Wansbeck Gymnastics and Trampolining Club seeks public vote to win £10,000


Wansbeck Gymnastics and Trampolining Club (WGTC) is appealing for public votes to help it win a OneFamily Community Award of £10,000.

The money would be used to purchase new training and safety equipment and expand the training opportunities available at the club for both gymnasts and trampolinists.

WGTC is based at Ashington Leisure Centre, with a satellite centre at Newbiggin Leisure Centre, and offers gymnastics and trampolining classes to more than 300 people from recreational to competitive squad and from pre-school to adult.

The club is keen encourage the uptake of gymnastics and trampolining in Northumberland through the provision of high quality facilities and coaching within an environment that supports opportunity for all, whilst also ensuring that the sport remains financially accessible to all.

Liz Naylor, WGTC head coach, said: “WGTC is a collaboration of gymnasts, coaches, volunteers and parents from the local community who all support the club’s ethos of supporting every single person to reach their full potential within the sport.

“We are proud of every success within the club from personal achievements to national titles and this funding award would help us provide more training opportunities to more people in a safe, inclusive and inspiring environment.”

Voting is open now until Wednesday, September 6, and to vote for WGTC visit the following link and select the ‘North East’ category https://foundation.onefamily.com/projects/wansbeck-gymnastics-and-trampolining-club-wgtc
Guy French, corporate and customer strategy director at OneFamily, said: “Each year we give hundreds of thousands of pounds to fund projects, making a real difference to the good causes and those that benefit from them.

“A fantastic range of entries have been nominated this year and all of them are projects that our customers care passionately about.

“Anyone can vote and those that get the most will win, so I’d encourage everyone in Ashington, Newbiggin, Morpeth and throughout Northumberland to get involved.”