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Community Trust Deliver ‘Team Talk’ Session

As part of the EFL’s ‘Team Talk’ campaign throughout December and January, Bolton Wanderers Community Trust teamed up with local charity Third Space, to deliver an educational workshop to a group of men about the importance of our mental health. New research into men’s mental health suggests that, while some progress has been made, men…

Pharmacy to lead mass vaccination site at the University of Bolton Stadium

A local pharmacy is set to lead a new vaccination site at the University of Bolton Stadium in Horwich. This brings welcome additional capacity to the Covid vaccination programme in Bolton. Hootons Pharmacy, part of the Whittle Pharmacies group and based in Lee Lane, Horwich, is expected to begin vaccinating at the home of Bolton…

Community Trust Activity Update

During this new lockdown and set of restrictions Bolton Wanderers Community Trust, where possible, will continue to deliver our community programmes supporting the most vulnerable members of our community, ensuring that we are following Government, Premier League and EFL Trust guidelines. The charity has put in place measures to provide support for individuals that are…

An Interview with a participant of our LGBT Youth Club

Today, our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead, Beth Warriner, has been chatting to J – a participant of our LGBT+ Youth Club, which runs in conjunction with Bolton Council’s Play and Youth Service. If you would like any further information about the LGBT+ Youth Club, please contact bwarriner@bwct.org.uk. Beth: Hey J! Could you introduce yourself?…

International Day of Persons with Disabilities – Olly’s Story

Earlier this year, during the lockdown and the tough times we all faced, we were given some fantastic positive news. One of our junior players, Olly, who also plays at CP United, received a very prestigious award. Olly won the famous Bobby Moore Award for 2020 for his efforts and impact in football. Olly is…

The importance of being an LGBT+ ally

There are many barriers to LGBT+ sport participation and Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign emphasises the impact sport has on LGBT+ people and the impact LGBT+ people have on sport. In the lead up to BWFC’s Rainbow Laces fixture on Saturday 5th December against Port Vale, Bolton Wanderers Community Trust are promoting and discussing LGBT+ inclusion…

Bolton Wanderers Community Trust Supports Stonewall Rainbow Laces Campaign

At Bolton Wanderers we recognise that Clubs and communities are stronger when everyone feels welcome. That’s why we’re supporting the Stonewall Rainbow Laces campaign, by sharing positive news stories all week about our LGBT+ inclusion work. Each day this week, we will focus on a different key theme; including World AIDs Day, the importance of…

Community Activity Update

Bolton Wanderers Community Trust will continue to run a number of sessions and delivery of their community programmes, following Government, Premier League and EFL Trust guidelines. The Community Trust office will be closed until further notice, with staff working remotely from home but telephone lines will be open on Tuesdays 10am – 3pm and Fridays…