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Charity Partnership: Callaway Reveals Special Tour Staff Bag For 150th Open

Ahead of the historic 150th Open at St Andrews, Callaway has revealed its unique Staff Bag that was designed by a local student and will be used by 34 players at this monumental championship. Budding artists from two St Andrews schools – Madras College and St Leonards – were commissioned by Callaway and St Andrews Links to design a

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Free family summer fun arrives at Thistles Stirling this summer

Thistles shopping centre in Stirling has officially opened its brand new, free to play ‘Around the World’ nine-hole mini golf. Open each day until 31 July between 12noon – 4pm, keen golfers can come along and try their hand at the latest golf course in town. Thistles has partnered with

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SSF South West Team Update July 2022

Over the last 48 weeks, SSF in partnership with SAMH have successfully delivered our Active:2:Grow programme in North Ayrshire, supporting young people aged 11-14 to address concerns with their mental health and wellbeing using the hook of sport and youth work. The Active:2:Grow programme has worked with various community partners

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SSF National Team July 2022

SSF Young Leaders Programme SSF Young Leaders programme is a person-centred personal development programme for young people aged 12-25. Young people embark on their own journey over one year taking on new challenges and developing their leadership skills which they can then use as a volunteer within their community. In

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SSF Glasgow Team Update July 2022

SSF Chance:2:Be programme is designed to work with young people aged 15+. The programme works with young people who have an interest in sport and physical activity, who are not engaging within education or employment. In Glasgow we have three SSF Chance:2:Be programme’s in both community and in school settings.  

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SSF Senior Leadership Team Update July 2022

Happy Summer! These last few months have been great for upping our active travel individually and for the organisation and we are proud to have 3 teams taking part in the Paths for All Step Challenge. It’s really inspiring to be taking our own advice and leading by example and

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Our Annual Report 2021-22

The importance of Love, Care and Empathy. What another fantastic year it has been here at SSF! As always, it has been amazing to witness and to hear of the great work being delivered by our staff and volunteers. However more importantly hearing the impact our sessions have on young people and families

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SSF East Central Team Update July 2022

In May the SSF East Central Team took up the amazing opportunity from Netball Scotland to take along SSF young people to the Super Saturday Netball Scotland event at the Emirates Arena. Together we had 21 young people from Lochgelly, Fife and Bannockburn, Stirling, who travelled to Glasgow to make

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Chloe receives MBE for services to disadvantaged young people!

At just twenty years of age Chloe Lawson from Baillieston has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in the West of Scotland. A sessional staff member with the charity Scottish Sports Futures, Chloe has been a volunteer for

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Clothing Donation Drive!

DO YOU HAVE ANY UNWANTED SPORTSWEAR FOR AGES 4-18? Scottish Sports Futures (SSF) and ApparelXchange CIC (AXC), have launched a collaborative project to gather unwanted sportswear before it reaches landfill. This collaboration brings together both strengths of the organisations, SSF enabling young people to be active through sport and physical

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Glasgow Team Update April 2022

On the 24th January 2022 the Glasgow team launched the SSF Chance:2:Be East End programme 3 in Reidvale Community Centre. The SSF Chance:2:Be programme is a 16-week bespoke referral-based programme for young people aged 15+ who enjoy sport and physical activity and not engaging in education, employment, or training. SSF Chance:2:Be

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South West Update April 2022

Over the last two months our National team have been working closely with the South West team to roll out our SSF Young Leaders programme across the North Ayrshire locality. During this time,SSF Young Leaders coordinator, Kirsty Strang, has been working closely with sessional staff and young people to gauge

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East Central Update April 2022

Stirling Shell Twilight Bannockburn is delivered on a Friday night at Bannockburn High School from 7.15-9pm, right in the heart of the community, making it accessible for young people from across Bannockburn as well as the local villages of Cowie and Plean. We use youth work and physical activity as

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ETC Update April 2022

The Education Through Cashback (ETC) team have been working hard to deliver ETC modules across Scotland both virtually and face-to-face. We have continued to accommodate the needs of the individuals participating and ensuring those that are booking module delivery, will receive the same standard of delivery online as they would

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Glasgow Update Jan 2022

Scottish Sports Futures is urging young people to come along to their free multi-sports sessions in Govan. The Shell Twilight sessions are held every Friday from 5pm until 7pm at Harmony Row Youth Club on Row Avenue and are aimed at young people aged between 12 and 25. Sponsored by

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East Central Update Jan 2022

The East Central Team has continued to work closely with partners to develop programmes, continuing to put young people, sessional staff, and volunteers at the heart of everything we do! Fife Fife SSF Chance:2:Be, 12-week delivery, is complete and aftercare is well underway. Our celebration trip to Cluny Clays was

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SSF National Team Jan 2022

National Wellbeing Workshops Our amazing Wellbeing Ambassadors have been out doing a fantastic job delivering Wellbeing Workshops, covering the topics of “What is Anxiety”, “Motivation”, “Social Interactions”, “Stress”, and “Pressure”.   Over the past month, we have been thrilled to kick start training for the new intake of Wellbeing Ambassadors. Our team

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South West Update Jan 2022

SSF Chance:2:Be North Ayrshire  The last twelve weeks have seen the SSF Southwest team deliver our very first SSF Chance:2:Be programme in Stevenston. During this time, the SSF team have made significant progress in making connections with the local Active Schools team, contacts within education from Auchenharvie Academy and the

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