Luke’s memorial event took place on Saturday 25th June and with your help we raised over £7,300 plus on top of that the bar took over 8k!! The bar profits as with last years have been donated by NBRFC towards a permanent memorial in memory of Luke. We would like to say the biggest of […]
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 […]
Luke’s memorial event 2022 is less than a week away! Last year we raised over £6k in memory of Luke. This years event will take place on Saturday 25th June from 2pm – late at North Bristol Rugby Club. Entry is free and open to all. There will be a BBQ, bar, raffle, plus a […]
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.
‘The Not so Flying Hogs’ are proudly raising money for the ‘Luke Wheaton Legacy Trust’ on its ‘Donate to Ride’ event on the 2nd of October 2021. The Routes (31, 45 and 60miles) will take in and pass through the Memorial Gardens at Avonmouth provided by Wessex Water for Luke and his colleagues – Brian […]
A massive Thank You to everyone who supported Luke’s memorial event last night. We hope you all enjoyed the evening! We made a massive £6063.86 and NBRFC have kindly offered to donate all bar profits which is a huge gesture. Thank you North!Lots of donations were also made to Luke’s Crowdfunding page.Thanks also to BSCS […]