Celebration Night - It’s Our 10th Birthday!
Last night on October 10th we celebrated 10 amazing years of The Starr Trust with over 200 guests, including many of our young Champions with their families, and our fantastic supporters. It was a wonderful opportunity to look back on…Read More
Champion’s Tuesday - Glyndebourne Supports A Starr Trust Champion
Our young Champion Ayala and her mum Victoria received free tickets from Glyndebourne Opera House for their production of Saul. Fresh from its triumph at the 2015 Glyndebourne Festival, Barrie Kosky’s blazingly original and visually spectacular…Read More
Our young Champion Nathan has been chosen to be part of Team CP England in the forthcoming CPISRA World Games 2018. The Cerebral Palsy International Sport & Recreation Association (CPISRA) World Games will take place in San Cugat in Spain…Read More
Bangor to Brighton Bike Ride Blog
Between 11th and 15th July, a brave bunch of cyclists rode from Bangor to Brighton to raise money for the Starr Trust. Starting in Bangor in North Wales, they travelled through Snowdonia to Shrewsbury, Stratford upon Avon, High Wycombe over…Read More
Two of our Champions prepare for the expedition of a lifetime!
We have teamed up with the British Exploring Society, who work with relatively small groups of young people to deliver transformational youth development in the wilderness. They create unique expeditions to challenge and transform the expectations and future…Read More
Last Chance for Earlybird Tickets
Don’t miss out! This week is your last chance to get early bird tickets for a table at our fabulous Midsummer Ball at the Hilton this June. Our Annual Midsummer Ball will be on 23rd June at the Hilton Brighton…Read More
Congratulations to our Ambassador Tony
Our Ambassador Tony Wright became British Cycling Ride Leader (Level 2) over the weekend - congratulations Tony! The qualification is for the delivery of guided bike rides on roads for groups of intermediate and advanced level adults, and covers challenge…Read More
New Year’s Resolutions!
Is getting fitter, losing weight, doing more exercise (or all 3!) something you’d like to achieve in 2018? If it is then we have just the thing to get you motivated! This July you can join us for our brilliant…Read More
Starr Trust wins Greatest Contribution to Sussex Charity Award
November 30th 2017 We were absolutely thrilled and honoured to have won the Sussex Business Awards Greatest Contribution to Sussex Charity last week. Rob Starr and his wife Sharon (pictured) attended the Award Ceremony at the Hilton Brighton Metropole and…Read More
The Starr Trust Celebrates Helping over 4000 Kids
Last Thursday we held our annual Celebration Night; our favourite event of the year where we celebrate the lives and achievements of the 4580 young people we’ve helped over the past 9 years, and thank all those businesses and individuals…Read More
Skybreak Celebrates its 25th Birthday
Skybreak celebrated 25 years in business last week with a fantastic birthday party at the beautiful i360 in Brighton. As the Starr Trust is the chosen charity of their sister company, Teleticket, we were invited to join them! Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Sussex Butcher of the Year – Please help!
Please vote for the lovely Steyning Butchers http://www.steyningbutchers.co.uk/ who so kindly provided us with all the meat for our BBQ at Starr Water Wars last Sunday. http://www.sussexfoodawards.biz/vote/ Go to the ‘Sussex Butcher of the Year’ Category…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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,…Read More
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!Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More