West Didsbury & Chorlton Football Club are one of Manchester’s oldest and leading amateur clubs with the vision of becoming the leading community club in the South Manchester area.
The club aims to play at the highest level sustainable possible at all levels of the game including men’s, women’s and junior football.
The Junior Section are delighted to announce their new roster of team sponsors for the 2017-2018 season who are AIS Alarms Chorlton, Didsbury Blues, Vectos Transport Planning Specialists, A&S Interiors, South Manchester Credit Union and The Manchester College.
The Manchester College (http://www.tmc.ac.uk), part of LTE group, is one of the largest general further education colleges in the UK, and the number one provider of 16-19 and adult education in Greater Manchester. They are fully committed to equality of opportunity for all and support more students to go on to university, work or further study than any other institution in Greater Manchester. We offer a full sports curriculum, from FE to degrees, as well as vocational sixth form education, A-levels, work-based learning, foundation learning, adult education, higher education and corporate training, working with leading employers to launch careers for a work-ready Greater Manchester.
The College’s Nicholls campus is currently a specialist centre for sport and home to Nicholls Community Football Centre of Excellence and the College’s Sports Academies in football, rugby and basketball. The College has plans to redevelop its Openshaw campus with new Sports, Health and Wellbeing facilities.
Barry Atkins, Assistant Principal for Sport, Public Service and Care Professions said, “We are delighted to be the shirt sponsor for West Didsbury & Chorlton under-15s for the 2017-18 season. As a College, we are passionate about supporting young people in the local community. We are also partnering with the club to offer volunteering and placement opportunities, and we hope that our HE students will also be carrying out fitness testing for the first team.”
South Manchester Credit Union (https://smcreditunion.co.uk), the new sponsor for the under 14s, offers financial services to all who live or work in South Manchester. It is a co-operative with deep roots in the community whose vision is to be a model credit union and the financial institution of choice for member/owners and the communities served.
Since it opened its doors in 2000, South Manchester Credit Union has now issued more than 21,500 loans to a total value of £13.6 million. The 3,300 members together currently have combined savings of £2 million and the credit union is growing steadily each year.
The average loan is £600 and more people are cottoning on to credit unions for bigger purchases such as car loans.
Credit Union CEO Sheenagh Young says “We share values in common with West Didsbury & Chorlton Juniors – credit unions are also all about inclusivity and fair play. I am delighted that we now have a link through squad sponsorship and I look forward to working together to build stronger communities round here “
AIS Alarms (http://aisalarmschorlton.co.uk) have been providing Manchester with effective security solutions for over 30 years and are delighted to be supporting West Didsbury & Chorlton under 10s. They provide everything from intruder alarms to CCTV systems to protect your home at a reasonable rate. They are SSAIB registered fitters and will ensure you only receive UKAS Product Certified alarms.
Vectos Transport Planning Specialists (http://www.vectos.co.uk) are the leading transport planning and infrastructure design consultancy, working with the development industry to delivery projects in the northwest and across the UK. From their office in central Manchester, the planning and highway design teams are working on many prestigious projects, including residential, commercial, retail and leisure development schemes.
Adam Smith of Vectos said, “Vectos are proud to sponsor West Didsbury & Chorlton Juniors. We love grass roots football and this is the third junior football club that we have sponsored in Manchester. Good luck and have a great season!”
Affordable & Stylish Interiors (http://www.affordableandstylish.co.uk/) in Chorlton promise personal service from day one building unbeatable value into every custom kitchen or bathroom they install. They design to suit your budget with a commitment to build-in total quality, style and value. A&S are delighted to sponsor the under 12s Magpies and wish them good luck for the season ahead!
Didsbury Blues (https://www.didsburyblues.com) are huge supporters of grassroots football and are proud to sponsor two West Didsbury & Chorlton Junior teams this season – the under 11s and under 16s.