Stories to celebrate grants

The following stories celebrate the varied talents, energies and experiences of people who we have received grants from Barnwood.

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“I have just been invited to join Boccia England’s National Talent Squad“

‘Receiving the grant from Barnwood Trust has enabled me to purchase world standard, specialist Boccia equipment – this has given me the ability to work towards my aim of becoming a recognised name in the world of Boccia and I have just been invited to join Boccia England’s National Talent Squad.’

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“What started as a conversation about a washing machine...“

Eric is a single parent and full-time carer to his teenage son who has autism.

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Small sparks grant awarded
“If he could do anything with his spare time, how would he spend it?“

During a visit by a community builder, residents talked about how that they would love to learn basic woodworking skills…

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Small sparks grant awarded
“It's not just a piece of clothing - it actually unites people as a team...“

As long as everyone enjoys it, we keep going.

Read the football group's story