Edward Gosling Foundation £4000 Grant


Sporting Challenge have been awarded £4000 from the Edward Gosling Foundation.

The Edward Gostling Foundation was formed in 1994 and is registered with the Charity Commission (number 1068617).

They provide grants to other charities that are registered and regulated by a UK Charity Commission with the aim of enhancing the quality of life of people in need and, particularly, those on a low income who have a physical and/or mental disability or long-term illness.

The charities they support are all specialists with the expertise and resources required to provide support to vulnerable members of society living with a disability or long-term illness.

A huge thank-you on behalf of Sporting Challenge.

November 2019.

Co-op Local Community Fund


Sporting Challenge have been awarded £3210.07 from the scheme.

Thank-you to everyone who has shopped at the Coop which raised the figure for us.

The Co-op Local Community Fund helps pay for local projects that our members care about.

Every time our members shop at Co-op, 1% of what they spend on selected own-branded products and services goes to help fund community projects where they live.

We also give all money raised from shopping bag sales to our causes, to help even more.

E McCarthy.

St James’s Place Charitable Foundation

The St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the St. James’s Place Wealth Management Group. St. James’s Place Wealth Management is a leading UK wealth management company.

Founded in 1991, St. James’s Place was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997, and is a FTSE 100 company, with £109.3 billion funds under management.

St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation has been supporting those in need since 1992, making a positive and lasting difference to people’s lives by awarding grants to charities registered in the UK to assist them in the incredible work they do every day. So far, we’ve raised and distributed over £81 million to thousands of charities.

The Foundation have awarded Sporting Challenge with £2500.

Thank-you on behalf of the charity.

Visit: https://www.sjpfoundation.co.uk/about-the-foundation.aspx .


February 2019 Flyer

The new flyer is out now-

SCA Flyer Feb 2019

Date Event Venue Cost if with the group Cost if you come with own support Start time
4th Feb Bowling in Wigan At Hollywood Bowl in Wigan. £10 £6 7:30pm
13th Feb Boccia and New Age   Kurling The Arts Centre, Burscough Wharf. £10 £5 7.30pm-9pm.
18th Feb Dance Dance with McDonald Dance.

Valentine’s dance, teaching the romantic rumba.

£10 £5 7:30pm-9pm.
20th Feb Bowling At Premier Bowl in Southport. £10 £6 7:30pm.
27th Feb Nintendo Night and VR Night.


The Arts Centre, Burscough Wharf. £10 £5 7:30pm-9pm.
28th Feb Aerobics Aerobics with Amanda. At the Burscough Old People’s Club. £7 £4 7:30-8:30pm.
Sporting Challenge have these dates coming up in the year ahead:
  • Bat Walk 20th May 2019.
  • Sailing is on the: 15th May, 12th June and 17th July.
  • Short Break Holiday 6-8th September Hothersall Lodge LCC Centre.

More details in the future you can’t book these yet.