Sports Scholarship Available For Local Athletes

Applications are invited from young sportsmen and women living in the Bournemouth area, to apply for a financial scholarship to help them to develop their talents. The Sports Scholarship is being provided by Westbourne Rotary Club in conjunction with the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation and applications will be accepted until 30th April 2015.  The [...]

Barnaby Makes a Difference Volunteering in Tanzania

The JTYAF was delighted to support Barnaby Dean to take part in a volunteering expedition to Tanzania. During the expedition I did project work that helped the local communities. These were aimed towards the most needy people in the area. For example, we plastered a room in a primary school in Manyara, made the foundations [...]

Stuarts Once in a Lifetime Trip to Canada

Stuart Strachan was selected to take part in a once in a lifetime trip to Canada as part of an International Air Cadet Exchange.  The two and a half week adventure saw me fly in Canadian military aircraft, explore the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and most importantly forge long lasting friendships with like-minded cadets from across the globe. [...]

Calling All Snooker Fans!

The John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation (JTYAF) has recently received two VVIP tickets (stage seating) worth £160 for the Snooker Legends exhibition at Lakeside, Frimley Green on Sunday 15th March. VIP’s arrive at 5.30pm. The tickets were kindly donated by JTYAF supporter, Steve Biggs and they are now sold out. Seven-time world champion, Stephen Hendry, [...]