Monthly archives: June 2019


RGF grantee, Eleanor, becomes English Youth Sabre Champion

Manchester-based Sabre Fencer Eleanor Blackledge, aged 13, has been competing internationally for GBR on the Under 17 Cadet circuit. Eleanor is currently ranked in the top ten GBR and 130 in Europe with four more years to move up the rankings within this age category. Earlier this month Eleanor became […]

Eleanor, English Youth Sabre Champion

Walkers from Robs big walk 2019

Robs Big Walk’19

57 intrepid walkers tackled a variety of the 10 stages of the 84 mile Essex Way, starting at Epping Station at 5.00am on the 22nd June and finishing at the Pier, Harwich around 5.30pm on the 23rd June 2019. The sun shone, the breeze blew, the walkers smiled and it […]


A lovely message and update from RGF grantee, Charlotte

“Thank you to The Rob George Foundation for awarding me a grant to enable me to continue on my skiing journey. I am at home over the summer, although still training on dry slopes and doing physical/fitness training. The grant awarded will allow me to continue training with my ski […]


Some exciting news from RGF grantee, Becca

Some exciting news from RGF grantee, Becca – “I’m so pleased to tell you that after some hard training sessions, I attended the British Karate Federation 4 Nations Championships in Leicester last weekend and I can now announce, (drum roll, please!)… I’m a British bronze medallist! I’m so happy with […]

Becca with her British Karate bronze medal