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  • Behind the scenes: SPFL Trust Mental Health First Aid Training

    Last week, the SPFL Trust held its latest Mental Health First Aid Training course at Hampden Park. Over two highly intensive days, delegates from across a range of SPFL clubs worked to understand how to help those they work with in the event that their mental health requires immediate support. This latest tranche of training…
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  • SPFL Trust welcomes Scot Gov recognition

    The Scottish Government has recognised the importance of Football Fans in Training (FFIT) as it sets out plans to launch a new Active Scotland Delivery Plan. Last week, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveiled its new Programme for Scotland, which sets out planned legislature over the next 12-month parliamentary period. As part of the announcement, the…
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  • SPFL Trust & SAMH launch major mental health project with Hibernian

    Men are in trouble.  They are two-a-half times more likely than women to die by suicide each year with the biggest group at risk being men in their forties and early fifties. Men aren’t great at talking about how they feel, and we know that talking is one of the first steps to better mental…
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  • SPFL Trust & BBC Radio Scotland reveal new Sportsound series

    The SPFL Trust and BBC Radio Scotland have teamed up to launch a new series which will highlight the very best of community activity across Scotland’s football clubs. Host Kenny MacIntyre and his guests will hit the road to visit a range of different projects, meeting some of those benefitting from the amazing work of…
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  • One of the most engaged leagues in the world – new report

    Key headlines:  International survey of top 25 leagues in the world ranks Scotland one of the most socially responsible, up three places to fourth SPFL Trust welcomes findings and re-states it’s commitment that the SPFL can be the most community engaged league on the planet Scottish Government praise clubs for using the power of football…
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  • Top MOD Award For Rangers Charity Foundation

    The Rangers Charity Foundation and Rangers Football Club will be honoured with a special award from the Ministry of Defence in November for their continued support of the Armed Forces. This prestigious award comes following the Foundation and club’s commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant last season, which built upon years of support for the…
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  • Festive Friends report published by SPFL Trust

    The SPFL Trust has revealed that 569 older people participated in the first Festive Friends initiative, which took place over the Christmas period, last year. In total, 25 SPFL clubs took part in the programme which provided a Christmas lunch, and plenty of companionship at what can be a difficult time. Today, the official report…
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  • Aberdeen FC awarded “best CSR project” in Europe

    Aberdeen FC are once again Kings of Europe this morning after the Dons picked up an award for the best corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme in Europe at the European Club Association Awards, last night in Geneva. The Dons secured the coveted title following review by an independent panel for Aberdeen Football Club Community Trust’s…
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  • Multimedia Interns Blog: Thank you SPFL Trust

    Back in November, working in partnership with Santander, the SPFL Trust took on two masters students from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) as multimedia interns. During their seven months with the SPFL Trust Daryn MacRae and Calum Woodger have increased the Trust’s output online and on social media. With their successful ‘Spotlight On’ feature and other…
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  • Spotlight On: Celtic FC Foundation +Sport, Move and Learn

    by Calum Woodger and Daryn MacRae CELTIC and the SPFL Trust are changing the lifestyles of Glasgow’s young people through exercise and healthy eating. The +Sport Move and Learn programme, designed to teach primary school children the value of a balanced diet and an active lifestyle, is working wonders at Sacred Heart Primary School. The Bridgeton…
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