Warrington Disability Partnership

News

Claremont Group Interiors raised an amazing £16,000
Birchwood-based office interior design company Claremont Group Interiors raised an amazing £16,000 for Warrington Disability Partnership after naming us as their charity of the year.

February 2017

Update on the Phoenix Project
The first container is on its way

Royal Mail delivers
Staff at the Lingley Mere Royal Mail offices in Warrington have given generous support to Warrington Disability Partnership.

December 2016

New Accessibility Checker for Warrington
Warrington is set to join DisabledGo.com with its very own Accessibility Checker, thanks to an innovative partnership between Warrington Borough Council, Warrington Disability Partnership and the team at DisabledGo.com.

November 2016

Dressing up for Pudsey
The team at Warrington Disability Partnership joined in with a mad fancy dress day in aid of Children In Need

Refurbished mobility equipment for refugees
A container filled with mobility equipment will be shipped to disabled people in Syrian refugee camps in Jordan next month as part of Warrington Disability Partnership's Phoenix Project

October 2016

25th anniversary dinner hailed a huge success
Over 200 guests attended WDP's 25th Anniversary dinner on Friday 14th October at the prestigious Park Royal Hotel in Warrington

Sunday night at the Palladium
WDP founder and CEO Dave Thompson MBE DL presented our joint venture with St Mark Universal Copts Care during a glittering evening at the London Palladium

WORLD record tombola
Thank you to everyone who turned up on Saturday for our giant Tombola - what an amazing day

August 2016

Looking For An Accessible Break In September
We have some availability at our highly sought after after Guillemot fully accessible caravan. Grab yourself a last minute break

Claremont's Canoe and Camping Challenge
The River Wye in Hereford was the setting for Birchwood based Claremont's Canoe and Camping Challenge.

June 2016

Disability Awareness Day 2016 (DAD25)
In 1992, who would have thought that a small information event, held in Warrington for local disabled people, would grow to the size and stature associated with the internationally-recognised Disability Awareness Day.

Wire FM's Bring A Pound Day 2016
On Friday 24th June, Wire FM will, once again be holding their annual 'Bring a Pound Day'.

Volunteers Week Big Celebration
Volunteers' Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK and it's taking place from the 1st to the 12th June 2016.

May 2016

Feeling hot, hot, hot for WDP
Last Saturday saw a number of supporters, including our very own WDP Trustee Gary Skentelbery, Disability Trading Company Director Jamie Boyd and the Mayor of Warrington walking over hot coals to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Warrington Disability Partnership.

Do you want to be a Record Breaker?
If so, then 'dedication' (and an Electric Mobility Scooter) is what you need

We could be Retailer of the Year
We are excited to announce that our trading arm Disability Trading Company have been nominated for an award at the Warrington Business Awards

April 2016

Business Community Supports WDP's Legacy Fund
Over twenty businesses have so far signed the pledged to raise a minimum of £2,500 for us during 2016, our 25th anniversary year. We are aiming to raise over £150,000 to build a Legacy Fund that will be used to support jobs for young disabled people.

Woolston Rovers under 11's Greens Rugby Team support WDP
Woolston Rovers under 11's Greens Rugby Team are the latest group to get behind WDP.

St Mark Universal Copts Care Quarterly Meeting
Our partnership with the young people of this charity was enriched recently when we presented our stories to them.

March 2016

25-mile 'Splash for Cash' success in our 25th anniversary year
We clocked up more than 25 miles during our annual 'Going the Extra Mile' sponsored swimathon in this, our 25th anniversary year

Market 'Thank you' Party for Dave
Commemorating a special surprise for WDP founder and Chief Executive, Dave Thompson MBE DL.

Have You Picked Up Your 25th Anniversary Legacy Appeal Collection Box?
Our Legacy Appeal collection boxes are now available for supporters to pick up from our outreach services.

February 2016

Register Now: Charity's 'Splash for Cash' Appeal to Town's Swimmers
How far would you swim to help fund vital charitable services for disabled people in Warrington?

January 2016

Business Giants Appointed to Our Board
Four business giants have joined the Board of WDP and our trading arm - the Disability Trading Company (DTC) - as Non-Executive Trustees.

Web Makeover for WDP and DTC
Visitors to our websites are in for a much-improved user experience following a mega makeover by Skill Zone Ltd.

Art whizz Issy wins our poster comp
'My ability is stronger than my disability'.

Star raffle prize is a "Godsend" for devoted Bewsey carer
A devoted carer who looks after her mother has described the tumble dryer she won in our Christmas raffle as a "Godsend".

Festive funfair raises hundreds for Legacy Appeal
Festive thrill-seekers who attended the opening night of Silcock's Winter Wonderland Funfair helped to raise more than £250 for WDP.

December 2015

25th Anniversary Legacy Appeal Halfway Target Smashed Before Launch Night
We have smashed the halfway target for our 25th Anniversary Legacy Appeal receiving pledges of more than £80,000 before the official launch

Generous Orford Dad Donates Star Christmas Raffle Prize
A big-hearted Service Engineer from Orford has once again donated the star prize in our annual Christmas raffle.

Claremont Group Interiors raised an amazing £16,000

Update on the Phoenix Project

Royal Mail delivers