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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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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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