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Jessica Wilson

  We have been incredibly busy the last few months with dozens of referrals to support families, teenagers and young adults in Essex in a variety of different ways. Because we receive referrals from organisations that support families directly we rarely have...

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Brentwood Cricket Club v PCA England Masters

Brentwood CC are once again challenging the PCA England Masters at The Old County Ground, Brentwood on Friday 20th July and have once again chosen GTCA as their charity in our final year. Gates open at 11.30am. Play 15:30. Free entry to the public. Bar and catering...

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London Marathon 2017

Congratulations to all our runners in the 2017 Virgin Money Giving London Marathon! What an amazing day for all our runners at the 2017 Virgin Money Giving London Marathon. We had 5 heroes pounding the streets for 26.2 miles (or more if the Garmins are accurate) and...

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GTCA Golf Day 2017

Friday 21st April saw our 3rd annual GTCA gold day take place at Thorndon Park Golf Club in Brentwood. 12 four balls, including 4 ladies teams took part in the competitive but fun day on the stunning course in good but chilly weather. Competitions for longest drive,...

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Georgia Cordery Cup 2017

What a wonderful netball tournament yesterday for the 9th annual Georgia Cordery Cup at Brentwood School. Despite the driving wind and rain the players and coaches kept their spirits high (possibly helped by the incredible amount of homemade cakes available)....

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Blazer Boys

On 10th April, Lawrence Gaston, Peter Jones and Sarb Singh (The Blazer Boys) joined the 2009 “In Da-Kar” Sponsored Rally Race to raise money for Georgia’s Teenage Cancer Appeal. As one of three teams representing The Old Brentwoods; the others being the “Knight...

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District Schools Athletics June 2010

The Brentwood District Schools Athletics Championships, which is held annually at Melbourne Park was especially poignant this year. Over 500 athletes and staff paid their respects to two pupils who had passed away in the preceding months. Brentwood School pupil,...

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Fun Run 2010

The sun was shining again on Sunday 21st of March as dozens of GTCA supporters joined hundreds of others to run the 29th annual Brentwood Fun Run and Half marathon raising over £2000 in sponsorship and donations. It was only two days after Georgia had played netball...

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Brentwood Fun Run – March 2009.

Over 100 people ran for Georgia's appeal in this event wearing the GTCA t-shirts and raised £16,524! It was a fantastic day with the majority of the runners in the FUN RUN of 5 kilometres. Georgia, having just finished her chemotherapy, completed the race in the...

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Garden Party June 2009

On Sunday June 14th Margaret and Patrick McKenna welcomed guests to their home and gardens. The skies were blue and the sun shone on all who visited Coxtie House or the Garden Fete. A carousel, a helter skelter and other fairground attractions as well as stalls...

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Georgia’s Butterfly Walk

On a bright windy Sunday morning in October around 200 walkers of all ages raised £1600 by turning up at Thorndon Park to do an hour of walking in support of GTCA. Led by David and Richard we hiked en masse through the forest, around the lake, up and down hills and...

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Mums v Girls netball match March 2010

Last year’s U15 netball team were a very fit group of young girls who played netball several times a week enjoying lots of success on the court. Georgia continued to play Goal Shooter throughout the school year whenever she felt well enough to and often when she...

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Jazz Night July 2009

The Jazz Night which was held in an historic barn in Canterbury Tye proved to a very suitable choice of venue for such an eclectic mix of music!  The event which was attended by 170 guests were entertained by a six piece Jazz band, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Les...

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Bluebell Walk in aid of GTCA Sunday April 19,2009.

Julia would like to thank all who helped raise just over £1,000 walking through Thorndon Country Park. A special word of thanks to Richard and David for giving up time to lead the way through the Woods. A pleasant and leisurely morning was had by approximately 100...

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Netball Rally March 2009

On a beautiful day in March 2009 Brentwood School hosted the inaugural Georgia Cordery cup. This friendly U14 netball competition was contested in excellent spirit by teams from independent schools with close connections to Brentwood school. Parents were on hand to...

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The Georgia Cordery Cup 2010

The Georgia Cordery Cup was once again held on a beautiful day in the Lent term. We were delighted to host teams from Bancroft's, The Perse, Chigwell, New Hall and Felsted in a competition which is about so much more than just netball. The camaraderie and spirit of...

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Go Karting

Go Karting ...17th May 2009   Go karting day was held at Brentwood Karting, venue kindly donated by Giles Murray.Staff and management ensured all had a great day.Although the weather was a little blustery with the occaisional light shower, the event was well...

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