Stephen Aston

Bolton Bulls Wheelchair Basketball Club

Fundraising for THE BOLTON BULLS
raised of £5,000 target
by 38 supporters
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Stephen Aston's fundraising, 13 August 2010

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RCN 1057350
We provide an all inclusive sport to the people of Bolton & surrounding areas



Bolton Bulls Wheelchair basketball club (Registered Charity number 1057350) are currently playing in the 2 division of the National League.  


The club which has been running for approximately 30 years is largely financed through the players subscriptions and as such are always on the look out for additional funding to help cover club costs which include:

Court hire for training  (2 hours a week @ £37.00 per hour)

Team Registration fees (Total of approximately £450.00 for team \ player registration)

Home Match costs @ Approximately £350.00 per match covering officials, court hire & post match refreshments (We have approximately 7 home games currently scheduled per season)

Kit (12 x numbered vests, 2 sets Light & Dark for Home & Away) Approximately £700.00 for the 2 sets  


Wheelchair maintenance, which includes but is not limited to


 Tyres – approximately £21 a pair

Wheels - £225.00 per pair

Spokes - £6.25 each

Push rims - £29 each

Axle Pins - £27.25 each

Castors - £28.25 each

Basic strapping – Approximately £30 (this varies depending on individual player.)  


The club tries to assist where finances allow to meet the costs of wheelchair maintenance. However, in most cases individual players have to come up with the funding for their own basketball wheelchairs from companies such as and generally cost in the region of £2000, £2500 each.



You can find out more about the team by visiting our blog,  following us on Twitter @BoltonBulls or join us on facebook



Thank you for taking the time to read this, we appreciate your help.




About the charity


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RCN 1057350
The Bolton Bulls is a wheelchair basketball club for both the physically disabled and the able bodied. The Bulls currently play in the GBWBA National League 3rd Division North/Midlands and train every Thursday between 8:30pm - 10:30pm at Smithills Sports Centre, Smithills Dean Road, Bolton, BL1 6JS.

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