Last year we were nominated for a Wandsworth Active Award. In February, some of our team went to Wandsworth town hall for the awards ceremony. We were delighted to discover that we had won 'Physical activity project of the year'! ...continue reading "Carney’s Wins Wandsworth Award"
Retired Olympic swimmer Michael Jamieson spent the morning of his first day as an ambassador for Laureus talking to some of our coaches. Laureus's Sport for Good initiative supports Carney's Community. ...continue reading "Michael Jamieson Inspires Carney’s Coaches"
We're sad to be saying goodbye to three members of staff this year who are all moving onto pastures new. However, no matter where they go they will always be part of the Carney's Community Family! ...continue reading "Thank you and Farewell!"
This year, with some trepidation, we took part in the 'Christmas Big Give'. The 'Big Give' gives charities a chance to have any funds raised in giving week doubled by community champions.
We had a target of £16,000, and we found ourselves with £8,000 to raise in just one week! ...continue reading "The Christmas Big Give – a Big Thank You"
Every year Carney's signs up for the London 10k run in order to raise money for Carney's Community. Last year it was a tough competition amongst the staff as Giz and Junior from the coaching team competed with Arthur, our Lead Youth worker for the fastest Carney's participant. (special mention to Sarah and Tracy who rose above petty competition and crossed the line together). ...continue reading "Carney’s Runners Tackle the British 10k"