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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 …

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

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. …

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 …

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