Empire and BALP In Successful Mental Health Pilot Project

1st April 2014

Empire and Bristol Active Life Project (BALP) successfully trialled a mental health project in Bristol for 10 weeks in the final quarter of 2013. The findings were so positive that the programme has continued past its trial period and has now been running for more than 20 weeks!

Lloyds Bank share Community Funds with Empire

28th February 2014

Lloyds bank kindly donate £3,000 of their Community Fund to Empire Fighting Chance to help fund their after schools programme

Frank Bruno backing Empire’s Mental Health Project

14th December 2013

Frank Bruno talks to the Mirror newspaper about how boxing helped change his life after severe depression and why Empire's boxing programme is key to tackling mental illness in the city.

Boxfit’s a knock out

21st November 2013

Boxing legend and mental health advocate Frank Bruno sparred with service users from Bristol Active Life Project on Wednesday to mark the half-way point in the 10 week Boxfit programme in Bristol.

Boxing legend Frank Bruno leads new fight in Bristol

21st November 2013

With the sound of his distinctive laugh there was no need for the visitor to a Bristol gym to announce his arrival.