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Happy (and Active) Campers at Away Games Birmingham!

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280 young people from across the StreetGames network went on a camping holiday with a difference last weekend, attending StreetGames’ Away Games Birmingham and watching elite athletes compete at the British Athletics Championships. The group spent three nights camping at the Blackwell Activity Centre, where StreetGames organised a range of activities including Zorb football, tennis, rugby, abseiling, climbing and raft building.

The Matt Kendall Foundation

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Matt Kendall recently died aged 35, following a two year battle with cancer. Matt worked with StreetGames from the very beginning in 2007. His most recent roles for StreetGames were as our lead on European work and as a Doorstep Sport Advisor in the West Midlands. 

Job Opportunity - Handball England, Hampshire Activator

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£15,000 Pro Rata 
30 hours per week application
Deadline Monday 20 July 12.00pm
Initial fixed-term contract until August 2016

With support from Street Games and Sport Hampshire & Isle of Wight, England Handball is looking to appoint a Handball Activator to work across three target communities in Hampshire. Working with key partners, you will develop and deliver new opportunities for young people and adults to play handball.

Substance National Conference - Sport for Development.

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Substance, the social research company StreetGames have been working with over the last three years are organising a national conference on November 19th at the Kia Oval in London on the theme of sport for development.

Staff Profile - Jess Morgan, Us Girls Wales

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How did you get into sport?

Community Safety Focus Group Update

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Thank you to everyone who completed the expression of interest for our upcoming community safety project. With nearly 90 responses in the space of a week, it’s heartening to see that the projects in the StreetGames network are so dedicated to changing the communities in which they work for the better.

StreetGames Multi-Sport Festivals #switchitup

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StreetGames Multi-Sport Festivals are set to take place at four iconic venues across the UK this Summer.

With a huge array of sports and activities on offer, this is an unmissable opportunity for young people everywhere to #switchitup, try something new and enter a massive range of competitions.

The festivals are fun, free and happening very soon – register your young people’s attendance now!

Projects in the StreetGames network are encouraged to download and print the posters below to raise awareness of the events.

TEAM STREETGAMES - Support Doorstep Sport

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StreetGames have access to some of the UK's most exclusive races and sports events. These are perfect opportunities for you to challenge yourself, get fit and raise money to support our work.

Current Race Opportunities:

StreetGames Youth Conference and Awards 2015

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The 2015 StreetGames Youth Conference and Awards took place on 28th and 29th May at Yarnfield Park Training & Conference Centre in Staffordshire.

Record numbers attended the event with 135 young volunteers and 43 staff members representing 28 StreetGames projects from across England, Scotland & Wales.  

More than 260 workshops were completed by the volunteers across the two days including a brand new football activator, athletics, dance, basketball, volleyball, empowering girls, inclusive community training and an introduction to Tri-Volle.

Doorstep Sport Clubs save society £69m every year

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This week we’re celebrating the two year anniversary of our Doorstep Sport Programme! Thanks to funding from Sport England, over two amazing years we’ve engaged more than 47,000 youngsters in sport from disadvantaged communities all across the country.