Bristol Bears Women's Rugby
Astra Security have extended their partnership with Bristol Bears Women and is now entering its sixth year of sponsorship. As a result, Astra Security will feature on the back of the home and away shirts for the upcoming season, as well as feature on the training kit.
Bristol Bears Women Head of Commercial, Caroline Herbert said ‘Astra Security are loyal supporters of Bristol Bears Women. They’ve backed Kim Oliver’s side for six years. We have a fantastic relationship and a mutual desire to continue the growth of women’s rugby in Bristol. It’s great to have them onboard.’
Children's Hospice South West's Business Club
Astra Security has signed up as a member to Children's Hospice South West's Business Club, showing their support for the Charity in its 30th year. The Business Club has been set up with the aim of recruiting 100 businesses, each paying £300 for the membership, which could see £30 000 being raised for the Charity during it's special anniversary year.
The Charity has three children's hospices in the South West, where they provide vital care to over 500 children with life-limiting illnesses and offer much needed support for families.
Amanda Gallagher, Corporate Partnerships Fundraiser at CHSW said, “We are really grateful to Companies like Astra Security, who are helping provide much needed funding to support children and their families who are living with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions.” she went on to say, “By joining our Business Club, Astra can build connections with other members, raise awareness of their business, and help make a difference for local children and their families.”
Gloucestershire Women’s Cricket Team
Astra Security are proud to support Gloucestershire Women’s Cricket Team, becoming the front of shirt and training wear sponsor. On top of that they will also become the Activation Zone Partner for the 2021 Vitality Blast and Royal London Cup campaign.
Neil Priscott, Commercial Director for Gloucester Cricket said,” It’s brilliant to have Astra Security as the club’s official front of shirt sponsor for the women’s team. They are a Company that takes great pride and care in the community and it is a fantastic fit to have them as our Activation Zone Partner.”
West Bromwich Albion’s Academy Development Centre
Astra Security are delighted to be supporting West Bromwich Albion’s Academy Development Centre in Gloucester, through sponsorship of a camera system.
The camera system will allow the recording of games, coaching sessions, and helps to support with associated team, player and coach analysis.
West Bromwich Albion Academy is focussed on recruiting, developing and producing home grown talent, which is a vital part of the pathway to the first team.
Centre Manager, Paul Gardiner said, ‘The system will be integral to the continued growth of this very successful Centre. Feedback and analysis are a key component of elite player development. I am extremely grateful to Astra Security and its Managing Director, Paul Beet, for facilitating the equipment and its installation.’
Time to Change
Astra Security has committed to support Mental Health Programme ‘Time to Change’ as part of its Health and Wellbeing campaign for staff.
Time to Change is a growing social movement working to change the way we all think and act about mental health problems. Attitudes and behaviours towards people with mental health problems need to improve and through making this commitment, Astra is making a positive step.
Jo Loughran, Director of Time to Change said “We know it can be hard to talk about mental health, which is why we work with employers to encourage staff at all levels to open up; to talk and to listen. Everyone’s attitude makes a difference and it’s fantastic to see organisations like Astra Security taking the lead.”
Rio Patterson – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
We are delighted to continue our sponsorship of young, local sportsman, Rio Patterson. Rio holds a number of major titles in his chosen sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and was crowned Junior World Champion last year.
His mum Emma said “We really appreciate the continued support being given by Astra Security; it makes such a big difference. Rio is competing regularly, and is proving a huge success, we are all so proud of his achievements.”
Rio’s sporting dream is to compete with Team GB.
Outside of his sport, he is very busy – he is a mentor to a young girl who is suffering with Tourette’s Syndrome by providing help and guidance. On top of that, he is also a member of the Police Cadets.
Mendip Broadwalk Under 15's
We are so grateful to Astra Security for supporting the team and providing funds for kit.
We are an inclusive team based in an economically deprived area who accept players of different abilities and backgrounds, and as such we need to keep player’s subscriptions to a minimum. We collect enough monies to cover facility fees and registration fees, and we are dependent on the generosity of sponsors such as Astra Security to provide the team with the kit and equipment that they need.
We are entering our seventh season and we compete in the Avon Youth League.
Downend Flyers Ladies
“Downend Flyers are delighted to be working with Astra Security as kit sponsor.
Following the last World Cup, women’s football has gained momentum.
We’re proud to be working with a local, reputable business.”
Lauren Harris, Team Captain
Westbury United Banks Hockey Club
‘We are delighted to have the support & sponsorship of Astra Security ltd. They have enabled us to supply subsidised clothing & kit to our Junior & Academy sections of the Club’
Richard Beesley Chairman WBHC
Twyford House Cricket Club – Women’s Softball Cricket Team
Astra Security are proud to support Twyford House Cricket Club’s Women’s Team, who are part of the Twyford House Cricket Club.
The Club which is based in North Bristol, are friendly and competitive, with a growing youth section from under 5’s to 19’s, running four Saturday sides and they also welcome older players who might be hoping to make a return to club cricket.
The Women’s Softball Cricket Team was introduced more recently and they are proving a great addition. They are training hard, learning new skills and above all making great progress.
Gary Ball, Chairman of Twyford House Cricket Club said “This is our second year running the Women’s team and the side goes from strength to strength on the field. The women’s team is an integral part of the club and we are delighted to have the backing of Astra Security.”
Frampton Cotterell Rugby Football Club
‘A massive thank you to Paul & the team at Astra Security Ltd for sponsoring our 1st 2nd XV playing shirts this season’
Andy Pullen Chairman
Westbury Wanderers Netball Team
Westbury Wanderers Netball Team are thrilled to have secured Astra Security as their kit sponsor. The Team, which is made up of a group of ‘Westbury- on-Trym mums’ got together last year following the England Netball’s initiative ‘Back to Netball’. This provides women of all ages with a gentle re-introduction to the sport.
Annie Gibson, Team Captain said ‘We really appreciate the kit sponsorship from Astra. I’m sure it’s given us extra confidence when playing. Going out onto the court with great kit and looking professional makes a big difference to how you feel and play. A massive thanks to Paul Beet and Astra for supporting us.’
Frampton Cotterell Netball Team
Frampton Cotterell Netball Club are delighted to be starting the new season with support from Astra Security as their kit sponsor. The Club was formed back in 2010 by a group of ladies who met whilst supporting their partners at Frampton Cotterell Rugby Club. It was a fun way to get fit and socialise at the same time. As the club slowly began to grow, they were encouraged to enter a team into the Avon Netball League, which they did, joining Division 11 for the 2012/13 season.
Success followed, and they were crowned Division 11 Champions gaining immediate promotion. They now have two teams competing in the Avon League. There are currently 25 ladies playing across two squads, and they play in Divisions 4 and 8 of the Avon League.
Club Chair and Captain, Jess Leak said ‘ It’s fantastic to have support from Astra Security. I’m looking forward to us all wearing a fresh new kit. Huge thanks to Paul Beet and the Team at Astra for helping us. Let’s hope we can have a successful season!’
Astra Security are proud to support Unique Voice, who are a Bristol based social enterprise working alongside charities, schools, and the council, using the arts to teach.
Unique Voice provide much needed support for children who have had Adverse Childhood Experiences, and their services are in demand in deprived communities across Bristol and are relied upon by many families.
Dan Ford, Community Development Manager at Unique Voice said, “With Astra’s donation and support, we are able to help many vulnerable families by supplying engaging activities to bring happiness and improved mental health”.