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SFW Festival 19 with Hannah Kaur

Employability Mentor Hannah Kaur, recently attended streetfootballworld Festival 19 in France. She attended the festival with co-worker Joe Kahighi and four young people from our services. Streetfootballworld conducted a number of exclusive interviews with attendees,

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S4L part of Pride of Birmingham

Sport 4 Life features in the Birmingham Mail, covering our mentoring work with unemployed young people across Birmingham, and looking at a specific case study who has benefited from our support – as part of TSB Pride of Birmingham. The full article which is also on the TSB website can be found below:

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Learning Through Failure

On Friday 19th October, UpShot and Sports Think Tank hosted a one day event called ‘The F Word – Learning Through Failure’. The purpose of the event was to bring together leaders, peers and stakeholders from the third sector to discuss the concept of failure and how we can learn from it, through a series of talks, roundtables and workshops. 

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BPBA – Not For Profit Winners

On Thursday 1st November, the ICC hosted the prestigious Birmingham Post Business Awards. The annual awards ceremony aims to celebrate success, recognise achievement and highlight the innovative people and companies in Birmingham, who are putting our region

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Awards Ambassador Becomes Mentor

As part of Sport 4 Life UK’s NEETS ‘Get Fit 4 Employment’ service, unemployed young people have the opportunity to improve their interview skills by attending structured mock interviews with corporate company partners across Birmingham. 

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New 2018 Impact Report

We’re delighted to launch our new 2018 Impact Report! Over the last 12 months, we have supported 476 young people to achieve 877 combined tangible outcomes (an increase of 90 from 2016/17) through our two core programmes: TEENS and NEETS.

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EL Sport Award 2018 Winners

Sport 4 Life is delighted to be named winners of the European Lotteries Sport Award 2018. European Lotteries (EL) is the umbrella organisation of national lotteries across Europe, operating games of chance for the public benefit.

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Future Faces Partnership

Future Faces has announced that Sport 4 Life UK will be its partner for 2018-19. Future Faces is a legally constituted section of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce and is designed to help businesses support and develop staff who are committed to developing

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Violent Crime Strategy

Sport 4 Life UK featured in a Channel 5 News report that looked into violent crimes amongst young people and outlined Government’s new strategy to tackle the growing issue. The Channel 5 news team visited a Sport 4 Life TEENS session and spoke with Senior Coordinator and Mentor David Johnson about how Sport 4 Life UK support young people to steer clear of violent crime. Click on the video below to watch the report.

 

Alliance of Sport feature Sport 4 Life

The ‘National Alliance of Sport For the Desistance of Crime’ (NASDC) recently featured Sport 4 Life by producing a news article covering all aspects of Sport 4 Life’s work including the need, history of the organisation, how sport is used, programmes, impact

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