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​It’s all coming together for Jigsaw!

Press Release   •   Nov 01, 2018 13:58 GMT

A charity that provides sport and social opportunities for young disabled people is building on its success in the annual Bury Sports Awards.

Jigsaw (Bury) won the Community Club of the Year award, and will now represent the borough at the Greater Manchester Sports Awards on Friday 16 November at The Point, Emirates Old Trafford.

Jigsaw is a registered local charity that provides sport and social opportunities for young disabled adults aged 13–30. It aims to promote fun, freedom and independence; support people to enjoy an active social life; help people reach their sporting potential and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Said one of its members: “I have enjoyed so many opportunities to get involved and build my confidence levels. I have been able to enjoy improved concentration and improved fitness levels. Jigsaw is a massive piece of my life - if I didn’t have Jigsaw I’d be lost without it.”

Before the next awards ceremony, Jigsaw is holding a fashion show to raise money for club funds. The Lucy Cobb Ladies Fashion Show takes place at Radcliffe Borough Football Club on Tuesday 13 November, from 7pm to 10pm.

The evening includes fashion, shopping, a raffle, music and a bar. Tickets are £5, and can be bought by calling the Jigsaw office on 0161 253 6853 or emailing jigsaw@bury.gov.uk

You can also help Jigsaw win money from the Aviva Community Fund for its Special Olympics Bury ‘Break into Boccia’ project. Voting is now open – go to https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voti…/project/view/4-1195

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Press release issued: 1 November 2018.

Picture: Thomas Brown, Jigsaw member and trustee, receives the Community Club of the Year award from athlete Emma Timmis, guest speaker at the awards ceremony.