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Easter Fun This Friday!

Come along to the lovely Hangleton Manor, Hove this Friday April 19th for the annual Brighton and Hove Soiree Rotary Club Easter Egg Hunt and help to raise money for us and other charities. The City Mayor will…

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Brighton to Amsterdam Trial Run Gets Underway!

Our Fundraising Managers Tracey Narvaez and Rosie Molloy, along with Head Team Leader Fran Dirand and her team, are now doing their reccie for the June Brighton to Amsterdam Bike Ride. They just about had time to snap…

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Young People Needed For Amplified, Brighton Festival 2019

Are you a young person with a personal story to share with the world? Little Green Pig are looking for 12 special young people aged between 13-18 to take part in Amplified, a new project for Read More

Pedal Practice this Sunday

Get in some Pedal Practice this Sunday 17th March 9-12 up at Virgin Active Falmer and get ready for our bonkers Brighton2Amsterdam bike ride this June. Our lovely Head Team Leader will be Francia Dirand. Read more about…

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Champion’s Tuesday - Nisar

On Tuesday 5th February, Champion Nisar was invited to the Houses of Parliament along with 9 other young people living in Sussex. They were asked to give their accounts of their asylum journeys to the Independent Chief Inspector…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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A Private Ice Skating Lesson with Olympic Gold Winner!

Saturday morning saw a very excited Sussex family head over to Worthing Pop Up Ice Rink for an extraordinary private skating lesson with Olympic Gold Medal winner Robin Cousins! Worthing Ice Rink closed its doors to the public…

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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…

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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…

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Get some practice in for our upcoming Bike Ride

If you’ve signed up for our Brighton to Amsterdam Bike Ride, or are unsure, Fran Dirand is organising some bike rides to help you get some practice in: Sunday 3rd February, 10am from Virgin Active Falmer campus Sunday…

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The Jive Aces Big Beat Revue

Get tickets for this fantastic show in London and support the Starr Trust with a percentage of profits coming to us! Don’t miss this fantastic night of Vintage Swing, Hot Jive and Rhythm & Blues on Sunday 10th…

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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…

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Another successful Champion’s Chat with Accordance VAT

A huge thank you to Rochelle and Accordance VAT for the latest Champion’s Chat. Rochelle, who is Facilities Manager at the company along with her colleagues Louise and Anita, gave invaluable advice to Champions Jay, Sophie

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