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Disability Awareness at Meadowside

Disability Awareness at Meadowside

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 briefed on GB’s involvement in Stamping Out Hate Crime campaign

Prime Minister briefed

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


Sport Relief and Disability Awareness

GB staff and St Paul's pupils with the Sport Relief cheque

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.

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Disability Awareness: ‘A great experience and great fun!’

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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


GB takes Disability Awareness to Warrington schools

GB takes Disability Awareness to Warrington schools

by Mike Birkett, 04/07/2018

GB takes Disability Awareness to Warrington schools

Gladstone Brookes has joined Warrington Wolves Foundation in taking their Disability Awareness project into Warrington’s schools.

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GB staff take over Disability Awareness training

GB staff take over the training

Kathryn and Phil deliver the training with Danny

Our Disability Awareness training scheme stepped up a level when Kathryn Bennett and Phil Bell took an active part in the training of a team of Sainsburys’ staff at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.

Both Kathryn and Phil had already been through the initial training with Danny O’Brien from the Wolves Charitable Foundation along with more than 100 of their colleagues.Read More


Team Gladstone Brookes deliver at the IIC Show

Team GB deliver at the IIC Show

The Gladstone Brookes Team pictured with Foundation staff before the event began

A six strong team of Gladstone Brookes staff took our Disability Awareness project to a new level when they helped to run the Warrington Wolves Adaptive Sports Zone at the IIC Show in Manchester’s G-Mex Arena.

The Inclusion Independence Choice Show is the North’s largest disability show, offering a huge range of products, advice and inclusive activities for people with disabilities of all kinds.
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Gladstone Brookes sponsor Adrian to ‘go the extra mile’

Gladstone Brookes sponsor Adrian to ‘go the extra mile’

by Mike Birkett, 04/07/2018

Gladstone Brookes sponsor Adrian to ‘go the extra mile’

Adrian unveiled the trike at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. Looking on (left to right) are Leon Moye, Rachel Wright and
Stu Farley from Gladstone Brookes together with Danny O’Brien and Neil Kelly from the Wolves Foundation

Warrington Paralympic athlete Adrian Derbyshire has unveiled the custom built hand cycle he will be using to ‘go the extra mile’ on around Britain trip, talking to students and school children about Disability Awareness, Hate Crime, sports, health and well-being.

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Disability Awareness training has big impact on GB staff

Disability Awareness Training

Learning to trust when you can’t see

As our Disability Awareness programme swings into gear it’s having a marked effect on staff taking part – and they’re queuing up for more.

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CHARITY OF THE MONTH – Children In Need

Charity of the month - Children In Need

GB staff ready to hand over the £1,000 raised through dress down money – or dress up in this case!

Children In Need has grown to be one of the biggest charity fund-raising events in the world since it first began with a radio broadcast way back in 1927!

That first event raised the princely sum of £1,143. 18s 3d (approximately £1,143.91p).

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