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Young Champion Nathan chats to Allison Ferns live on BBC Sussex – Monday 11 September

Our young Champion Nathan recently won a prestigious Diana Award for his services to wheelchair racing, and popped into the BBC Monday afternoon to appear live on the Allison Ferns show. He talked about his love of wheelchair…

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Starr Water Wars Press Coverage

Check out this feature in The Argus on our multi sport event ‘Starr Water Wars’. 12 teams of local businesses battled it out at Hove Lagoon Watersports, going head to head in fun activities such as paddle boarding,…

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Teleticket nominates the Starr Trust as its Charity Partner!

Teleticket, the agent friendly flight consolidator has nominated us as their Corporate Charity Partner and we could not be more excited! Michelle Wheatley, Customer Engagement Manager at Teleticket said: “With our close proximity to Brighton, our…

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Champions Updates September 2017

Our Champion Mia is busy fundraising this Autumn, even after she underwent a recent hip operation. Having recently taken part in the first UK Disability Pride event held in Brighton on 9th July, and having watched her Daddy…

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Starr Water Wars raises in excess of £4000 – Sunday Sep 3rd

Last Sunday we held our ever popular Family Fun Day at Hove Lagoon and managed to raise an incredible £4000 with money continuing to come in. Our multi sport event ‘Starr Water Wars’ saw 12 teams of local businesses battle…

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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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