A community boxing club is expanding, thanks to a £10,000 boost

Brentwood Central Boxing Club has invested in its own boxing ring, trained an extra two coaches, brought in new equipment and seen other staff upgrade their training and safeguarding knowledge.

The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex (PFCC) has contributed £10,000 to Brentwood Boxing Cub in the form of a crime and disorder reduction grant from the 2022-2023 Community Safety Development Fund.

PFCC Roger Hirst said: “I firmly believe we can make really positive changes in this county by focusing on preventative measures. By giving our young people somewhere to go, somewhere to build relationships with positive role models, to learn new skills and to focus their minds, we are making an investment in crime prevention.

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PFCC Weekly Newsletter 25th August 2023 (govdelivery.com)