DIVERT Youth

DIVERT is a police custody intervention programme that helps to reduce reoffending in young adults aged 18-35 who are being detained for violence. Following on from the adult programme’s successful implementation in Lancashire (having originated in London with the Metropolitan Police), the…

Over-50s Football sessions

‘It’s not walking football!’ was the general cry on a visit to the over 50s football session! The Accrington Stanley Community Trust Friday football sessions may be advertised as ‘walking football’ but the players admit it does get a bit more fast-paced…

Veterans Project

Here at Accrington Stanley Community Trust we are preparing to launch our first ever project supporting local veterans! Working in partnership with the veterans charity First Light Trust we aim to engage with and offer support to local military and blue light…

EFL Kids Cup

This year’s EFL Kids Cup burst into action this week with both the Hyndburn & Ribble Valley competitions taking place. The kid’s cup is a U11’s national competition that sees schools from all over the country battle it out to represent their…

Disability Football sessions

“It makes me smile” – that’s what Keeley says about the Disability Football sessions hosted by Accrington Stanley Community Trust. The Trust have hosted the Thursday lunch-time five-a-side kickabouts for around eight years. They can have up to 20 people attending the…