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The Trust and Leigh Centurions work in partnership on many community projects, programmes and initiatives in the local area. The professional rugby league club offers the Trust a strong engagement tool in the sport and professional club and also in the strong positive role models in the professional players that work alongside the Trust in a diverse number of ways.
The Trust are a proud partner of the LSV stadium and complex and it is home to the Trust and our work. The facilities at the complex aid our work and strengthen the outcomes of all our community work. The stadium really is a community stadium for the town of Leigh.
The Trust is part of the Councils 4 our Forces project providing sport and physical and mental wellbeing to local ex-forces and their families. We work closely with the Councils 4 our Forces team and both the Trust and Leigh Centurions are members of the Armed Forces Covenant Board.
The Trust have worked with the Health Improvement team at the NHS for many years and without their support and funding we would not have been able to deliver many of our health projects that are fundemental to our objects. We continue to work with them to deliver the Royal Society for Public Health Level 2 award in Understanding Health Improvement (RSPH UHI 2).
Wigan & Leigh College has been providing high-quality education and training locally for over 150 years. It is the only General Further Education College in the towns of Wigan and Leigh. The Trust and Wigan and Leigh College work together on a number of projects all working towards building a brighter educational future for the residents of the Borough.
Leigh Community Trust has an excellent partnership with the 29 local Primary schools and 8 High schools, delivering a vast array of health, inclusion and physical activity programmes within the schools has created a strong relationship between Trust and teaching staff. The Trust has been approached by schools numerous times to create innovative programmes to fit alongside topic work that is being delivered within the school.
Youth Offending Team (YOT) is a multi-agency team that is coordinated by a local authority, which is overseen by the Youth Justice Board It deals with young offenders, sets up community services and reparation plans, and attempts to prevent youth recidivism and incarceration. The Trust has worked alongside the YOT team for the last three years.
Challenge 4 Change is a registered charity that provides learning through fun and makes a real difference. It teaches effective communication skills, team skills, inspires confidence and motivation and enables people to overcome their perceived barriers in order to progress. C4C raises their aspirations and works with those members of society who are in most need. The Challenge 4 Change Centre is the only indoor training centre of its kind in the North of England. Based in Trafford Park the C4C Centre combines training and conference facilities with a 13 station aerial runway over 35 feet off the ground, a high ropes training course and a low level obstacle course. Challenge 4 Change is the Trust’s WOW factor for our inclusion programmes. The Charity has so much to offer and working in partnership with Chris and the gang provides a definite strength to our work.
Former Forces Support is a not for profit social enterprise providing the ex-forces community with lifestyle management, training and employment. The Trust work very closely with Former Forces on all of our ex-forces programmes that benefit the local community.
Hampson’s is a well established family run firm of Accoutants specialising in Revenue Law and Practice with a passion for delivering a knowledgeable, efficient and friendly service to all their clients. They offer a personalised flexible approach and are key to the smooth running of the Trust.
Bradley Edwards Graphic Design is influential in the professional, modern and innovative look of the Trust We have been working with the company for the last three years now. Bradley designs all our programme graphics and keeps the Trust looking up-to-date and relevant for all the diverse number of groups we deliver too.
Direct Transitioning Help Foundation works closely with personnel leaving the Armed Forces and the chain of command to increase knowledge of the resettlement journey and transitional anxiety disorders (TAD), building a greater resilience and a culture of preperation for service leaver and their family to embark on life outside the Armed Forces.
Thecollective design and maintain all the Trust’s website and social media needs. We have worked with thecollective since 2008.