News and Events

Some of the beneficiaries on the golf course
Sep 2020
The On Course Foundation works with wounded, injured and sick Service personnel and veterans, and supports their recovery and reintegration to civilian life through nationwide confidence building golf events and opportunities for employment in the golf industry. Over the last year the On Course...
The new therapy room
Aug 2020
Since opening its doors in late 2019, the new Llewellyn Therapy and Education Centre in Thanet has allowed charity Louie's Helping Hands to more than double the amount of young people it cares for. The Centre houses the Llewellyn School and Nursery for children and young people with...
The adapted golf buggy is use
Jul 2020
The Handigolf Foundation worked with over 200 people during its programme of taster days and demonstrations in the last year. The project aims to promote wheelchair golf in the UK, and particularly to help people with standing disabilities to play golf from specially adapted buggies. They...
Jul 2020
  Current grant holders As a Foundation, we understand that the current issues around the COVID-19 virus may cause uncertainty and disruption at the workplaces of our grantees. We would like to reassure current beneficiaries that we understand that they may experience significant...
Apr 2020
Here is a bird's eye view of progress with construction of a new hydrotherapy pool for pupils with multiple disabilities at Five Acre Wood School near Maidstone, partly funded with a £30,000 grant from the Foundation. We hope that the workers will be back on site to finish the project as soon as...
Mar 2020
As a Foundation, we understand that the current issues around the COVID-19 virus may cause uncertainty and disruption at the workplaces of our grantees. We would like to reassure current beneficiaries that we understand that there may be challenges in the near future which could mean that...
Dec 2019
Peter Harrison joined Professor Vicky Tolfrey and colleagues from the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport at the launch event for Loughborough University's new Strategy for Para Sport on December 3rd. The occasion also marked the 15th anniversary of the Peter Harrison Centre. After the...
Julia Harrison-Lee finishes her second Ironman challenge.
Dec 2019
Congratulations to our trustee, Julia Harrison Lee on completing her second ironman competition in Cozumel, Mexico. In her own words:-  "I had a cracking swim of 2.4 miles in 1 hr 5mins which was followed by a 112 mile cycle ride completed in 6 hrs 12 mins. The heat really came up through...
Nov 2019
On Thursday 21st November the Trustees of the Foundation held a reception at the Old Reigatian RFC clubhouse in Reigate to celebrate 20 years of charitable grant giving. Charities represented at the event had benefited from over £51m of giving over the 20 years.
Team photo of the adult disability and refugee / asylum seeker teams
Nov 2019
Sir Tom Finney Preston Soccer Centre have been selected as finalists for the Promoting Inclusion Award at the Ladbrokes North West Football Awards on 11th November - we wish them the very best of luck on the night! In the past year their volunteers have also been recognised by a number of...