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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…

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Champion’s Tuesday - Our Champion Hannah sets off to the Amazon!

We were thrilled to learn back in May this year that our young Champion Hannah was chosen by the British Exploring Society to take part in their 6 week Trainee Leadership Expedition to the Amazon! This…

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Our Young Champion is a Tennis Champion!

We are delighted to share that our young Champion Alicia won her first Junior ITF title in Belfast last week - clinching both the singles and doubles title which was a fantastic achievement. Her mother Nicki told us…

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Tandem Skydive this Thursday 28th June!

It’s not too late to donate to our amazing trio of skydivers who will be doing a tandem jump from 12,000 feet at Skydive Headcorn in Kent this Thursday June 28th. Anyone is welcome to come and show…

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Midsummer Ball Silent Auction Now Live!

Whether you’re attending our Midsummer Ball or not, get bidding now and bag yourself a bargain including a 5 day stay at the stunning Hilton Mauritius (pictured). Go to: www.brightonball.com. Online pre-bidding will close at midday…

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Champions’ Tuesday

Our 4th Champions’ Chats saw ten of our Champions embark on an amazing day out to the Isle of Wight on Sunday June 10th. They travelled to Hovertravel in Southsea on a beautiful and sunny day. They boarded…

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Sussex Golfers Club Together to Support Youngsters and raise over £4000!

We were delighted with the success of our eighth charity Golf Day, held on May 9th at the prestigious East Sussex National Golf Club and which raised an incredible £4,380 to help our young Champions. Over 50 golfers…

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Champions’ Tuesday

We are thrilled to share with you that our Champions have been offered a day trip to the beautiful Isle of Wight courtesy of Teleticket Travel and the 1823 Group who have offered them their very…

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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…

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Champions’ Tuesday - Champions Chats

Whilst Meghan and Harry were signing their nuptials, Starr Trust Champions were being given a backstage tour of the Theatre Royal Brighton. The tour began at the Stage Door, which hundreds of famous actors have walked through. This…

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Champions’ Tuesday

Our Champions feature on BBC South Today and BBC Radio Sussex. The Wembley to Soweto Foundation, headed up by Director David Westhead, recently selected 2 of our Champions to attend their three week photography course at Brighton’s i360.…

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Rob Starr Reveals How the Starr Trust Came to Be

Ian Trevett, Director at Platinum Business Magazine talks to Rob Starr about his vision for the Starr Trust, which is going into its 10th year this September. “It was a visit from my dad’s window-cleaner that inspired me…

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Champions’ Tuesday – Exciting news about Stuart and Ava

Our Champion Stuart has been taking part in an amazing three week photography course being held courtesy of the Wembley to Soweto Foundation which is based at Brighton’s stunning i360. We have just heard…

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Champions’ Tuesday - Starr Trust teams up with Brighton and Hove Rotary

We have been working closely with Brighton and Hove Rotary Soiree helping three of our Champions fulfil their potential. At the end of last year we received £500 from the Rotary towards our Champion Macy’s ballet…

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Get Early Bird Tickets for Panto!

Christmas may seem a long way off but tickets are selling fast for E3’s production of Jack and the Beanstalk. Huge thanks to David Hill of E3 Productions. We are one of their Chosen Charities for…

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Champions’ Tuesday

Our Champion’s Outreach Manager Mel and Starr Trust Ambassador Claire Clements were delighted to be invited to Brighton and Hove Soiree Rotary Club’s Youth Festival on 28th April at the Barge on Brighton Marina. The event, which celebrated…

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Champions’ Tuesday

We are very excited to share with you that two of our Champions are taking part in an amazing three week photography course being held courtesy of the Wembley to Soweto Foundation which will be based at Brighton’s…

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