June young up-and-coming chefs from Northbrook College went head to head in a…

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200 Years Since The First Organised Bike Ride

In 1817, the first verifiable bicycle was born and this week is the 200th anniversary of the first organised bike ride. Why not celebrate this by signing up to our amazing 4-day King Alfred Bike Ride, cycling through…

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We need your sponsorship to help us win!

Please sponsor our CEO Rob Starr and our Patron Robin Cousins who will be dressing up and performing songs from Hairspray at our ‘Night at the Musicals’ Midsummer Ball on June 24th at Hilton Brighton Metropole - it…

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A Champion Performance

Congratulations to our Champion Jessie-Jae for her theatre school performance on Saturday 3rd June. The show, which featured students of Goldman’s Theatre School in Brighton, Hove and Eastbourne was held at Roedean Theatre. Mel and Alex…

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Warm Up Bike Ride

For all those joining us for our King Alfred Bike Ride, this week’s warmup rides will be: Thursday at midday at the Peace Statue for a 2 hour ride. Saturday at 9.30am at the sea side of the…

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