Dame Di Ellis

Torch Torch Trust Chairman, Paul Dimond CMG, has paid tribute to Trustee Dame Di Ellis who has passed away following a short illness, at the age of 79. ‘The Trustees and supporters of the Torch Trophy Trust have been greatly saddened by the passing of Dame Di Ellis on 18 May.  …

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2017 Torch Trophy Trust Awards

On Tuesday 14th March 2017, nineteen volunteers were recognised by HRH The Earl of Wessex for their commitment to community sport at British Olympic Association. Each winner was nominated by their sport’s National Governing Body as outstanding role models within clubs, centres and organisations across the UK. Full details of the 2017 Torch …

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TTT Honorary Secretary receives New Years Honour

The Trust would like to extend it’s congratulations to it’s Honorary Secretary, Sallie Barker, on being awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list for services to Sport and Women’s Participation in Sport. Sallie has worked within in the sports sector for over thirty years, for organisations such as Sport England …

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2016 Torch Trophy Trust Awards

On Thursday 3rd March 2016, a total of twenty volunteers were recognised for their outstanding dedication to sport in their local communities at the 53rd Torch Trophy Trust Awards at the Army and Navy Club in London. Nearly 2 million adults (1,914,300) in England contribute at least one hour a week to volunteering …

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2015 Bursaries have been allocated

Just under £5,000 pounds has been awarded in the recent 2015 bursary window, with 30 clubs and individuals such as Clwb Rhedeg Pontardawe Running Club, Get Hooked on Fishing and Olney Junior Hockey Club  benefiting from funding from the Torch Trophy Trust. A record amount of bursaries were received from all around the UK and …

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