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Our Annual Report 2020-21

In what has been a difficult year for everyone across the world, it has been no different for us here at SSF, however, we adapted in the face of adversity. We were all set to start delivery on our exciting new strategy in April 2020. We had funding in place,

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SSF Families Update Oct 2021

Families in Cranhill and Parkhead are enjoying newfound wellbeing thanks to a unique programme delivered by Scottish Sports Futures. The 12-week intensive initiative is aimed at building both parents and children’s confidence around health and wellbeing by introducing a fun approach to a healthy balanced diet and lifestyle, as well

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SSF Gives Young People a Sporting Chance:2:Be Oct 2021

Govan based sports enthusiasts recently completed a SSF Chance:2:Be programme delivered by Scottish Sports Futures. The programme is designed for young people aged 15 and over who enjoy physical activity and are not engaging in education, employment or training. Using sport as the tool to engage young people, the sixteen-week

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Shell Twilight Returns to Dalmarnock & Govan Oct 2021

Scottish Sports Futures highly successful sport sessions for disadvantaged young people in Dalmarnock and Govan in Glasgow are back up and running with a terrific programme of activities planned for the coming months. The Shell Twilight Sessions, which are open to young people aged between 12 and 21 years old,

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Education Through Cashback Update Oct 2021

The Education Through CashBack (ETC) team have been working incredibly hard over the past year on the development of two brand new modules, which are launching  in September 2021. The research, consultation and partnership work which has gone into these new modules is person-centred and evidence-based therefore enhancing the learning

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South West Update October 2021

Our SSF South West team have been very busy this summer with the launch of two new Shell Twilight sessions combined with fantastic partnerships working across the local authority! Shell Twilight During the summer holidays our SSF South West Team launched two NEW Shell Twilight sessions in the Garnock Valley

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East Central Update October 2021

SSF programmes are now well under way for our East Central Team in Fife!  Through the summer holidays, the team continued to develop existing programmes in Lochgelly, whilst also receiving additional funding to launch a new Shell Twilight programme in partnership with Fife Active Schools, as well as launching our

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Taggarts Jaguar, donates ace tennis kits to Scottish Sports Futures

Taggarts Jaguar showroom donates 20 Jaguar Land Rover tennis kits to youth sports charity, Scottish Sports Futures, in the wake of the Wimbledon final. Jaguar Land Rover, the official car sponsors of Wimbledon, have supplied Taggarts with over 200 pieces of equipment including – Babolat tennis rackets, nets, kit bags

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Shell Twilight Fife – Youth Initiative is Extended

Shell Twilight multi-sport sessions held every Thursday at Lochgelly High School for any 12 to 21-year-olds have proved so successful that additional funding from Fife Council has enabled the sessions to run on Tuesdays from 3pm until 5pm as well. Councillor Rosemary Liewald from Fife Council recently joined representatives from

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Scotland’s Virtual Kiltwalk 2021

We are over the moon that our Kiltwalk Challenge has raised an amazing £5,233.43 and what a blast our teams had on what turned out to be one of the hottest day’s of the year so far. With participants invited to take up a challenge centering around the number 21

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SSF Chance:2:Be East End – July 2021

SSF Chance:2:Be programme works with young people aged 15 who have a passion for sport and physical activity, and are not engaging within education and/or employment.  Over the past year the SSF Chance:2:Be programme has been put on hold due to COVID, with constant changes in tiers and various lockdowns

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Glasgow SSF Families Programme – July 2021

Over the last few months SSF Families has continued to strengthen its partnership with Cranhill Development Trust (CDT), being able to give back to their families programme and help plan their Easter schedule, offering advice and helping out with sessions where appropriate. Supporting the Easter schedule meant we could help

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Senior Leadership Team July 2021 Update

From Monday 7th June, SSF CEO Kirsty McNab will be off to complete her maternity leave, returning on 3rd September. The very wonderful Head of Operations, Sarah Furniss, steps up into the CEO role during this time. Naturally we then have some internal backfilling, with Sean Brady covering Head of

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SSF Chance:2:Be Govan – July 2021

Over the last year, Scottish Sports Futures have been working closely with Govan Youth Information Project (GYIP) to plan our SSF Chance:2:Be programme launch in Govan. Due to COVID restrictions the programme was not able to start until 21st May 2021. On the run up to the launch, SSF and

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Shell Twilight Dalmarnock – July 2021

On the 17th May 2021, the Shell Twilight Dalmarnock session was relaunched in the Dalmarnock community. The Shell Twilight is a diversionary, multisport programme which is delivered in communities most affected by crime, poverty, and anti-social behaviour across Scotland. As such, the programmes are inclusive and targeted at those most at

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South West Delivery Update July 2021

Since the easing of lockdown restrictions Scottish Sports Futures (SSF) has been working across North Ayrshire to relaunch our sport for change programmes, enabling us to re-engage with young people who require support the most. This has included Shell Twilight and Active:2:Grow sessions in Irvine and a brand new Shell Twilight diversionary session in Ardrossan.

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East Central Delivery Update July 2021

  Our SSF East Central Team have been planning, preparing and now delivering SSF programmes in Fife! We have been working closely with a number of key partners in the region, our Shell Twilight and Active:2:Grow programme have now officially launched, with the SSF Chance:2:Be programme set to launch in August,

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