News and Events

Jul 2017
Young members of the Bulldogs Boxing Club in Port Talbot, South Wales, relax after a training session. The club introduces its members to a 'Five Pillars' programme of self-development and employability. A grant from the Foundation helped the club to extend its facilities for disabled members...
Jul 2017
Youngsters on a short break in the Derbyshire countryside enjoy a kickabout in the 'sports barn' at CHICKS residential retreat near Ashbourne. The charity used a grant from the Foundation to refurbish the former farm building.
Jul 2017
Moor House School, near Oxted in Surrey, is for pupils with complex speech and language difficulties. With the help of a grant from the Foundation they have completed Phase 2 of an ambitious development programme and opened a new residential campus for pupils aged  7-16 years.
Jul 2017
The Mary Hare School for deaf children near Newbury has re-opened its swimming pool after a major refurbishment programme, replacing the roof and adding new changing rooms. The Foundation's £20,000 grant for this project helped to release a similar sum from the matched giving fund pledged by the...
Nov 2016
That was her greeting as Foundation Trustee Julia Harrison-Lee crossed the finishing line in the Florida Ironman challenge at Panama Beach City on Saturday 5th November. She had completed a 2.4 mile swim in 1 hour 28 minutes, a 112 mile bike ride in 6 hours 57 minutes and a full 26 mile marathon in...
Oct 2016
Peter Harrison was able to congratulate Crystal Lane personally on her Paralympic successes at a reception held at the Brazilian embassy in London for Loughborough University's Rio medal winners. She in turn thanked him publicly for the Foundation's encouragement and financial support.
Oct 2016
Seen here with Peter Harrison and Centre Director, Professor Vicky Tolfrey, five times Olympic gold medal winner Sir Steve Redgrave was shown around the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport at Loughborough University after he had formally opened the University's new National Centre for Sport...
Oct 2016
64 gold, 39 silver and 44 bronze medals! What an outstanding achievement by our paralympic athletes in this summer's Rio games. Having sponsored her as a MSc student at Loughborough University all of us at the Foundation were specially proud to see cyclist Crystal Lane win a silver medal in the...
Oct 2016
In the run up to this summer's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro the media showed considerable interest in aspects of the detailed preparation necessary for high performance and ultimate success. Professor Vicky Storey of the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport was interviewed several times...
Oct 2016
Keen soccer players at Doucecroft School, Colchester, were quick to make use of their new all-weather pitch, made possible by a grant of £25,000 to Autism Anglia.