Case Studies

Alex Burton

Name: Alex Burton Project that they engage with: Spireites Saturday Soccer School and Emerging Talent Centre   Alex first got involved with the Community Trust when attending the Spireites Satuday Soccer School. Despite never having played grassroots football, Alex had excellent technical ability and love of the game. In June, the Trust launched the Emerging Talent …

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Dennis

Name: Dennis Dennis’ Jobs at the Trust: Washer and Cleaner in Chester’s Den and Volunteer at the Vintage Programme Shop.   Dennis has been working with the Community Trust for about two years, regularly washing and cleaning up in Chester’s Den and also volunteering in the Vintage Programme Shop which is open on a match day. Being …

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Kirsten Dimbleby

Name: Kirsten Dimbleby Project that they engage with: Traineeship Programme   Kirsten attended our 16-18 Traineeship programme in May of last year. The 12-week course aims to give these students an opportunity to gain vital experience in a real work environment. The course has also helped Kirsten improve functional skills and since the completion of the cohort, Kirsten …

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Robert Fletcher

Name: Robert Fletcher Project that they engage with: Health and Wellbeing   Robert Fletcher started ‘A Spire Right’ in March 2017, Robert was referred to us by Chesterfield Job Centre. At this time, Robert wanted to gain structure and routine to his life, he wanted to get physically fitter. Since attending ‘A Spire Right’, Robert has …

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