Carney's Community Co-founder, George Turner, has been nominated for the South London Press "Our Heroes Award". The nomination was to recognise the years of voluntary work that George has dedicated to the young people of Wandsworth and Lambeth. ...continue reading "Our Heroes"
Mark Reigate, Carney's Community and Fitzroy Lodge ABC's Head Coach, was nominated for the Coach of the Year award at the 2012 London Sport & Physical Activity Awards. ...continue reading "Coach of the Year Nomination"
Carney's Community co-founders George Turner and Mark Reigate appeared on the Channel 4 news at 7 on 15 May 2013 to discuss the decline of masculinity in current society. ...continue reading "Crisis of Masculinity"
The taster session was to introduce MPs to the work of amateur boxing clubs, highlight the social benefits of boxing, and enable MPs to get out of the bubble of Westminster into the real world. ...continue reading "MPs take to the ring at Fitzroy Lodge Amateur Boxing Club"
We have to say a big thanks to one of the Carney’s Community great volunteers. Zane Irvine got involved with Carney’s Community by volunteering at our Friday evening boxing session, at Earlsfield ABC. During these sessions he helped to teach boxing fitness techniques and mentored a number of our participants. Zane then went on to challenge himself into getting into the Marines. Unsurprisingly, to us, his commitment paid off and achieving this, in itself, helped to demonstrate to our other participants that if you work hard enough at something, no matter how challenging it is, it will pay off. ...continue reading "Paras 10"