LGFL put best foot forward for local kids

We’re delighted to announce that LGFL are the new sponsors of a dance class that allows disadvantaged children to enjoy the performing arts and build their confidence in a safe and supportive environment. The Popley Spotlight Centre near Basingstoke offers a whole range of activities for children, and sponsorship helps make these affordable and accessible to all.

LGFL Ltd sponsor the popular children’s street dance class at the Centre, run by the Spotlight UK charity. The charity works to build confidence, self-esteem and social interaction for disadvantaged children and adults alike, providing care and support with no exclusions.


Spotlight Charity support from LGFLAt LGFL, we chose to support Spotlight UK as the charity’s work very much mirrors our own experiences encountered in our roles as family lawyers. LGFL Partner Rita Gupta explains more:

“We wanted to support a local charity that was helping improve the lives of disadvantaged youngsters in a positive and progressive way. Spotlight UK gives children who have little of their own and who come with difficult backgrounds the chance to experience activities that other children take for granted.
“Children can come to the Popley Spotlight Centre and express themselves in a performing arts class or workshop, play pool or table tennis, or just chill with friends in a safe and supportive environment. What makes the Centre exceptional is they extend their open door policy to all ages, welcoming in the isolated, the vulnerable and the lonely. It’s an amazing place.”


Michaela Riley, Chairman of Spotlight UK said:

“We are thrilled that LGFL Ltd are sponsoring our dance class and enabling more children to get involved. So often, the performing arts are overlooked as an non-essential ‘extra’. Our centre shows time and time again that participation offers tremendous benefits in terms of self-confidence, freedom of expression and a release from what are quite often turbulent home lives.”

As respected local family lawyers, LGFL Ltd have been active in several local charities and initiatives over the years. We already sponsor a local youth football team in Berkshire, and LGFL staff regularly participate in a variety of fundraising activities from fun runs to charity coffee mornings. This latest sponsorship initiative extends our company’s involvement further south in our home county of Hampshire in supporting the local community.


The Spotlight UK charity is desperate for more funding and volunteers to assist with their vital work. We’d like to make a plea on their behalf for the local community and other businesses to become involved with Spotlight and support them.

The range of activities at the Popley Spotlight Centre extends beyond performing arts to include sports, after school and holiday clubs, a community choir, job search help for adults, and teen mentoring. The Centre even has its own onsite cafe and charity shop, offering what the charity calls “affordable retail therapy”! So there are plenty of opportunities to get involved!
For more details on Spotlight UK and the Popley Spotlight Centre, call 01256 325 420 or visit http://www.spotlightuk.org/