Published: 08:00, 25 June 2014 |
Updated: 09:30, 25 June 2014
Ray Askew’s Invicta Gym have received a positive response after their plea for help.
The club are in urgent need of new premises following the decision to demolish their existing home at the Rushenden Gateway community centre.
Sheppey United Football Club and Minster Boxing Club have both offered to help following our story in the Times Guardian.
Mr Askew, who trains aspiring fighters including Dave Jones and Oliver Edwards, was delighted with the support offered.
He said: “I had an interesting conversation with Kevin Hake and Matt Smith at the football club.
“I mentioned that my finances are limited but that wasn’t the main thing they were interested in. They seem to be keen on regenerating sport on the Island and making their venue a sporting centre. They put forward some interesting ideas.”
The Minster Boxing Club, in Blue Town, have also offered the use of their facility, either permanently or short-term.
The Invicta Club have yet to receive a definite date for leaving their current home but expect to need new premises by August.
Every morning at 10am we play you an hour of tunes from the 90s. We call it, #WeLoveThe90s.
Play 'Say It' with Garry and Laura on kmfm Breakfast and you could win £1,000!
Wake up to kmfm Breakfast with Garry and Laura - it's Kent's alarm call.
Your No1 guide to getting married in Kent. From dresses to discos and venues to veils, we've got everything you could possibly need for your big day
Education, Training & Childcare is a special supplement published by KM Media Group four times a year. Click here for latest e-edition.
A guide for your future. For year 11 students in Kent and Medway. Click here for the e-edition.
Get the latest food and drink news, recipes from some of the nation's top chefs plus updates from Kent's vineyards and breweries.
Search in your local area to find your perfect partner in Kent, with FreshStart Dating!
PLUS, register for free!.
Read our pick of the best holiday destinations. Whether its a weekend break, or something a little bit longer, we have reviewed a wide range of holidays.