Stories Archive - Albion In The Community
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Jake’s journey from Sussex to St George’s Park
18 May 2022

Jake’s journey from Sussex to St George’s Park

Jake Heasman, 17, has been attending Albion in the Community’s sessions for partially sighted people since he was 10 years old. Jake, a winger, is also proudly a part of the England set-up. He is one of 30 players across Brighton & Hove Albion’s disability teams to receive a call-up to represent their national team
How sisters Izzy and Annie fell in love with AITC
09 May 2022

How sisters Izzy and Annie fell in love with AITC

Two sisters from Crowborough have shown a huge commitment to Albion in the Community – but in very different ways. For Izzy Marr, who has Down’s syndrome, sessions with Albion in the Community are the highlight of the week. Izzy loves playing football at AITC’s inclusive sessions – she takes part in football training sessions
Dylan’s journey with deaf football at AITC
05 May 2022

Dylan’s journey with deaf football at AITC

For Dylan Lord-Greaves, reaching the pinnacle of his sport is just the beginning. Dylan, from Portslade, is completely deaf and has cochlear implants on both sides of his head. He absolutely lives for football and has dreams of making it as a professional. “I’ve been playing football since I was 4,” Dylan told us. “Ever
Tanya Clubb: AITC’s Star Baker
13 April 2022

Tanya Clubb: AITC’s Star Baker

Tanya Clubb has been baking cakes for more than a decade. She combines her two great loves – baking and the Albion – to help make a real difference to people in Sussex. Tanya has helped Albion in the Community for years by baking cakes for the charity to sell, helping raise vital funds for
How AITC helped McKenzie to become a leader
26 March 2022

How AITC helped McKenzie to become a leader

Albion in the Community (AITC) is using football to support Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) schools throughout Sussex. McKenzie Box, 14, is one of the boys who has flourished in AITC’s school football sessions at St Mary’s SEND school in Horam, East Sussex. McKenzie hugely impressed teachers and AITC coaches with how much he

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