The GB staff with Jason Elkaleh from the Foundation (back row right) pictured with the Year 6 pupils from Meadowside
Six Gladstone Brookes staff turned teacher for the day when they delivered the lessons in our latest Disability Awareness Day for Warrington schoolchildren.
The Disability Awareness Project is run jointly by GB staff and the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation. Its aim is to raise awareness of a range of disabilities and the effect they have on people’s daily lives.Read More
Prime Minister David Cameron receives a tour jersey from Adrian
Prime Minister David Cameron has been briefed about Gladstone Brookes’ support for the Stamping Out Hate Crime campaign when he met Great Britain international wheelchair athlete Adrian Derbyshire during a reception at 10 Downing Street.
Adrian also got the chance to chat to Mr Cameron about other topics related to the campaign like Going The Extra Mile to encourage children to be positive role models and promoting health and well-being through sports.Read More
Phil Edge (Brainwave chief executive) receives the cheque from Adrian Derbyshire (right). Looking on are Raj and Joanne Freeman and therapists Antony LaMola and Jackie Addison.
Disability is a thing most of us tend to ignore until we come face to face with it, but some people don’t just face disability every day, they work to improve the quality of life from those affected which is why Gladstone Brookes has chosen Brainwave as this month’s charity.
GB international wheelchair athlete Adrian Derbyshire presented Brainwave’s Warrington Centre with a cheque for £605, the proceeds of April’s dress down money donated by Gladstone Brookes staff.Read More
The GB Team and children from St Paul Of The Cross Primary School with the cheque for Sport Relief
Gladstone Brookes combined two charity events in one with the presentation of a cheque for £805 to Sport Relief and a Disability Awareness Day with children from St Paul Of The Cross Primary School, Burtonwood.
Jon Laurie Horley is ecstatic with the £11,718.96± PPI compensation Gladstone Brookes have been able to recover for her, particularly as she was told previously that her claim had no chance of success.
“What a result,” she says. “I had no idea I was owed so much money. When I first made enquiries about making a claim I was told there would be nothing to come back, but then I saw the advert for Gladstone Brookes and decided to give them a try. Oh boy am I glad I did!”Read More
Stu Farley of Gladstone Brookes checks out the hand trike before Adrian set off
It’s taken a year of planning, months of preparation and thousands of miles of training but Adrian Derbyshire is now ready for the off. Ahead of him lies a 1,000 mile plus marathon around Britain by hand trike to promote his Stop Hate campaign to schoolchildren and students.
First on the list is The King’s School in Macclesfield which means Adrian will be doing the equivalent of two marathons in a single day – one from his home in Warrington to the school and the other on the way back.Read More
Are the public still interested in reading about banking scandals? After the latest story breaking about the Treasury Select Committee’s investigation into manipulation of the foreign exchange markets I do wonder. It does seem a little harder this morning to dust off the keyboard and give my opinion on what seems to be a recurring story.
Kyle Riley gets into the spirit of seated volleyball
Year 6 pupils at Park Road Community Primary School, Great Sankey, had six new teachers for the day courtesy of Gladstone Brookes.
The school was the latest venue for the Disability Awareness Project being run jointly by GB and the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation. Designed to improve awareness of disability and the different ways it affects people lives, the scheme uses sport to demonstrate how mobility, blindness, and problems with communication affect the lives of thousands of people on a daily basis.Read More
Gladstone Brookes has joined Warrington Wolves Foundation in taking their Disability Awareness project into Warrington’s schools.
Kelly Archbold hands over the cheque to Grace Higgins from Macmillan Cancer Support
Cancer – the very word strikes fear into the heart.
The statistics say one in three of us will get cancer of some kind in our lives. An increasing number of us will survive, but many of us won’t.Read More