Award-winner Isla raises £900 for Olivia Inspires

Thank you to Lymington Times for this fantastic article about Milford’s incredible Isla Courtenage and her fundraising exploits for Olivia’s charity.

Thank You ExxonMobil!

We would like to say a heartfelt thank you to all at ExxonMobil Fawley Refinery for your amazing £3,000 donation!

Olivia Inspires Funds Life Changing Woodlander Course

A group of Year 10 students at Lymington’s Priestlands School are enjoying their 2-year Woodlander course in woodland management thanks to an award of £3,500 from Olivia Inspires.

Radio Solent Interview

Nigel was recently interviewed by Alun Newman on BBC Radio Solent’s breakfast show.

Thanks To Durham Students for Big Donation

We would like to say a massive ‘thank you’ to all of Olivia’s friends at University College (known by all as Castle), Durham for their continued support for her charity.

Olivia Burt’s Charity, Olivia Inspires awards over £26,000

A New Forest charity set up just over a year ago, following the tragic death of Milford on Sea student, Olivia Burt has been helping some of the most vulnerable young people in the New Forest district during the pandemic.

Support for Schools in Lockdown

We’re delighted to have been able to help young people in the New Forest’s schools during lockdown with donations totalling more than £15,000.

International Athlete’s Support for Olivia Inspires

International ultramarathon runner Valeria Sesto is running the New Forest Marathon on Saturday 19 September and raising funds for youth charity, Olivia Inspires.

Olivia Inspires Supports Disadvantaged Pupils in Lockdown

New Forest charity, Olivia Inspires has stepped in to help disadvantaged students in the district’s schools during the coronavirus lockdown.

Olivia Inspires Supports Vocational Training

Olivia Inspires is pleased to be able to support a group of Priestlands School students to enable them to take part in a 2-year vocational training course.

Olivia Inspires Puts a Smile on the Face of Young Photographer

Recently we received an application for an Olivia Inspires grant from Phoebe, a New Forest student asking for support to develop her love of photography and vlogging.

Milford Trust’s Parting Gift to Olivia Inspires

New Forest youth charity, Olivia Inspires is extremely grateful for a donation from Milford on Sea’s Barry Phillips’ Youth Trust which has just closed.

Northumberland Half Marathon

The final total is in and it is an incredible £5428.31, what an amazing effort!

The sad closure of, one of our on-line giving platforms has unfortunately had to close as a result of the current COVID-19 situation.

New Forest Sports Awards

On 5 March we were honoured to be invited to the New Forest Sports Awards

Happy New Year – we’ve awarded our first grants!

Thanks to Olivia Inspires, some young people from the New Forest will be able to pursue their dreams in 2020.

University Sailors Support Olivia Inspires

Last weekend over 130 sailors travelled to Derwent Reservoir for the Angel of the North 2019 team racing regatta.

Amazing support for new charity ‘Olivia Inspires’

Organisations and individuals from across the New Forest and further afield are supporting a new charity ‘Olivia Inspires’.

Thank You Cori

A huge thank you to Durham University student and friend of Olivia, Cori Robbins,

Community supports launch of new charity ‘Olivia Inspires’

People from the New Forest, educational, sporting and musical communities turned out to support our launch event

Rotary Club of Lymington

A big thank you to the Rotary Club of Lymington for inviting me to talk to them

Support For Olivia Inspires From MP

We were delighted to receive a kind letter of support from New Forest East MP Dr Julian Lewis.