Super talented Suffolk youngsters recognised by SportsAid

Seven super-talented young sportsmen and women from Suffolk have received a big boost following recognition from SportsAid, the national charity for sportspeople. Each was presented with a SportsAid grant by the charity at a special reception at Ipswich Town Football Club. The grants recognise their sporting achievements to date and …

Football legend helps Ipswich businesses raise vital funding for local sporting prospects

Peter Shilton, one of England’s greatest ever goalkeepers, was in Ipswich last Friday (23rd February) to help raise vital funding for Suffolk’s future sporting stars. Shilton who was capped 125 times by England was guest of honour at the Ipswich Sporting Lunch Club at Wherstead Park. He said “It’s wonderful …

Charity lauds Ipswich businesses

Seven Ipswich businesses have been praised by a national charity for the contribution they are making to sport in Suffolk. Pound Gates Chartered Insurance Brokers, Ensors Chartered Accountants, Handelsbanken, Ellisons Solicitors, Concertus, StrategiQ and Picasso HR have been singled out for praise by SportsAid, after another hugely successful fundraising lunch. …

Concertus sign-up to SportsAid Suffolk, as nine more young sportsmen and women receive support

Concertus, an award-winning design and property consultancy based in Ipswich, has become the latest business to sign-up to support aspiring sportsmen and women from Suffolk by becoming a sponsor of the Ipswich Sporting Lunch Club. The news was announced at a special presentation event at Portman Road where 9 young …

Rio Paralympians and Olympic legend help raise money for the next generation

Suffolk’s three Rio 2016 Paralympic athletes joined former British, Commonwealth, European and World Champion athlete Derek Redmond to raise money to support the next generation of athletes from Suffolk. Just a few days after stepping off the plane from Rio, Zoe Newson, Ryan Crouch and Evie Edwards all attended the …

Suffolk tennis prodigy receives Suffolk SportsAid grant from British sporting legend

Aspiring tennis star Justice Hall from Ipswich has become the latest young athlete from the county to be recognised by Suffolk SportsAid. Hall, who is a member of the Great Britain 12 and under squad, secured a 3rd place finish at the national finals last year. Training for 15 hours …

Grant award concludes another successful year for SportsAid in Suffolk

Suffolk SportsAid has marked the end of another successful year by awarding a grant to England basketball star Maya Price. Price (15), who plays for Ipswich Basketball Club, became the 20th super-talented Suffolk athlete to receive support from Suffolk SportsAid in 2015. She was a member of the England U16 …