Archive for August 2013

People’s Postcode Lottery Players support school holiday activities

Friday, August 30th, 2013

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Greenbank Sports Academy has received a funding boost thanks to players of a charity lottery.

We were awarded £2330 by People’s Postcode Trust, a grant-giving charity, funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

The organisation has used the money to purchase equipment and as a contribution towards staff costs for school holiday activities for disabled children.

School holiday activities take place at Greenbank Sports Academy, every half term and during Easter and Summer Holidays.

Greenbank Sports Development Co-ordinator Mark Palmer said “It is fantastic to secure the support of People’s Postcode Trust – this grant means that we can offer a range of sports activities, using appropriate equipment”.

People’s Postcode Lottery is a charity lottery, where players play with their postcodes to win cash prizes while raising money for good causes. As a charity lottery, 45p from every £2 ticket goes to support charities and good causes across England, Scotland and Wales, including People’s Postcode Trust. People’s Postcode Lottery believes in supporting local communities so the money raised stays local to players.

To find out more about applying for People’s Postcode Trust funding and the projects which the Trust supports visit www.postcodetrust.org.uk.

If you’d like to be in with a chance to win cash prizes while supporting local good causes, sign up for People’s Postcode Lottery at www.postcodelottery.co.uk, or call 0808 10-9-8-7-6-5.

Greenstock – Live Music Festival

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Saturday 24 August · 12 – 11pm

Come along and enjoy a day of entertainment for the whole family!

Live Music:

  • The Hey Pedros – Rock ‘n’ Roll and Country
  • Chablones – Gypsy Jazz, Electro Swing and Reggae DJ set
  • Roy Turnham – Acoustic set
  • Retro 7 – Indie
  • Steve Thompson & The Incidents – Pop and Rock
  • Sara Newton – Acoustic set

Entertainment:

  • Bring the Fire Project – Fire Dancing performance
  • Sergiusz – Live Street Drums performance

Food a drink:

  • Outdoor Pimms Bar
  • Café and Bar Open All Day

Greenbank Sports Academy is located 2 minutes from Sefton Park and 3 minutes from Penny Lane.

Plus

Circus Skills Workshops · Art & Craft Workshops · Sports Activities · Bouncy Castle · Soft Play · Face Painting

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U16’s Boys and Girls International Handball Tournament

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Teams from England, Scotland and Germany are competing in the U16’s Boys and Girls International Handball Tournament at Greenbank Sports Academy on Sunday 4 August, 11am – 5pm.

Fixtures are as follows:

11.30am – Handballkreis EM vs England Eagles (Boys)

12pm – Handballkreis EM “A” vs Handballkreis EM “B” (Girls)

12.30pm – England Lions vs Scotland (Boys)

1pm – Handballkreis EM “A” vs England (Girls)

1.30pm – Handballkreis EM vs England Lions (Boys)

2pm – Handballkreis EM “B” vs England (Girls)

2.30pm – England Eagles vs Scotland (Boys)

3pm – Handballkreis EM vs Scotland (Boys)

3.30pm – England Eagles vs England Lions (Boys)

4pm – Girls Final

4.30pm – Boys Final

For further information, contact Mick Hegarty – mwhegarty@englandhandball.com