Awards

Thousands line Aberdeen streets to honour football legend Denis Law as he’s granted Freedom of the City More than 15,000 people lined the streets of Aberdeen to greet Scotland legend Denis Law as he celebrated being granted the Freedom of the City. The former Manchester …

PRIDE OF SPORT AWARD WINNER The Denis Law Legacy Trust and Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Streetsport initiative has won a prestigious accolade at the 2017 National Pride of Sport Awards, held in London last week. Streetsport came out as the winner of the TSB Community …

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 …

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service The Denis Law Legacy Trust 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 …

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 Positive Destinations programme has been awarded the Developing Young Workforce (DYW) Bronze Level Quality Accreditation. 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. …

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 …

Streetsport Assistant Development Officer Hannah Clews was recently nominated for a Young Scot Award. The Community Award celebrates the work accomplished by a young person who improves the lives of people within a community. They may have demonstrated good citizenship by influencing decision-making at local government …

Tuesday, 12 January, 2016 Denis Law the world-renowned footballer and Patron to the Robert Gordon University (RGU) Streetsport community engagement initiative has been recognised in the New Year Honours list. Aberdeen’s footballing son, has been awarded a CBE by Buckingham Palace for his charity work …

Thursday, 06 August, 2015 A unique sports and creative activities programme for young people in Aberdeen has scooped an award for its positive and supportive approach to volunteering. The Denis Law Legacy Trust ‘Streetsport’ programme, which is delivered in partnership with the Robert Gordon University …

Streetsport was recently announced as a short-listed finalist in the 2013 Sport Scotland Scottish Sports Award Local Heroes Category. The team are honoured to be considered and are delighted with the nomination. Volunteer Iain Gill and Judy Murray at the glittering ceremony hosted by Jim White on …

Wednesday, 17 July, 2013 A dedicated volunteer who supports a leading sport project for young people in the north-east has been recognised at Aberdeen’s Sports Awards. Craig Philips (26) received the Outstanding Commitment Award for his work with the Streetsport initiative at the event held at …

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