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BURNLEY LEISURE HAND PRIZES TO HARD WORKING MEMBERS

Lucky gym-goers of a local leisure trust in Burnley have been rewarded for their hard work and dedication.

A group of ten members were pleased to find out that their names had been drawn in the Burnley Leisure’s latest competition.

They walked away with fantastic prizes which included a £100 weekend break voucher, a golf lesson at the Prairie, one-month free leisure membership, swimming and gym packs, a show and a meal at the Mechanics and a shopping voucher.

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BURNLEY VOLUNTEERS CELEBRATED FOR WORK IN LOCAL COMMUNITY

Burnley Leisure star volunteers were honoured at a celebratory event last week.

The selfless work of Burnley Leisure volunteers has been recognised as part of a special dinner held at a local restaurant Shimla Spice.

A group of nine dedicated youngsters have received gifts and were presented with certificates for their contribution in reaching various milestones within local projects and events in the community.

Waheed Rashid, project development officer at Burnley Leisure and a lead for Volunteer Burnley scheme said: “These awards are just one of the ways that we can say a special thank you to our volunteers involved in giving up their time to help others.

“Without our volunteers, we wouldn’t be able to hold many of our projects and improve our services in the community, so we’re grateful to have their support.”

 

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TIS THE SEASON TO RUN!

A total of 71 people donned Santa suits on Saturday 28th November to take part in Pendle Leisure Trust’s Santa Fun Run – and raised £177 for Pendleside Hospice.

The group of adults and children completed the 5km run in just 30 minutes or less!

Setting off from Seedhill Athletics Track in Nelson, they completed the circular route along the by-pass, round Victoria Park and back to Seedhill.

They set off at 9am and the first runners were back at the finish line by 9.15am, with the rest following shortly behind. There was a separate track-based 1km race for children.

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PINPOINT TRAINING DELIVER LIFE-SAVING LESSONS

Pendle Leisure Trust has been educating parents at a Barrowford Nursery on the dangers of choking.

The Trust’s Training Manager, Karen Bracewell, went along to Barrowford Pre-School Nursery to present a three hour workshop on CPR and choking for adults, juniors and babies.

The nursery staff are already first aid qualified, but they wanted parents to also know the basics. The parents were charged one pound each and asked to like Pinpoint Training’s Facebook page.

The Trust’s Training Manager, Karen Bracewell, said: “The first aid skills that we teach do work and can be so effective in an emergency situation. As a company, we love teaching lifesaving skills because for us, what’s more rewarding than helping to save a life?

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ELEVEN MILLION THANKS FOR RAISING £11 MILLION FOR ACTIVE KIDS!

We’re proud and delighted to announce that, thanks to you, we’ve donated a massive £11 million worth of equipment and experiences to UK schools and kids’ clubs in 2015. Which adds up to an amazing grand total of over £160 million since Active Kids began in 2005.

So we’d just like to thank you again for your fantastic commitment to this worthwhile cause. You can see how your local community has benefitted so far, by clicking on our success map below.

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