02Apr
By: admin_thebrick On: April 2, 2020 In: Events, Latest News Comments: 0

In the light of the coronavirus pandemic, The Brick has agreed a business continuity plan. This has been devised by the organisation’s Executive Committee,  shared with relevant partners and agencies, and is being implemented and revised in line with government advice and developments. The primary objective is to protect...

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20Mar
By: admin_thebrick On: March 20, 2020 In: Events, Latest News Comments: 0

The Brick is in need of essential supplies for the people in the community who need our help the most. Due to the COVID-19 virus, donations to The Brick’s foodbank have dropped and we are calling on the community to help replenish supplies, in any way you can. The...

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19Mar
By: admin_thebrick On: March 19, 2020 In: Events, Latest News Comments: 0

Louise Green the Brick CEO would like to thank the Wigan Community for their ongoing support to the Charity. “I know that everyone is worried about current events taking place on our doorstep and across the world and the Brick is trying its best to maintain vital services whilst...

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05Dec
By: admin_thebrick On: December 5, 2019 In: Events, Latest News Comments: 0

Check out the launch of our Festive Food Monster campaign. Entered by a host of Wigan and Leigh Schools. Whilst the Brick Judges make their final decision take a look at this film from Saint John Fisher High School, with some of the students explaining why they got involved in...

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10Oct
By: admin_thebrick On: October 10, 2019 In: Events, Latest News Comments: 0

Today, 10th October, is World Homeless Day and will be marked around the world in dozens of countries on all continents. The purpose of World Homeless Day is to highlight the needs of homeless people locally and to provide an opportunity for communities to get involved and respond to those needs...

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10Oct
By: admin_thebrick On: October 10, 2019 In: Events, Latest News Comments: 0

14th October 2019 – 17:30 to 19:30 The Brick is a small charity with big aspirations, not only for the people we work with but also for our staff. Our innovative three R’s mission statement (Relief, Restoration, Reform) and asset based approach, is making fantastic progress in the local...

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By: admin_thebrick On: June 10, 2019 In: Events, Latest News Comments: 0

  THE BRICK LAUNCHES THE PERIOD POVERTY NETWORK The Brick has joined forces with Wigan business Cloud Perspective to launch the first Period Poverty Network, working across Wigan and Leigh. Taking place on Thursday June 27th, at the Brick Works on Hodson Street in Wigan, the Period Poverty Network...

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16May
By: thebrick On: May 16, 2019 In: Events, Latest News Comments: 0

The Brick has launched our annual tin sculpture competition with schools across the borough, to raise awareness for the issue of ‘Holiday Hunger’ that many families face during the summer holidays. The summer holidays are the highlight of the year for many children, but across Wigan and Leigh parents...

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08Feb
By: thebrick On: February 8, 2019 In: Events, Latest News Comments: 0

The Brick and Wigan Athletic have launched the Stadium Sleep 2019 to raise awareness of homelessness and to raise vital funds for the charity. Wigan Athletic Football Club is set to host The Brick’s Stadium Sleep on Friday April 5 at the DW Stadium, to raise money towards the...

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18Jan
By: thebrick On: January 18, 2019 In: Events Comments: 0

A 60’s Wigan band, T’Others, are holding a special one-off concert to raise money for The Brick on Friday 15th February. The ‘Show Your Love for The Brick’ concert is to be held at Aspull Royal British Legion in Wigan and is set to be an evening of music...

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