Christmas Party

The Christmas Party took place at the Legion in Burscough. The entertainment was provided by McDonald Dance of Burscough. The food was from Morrison’s and some additional donations from kind parents.

Everyone had a great time and enjoyed all the games.

The raffle raised £31. Thank you to everyone who helped and everyone who donated prizes.

Thank you to the Coop for some of the food.

A huge thank you to everyone who helped.



The Harris Charity

Sporting Challenge have been awarded £2000 from the Preston based charity.

A huge thank-you on behalf of Sporting Challenge.

The Harris Charity can help young people under the age of 25 years who live in Lancashire (with priority for those living in the Preston District.) The charity can provide financial grants for the following reasons:

  1. To relieve need, hardship or distress.
  2. To promote education, including social and physical training.
  3. To provide financial assistance, outfits, clothing, tools, musical instruments, equipment or books to enable young people to make a successful transition from formal education to prepare for, or to enter, a profession, or trade.
  4. To support apprenticeships.
  5. To provide or to assist in the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure-time occupations in the interest of social welfare with the object of improving the conditions of life.
  6. To make grants or donations to charitable institutions or organisations whose objective is to the benefit of such persons as listed above.



December 2019 Flyer

Date Event Venue
2nd Dec Christmas Party. Dance with McDonald Dance. Please wear Christmassy things. With games and competitions.



4th Dec Christmas Boccia and New Age   Kurling The Arts Centre, Burscough Wharf.
11th Dec Christmas Bowling in Southport. At Tenpin Southport. Please wear a Christmas Jumper.
16th Dec Christmas Pool At the 22 Club in Ormskirk.

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SCA Flyer Dec 2019

Sporting Challenge Data Protection Letter

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.

November 2019 Flyer

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Date Event Venue Cost if with the group Cost if you come with own support * Start time
4th Nov Dance Dance with McDonald Dance. Latino Night. Cow boy themed night. Country and western     music with a bit of a line dance. £10 £5 7:30pm-9pm.
6th Nov Nintendo Night and VR Night.


The Arts Centre, Burscough Wharf. £10 £5 7:30pm-9pm.
11th Nov Bowling in Southport. At Tenpin Southport. If the Bowling night on the 11th Nov is oversubscribed (on a first come basis) you will be offered first choice on the second night. £11 £7 7:30pm.
13th Nov Boccia and New Age   Kurling The Arts Centre, Burscough Wharf. £10 £5 7:30pm-9pm.
20th Nov Bowling


At Tenpin Southport. £11 £7 7:30pm.
28th Nov Aerobics Aerobics at Burscough Fitness and Racquets Centre. £7 £4 8pm.

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.

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