Like any sport, playing tennis at a strong level is expensive and time-consuming, it’s difficult to get good at without regular coaching which is expensive. Even entering a tournament costs upwards of £25 plus travel. Often, when parents are told their child is good at tennis and has potential to play competitions, they simply can’t […]
Last week we sent some of the SEN students from The Park Centre horse riding! They’d never been horse riding before and some had never even seen the countryside. A few conquered their fears, and all had a real sense of achievement in what they did. Beaming smiles all round and such a wonderful experience […]
Luke’s Trust have helped fund the start up costs of a new, totally free, Parkrun at Blaise Castle in Bristol, which launched last Saturday. The free 5k Blaise run will now be held every Saturday morning at 9am. Parkrunners are a very friendly bunch and the runs are open to ages 11 plus, without the […]
We are pleased to announce that we will be helping to fund and working in partnership with Gloucestershire Schools FA to promote and encourage both boys and girls football at a competitive level. The GSFA runs county representative teams for U16/14 girls and U16 boys. These teams provide an opportunity for gifted young players to […]
Wow – that was emotional! My plans to arrive early in Eastbourne were scuppered by an over-heating van, so a three hour call out by the AA wasn’t the best preparation for the ironman distance challenge I had to do the next day! After only 4 hours sleep I awoke at 4:00am and headed to […]
Luke’s former PE teacher and one of our Trustees, Mr Young (Andy!) is competing in his first Ironbourne Ironman in Eastbourne on Sunday 1oth July 2022. He’s been training for 30 weeks in preparation for the gruelling endurance event: 2.4 mile (4km) sea swim; 112 mile (180km) bike ride; 26.2 mile (42km) run. You can […]
Over the last couple of weeks we’ve been launching our skipping in schools initiative. As Luke was passionate about sport and fitness, one of our main objectives is to fund sporting projects that encourage children to stay active. In collaboration with Dan the Skipping Man we’ve been giving primary school children the opportunity to attend a skipping […]
Luke’s former school, Bradley Stoke community school, have renamed their fitness suite in memory of Luke. Over the next few months they’ll be looking to refit and kit out the space. If anyone knows of any gym equipment companies willing to provide equipment for the space then let us or the school know.