King Alfred News
Earlier this week Crest Nicholson, the developer due to build the new £400 million King Alfred project on Hove seafront, announced they would no longer be going ahead. Our CEO Rob Starr, who started the King Alfred project 4 years…Read More
Day 2 of our Brighton to Amsterdam Bike Ride
Our lovely cyclists are now across the Channel and making their way to Ghent-Tilberg in Belgium. Some have already arrived and are enjoying lunch in the sun and a well earned Beer in Ghent! Have a great day everyone! Please…Read More
And They’re Off!
Good luck to all our amazing cyclists heading off today on their epic 320 mile ride over to Amsterdam. The cyclists’ route will take them to Folkestone where they’ll board the Eurostar to Calais. From Calais they will make their…Read More
Young Chefs Head to the Hilton for ‘Cooking for the Starrs’!
On June 6th up-and-coming young chefs from Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (MET) went head to head in a ‘MasterChef’ style fundraising evening, cooking up some exquisite food for 130 guests whilst raising an incredible £3360 for us. Supported…Read More
Look out for Charlotte and her mum at St Anne’s Well park Spring Festival this spring. Charlotte’s mum Lisa is organising a table top sale there on the 18th May. The proceeds from the sale will go to the Starr…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