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  • Over 750,000 people now engaged via clubs

    The SPFL & SPFL Trust tonight revealed that over three-quarters of a million people are now being engaged annual by clubs across their communities. Analysis commissioned by the SPFL reveals a near 9% increase year on year and comes just months after the SPFL Trust launched its ambitious campaign for clubs to engage with one…
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  • Well done to Bob – Walking Football Volunteer of the Year

    Volunteers involved in getting more Scots to enjoy everyday walking received recognition recently for making their communities more accessible and active. Of particular note, Bob Moyes was awarded Walking Football Volunteer of the Year. Working with Active Stirling, Bob has encouraged the footballers to join walking football competitions and charity events. They have tried new…
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  • To Absent Friends

    The To Absent Friends festival of storytelling and remembrance will take place across Scotland from 1-7 November – in public spaces, over social media, among friends, families and communities, and in people’s minds and hearts. It’s an opportunity to remember loved ones who have died but who have not been forgotten. It is not like…
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  • Have you signed up to the SPFL Trust’s new look newsletter?

    In October, the SPFL Trust launched a brand new-look monthly email newsletter, Extra Time.  Providing a quickfire wrap of all the key community activity that both SPFL clubs and the SPFL Trust are engaging in, the new style has been well received with a significant increase in sign ups and opening rates. >>> Click here to view last month’s Extra Time…
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  • Register for Mental Health First Aid training

    The SPFL Trust is pleased to be offering further Mental Health First Aid Training in partnership with the Chris Mitchell Foundation. Training is aimed at anyone who wants to help someone with mental health problems whether in a professional or personal capacity at a football club in Scotland. Mental Health First Aid is the help…
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  • FFIT Half Time Challenge receives fantastic reception

    Last weekend the SPFL Trust welcomed supporters of the four clubs in the Betfred Cup semi-finals for the Football Fans In Training Ten Second Challenge! Both games were a huge success especially the half time challenge in which six participants from each team had 10 seconds to run from the halfway line and take on the opposition keeper….
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  • Consultation on new diet and obesity strategy

    The promotion of unhealthy food and drink is to be restricted as part of Scotland’s new diet and obesity strategy. Public Health Minister Aileen Campbell has launched a consultation on ambitious plans to help people lose weight, including: Measures to restrict the promotion and advertising of food and drink high in fat, sugar and salt…
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  • SPFL Trust sign up to Equality Network’s Scottish LGBT sports charter

    The SPFL Trust & the SPFL today (Thursday 26 October) reveal that both organisations have signed up to the Equality Network’s Scottish LGBT Sports Charter, a move welcomed by the Scottish Government. Launched this summer, the charter has been developed in consultation with sports governing bodies, other stakeholders and LGBT people. It seeks to promote…
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  • Introducing Betfred Cup Semi-Final mascots

    The SPFL Trust are pleased to reveal the fab four mascots who will lead out their respective teams at this weekend’s Betfred Cup semi-finals at Hampden Park.  Each have been nominated by their club’s community trust for their involvement in a range of key programmes. For the Hibernian Community Foundation 8-year-old Scott Marr will walk…
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  • Nicky Reid appointed new SPFL Trust CEO

    The SPFL Trust today announces the appointment of Nicky Reid as its new chief executive (CEO). In doing so, Nicky becomes the first women appointed to a top job at the national stadium, Hampden Park. Nicky takes up her new role having served as general manager for the last two years, a period during which…
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