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Foundation Launches FREE Boxing Sessions In Byker!

Newcastle United Foundation will deliver a two hour Boxing skills session at Byker Community Centre from Saturday 11th February as part of their partnership with Byker Community Trust.

The sessions, which will run from 2.00pm until 4.00pm, will run every Saturday for six weeks.  Girls and boys aged 8 to 16 are encouraged to come along and get involved.

The Foundation also runs free Kicks football sessions every Saturday in the heart of the community from 2.00-4.00pm as part of a wider objective to engage, inspire and motivate young people into getting involved with sport.

Byker United has also delivered a Byker Heritage project in schools to 120 children as well as engaging 60 children in after school football clubs and 40 families have taken part in the charity’s Family Learning programme.

Sarah Medcalf, Development Manager at Newcastle United Foundation, said: “We’re really excited to be launching the boxing sessions at Byker Community Centre, which we have started after feedback from the young people we engage with. They felt that they would like the opportunity to try boxing and the funding we have from Byker Community Trust is enabling us to deliver that for them.

“Our partnership with Byker Community Trust enables us to offer unique support and opportunities to some of the most disadvantaged people in the City and we’re incredibly grateful for their backing.”

Philip Pollard, Director of Operations at Byker Community Trust added: “We are pleased that our work with the Newcastle United Foundation continues to deliver successful outcomes within Byker. We are excited that the boxing skills sessions have come about as a result of feedback from young people and we hope that they continue to take advantage of the opportunities that are provided through our partnership working.”

For more information on Byker Community Trust visit www.bykercommunitytrust.org/

For more information on how you can get involved
Email foundation@nufc.co.uk

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