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Scottish Football Association award

09/08/2017 // 0 Comments

Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Streetsport initiative, which delivers free doorstep activities and programmes across Aberdeen, has won the Scottish Football Association’s (SFA) North region’s ‘Best Community for All’ award. The Streetsport programme picked up the prize at the SFA’s Grassroots Awards, which recognises people and …

Cruyff Court Denis Law – Aberdeen As part of Aberdeen’s city centre regeneration plan Catherine Street Court was recently transformed into Scotland’s first Cruyff Court. A collaboration between Aberdeen City Council, the Cruyff Foundation, People’s Postcode Lottery and the Denis Law Legacy Trust. Video courtesy of BBC Scotland. …

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

02/06/2017 // 0 Comments

Streetsport has this week been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the equivalent of an MBE for voluntary groups, is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work in their communities. …

Streetsport scooped the ‘Sport for Good’ and ‘Park Lives’ Awards at the StreetGames Awards ceremony last month. The Sport for Good award recognises organisations that work within disadvantaged communities with high levels of school dropout and unemployment rates. Streetsport’s innovative programming, which is geared around ‘positive …

Denis Law Legacy Trust Streetsport’s ‘Positive Destinations’ programme has been awarded the DYW Quality Accreditation at Bronze level. In partnership with Aberdeen Asset Management and Nexen, Streetsport have created the Positive Destinations programme which targets 16-19 year-olds in areas of deprivation in Aberdeen City. The …

A number of charities will benefit after thousands of pounds were raised in an art initiative organised by Aberdeen’s Bon Accord Rotary Club. The Cat Parade was held at the Marcliffe Hotel on Wednesday 28 September and featured 100 replicas of ‘Kelly’s Cat’s, which adorn the parapet of Union …

Total Football Aberdeen

29/09/2016 // 0 Comments

Contractor appointed to create Scotland’s first ever Cruyff Court community facility. Plans to create a world-renowned multi-use community sports facility in Aberdeen have reached a new milestone as a contractor has been appointed to start work. The new Catherine Street Court will get an extreme …

Streetsport Elevated to the Top

01/09/2016 // 0 Comments

Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Streetsport initiative has scooped another prestigious prize at the recent Elevator Awards. The initiative which operates under the auspices of the Denis Law Legacy Trust won the Alick Buchanan-Smith Enterprising Communities Award for its innovative delivery of free sports and creative …

On Trend

03/08/2016 // 0 Comments

Graham Thom of the Denis Law Legacy Trust and Development Officer Mark Williams of Streetsport, share how the project is helping to change the lives of youngsters in the city. ‘The Denis Law Legacy Trust was set up to give young people in the city …

StreetGames Partnership

20/06/2016 // 0 Comments

Coca-Cola Great Britain has extended its six-year partnership with doorstep sports charity StreetGames in a move which will bring thousands more opportunities for people to access grassroots sports and activities across the UK. The new partnership will see StreetGames and Coca-Cola Great Britain work together …

Cruyff Court Denis Law

19/05/2016 // 0 Comments

Scotland’s first Cruyff Court Denis Law in Aberdeen Plans to create a world-renowned multi-use community sports facility in Aberdeen have been given the green light today by councillors. Catherine Street Court is to undergo an extreme make-over as part of regeneration plans to create Scotland’s first …

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