Endorsements

Freedom of the City

08/12/2017 // 0 Comments

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

07/12/2017 // 0 Comments

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 …

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 …

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

02/06/2017 // 0 Comments

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. …

Volunteer Ruairidh Morrison

11/04/2016 // 0 Comments

Ruairidh Morrison has been involved in Streetsport for the last 6 years, during which he has progressed from a participant to a Volunteer to a Soccarista and is now being paid as a Coach at our increasingly successful Garthdee session on a Wednesday evening.   Name: …

Denis Law CBE

12/01/2016 // 0 Comments

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 …

Monday, 16 November, 2015 The process to make Aberdeen the first city in Scotland where ball games can be freely played in parks and community spaces was officially kicked off by a Scottish football legend this month. Aberdeen born footballer Denis Law removed the first …

Scottish Parliamentary Motions

07/08/2015 // 0 Comments

Many thanks to our local MSP’s for their ongoing support of our activities. Maureen Watt MSP Mark McDonald MSP Kevin Stewart MSP Lewis Macdonald MSP   Motion S4M-15909: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/03/2016 Denis Law Appointed as a CBE That the Parliament …

Friday, 07 August, 2015 A leading sport and creative activities project for young people in Aberdeen has received praise from a Scottish Government Minister during a recent visit to the city. Jamie Hepburn, Minister for Sport, Health Improvement and Mental Health, paid a visit to RGU …

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