Success for “Sting like a Bee” Leaders

Success for “Sting like a Bee” Leaders

A unique initiative which uses boxing gyms to provide opportunities for young people, is celebrating its first group of successful new "leaders'. Ten participants graduated from the course at the Collyhurst and Moxton boxing gym - and received their certificates ...
Putting Back – Murray’s the Man

Putting Back – Murray’s the Man

Former world title challenger Martin Murray is backing 'Sting Like a Bee' to change young people's lives in Greater Manchester. Aimed at tackling anti-social behavior and the knife-crime epidemic, the initiative has set in motion a series of boxing and leadership programme's ...
Sting Like A Bee Launch

Sting Like A Bee Launch

A who’s who of the Greater Manchester boxing scene will be on hand to help launch the Maverick Stars ‘Sting Like a Bee’ (SLAB) initiative in Moss Side on Monday, 24 June.   Aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour and the knife-crime ...
World star Frampton backs Manchester’s ‘Sting Like a Bee’

World star Frampton backs Manchester’s ‘Sting Like a Bee’

World boxing star Carl Frampton MBE has thrown his backing behind a Greater Manchester-wide campaign that will take a unified approach to tackling knife crime. A total of 12 clubs from the area – two from inner city Manchester, plus ...
Mayor backs Sting Like A Bee

Mayor backs Sting Like A Bee

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham visited Timperley ABC to learn more about the Maverick Stars ‘Sting Like a Bee’ initiative. Aimed at tackling anti-social behavior and the knife-crime epidemic, ‘Sting Like a Bee’ has set in motion a series of ...
Huge Turnout for Launch Event

Huge Turnout for Launch Event

The great and the good turned up for the launch of the Maverick Stars 'Sting Like a Bee' initiative at Moss Side Fire Station Boxing Club. Maverick ambassadors Jamie Moore, Nigel Travis, Chantelle Cameron and Conner Tudsbury were in attendance, ...
Sting Like a Bee

Sting Like a Bee

Young people in Greater Manchester are being urged to get down to their local boxing gym and 'Sting Like a Bee'! The Maverick Stars initiative is already helping hundreds aged 8-25 to get active, learn new skills and meet new ...