Blog Category: Charity


Adrian scrums down with Warrington Wolves

Adrian scrums down with Warrington Wolves

Disabled athlete Adrian Derbyshire is getting ready to combine his successful anti-bullying and hate crime campaign with a new challenge as Club Captain of the Warrington Wolves Wheelchair Rugby League team.

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Twelve charities of Christmas – THE RESULTS

Twelve charities of Christmas – THE RESULTS

Our 12 Charities of Christmas competition was a huge success with entries from 83 from Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside who between them generated an amazing 37,527 votes

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CHARITY OF THE MONTH – Christmas Toy Appeal

CHARITY OF THE MONTH – Yo-ho-ho Merry Christmas!

Once again the generosity of staff from Gladstone Brookes will mean that under-privileged children throughout the greater Warrington area and into the rest of Cheshire will be waking up to a present from Santa GB on Christmas morning with more than £1,000 worth of toys and Christmas gifts

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CHARITY OF THE MONTH – Children In Need

CHARITY OF THE MONTH – Children In Need

This year’s Children In Need Appeal set yet another record by raising £50, 593,013 on the night, including a £400 donation from Gladstone Brookes.

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CHARITY OF THE MONTH – Macmillan Cancer Support

CHARITY OF THE MONTH – Macmillan Cancer Support

When Carl Woods lost his grandma to cancer five weeks ago she was just the latest of a series of victims in his family of that most dreaded of diseases – cancer.

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CHARITY OF THE MONTH – Royal Mencap

Daisy Brown of Mencap accepting our donation from Adam Mackay

Our charity of the month for August was Mencap, nominated by Adam Mackay who presented our cheque for £400 to the charity’s Daisy Brown.

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CHARITY OF THE MONTH – Cerebral Palsy

CHARITY OF THE MONTH – Cerebral Palsy

This month’s charity is very personal for Lyndsey Byrne from Accounts who wanted our £400 donation to go to a charity devoted to helping people with cerebral palsy and disability.

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Luke joins the Set Of Six challenge


by Mike Birkett, 10/07/2018

Luke joins the Set Of Six challenge

Just before tackling the last leg of the challenge at the Halliwell Jones Stadium (from left to right):
Luke, Wil Maudsley, Shaun Briscoe, Craig Thomason and Peter Hanlon

If you’re looking for some light exercise to try and get yourself a little fitter, following Luke Buckley-Mellor is probably not the way to go because he likes his challenges a little…extreme.

How extreme?

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CHARITY OF THE MONTH – Children In Need

cheque presentation

Robin Lingham (left)Sarah Cross and Leland Crenshaw hand over our £400 donation to Pudsey (Kayleigh Slater)

Our charity of the month for November is Children In Need – an annual favourite – and Kayleigh Slater was on hand to accept our donation of £400 on behalf of Pudsey.

Last year the charity raised an amazing £46.6 million for projects all over the UK which included a special donation for Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation of which Gladstone Brookes is one of the patrons.Read More


CHARITY OF THE MONTH – SANDS

Charity of the month

SANDS volunteer Andy Parry receives our cheque from Becky Scully

Our charity of the month for October is SANDS – the stillbirth and neo-natal death charity – nominated by Emma Elvin.

SANDS was founded by bereaved parents in 1978 who found there was no access to support following the deaths of their babies.Read More


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