Walking Football Team Champions in France

It wasn’t quite 500 miles walked for the two Argyle Community Trust walking football teams in France but the overseas tournament was proclaimed a success as the Argyle A team were crowned champions. The two teams departed home shores on Friday 13 September to take part in two tournaments on the Saturday and Sunday. Both…

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You vs Train – More Than a Campaign

The EFL Trust is working with local communities to help tackle increasing numbers of railway risk takers. Argyle Community Trust have delivered the railway safety lessons across Devon and Cornwall since the end of June, working with over 529 young people and their teachers. The ‘You vs. Train’ campaign was launched last year by the…

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First Staff Conference a Success

Argyle Community Trust staff from across Devon and Cornwall came together at Bicton College in Exmouth for their first staff two-day conference between Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 September. The conference was an opportunity to reflect on the excellent work of the Trust in their communities as well as helping to inspire community staff as…

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Conor Grant wins PFA Community Champion Award

Conor Grant has been named PFA Community Champions at Plymouth Argyle’s final game of the season at Home Park, against Scunthorpe United. The PFA Community Champion Award aims to raise awareness of the great support that players provide to their club’s community activities during the season. This season’s first team winner, Conor Grant, has attended…

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Fans Match – It’s Your Time!

AS FOOTBALL FANS, we have all dreamed about scoring a match-winning goal at the Theatre of Greens. Now, thanks to the Argyle Community Trust, that dream can become a reality. Following the success of last year’s Fans Match at Home Park, the club is once again opening its doors to 30 of the Green Army…

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10 Things to do in Devon and Cornwall this Easter

Spring has sprung and as a reward there’s two weeks of school holidays to enjoy this Easter. No matter if the sun is shining or there’s a little bit of rain, there is lots to do and enjoy in Devon and Cornwall. At Argyle Community Trust we’ve pulled together a list of activities that you…

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Clubs Unite for EFL Day of Action

More than one million people are now participating in football-led community programmes and activities every season All 72 EFL Clubs will come together on the same day for the EFL’s Day of Action to demonstrate the positive impact football can have in changing young people’s lives. From Plymouth to Peterborough and Sunderland to Southend, on…

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IWD2019: Celebrating Argyle Ladies

Increasing female participation in football is the focus as Argyle Community Trust marks International Women’s Day. To celebrate the occasion and to support this year’s theme #BalanceforBetter, the Girls Football Academy players gathered to share their ideas to how sports clubs, government and schools can improve the number of females involved in the sport. By…

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Football Helping Prisoners

Back row, left to right: Chris Weale of Exeter City, Gary Sawyer of Plymouth Argyle and Troy Brown of Exeter City, with Alvin, Ian, James and Ali. Photograph: Ian Tuttle/Shutterstock Source: The Guardian Written by: Ben Fisher There is a fiercely contested drop-ball during a five-a-side kickabout with a difference. Behind the barbed wire and through…

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You’re Hired! Meet Our Apprentices

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2019) takes place 4 to 8 March 2019: gov.uk/government/topical-events/national-apprenticeshipweek-2019  This annual celebration of apprenticeships will bring the whole apprenticeship community together to celebrate the impact of apprenticeships on individuals, employers and the economy. At Argyle Community Trust apprentices provide us with a talent pipeline for the future. 90 per cent of…

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