Our tribute to Matt Campbell


It was with huge sadness that we received the news of Matt Campbell’s death at this year’s London Marathon. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with Matt’s family and close friends.Find Out more

Matt Campbell


We are devastated by the news of the death of Matt Campbell, who was participating in the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon yesterday whilst raising funds for Brathay Trust.Find Out more

Our Head of Research selected for national youth sector leaders programme


Dr Lucy Maynard, our Head of Research, is one of 29 leaders from across the UK who has been selected to join a national programme aimed at driving the youth sector forward. Find Out more

Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner visits Brathay


We were delighted this month to host a visit by Peter McCall, Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner. He came to find out more about our Child Sexual Exploitation programme (CSE), funded by the Commissioner’s Community Fund.Find Out more

New running events added to our Challenge events


We are delighted that the very popular, 30 year old series of road races in the Great Langdale Valley, at the heart of the Lake District, are now part of our challenge events. And they will continue to benefit the community.Find Out more

lkley Grammar student crowned Outstanding Leader


Our Assistant Head of Community Provision, Julie Whiting, had the great pleasure of sponsoring and presenting Ilkey Grammar School's Rebecca Newell with our inaugural 'Brathay Trust Outstanding Leadership Award'. Find Out more

Largest field ever to run our Brathay 10in10


The largest number of runners yet will be taking part in our annual May challenge to run the Windermere Marathon course every day for 10 consecutive days around England’s largest lake.Find Out more

Leeds families to build resilience through new programme


We will be working with Leeds Rhinos Foundation to provide an early intervention programme to support families in Leeds facing the common issues caused by poverty, unstable home life, poor health and disengagement with education.Find Out more

Brathay on the box this Christmas!


We will be featured in Discover Britain this Christmas on Sky channel 256. Tune in to see interviews with our staff and an ALP graduate.Find Out more

Outdoor Centre celebrates 50 years as part of the community


Hinning House Outdoor Education Centre, owned by Wigan Council and run by us, celebrated its 50th birthday in September.Find Out more