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Awards Night 2020

Scottish Sports Futures are delighted to announce the winners of our Awards Night 2020, which took place at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow on Friday 28th February 2020, supported once again by title sponsors sportscotland. Scottish Sports Futures (SSF) is a charity Changing Lives Through Sport and over the last 20 years we

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SSF Secure Funding Through Young Start Fund

SSF are delighted to have secured funding through the Young Start fund, to support the delivery of an SSF health and wellbeing community programme. Welcoming the funding, Project Lead, Jim Boyd, said: “SSF are delighted to receive the Young Start funding for the next two years. The investment means we can

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SSF Launch Three-Year Strategic Plan

Scottish Sports Futures (SSF) today celebrate their 20th birthday year with the launch of a new strategy for the next three years, which will see them continue their work “changing lives through sport.” The event took place in Glasgow on 23rd January 2020. The strategic plan for 2020 – 2023

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Kirsteen Fast Tracks Support in New Board Role

Kirsteen Sawers has been appointed a non-executive director of Scottish Sports Futures (SSF) and in her first week has signed up to take part in Pedal for Scotland on the 8th of September, a 45 mile cycle from Glasgow to Edinburgh. A Director with Barclays based in Glasgow, Kirsteen is

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Local Young People Create Safe Friday Night Activity

A group of brilliant local young volunteers have worked together to re-launch a community basketball session in Benarty to ensure that other young people can benefit from the initiative in the same way that they did themselves. The volunteers led by Ewan Mcturk gained support from local councillor Mary Lockhart

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New Initiative to Divert Youngsters From Anti-Social Behaviour

An exciting new initiative at Fraserburgh Community and Sports Centre is designed to provide fun and engaging sports activity for young people in the town aged 11 to 21 years and to give them access to a positive experience at times which can see higher levels of anti-social behaviour in

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The Great Get Together

The Great Get Together weekend took place on 19 – 21 June 2019, which would have been Jo Cox’s 46th birthday. This was the fourth time that thousands of people up and down the country have got together to celebrate kindness, community, respect and the values we share. The Great Get

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SSF Wellbeing Ambassadors on Body Image

Our SSF Wellbeing Ambassadors talk about body image this Mental Health Awareness Week. Everyone has a body image. Everyone has mental health. Having body image concerns is a very common thing but it doesn’t necessarily mean our mental health will be affected by it. So, what can we do when

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An Ambassador’s Mental Health Journey

We caught up with Declan MacDougall, SSF Young Leader and Wellbeing Ambassador.  Tell us a bit about your mental health journey… I suffer from anxiety and random panic attacks that vary in severity. When I started Twilight, I suffered quite badly from these but didn’t really make it known and

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How ETC is Changing Lives Through Sport

We’ve spent the past month talking about changing lives through sport, and our Education Through Cashback (ETC) programme, combining youth work and sport to enhance knowledge of the ‘Sport for Change’ approach, is a way you can get involved and use sport to change lives.  The practical, interactive modules develop

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SSF Gives Young People the Chance to Change Lives

SSF works with over 40 youth and sport organisations within the East End of Glasgow, encouraging and supporting partnership working. SSF aims to provide young people with volunteering opportunities, mentoring, qualifications and personal development through sport, physical activity and youth work. Chance:2:Be is our personal development programme which aims to

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