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Young Scot Community Award Hannah Clews

29/04/2016 // 0 Comments

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 …

Streetswim Success

27/04/2016 // 0 Comments

Streetsport is proud to announce the success of our latest activity Streetswim. Streetswim was launched in partnership with Kaimhill Primary School to enable Primary 7 pupils to gain more confidence in and around water. The results were clear: 100% of the participants now believe that if they fell into …

Goal Model News: Rachel Corsie

11/04/2016 // 0 Comments

Denis Law “Goal Model” Rachel Corsie is a successful ‘soccer’ player for Seattle Reign FC, in the USA, and one of the Scotland’s national football team stars. Despite living on the other side of the Atlantic, she still actively follows Streetsport and as one of our ‘Denis Law …

Street Tennis Launch

11/04/2016 // 0 Comments

Denis Law’s Streetsport and Judy Murray’s Tennis on the Road start our first partnership with this exciting new programme: Street Tennis. The project will provide free training to children from deprived areas of Aberdeen and to our young volunteers. StreetTennis has been created thanks to …

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: …

John Clark Motor Group Streetsport is delighted to continue our relationship with John Clark Commercials.  Their generosity and ongoing support has enabled us to deliver our activities into communities with a fleet of vehicles; which now includes a Zero Emissions van. Our environmentally-friendly electric van  has helped us build and …

Monday, 29 February, 2016 A Robert Gordon University (RGU) based initiative, Streetsport, is providing free lessons for Kaimhill Primary School pupils after government funding for their swimming sessions came to an end. The Streetswim scheme, which is run by the Denis Law Legacy Trust Streetsport …

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 …

Herald Scotland

10/08/2015 // 0 Comments

Half-a-century on and Denis Law’s star shows no sign of fading as his influence over grassroots in the Granite City shows. Neil Drysdale / Monday 10 August 2015 / Sport IT’S nearly 50 years since Denis Law was in his pomp, but, as Aberdeen’s greatest footballer, the former winner …

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 …

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 …

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