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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…

Ian Evatt supports Mind’s ‘Do one thing’ campaign

As part of the EFL’s charity partnership with Mind over the past two seasons, the EFL has worked with the mental health charity to launch a campaign to mark World Mental Health Day, which takes place on 10th October each year, with this year focusing on the ‘Do one thing’ campaign. As the partnership continues…

Tackle your weight with FIT TROTTERS

Do you want to tackle your weight? Bolton Wanderers Community Trust and Bolton Wanderers Football Club are helping fans to tackle their weight, get healthier and be happier by joining FIT FANS, a free 12 week programme at the University of Bolton Stadium. Following on from the success of our first cohort, we are now…

Bolton Wanderers Community Trust Tackles Loneliness

Bolton Wanderers Community Trust are joining 31 EFL Club Community Organisations (CCO) as part of a major new programme to tackle loneliness among older people. The English Football League Trust will be receiving £810,000 from the Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) to support EFL CCOs in 32 deprived locations across England with the…

Join us as we unite to Help Our Communities Get Better Health.

Public Health England have launched a major new adult health campaign to seize the opportunity for a national reset moment of health, and the EFL Trust FIT FANS Programme is part of the campaign. Nearly two thirds (63%) of adults in the UK are overweight or living with obesity (1) and this extra weight can…

Bolton Wanderers Community Trust – Covid-19 Update

As we continue through the current Covid-19 pandemic, we would like to provide the below updates on our projects recommencement and new office opening hours. Any changes to this will be communicated through our social media platforms. Office Hours Our Office Administrator will be back in work and in the office during the below days…