Reebok Football Friendly

A mixture of pastors, police officers local businessmen and ex-offenders battled it out on the pitch when they took on BWFC Men’s Health team in a friendly football match at the Reebok stadium. Reformed offenders from Bolton charity Be Strong, were given a helping hand by ex-BWFC legend Tony Kelly. The charity is supported by…

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Bolton 10k Run

Bolton 10K took place on Sunday 22nd April 2012. 10,000 metres may not sound far but in “old money measurement” it is over 6 miles inlength! Darren’s wife Stephanie together with and Craighan Partners Accountants helped to raise over £500 for Be Strong. Stephanie finished the race 1hr 10m 55s and Martin Craighan finished the…

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Be Strong Bowling

Thank to the kindness of a member of the Kings Church congregation, members of the Be Strong crew enjoyed a TenPin bowling session tonight! Engaging in different forms of recreational activities are an important part of the Be Strong Project’s process. It is important for Be Strong participants to find enjoyment and fulfillment from a…

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A Blessed Day!

Mrs Stephanie & Mr Darren Armstrong – a very special day with many blessings. The amazing journey of Stephanie and Darren passed another treasured milestone today with their werdding at King’s Church in Bolton. Surrounded by family, personal and church friends and members of the Be Strong team, Darren’s pastor and personal hero, Derek Smith…

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Our New Partner – The Message Trust

The Be Strong Project are pleased to announce that they are now working in partnership with The Message Trust. Both organisations are working together to give prolific priority offenders, ex offenders and drug/alcohol clients the opportunity to be trained and employed in social enterprises. In Greater Manchester, there are almost 10,000 workless ex-offenders. Only 45%…

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Bolton v Man City Football

Be Strong visited the Reebok for the final game of the season and everyone enjoyed themselves impeccably. Unfortunately the result didn’t go Bolton’s way, City winning 2-0! Shame about the result – but you can’t have everything! Be Strong would like to thank Bolton Wanderers Football Club for their kind support. It is very much…

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Local MP Visits Be Strong!

Local MP David Crausby paid a visit to see Be Strong today. David joined 10 clients in a personal development workshop. During his visit David commented, “I was very impressed with the project. It is really important to instill confidence in people. Nevertheless these sorts of projects are needed because they help people get off…

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In The Gym

The Be Strong Project is all about helping individuals exercise positive control over their life choices. That’s why we adopt a holistic treatment approach tailored to a particular individuals’ needs. Dopamine is a euphoria inducing protein and long term exercise alters the number of dopamine receptors in the brain and drugs have a less euphoric…

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