Champion’s Tuesday – A great start to 2019!
At our first funding meeting of 2019 we were thrilled to be able to give out almost £30,000 in awards, to help young people in and around Sussex. Here are some of our new Champions in 2019. Lewis 13 Year…Read More
Panto Power raises over £3K for Charity!
A huge thank you to David Hill at E3 Productions and everyone who helped Brighton Family Panto raise £3495.55 for charity at Jack and the Beanstalk last Xmas! We were delighted to have been chosen as one of the beneficiaries…Read More
He Said Yes! Nick Taylor is Now a Starr Trust Ambassador
“I am delighted and honoured to announce my appointment today as an Ambassador to the Starr Trust Charity. The Starr Trust supports young people across Sussex in achieving their goals and dreams in the arts, sport and education. It has…Read More
Brighton College Prep Pre-Xmas Events Raises £20,000 for charity
In the run up to Christmas last year, Brighton College Prep School Parents’ Association, with the support of pupils, parents and Head Master John Weeks, managed to raise an incredible £20,000 for charity. Staff and children from Brighton…Read More
School Children from Blatchington Mill raise an incredible £1097 for us!
Massive thanks go out to all the kids at Blatchington Mill School for raising an incredible £1097.64 for us by holding a non school uniform day and collecting £1 donations. Special thanks to Samuel Levene and Head Teacher…Read More
Local Legend Daley Thompson Banishes January Blues
January in Brighton got off to a fantastic sporty start with Olympic Champion Daley Thompson offering free circuit training whilst raising money for us! This special event was held at the Mercedes-Benz Pop Up in Churchill Square in association with…Read More
Our Winter Extravaganza raises over £44,000
Wow! Our Winter Extravaganza raised in excess of £44,000! Huge thanks to all of you that made it happen. You are amazing! The evening featured live music at the Champagne Reception followed by a delicious 3 course dinner and throughout…Read More
Champion’s Tuesday - Our Champion Alicia’s nomination for Young Sports Personality of the Year!
Our amazing young tennis Champion Alicia has not only been nominated for Sussex Young Sports Personality of the Year 2018, but she has now been chosen as one of the 3 shortlisted finalists! This is an amazing achievement…Read More
Our Bike Ride inspires Westmeston Warriors to Cycle from San Fran to LA!
Update October 29th The fabulous 4 Westmeston Warriors have now covered an epic 506 miles and arrived safe and sound in Santa Monica on Saturday. They managed to raise an amazing amount of £2560 for us! A truly incredible achievement…Read More
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