Grants in memory of Emma

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Six local clubs and businesses have been the first recipients of grants from the Emma Stamp Trust.

The trust was set up in memory of Emma Stamp, a much loved Mansfield Town supporter and charity fundraiser who died three years ago this month.

A total of £2500 has been distributed by the trust to support young people in Mansfield and Ashfield.

Mansfield Bulls Amateur Boxing Club, were awarded a donation of £500 towards new equipment needed for youngsters to take part in twice weekly training sessions.

The Brunts Academy have been supported through sponsorship of ten music stands at a cost of £475, to make their performing arts department instantly recognisable when on stage.

Mansfield Town Football Club’s Academy has been given £500 to support travel and study costs for a 17 year old trainee to complete his BTEC Level 3 in Sports Science.

Mansfield Junior Badminton Club have been awarded £430 to replenish their racket and shuttlecock supplies for the 68 members who attend sessions at Manor Academy in Mansfield Woodhouse.

Square Peg are a newly registered charity that provide inclusive activities and transport for disabled young people aged 13-25 in the county.

A grant of £250 has been made to purchase essential office equipment and refreshments for sessions held at Westfield Folkhouse in Mansfield.

A donation of £320 has been made towards the costs of providing an Emotional Wellbeing Facilitator for two pupils at Ollerton Junior School.