Wednesday Wonderful … Hugely proud & excited to share our news. This happened last week @ Harrow Way Community School £11,922.81 support awarded for new basketball and Gymnastic equipment. Two electronic basketball hoops & four large gymnastic mats that will cover the entire floor of the schools gym. The new equipment will enable the students to utilise the entire basketball court , they have also started a basketball club at school with over 60 juniors/students attending & it is now available for full court hire after school & at the weekends. The gymnastic mats will be utilised in next year’s curriculum when they reinstate gymnastics into their curriculum, they hope to start a gymnastics club (something the juniors/students are desperate for) & they will also be available for hire outside of school hours. For more info contact Harrowway School 01264 364533 Words of Thanks from : Callum Briggs the new head of Physical Education said“We are delighted to work with the Jamie G Sporting Trust. They have allowed us to further enrich the lives of our students by being able to offer a wider range of activities within the curriculum & after school. We are all very pleased with the new equipment and the donation is hugely appreciated.” The Jamie G Sporting Trust have been raising funds for sports clubs in the SP10 postcode area for 12 years. They have raised over £100,000 & look to support increased physical activity in under 18’s across the area.Chairman of the trust Tommy Gentleman told us “As Chairman of the Trust, it gives me great pleasure to support this latest community project. Our aim is to increase the participation in sport amongst the youth of Andover and supporting villages and this equipment will be used by hundreds of young people in the community every week. Speaking as Jamie G’s big brother, it’s very special to see his legacy going stronger than ever 13 years after he passed away”. Thank you also to Ben Tuffin @ Love Andover & the Observer (front page!) & Andover Advertiser where our news will also be published 🙏 ... See MoreSee Less
Well that’s it, my coaching journey is complete. It’s been brilliant, met some truly great characters and loved the football throughout. About 7 years and loads of memories! A massive thank you to Simon Timms, Darren Reeves and Ross Brooker for getting me involved. A massive thank you to all the players, coaches and parents past and present that have made it so enjoyable. A special mention to Andy Carnegie and Kev Brown for all your help with everything over the years. Also, a massive thank you to Justin White, Sean and Elsa O'Sullivan, Michael Blake, Andover Patio Centre and The Jamie G Sporting Trust for sponsoring and supporting the team throughout, it makes a massive difference to them all. For the team, There is life after U18s, keep playing lads! 🔵⚪️🔵⚪️ Andover Town Youth FC ... See MoreSee Less
Proud to share Thanks from the Local Netball Club ‘Gemini’ details below of the recent ‘Cheque Presentation’ of £1701 held @ Andover Leisure Centre where the Club trains. 💛🖤 Charity Donation Announcement 💛🖤Gemini Netball Club was very grateful to receive a donation of £1701 from The Jamie G Sporting Trust. The local charity brings sporting opportunities to the young people in the Andover area & was set up in memory of Jamie Gentleman. Jacqueline Gentleman (Mum of Jamie & Trust member) was delighted to present the cheque to the year 5 & 6 training groups. Jacqui said ‘it’s great to see how many more Juniors have joined the Club in the last year, especially with the COVID challenges we’ve all experienced. Keep up the great work!’.Gemini Head Coach Chrissy Bannerman said 'we are very grateful to Jacqui & everyone at the Jamie G Sporting Trust for a second donation. The first donation in 2020 provided equipment for our younger groups for children in school years 3-6. As we have continued to develop & expand the second donation provided new equipment for our older junior groups starting with year 7 and 8 this season'. Gemini Head Coach Sharon Duffield said 'the equipment has been a massive support & will continue to provide opportunities for future older groups as we continue to grow from the grass roots up'. ... See MoreSee Less
Let’s go Mikey! We are proud to have helped Mikey in the early years of his adult rugby career. Let’s all get behind this Andover lad as he wears the English Rose! 🌹🌹 | Congratulations to Mikey Summerfield, who is set to start for England U20s on Friday night when they take on Italy in Round 2 of the U20s Six Nations Championship.Good luck, Mikey! ☘️Read more 👉 bit.ly/3rBY1pL ... See MoreSee Less
Super Proud to announce the Launch of:‘The Jamie G Golf Academy’ @ The Andover Golf Club recently ⭐️£7345 awarded to create a high tech training studio for the Juniors to practice all year round (much needed too especially during the winter months) The Gentleman Family & Trust members were invited to Launch this Event. Jacqui (Mum of Jamie) Proudly cut the ribbon officially opening the indoor teaching studio for the Juniors. This state of the art brand new indoor teaching studio will be a fantastic facility, just in time for the Junior academy winter coaching program. Newly appointed Andover golf professional Terry Gosden organised this day for all the juniors with captain Ewan Small. A celebration of junior captains day & the grand opening of the Jamie G Academy. The Jamie G Presidents Junior cup was presented by Jacqui to Junior Bray Jones a fantastic round of nett 67. There were 38 juniors attending, all of them received a prize. A wonderful day had …Well done to all who took part & everyone working behind the scenes, & thanks also to Love Andover Ben Tuffin for attending 🙏Words of Thanks from AGC:Mark Gates (President) & Ronald George (Captain) expressed thanks & very excited about the future for the Juniors & Terry Gosden (Golf Pro) delighted, we can’t thank you enough, the kids now have a fantastic warm indoor room to improve their golf over the winter months…. #jamiegsportingtrust#andover#andovergolfclub #proud#sportingyoung#sports#legacy#charity #community #communitysupport#academy#love#happy#loveandover For more information see click below …. loveandover.com/news/local-news/jamie-g-sporting-trust-academy-tees-off/... See MoreSee Less
Another Proud Presentation recently done @ John Hanson School (Training grounds for CKFC) £1017.17 Support AwardsLook at these young ones 😍 so many enjoying being part of this Club … it was a joy to see. Words of Thanks from Melissa James @ CK Andover Football club: We @ CKFC hugely grateful to receive a cheque for £1017.17 from the Jamie G Sporting trust.The money was recently used to purchase new kits for our new U9s, U10s & U11s teams.Jacqui and Ivan Gentleman from the Trust came to meet the players & coaches, Andy James, Rick Webb & Hannah James, at their training session & presented the HUGE cheque to Barrie Stevens, Club Chairman & Melissa James, Club Secretary.The club are very proud to wear their kit with the Jamie G logo & massively appreciate everything Jamie G does for all sport in our community.For more info CKFC contact Melissa ☎️ 07823 778490 ... See MoreSee Less
Shout out & Thanks to Chris Robinson @ RH Technical Ind on the Walworth Ind Est Andover donating £100 towards his Euro FC winnings recently 🙏 See below the Companies Blog ... UEFA Euro charity giveawayA year overdue, the European Championships was thrilling to watch for all of us, bringing another bit of normality back into our lives with 30 days of Football! Like many companies around Europe, we held our own little staff tournament. However, considering how charities have struggled over the last year, RH wanted to add a charity donation to the pot. The winner of our tourney would also receive £100 for a charity of their choosing! We were going to triple this prize of our Euro charity giveaway if one of the three home nations won the final! Sadly, this didn’t happen. Maybe in Qatar next year? The RH company Euro 2021 staff tournament winner is… “Chris Robinson”.Chris is one of our very experienced Screen Printers and an important member of our team. He was rewarded with a £100 prize to donate to a charity of his choosing.Chris is an enthusiastic athlete and footballer. Therefore, he would like to give to a charity that is close to his heart. Chris has selected the Jamie G Sporting Trust who support youth sporting activities in the Andover area.The benefit a child gains from these clubs is long-lasting. Sports offer children better mental and physical well-being and add enhanced community spirit, with reduced anti-social behaviour. Proudly, this Trust has provided a controlled distribution of funds to help many financially constrained sporting clubs for the youth of Andover over the last 12 years.“Jamie G Sporting Trust awards financial grants for kit and equipment, supporting coaches that work with young people, and will consider other methods of support that align with our mission.”www.jamiegsportingtrust.org#jamiegsportingtrust#sportingyoung#charity #rhti #thankyou #community #andover... See MoreSee Less
Local netball club Gemini received a cash boost from the Jamie G Sporting tust. The funds were awarded last year and was used to buy equipment for the club. With increased guidelines from the pandemic...
Hi everybody,Tommy here, Jamie’s Brother and Chairman of The Jamie G Sporting Trust.Sport has been one of the key factors in bringing us together as a community throughout the challenges that we’ve all faced in the last year. For the kids, it’s their chance to let loose, see their friends and continue to learn and grow.It’s quite amazing just how powerful the fabric of sport really is.From keeping healthy, to keeping belief…and everything in between. We are also being brought together by the success of the England Football team, as the nation cheers, and will continue to do so in volumes when the Olympics start. So today’s message is to remind you all that our application round for funding is open until further notice and that you should consider applying for your club/team/organisation.The criteria is easily explained and laid out on our website. We have been supporting our local community (SP10 and SP11) for over 10 years now and we aren’t stopping any time soon. But we need your help and your applications. Please go to www.jamiegsportingtrust.org for all the information. Thank you for supporting us and have a positive week. Tommy Gentleman ... See MoreSee Less
Welcome to the Jamie G Sporting Trust Do you or your sporting club need help or support? Are you based in Andover or the surrounding villages? We are open for applications in support of our continuing...
Finally .... Having awarded £799.61 to Andover Gemini Netball Club early 2020 (before COVID) Jacqueline Gentleman & Samantha Rogers were delighted to visit the Clubs training courts @ Andover Leisure Centre on Monday evening for the ‘cheque presentation’ support for training equipment for their Juniors. Jacqui expressed the importance of keeping active especially at a young age, & to enjoy & have fun with whatever sport they are doing. It was endearing to speak to some of the under 8 year olds, how confident they were & how much they enjoy being at Gemini Netball Club, & also to see so many Juniors playing Netball as it’s only the last few years it was mainly Adults. Well done to Sharon, Christine (Twin sisters) & all the helpers who take time out to help run this Club.Words of thanks from Sharon @ Gemini :The club were very grateful for a charity donation from the Jamie G Sporting Trust in early 2020.This charity is set up by a local family in memory of their son Jamie Gentleman. These funds have supported the cost of new equipment setting up the club & a cheque presentation was held recently on 28th June 2021. (Slightly delayed due to COVID Lockdown/restrictions)Photo : ‘Gemini’ Twin sisters Sharon & Christine, & helpers Vicky Fairweather, Sophia Sheldrick, Fliss David, Laura Ellis, Tracey Butterworth, Michelle Ellis Samantha Rogers (Secretary @JG)Jacqui Gentleman (JG Trust)with the Juniors 😃For more info : www.gemininetballclub.co.uk/... See MoreSee Less