Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2016’

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Spooky Fun during October Half Term

With Halloween fast approaching, The Albion Foundation has provided several youngsters the opportunity to create and star in their very own horror movie trailers! Students from The Albion Foundation’s 120 club were invited to 4 days of fun this October half term with the opportunity to create their own horror film company as part of the Premier League Enterprise programme. In …

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Happy Diwali 2016!

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is the most popular of all the festivals from South Asia. It is also the occasion for celebrations by Jains and Sikhs as well as Hindus. The word Diwali comes from the Sanskrit word dipavali, meaning “rows of lighted lamps” – houses, shops and public places are decorated with small oil lamps called diyas. There are …

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Albion Kicks take on Villa and Wolves

Young people from WBA, Villa and Wolves recently came together for a Kicks football tournament hosted by Wolverhampton Wanderers. All young people participated in a Drugs work shop delivered by West Midlands Police. This gave an opportunity for both the Police and players to discuss the dangers of drug use and some of the law behind it. West Midlands Police …

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New School Year, New Cohort of Albion Works!

The Albion Foundation have recently launched their latest employability programme funded by The Premier League, the programme is for young people aged between 16-24 who are not in education or employment. Albion Works sees Foundation staff work with young people in the local area who have found it difficult to find employment or hold down a job, the programme offers …

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Booking Now Open for The Albion Foundation’s Corporate Golf Day!

The Albion Foundation Golf Day is back for a fifth year! We are excited to announce that we will be running our annual charity Golf Day in May 2016. This year, the day will take place at Edgbaston Golf Club, Church Road, Birmingham, B15 3TB on Friday 12th May 2017. Places will be available on a first come, first served …

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Champions League Final Heartbreak for WBA FC Powerchair

West Bromwich Albion FC Powerchair suffered heartbreak in the Final of the EPFA Champions Cup held in Denmark last week.  The Baggies were joined in the tournament by nine other teams in their quest to bring back their first Champions Cup trophy. The team qualified for the iconic competition by finishing in third place of National Premiership last season. Winning …

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Join The Albion Foundation Family!

Would you like to join The Albion Foundation family? If so we have 2 current vacancies. We are looking for an Engagement Coordinator and an Administrator to join our team! Engagement Coordinator – Education and Engagement (Full time – 12 month fixed term contract in the first instance) £20,000 – £25,000 Can you support Fontaine on the next stage of his journey? …

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Player Community Day

West Bromwich Albion FC players appeared across the Black Country on Tuesday as part of The Albion Foundation’s Player Community Day. First team regulars visited a number of schools in the local community to promote British values amongst students as well as draw attention to particular programmes supported by The Foundation. Brendan Galloway and Matt Phillips visited Glebefields Primary School …

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Penalty Shootout Joy for WBA FC Powerchair

West Bromwich Albion FC Powerchair are through to their first EPFA Champions Cup Final after defeating French side Vaucesson on penalties today! The Baggies qualified for the semi final after finishing as group runners up in their group and faced Group B winners, Vaucesson after they comfortably topped their group. They faced a nervous wait this morning to see if …

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WBA FC Powerchair Face Nervous Wait for Semi Final Place

West Bromwich Albion FC Powerchair face an anxious wait to see if they will qualify for the semi finals of the EPFA Champions Cup. Albion have now played all of their four groups games and came out with a respectable record having won three and lost one. Their fate, however, is now in the hands of French side Auch and …

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