Being a valued partner in the community is one of Arriva’s key Corporate Social Responsibility objectives.
Through our employee sponsorship scheme, we support organisations that
our employees value and are relevant to our business. External
organisations and individuals are supported with in-kind sponsorship
where mutually beneficial relationships can be formed. We
also like to get practically involved in the communtiy by
developing close links with schools, charities and local authorities.
Read more about these activities below and at Station Projects:
Arriva Trains Wales is supporting young netball players from north and south Wales who are members of the Wales Netball squad.The girls are assisted with their travel arrangements when
travelling by train to and from Cardiff for training sessions and games
with the national squad. Many of the girls are in further education and
the train provides them with the opportunity to continue with
their studying while travelling. To discover more about the Welsh Netball, please visit their webiste www.welshnetball.co.uk.
Arriva Trains Wales is delighted to announce its partnership with the Welsh Hockey Union (WHU). We are supporting the work of the WHU by providing travel
assistance to some of the WHU's international athletes. The objective
of the partnership is to help with the development of young players as
they progress through each age group.
To discover more about the Welsh Hockey Union, please visit their website www. hockeywales.org.uk.
Hollie Arnold is a seventeen year old athlete from Llanbradach in South Wales. Originally from Holton le Clay near Grimsby, Hollie, who was
born without her right hand and forearm, competes in the F46 category
Read more about Hollie's journey here.
James has a visual impairment and competes in the T13 100 and 200 metre
sprints. He is currently training hard and hoping to be selected for
the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Read more about James's journey here.
Becky James is one of GB Cyclings brightest sprint cycling
talents and at the age of 19 is already ranked in the top 10 in the
world for the Women’s Sprint and 500m Time Trial.
Read nore about Becky's journey here.
Arriva Trains Wales is supporting Guide Dogs for the Blind in improving access to trains and stations for blind and partially sighted customers.Read more about the work of Guide Dogs for the Blind by visiting www.guidedogs.org.uk.
The following organisations have been supported through the provision of donations to fund raising activities or assistance with their day to day activities in the community: