EBA members, and boxing people generally, are always happy to give time and money to help their own (and other good causes). So, although I was delighted, I wasn’t at all surprised to hear from Wayne Heywood that Manchester EBA had made a generous donation towards the refurbishment of the new Albion Ashton ABC gym.
Wayne’s plight was highlighted in BN in March – the club is having to quit the premises they’ve used for the past 25 years. Alternative premises have been found, but a total refurbishment is needed – the building has been empty for 10 years. The determination is there – let’s hope the new gym is soon up and running. Wayne asked me to put on record his thanks to secretary Eddie Copeland and all at Manchester EBA – I’m happy to do so.
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