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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…

Introducing our Friends for Forces scheme

Bolton Wanderers Community Trust are proud to launch the Friends For Forces programme which is dedicated to helping veterans across Bolton.  The new 12 month project is possible thanks to funding received from Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust. Bolton Wanderers Community Trust will support the local armed forces veteran community within Bolton through sessions and…

Community Trust nominated for five awards at Bolton Pride Diversity Awards

Bolton Wanderers Community Trust’s LGBT+ Youth Club has been running since May 2018, in conjunction with Bolton Council’s Youth Service. The group meets every Tuesday evening in Farnworth to offer young LGBT+ people (aged 14-17) a safe space to socialise with friends, meet others they identify with and discuss important topics and issues they may…

Wanderers Soccer Schools Development Squad progressing into study programme

The idea of our Under-16s Development programme is to progress and develop our players into becoming potential scholars at the Bolton Wanderers Academy and other professional clubs in the North West region.  This year, two of our Under-16s have signed scholarships with Sky Bet League Two side, Morecambe. We have also taken on a number…

Primary School pupils take part in Play Leaders programme

Over the last six weeks, we have ran the Play Leaders programme at S S Simon & Jude C of E Primary School in Bolton with Year 5 students, aged between 9 and 10 years old.  The Play Leaders programme is designed so that young children can be taught how to lead fun physical activities for…