Wales

North Wales partners join forces

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A wide variety of Sport and Community partners from across North Wales met today to share ideas, learn from experts and find out more about the StreetGames programme.
 
The North Wales StreetGames Network Meeting saw 45 representatives from Local Authorities, National Governing Bodies of sport, Communities 1st Clusters and other community groups attend the event at Eirias Park, Colwyn Bay.
 

Ceredigion Children Champion Streetgames in London

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Pupils from Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron in Ceredigion will represent Wales today at the Finals of the Coca Cola Real Business Challenge. The youngsters secured their place at the event after winning the Regional Finals of the Coca Cola Real Business Challenge in Cardiff last month, in which they had to use their creativity and business acumen to design a marketing campaign for the sport charity Streetgames, which encourages youngsters from deprived areas to get involved with sport.

Volunteers to Carry the Queen’s Baton for StreetGames

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Five volunteers linked to the sports charity StreetGames are to take part in the Queen’s Baton Relay as it passes through Wales in the build up to the Commonwealth Games.

 

Using sport to change lives in Wales’ most disadvantaged communities

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A new drive to use sport to help improve the lives of those living in the most disadvantaged communities in Wales is underway, the Welsh Government announced today (Weds 5th March).

StreetGames Cardiff Young Mums Project Launched!

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StreetGames Cardiff Young Mums Project Launched!

A new parenting project was officially launched in Cardiff  yesterday to provide physical activity and health information for young women with children and mums to be.

For country and community

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A rugby player, who dedicated his time to promoting sport to youngsters in disadvantaged communities through the sport charity StreetGames, has proudly pulled on the red jersey in his call up for Wales in Six Nations rugby.

Watch StreetGames Newport project on BT Sport!

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If you have access to BT Sport, make sure to tune in next Wednesday 26th at 9.30pm to see Newport’s St Joseph’s boxing club and Newport Multicultural Futsal group in action!

Exciting New ‘Us Girls’ Hub Opens Its Doors

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The latest addition to the StreetGames network is an exciting new Us Girls Hub in Pengam in the Rhymney Valley, South Wales.  It will be run with Diva Sport thanks to the help of the sport charity Streetgames, the Welsh Government programme Communities First and Sport Wales and will be a dedicated centre to encourage women of all ages to take part in physical activity.

StreetGames Team up with Business to Support Welsh Sport

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This morning (Thursday, January 16th) StreetGames held a successful business breakfast to demonstrate to local businesses the benefits of supporting deprived communities and individuals in Wales via sport.
 
A number of Wales’ leading business people from organisations such as Admiral, Network Rail, The Co-operative Group and Capital Law were joined by the Sports Minister John Griffiths and other key decision makers, in an opportunity to share ideas.
 

Street Golf tees off in Wales

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Street Golf is swinging into action in Wales, with Caerphilly being the first Local Authority to deliver the Street Games initiative in partnership with all four Communities First clusters.

Thanks to excellent partnership work, 11 volunteers have been trained in Street Golf and will be involved in projects throughout the borough.