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StreetGames Conference and Awards 2015

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That’s it for another year! The 9th annual StreetGames Conference and Awards 2015 has been the biggest and best yet. Over 250 delegates attended the two day conference at the at the University of Warwick, where we discussed the big issues affecting Generation Z and celebrated the best and brightest in the network at our annual awards.

Us Girls Rocks Sky Sports

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Were you awake bright and early to watch the Newcastle Us Girls Rocks Festival appear on Sky Sports Game Changers on Saturday?

Don’t worry if not because now you can watch it whenever you like online.

Staff Profile - Declan Cavendish

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I wasn’t sporty in school at all, in the sense that I didn’t play on the football team or anything like that. I was really into Dancesport though – which, as anyone who’s ever done it will know, keeps you really fit.

CLUB1 - Introducing Phase 2

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CLUB1 – Introducing Phase 2

StreetGames have recently been carrying out an in depth evaluation of phase 1 of the CLUB1 programme – thank you to all of you that have contributed, your feedback has been very helpful in shaping the future of the programme.

As a result of the evaluation, StreetGames are pleased to announce that we're looking to establish an additional 100 CLUB1s to commence delivery in June through to December 2015.

Clean Sweep For StreetGames Projects at the 2015 Mercers' Company Awards

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Tuesday 24 March saw the annual Mercers' presentation, with volunteers at three StreetGames Projects picking up third, second and first place.

Every year London Youth's Getting Ready sports programme, through kind support of the Mercers' Company, recognises the achievements of three young volunteers for their contributions to developing sport in youth clubs.

StreetGames Conference - Important Information

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We have prepared the following for delegates attending the 2015 StreetGames National Conference.

Registraition opens at 8.30am on the morning of Tuesday 17 March at the University of Warwick, Ranphall Building. 

To download the delegate confirmation pack click here

To download your car park permit please click here

Volunteer Manager Training

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The Volunteer Team are delivering a 2 day training course as part of the StreetGames National Conference (17 and 18 March, Warwick University) for new volunteer managers. The course will include an introduction to working with young volunteers, recruitment, retention and mentoring young volunteers. So if you’re new to the StreetGames Young Volunteers Programme or are considering developing a volunteer programme at your project, this course is perfect for you!

Invitation to Tender - Let's get Fizzical Birmingham

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StreetGames is inviting tenders for the delivery of the award-winning Let’s Get Fizzical programme in Birmingham.  The program will run from September 2015 until March 2017.  Delivery involves both school-based and community-based sessions. The target group is children aged 8-14 who are non-sporty and inactive.  Let’s Get Fizzical is a tried and tested programme that has been running in Birmingham for four years. The contractor will receive a range of support, advice and resources form StreetGames in addition to finance.  

Joining The NCVYS - John Downes

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John Downes, StreetGames' Head of Network Development shares his insider views on NCVYS:
 

Staff Profile - Sue Heritage, Strategic Lead of Volunteering

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It’s a terrible cliché but I really loved sport in school, and did PE all the way through to my Sport Science degree. Middle distance running was a big one for me and I was on the netball teams at school, college and Uni – I play Centre (or Wing Attack when I’m feeling less energetic!)