Funding Award from the Barchester Charitable Foundation

Sporting Challenge are celebrating a £350 grant from the Barchester Charitable Foundation. The grant will fund a coach or barge trip for the group.

Sporting Challenge is a charity which was set up in 2008 by a group of parent carers to provide sporting activities for around 45 people with learning disabilities to keep them fit and healthy.

The Activities take place across West Lancashire during the evening and sometimes at weekends.

Edward McCarthy Sporting Challenge Activities Co-ordinator said: “The funding award is fantastic news and will help fund a summer outing for the group. During the last year we went to Llandudno and Blackpool. our activities which our group really enjoy. Our group really enjoy our supported sessions which are always a lot of fun.”

For more information on Sporting Challenge Activities visit or call 07971 299606 or email

Photographs are of group members taking part in our activities.