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Idris Elba's Fight School star joins Aberfeldy Boxing Club

Chanika Gayle-Dore, 24, whom took part in the new hit BBC 2 show has now started coaching with The London region England Boxing-affiliated club in order to continue towards becoming a qualified coach. 

Billingham is inaugural Community Club Impact Recognition Programme winner

Billingham Boxing Academy has been named as the winners of England Boxing’s Community Club Impact Recognition Programme for January, in association with STING.

Join in with Time to Talk Day 2022

England Boxing is supporting next Thursday’s (3rd February) Time to Talk Day 2022, with conversations having the power to change lives.

Resources for Developing a Healthy Relationship with Physical Activity

England Boxing clubs and members can take advantage of a series of resources released as part of a four-week Developing a healthy relationship with physical activity campaign by mental health charity Mind.

Ex-Islington world champ Courtenay backing Powerday mental health work

Former Islington ABC boxer turned professional World Champion Shannon Courtenay has become an ambassador for the Powerday Foundation, which supports several amateur boxing clubs across London.

New London-based mental health helpline launched in memory of Bezzina

A new mental health helpline for young people has been launched in memory of former boxer and coach Sam Bezzina, who tragically died last year, aged just 26.

Free club access to innovative programme helping young people with behaviour and mental health

Affiliated England Boxing clubs can now take advantage of free training and support on how to harness the power of boxing to help young people overcome behavioural issues and mental health problems.

John Fury and Leigh Wood at Switch Up's fun run for mental health

The Switch Up Celebrity Fun Run for Mental Health is on Bank Holiday (Sunday 29th August) at the National Water Sports Centre, Holme Pierrepont in Nottingham.

New programme sees Hard Knocks teaching young people skills for life

Yorkshire’s Hard Knocks Boxing Gym is using the power of boxing to support the mental health of local young people.
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10 ways to look after your mental health as lockdown eases

How to avoid feeling anxious or overwhelmed as lockdown is eased across England, including in boxing gyms.