Our founder and Managing Director, Paul Limb, has been supporting a charity close to his heart, Bolton Hospice, through their Strictly Learn To dance Challenge.

Paul tragically lost his brother Stuart to cancer aged just 49. He spent his last few days in a local hospice and the Hospice Team were amazing ensuring Stuart’s final days were comfortable and stress-free for both him and his family. Paul took part in the Great North Run in the same year to raise funds but when the Strictly Challenge came along he couldn’t resist. Paul has never danced before (as anyone who has seen him on a dance floor will testify ! ) and neither has his dance partner Emma, so in just 12 weeks they had to learn foxtrot, quickstep and argentine tango in order to compete in the Grand Finale.

Please support Paul by donating on his Just Giving Page here.

*Update from Paul*
Twelve weeks ago I met Emma for the first time. Netiher of us could dance a step. We also met 28 other people for the first time, all in the same boat with almost no dance experience between us.
We had weekly lessons for 90 minutes and learnt four dances. A group dance, foxtrot, quickstep and argentine tango and on Saturday evening we danced our hearts out in front of over 500 people and a panel of judges. We didn’t win but ….
We raised thousands for our charity.
We have made some lifelong friends.
We REALLY got outside our comfort zones.
We learnt latin and ballroom dances.
We had amazing fun on the night and throughout training.
The real winner is Bolton Hospice, the amazing charity that helps patients and their families through the most turbulent and difficult of times. I am really very proud to have been able to help in our small way.

ActionCOACH Bolton proudly supports Speed of Sight, a charity that gives blind and disabled people the gift to drive. We do that by gifting coaching to their management team and also supporting them through organising and running Charity Leverage Game Nights, inviting other local businesses to compete in the Game Of Business, Leverage, whilst also supporting the charity.


VIsit our Speed of Sight fundraising page here to find out more about their work and to donate.

ActionCOACH Bolton also supports a number of charities through the annual Kent Rhodes Challenge.

In December 2018 we lost our dear friend and colleague Kent Rhodes to Cancer. If that wasn’t cruel enough for his family, Kent passed away on his 47th birthday.

Kent can be summarised in just 3 words : FUN, CHALLENGE and ABUNDANCE. He stood for everything good about being an ActionCOACH.

To recognise the impact Kent had on the ActionCOACH community, his clients and friends we have committed to take part in an annual challenge that Kent would be proud of whilst raising funds for causes that were close to his heart.

Our inaugural challenge was to take on Ben Nevis on the 15th June, 2019. None of us are climbers so some serious training took place to make sure we completed the challenge and make Kent proud! We chose to support Children with Cancer UK, a charity close to Kent’s heart and raised over £11,500.

We also support the Rainbow Youth Centre in Blackburn, one of only a very small number of centres around the UK set up to support, educate and inspire young LGBT+ persons and those around them.

Their goal is to provide accessible activities, programmes and services that aim to empower community members, provide essential resources, advocate for young LGBT+ rights, and embrace, promote and endorse the diversity of young persons.

​They are committed to building a strong and cohesive LGBT+ community that is safe, free from prejudice, and thriving. A community where every LGBT+ young person feels empowered, inspired and proud of who they are, at RYC they offer support and encouragement to those young members of the LGBTQI+ community and their families.

RYC is a member of BNI Venture, a local BNI chapter where our Managing Director, Paul Limb, is President.