A major grant from the Peter Harrison Foundation has helped East Surrey YMCA to build a splendid new sports hall at their Redhill base. The official opening was carried out by Dame Tanni Grey-Thomson and after the ceremony there was a demonstration of Boccia in front of the many donors and...
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The Hollybank Trust in Yorkshire provides support and services for people with profound disabilities and learning difficulties. They run a school, purpose built residential homes for children and adults, and programmes of daytime activities for non-residents. With a grant from the...
In 2018 Bradford Amateur Rowing Club created its first mixed ability squad as part of the Mixed Ability Sports Development Programme (MASDP) led by International Mixed Ability Sports (IMAS) and funded by Sport England. Mixed Ability Rowers trained and competed alongside able-...
With a grant of £25,000 from the Peter Harrison Foundation the Seapoint Canoe Centre has been able to install a floating pontoon to help launch kayaks and canoes for young people to use on the Royal Military Canal behind the seafront in Folkestone. Previously boats had to be carried down...
14 year old swimmer Leo McCrea topped off an extremely successful season by winning his first English Senior Gold Medal in the 50m Butterfly Final at the 'English National 2018 Championships'. He also reached the finals of three other events and won Bronze in the 100m Breastroke final. Earlier...
On Monday 1 October the new arena and stables at Casi's Farm, home of Cranleigh RDA, were officially opened by Clare Balding.
18 year old wheelchair basketball player George Tonner was recently awarded Best Young Male Player of the Year at the Lords Taverners' Junior National Championships in Worcester. George is one of 25 disabled athletes supported by the Peter Harrison Foundation through SportsAid.
With the help of a £5,000 grant from the Foundation the Albrighton Trust has replaced the accessible platforms at its Moat fishery near Wolverhampton, increasing space and safety for disabled anglers.
In 2017 the Peter Harrison Foundation made a grant of £25,000 towards the building of two new classrooms for Sheiling College in Ringwood, Hampshire. The classrooms have now been completed and are being used by students. This new building has allowed the college to increase its number...
Maidenhead Rowing Club's new adaptive boat had its first outing at Marlow Town Regatta recently. It was raced by Dan, one of the club's new adaptive rowers, and came in first place! The adaptive single boat named 'Rigel' was funded by a grant from the Peter Harrison Foundation