22Dec

Will Grigg, Dan Burn and Michael Jacobs visited Wigan Athletic Community Trust’s Montrose Skills Hub to help pack Christmas hampers for families across Wigan as part of the club’s ongoing support for The Brick, its charity of the season. The Brick help people across Wigan Borough who are homeless,...

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20Dec

Clients and staff from The Brick were invited to the Wigan Athletic training centre for a special Christmas dinner with the players and management team. The Brick’s representatives were given an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the facility before enjoying a festive lunch with the players. The aim of the...

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18Dec

Winstanley Primary School takes home the trophy in The Brick’s Festive Food Monster Competition. The Brick, launched its annual Christmas Hamper Donation campaign in November with the launch of the competition, challenging 9 primary schools across the borough to design and create festive food monsters, out of green wheelie...

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17Dec

First team players Callum McManaman, Gary Roberts and Jamie Jones visited the Brick Works on Hodson Street in Wigan town centre before Christmas, to learn more about the Brick and to take part in activities with our service users, which included restoring furniture, woodwork, engraving and fixing bicycles.  Jamie...

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11Dec

The npower Wigan Warriors Community Blitz returned for its second year this week, as 120 players, officials and staff volunteered 15 hours of their time to spread some community spirit in time for Christmas. The 20+ Wigan Warriors players, coaches and staff stayed with us until 3am and spent...

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06Dec

The Brick is looking for 100 volunteers to join us on Saturday 22nd December for the 5K parkrun, to raise £5,000 to rebuild lives across the Wigan borough – that’s just £50 per supporter. The festive initiative is once again supported by Wigan Athletic who are giving the first...

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02Dec

Research conducted by Plan International states that one in ten girls miss out on education due to their periods.  The Red Box Project aims to break down the stigma and taboo against period poverty and it is one of many which have been set up around the UK.  Alice...

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02Dec

We were delighted  to host a special awards ceremony to commemorate our hard-working staff and volunteers during our Annual Assembly at The Queens Hall Methodist Church. The staff recognition awards, which were voted for over a number of months by all employees and volunteers, saw 5 worthy winners who...

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The Brick has commenced its annual Christmas Hamper Donation campaign with the launch of a food monster competition involving nine primary schools across the borough. The primary schools designed and created festive food monsters for a range of Wigan businesses, where food and gifts will be collected to go...

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