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Community Trust Charity Golf Day 2019

We’re almost at the time of year once again where we will be hosting our annual Charity Golf Day, with the event taking place at Bolton Golf Club on Thursday 5 September – Shotgun Start at 1.00pm. Hosted by Trustee and Wanderers Goal-scoring hero, John McGinlay the event is an incredibly popular one held at…

EFL Clubs launch ‘Extra Time Hubs’

A number of EFL Clubs including Bolton Wanderers will come together this week to launch ‘Extra Time Hubs’ – a national project designed to engage retired and semi-retired individuals and combat loneliness and inactivity in the older generation. Studies show that 42% of those over the age of 55 are inactive and would like opportunities…

Wanderers Soccer Schools Pitch Day experience

The Wanderers Soccer School Pitch Day experience took place recently and it was a huge success! It was great to see so many young footballers take part in a what was a unforgettable experience for all involved. On the day we engaged with 172 footballers both boys and girls from age 5-14 years. The event…

Bolton Wanderers Disability footballers enjoy Pitchday Experience

On Wednesday 29 May, our Bolton Wanderers Disability Football Club players took part in a day of activities filled with excitement and enjoyment, creating an experience and memories of a lifetime. In the morning, our junior players attended the free funfair event which saw them gain free entry to the fair with family and friends to…

Community Trust success at Bolton Pride Diversity Awards

Last Sunday saw the 2019 Bolton Pride Diversity Awards hosted at the Bolton Albert Halls and the Community Trust were hugely successful, collecting various awards. Bolton Wanderers Community Trust and Bolton Council have been running LGBT+ Youth Clubs for the last 12 months, engaging young people aged between 14-17. The Community Trust was excited to…

Graham’s Story – #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

Graham is another participant of our Mental Health Football sessions and he has used them to assist his progress as he continues his recovery from being an alcoholic. He told bwct.org.uk his own story , and how the Community Trust are helping him to get over the hurdles that stand in his way. He touched…

Ray’s Story – #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

As we move into the latter stages of Mental Health Awareness Week, we’d like to introduce you to a participant of our Mental Health Football sessions, Ray. Ray attends the sessions twice a week at Burnden Park to not only play football and enjoy some exercise, but to spend a few hours with his peers…