Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2015’

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Press Pass – Arsenal

TWO Albion fans swapped their classroom for The Hawthorns press box – as part of a new initiative between The Albion Foundation and the club’s media team. Two students from Bristnall Hall Academy, Lee Ralley and Sean Norris, were selected for ‘Press Pass’, a partnership providing a unique chance for young writers to report on each Albion home Premier League match alongside …

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One Albion Celebrates at Annual Awards

WBA Head Coach Tony Pulis was the guest of honour as The Albion Foundation celebrated their award winning disability programme One Albion at their annual awards ceremony. It was a wonderful evening with a mixture of video stories and awards. Highlights of the evening were watching the powerful and moving Josh Slaney and Chris Winston stories on the big screen, …

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PL4S Visit ATP World Tour Finals

During the ATP World Tennis Finals, The Albion Foundation took selected individuals from the Premier League 4 Sport George Salter Collegiate Academy tennis satellite to watch the professionals on the centre stage. We were lucky enough to receive 30 tickets from Barclays to embark on such a memorable occasion. It was a very early start for the participants arriving at …

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The Albion Foundation Teams with Beanstalk

Are you looking for a rewarding volunteering opportunity helping children in West Bromwich? By becoming a reading helper with local literacy charity Beanstalk you can provide young children with the skills and confidence to reach their true potential! Beanstalk recruits, trains and supports volunteers to work in primary schools with children who have fallen behind with their reading. The Albion …

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PL4S Tournaments Aplenty During October Half Term

It was a busy October Half Term for our Premier League 4 Sport programme as we held tournaments across five different sports. As part of our Premier League Girls Programme, we hosted a Regional Football Competition in which four Premier League clubs came together for the tournament taking place at partner venue, Pulse in Wednesbury. With the 4 clubs fighting …

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Magical Music Making At The Albion Foundation

Key Stage 3 pupils on our Time Out programme have started a music project in partnership with MAC Makes Music which is a project that provides innovative music making opportunities to children and young people in challenging circumstances. The project is delivered by local musician Jonny Amos who has worked with some big names in the music industry and has …

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Foundation Director Joins WBA In India

Foundation Director, Rob Lake, has been on an official WBA FC trip to Delhi in India to look at developing partnerships with Delhi Dynamo’s an Indian Super League Club. Delhi Dynamo’s visited The Hawthorns last season and were so impressed with the set up that they invited the delegation over. Following this, earlier in the season Adil Nabi went on …

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Karbona UK Added as Baggies Bike Challenge Sponsor

The Albion Foundation are pleased to welcome cycling distributor, Karbona UK as an associate sponsor of the Baggies Bike Challenge, due to take place in 2016. The Baggies Bike Challenge will see a team of Foundation members of staff and Club supporters tackle a gruelling 180 mile cycling journey from Carrow Road, Norwich to The Hawthorns, West Bromwich in the …

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Barclays Premier League Works Experience “The Apprentice”

24 young people in the Sandwell area have kicked-started their careers with the Barclays Premier League Works programme. Together with Barclays and the Premier League, The Albion Foundation has been using business and sports to help the next generation fulfil their potential. The Barclays Premier League Works programme at The Albion Foundation has been running since early November 2014, providing …

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The Albion Foundation Finish Runners Up at Black Country Sports Awards

The Albion Foundation could not make it three wins in three years as they fell short at the Black Country Sports Awards on Friday evening. The Foundation were nominated for two separate awards, held at the Ramada Hall Hotel, Wolverhampton. Our Disability Department, One Albion, were up for the Community Project of the Year and Sporting Club Albion were nominated …

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