Fighting Chance Billingham Boxing Club provides a base for young people, getting them off the streets and encouraging them to exercise, learn new skills and socialise.
The Club has recently secured additional premises in Thornaby. It has requested funding from the PCC to buy equipment for the new gym.
The equipment would include a ring, gloves and punch bags. The clubs aims to deter young people from engaging in anti-social behaviour in and around Thornaby
This initiative supports the PCC’s objectives of Securing the Future of our Communities and Tackling Offending and Re-offending.
The PCC has agreed to provide £6,500 of funding from the PCC Community Safety Initiative Fund. This will allow Billingham Boxing Club to buy equipment for the new gym.