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Unsung Hero Award For Barton AC

There was some good news this week when Barton AC’s John Lightfoot was awarded the ‘Unsung Hero Award’ by British Weightlifting. John (pictured right alongside Barton members Frank Blackburn and Malcolm Moncrieff) was given the award in recognition of his help developing the next generation of coaches and hosting competitions designed to give younger lifters […]

COVID-19: An update

Please note: Following UK Government guidelines regarding COVID-19, Barton AC will be closed from Wednesday 18th March 2020 until further notice. Please follow our Facebook and Twitter accounts for updates. Please click here for more advice and help from Sport England on how to stay active at home. or look online for a wealth of […]

Members Take Records In Aid Of Royal British Legion

This Remembrance Day weekend saw Barton AC members pulling together to compete in the 1000 meters Ski Erg World Challenge. It was a fantastic weekend at Barton, with 48 members posting times in the challenge, including 1 World record and 2 British records, all while raising money for the Royal British Legion. A brilliant effort […]

Royal Recognition For Barton AC

Barton AC are incredibly proud to have received the Queens Award for Voluntary Service,  awarded on the 28th August 2019 by the Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester. Pictured receiving the award on behalf of Barton AC are Club President Derek Craynor, (70 years of volunteering) and Club Chairman Malcolm Moncrieff (40 years of volunteering), an […]


Join us at Barton AC, 37 Franklin Street, Eccles, Manchester, M30 0GY, as we host the Junior and Junior Cadet Boxing Championship Finals on Saturday 2nd March 2019. Weigh-in 10am – 12pm. Boxing starts at 12.30pm. Spectators entry fee £10 on the door. Please contact Barton AC or visit England Boxing for more information. RUNNING ORDER: Junior Cadets 38 – […]

With Sadness, Barbara Johnson

It is with great sadness, Barton AC announce the passing of Barbara Johnson, the wife of our late boxing coach Roy Johnson. Barbara passed away at home on the 2nd August, aged 83 years. A devoted and valued member of our Barton AC family, Barbara gave 30 years voluntary service helping with our banking, bookkeeping, […]