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.
Blog Category: Wolves Foundation
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.
Gladstone Brookes is a firm which strongly believes in giving back to the community in which we all work and helping those who are less fortunate than ourselves.
As well as contributing thousands of pounds to local charities by donating their monthly dress down money, the firm also sponsors the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation and Adrian Derbyshire’s Inspire-Believe-Succeed campaign with more than £56,000 between them.Read More
Children In Need, the Warrington Wolves Foundation and Gladstone Brookes all came together to create a special end of term treat for a group of Warrington children on a day out at Chester Zoo.
The children, who all have additional needs, are members of two special groups that the Foundation run throughout the year and which Gladstone Brookes staff help out.Read More
Pupils from St Gregory’s RC High School have become the first ever group to complete a Sports Leadership course run by Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation with help from staff at Gladstone Brookes.
As a special treat the Young Leaders were taken on a behind the scenes tour of the Wolves Halliwell Jones Stadium before receiving their certificates from Stu Farley of Gladstone Brookes.Read More
Callands County Primary have become the latest school to join Gladstone Brookes and the Warrington Wolves Foundation on the road to their Rio Olympics Fiesta in Victoria Park later this month.
Jenni Davies and Emma O’Neill from Gladstone Brookes joined Kat Shakeshaft and Liam Donnelly of the Foundation in delivering a series of themed activities based on the sport and culture of their designated country – the United States.Read More
The four year collaboration between Gladstone Brookes and the Wolves Charitable Foundation continues to go from strength to strength.
The scheme began when the firm sponsored the creation of the Wolf’s Den computer facility at the Halliwell Jones Stadium in November 2011. The new facility was designed to offer a variety of educational opportunities to the people of Warrington and is the flagship of The Children’s University.Read More
With the children of St Gregory’s High School on Easter holiday, Warrington Wolves Foundation staff and Gladstone Brookes volunteers had the chance to take on a new project – a Total Sport holiday sports camp which ran throughout the Easter break.
Total Sport Co-ordinator, Craig Thomason, is responsible for running the project, which receives funding from Children In Need. He spends most of his time working within the local special schools and SEN units in mainstream schools, but when the children are off on holiday he runs the special activities holiday schemes at Orford Jubilee Hub.Read More
PE class changed into dance class for the pupils of St Gregory’s when Wolves Foundation Inclusion and Arts Manager Leah Biddle took over the weekly session for a Red Nose Day yoga and street dance class.
Leah and staff from Gladstone Brookes started of the hour-long session with yoga floor exercises before switching to teaching the children a short street dance routine.Read More
Many of them have seen it on TV in televised rugby games, but children from St Gregory’s RC High School got to experience the real thing when they were treated to a guided tour of the Halliwell Jones Stadium, including lots of behind-the-scenes special access.
The visit was part of the on-going collaboration between Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation and staff from Gladstone Brookes to bring different experiences to pupils of St Gregory’s who have special educational needs.Read More