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Blog - 2020

  1. Helpful Handlebars

    16th Rhagfyr 2020

    During lockdown, Kirsteen Torrance was redeployed to help run Burntisland Emergency Action Team, in her local community in Fife, Scotland.

  2. Midland ABC Boxing Club

    15th Rhagfyr 2020

    When lockdown forced Midland ABC Boxing Club to shut its doors, coaches Lee Cochrane and Keith Dallas moved from teaching youngsters how to jab to delivering meals to the elderly.

  3. A Souper Response

    15th Rhagfyr 2020

    Not wanting to see its space go to waste during coronavirus, Monkstown Boxing Club in Northern Ireland converted its gym into a makeshift soup kitchen.

  4. Catching On

    15th Rhagfyr 2020

    London-based charity, Capital Kids Cricket, aims to help disadvantaged children and young people living in the most deprived areas of the city.

  5. Mums On The Run

    15th Rhagfyr 2020

    Mother Runners was set up as a way of helping the mums of Barnsley keep their mental and physical health strong. Since then, despite lockdown, the group has gone from strength-to-strength while raising vital funds for charity.

  6. Everyday Sailors

    15th Rhagfyr 2020

    "One thing we've always tried to be is an open club,” notes Ken Newing. “It's ordinary, everyday people sailing.”

  7. An Oarsome Twosome

    15th Rhagfyr 2020

    At 27, Isobel Turner recalls lockdown as one of the tougher tests of her career as a young rowing coach. As the only coach among her team who wasn’t furloughed, Isobel was required to keep in contact with the 65 schools that the London Youth Rowing programme usually work with.

  8. Social Running

    15th Rhagfyr 2020

    2020 was the year The Lliswerry Runners Club in Newport South Wales turned 35. It was also the year that life turned upside down.

  9. Delivery Heroes

    15th Rhagfyr 2020

    Big-hearted members of a Bristol rugby club have had Twickenham rugby stadium named after them for a day after joining together to show extraordinary support for their local community during lockdown.

  10. Still Standing

    1st Rhagfyr 2020

    Even prehistoric monuments built 5,000 years ago couldn’t escape the paralyzing effects of the pandemic.

  11. A Joyful Challenge

    1st Rhagfyr 2020

    Susan Pitter has imaginatively brought to life the stories of the Jamaican community of Leeds for the benefit of everyone associated with the city.

  12. Band Un Dyn

    1st Rhagfyr 2020

    Set up in 2000, The Penllergare Trust aims to restore and protect an area of 268 acres, five miles outside Swansea, including a large walled garden and an orchid house that was thought to be one of the first in the UK.