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EFL Day of Action – BWCT Celebrate Communities United Project Success

As part of the EFL’s Day of Action, Bolton Wanderers Community Trust (BWCT) has focused on our Communities United project, which since December 2020, has engaged 10 families from across Bolton. The project is funded through the EFL Trust and the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and works with families from a…

Bolton Wanderers Community Trust releases Impact Report

Bolton Wanderers Community Trust releases Impact Report Bolton Wanderers Community Trust is delighted to release their Impact Report for 2020, which highlights the fantastic work that their staff have carried out across Bolton to support the community over the last 12 months amidst a global pandemic. Using sport and positive engagement, Bolton Wanderers Community Trust…

The Joy of Moving Programme launches a virtual ‘Winter Games’

Following a successful virtual Joy of Moving Home School Festival in the summer of 2020 where over 250,000 children got involved, Bolton Wanderers Community Trust is partnering with the EFL Trust and Ferrero to launch a new virtual ‘Winter Games’ pack which will help inspire children to get moving in the toughest months for activity…

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…