Entries by EFL Trust

Tony: “I can’t believe how much my life has turned around. The support of friends I have met through Extra Time Hubs has been vital.”

As part of our Extra Time Hubs launch this week, we’re highlighting the story of one particular person who has found a new lease of life through the programme… Tony, who is retired and found himself very lonely after going through a divorce late in life, credits Derby County Community Trust’s programmes, including EFL Trust […]

12 Extra Time Hubs launched

This week we launch ‘Extra Time Hubs’, which are designed to engage retired and semi-retired people and combat loneliness and inactivity. Studies show that 42% of those over the age of 55 are inactive. EFL Trust’s own research revealed many people would like the opportunity to meet peers to feel less isolated, live well and […]

Eight straight national titles for ‘amazing’ Charlton Upbeats

Upbeats pick up ninth DS Active title in Birmingham Charlton Athletic Community Trust’s Down’s syndrome team win final 8-1 The Charlton Upbeats won a sensational ninth DS (Down’s syndrome) Active national title on Sunday 9 June. Charlton Athletic Community Trust’s (CACT) record-breaking group secured their eighth consecutive success in style, beating Bristol Down’s Syndrome Football […]

Geoff: “If I hadn’t had the mentoring from Nigel this year I probably wouldn’t have finished school.”

Coaching Week takes place between 3rd – 9th June 2019 and aims to showcase how coaches can play a major part in building stronger, happier and healthier communities. In order to illustrate this we are shining the spotlight on the work of one of Shrewsbury Town in the Community’s coaches, Nigel, who works on their mentoring programme.   Geoff is a […]