Sport SEN Update
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Happy Halloween, welcome to the October Sports Newsletter.
There are still a few places remaining for this year’s SE Conference “Collaborating towards a Sharing Economy” on the 7th
December at the Westerwood Hotel. Find out more
Senscot’s new website is now up and running. We welcome any feedback and would love to hear how members would like to best make use of the website. http://senscot.net/
Senscot “Sport for Change” Briefing Paper is now available
– I highlighted in last month’s newsletter our series of Briefing Papers. Please find the latest document highlighting the work of three of our sports members and their contribution towards, Sport for Change and “Running a Sustainable Facility” Briefing Paper
SFA Community Asset Transfer
- The Scottish FA have developed a new project to help football clubs become central hubs in the local community. After receiving £196,000 from the Big Lottery Fund, the SFA invited proposals from community clubs with aspirations of boosting their positive impact on the local community.
The three clubs identified - Annan Athletic FC, Bonnyrigg Rose Community FC and Jeanfield Swifts FC, will take advantage of the project as they work towards community asset transfers. More information here SFA news
New Social Enterprise space opens in Glasgow
- Kibble have just opened up Good
within Buchanan Galleries. Good is an interactive, welcoming and fun environment where anyone can find out more about local charities and social enterprises. A facility for social enterprises and third sector organisations in Glasgow and West of Scotland to utilise, for free, for a number of things including events, training, meetings or demonstrations.
If you’re interested in connecting with Good contact Mark MacMillan on Mark.MacMillan@kibble.org
is a Public Social Partnership led by NHS Lothian, Hibernian Football Club and the Hibernian Community Foundation. The aim is to unlock the power and passion associated with football to deliver a better, healthier future for the most vulnerable in our communities.
Gamechanger has a Christmas campaign to make Edinburgh a very special place this Christmas.. A number of partners including Edinburgh Evening News, Heart of Midlothian Football Club, City of Edinburgh Council. Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce and Tesco are on board. More here
Youth Work in Sport
– The Robertson Trust have recently launched a Youth Work in Sport microsite offering practical advice and information for organisations using sport/physical activity to engage and retain hard to reach young people. Access the microsite Here
A Code For Sports Governance
– The Sport and Recreation Alliance has produced an on-line resource “The Principles of Good Governance”. Information here Good Governance