Bursaries worth over £38,000 awarded in third round of Mayflower 400 Community Sparks funding

Fifteen different community groups have secured bursaries that will bring their projects to life in the third round of funding from ‘Mayflower 400 Community Sparks’. From music and performance, to exhibitions and events, to murals and mosaics, the projects will benefit from an overall investment of £38,473 from the scheme, which was set up to…

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M400 Get Active for 2020

Here at Argyle Community Trust we are gearing up for the Mayflower 400 commemorations taking place in the city during 2020 by inspiring and coordinating a year-long calendar of sporting and community activity. As part of our Mayflower 400 Sport and Wellbeing programme a series of Get Active sessions are being made available throughout Plymouth.…

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Rainbow Laces – Come Out Active

Argyle Community Trust are delighted to continue their support for Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign to encourage people to ‘Come Out Active’. The 2019 campaign runs from 22 November to 8 December, and is calling on fans, players and governing bodies to visibly show their support for lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people in sport.…

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Plymouth Argyle’s Changing Room programme inspiring brighter futures

Mickey McCloskey, who admits he ‘lost 22 years of his life to drug and alcohol abuse’, is using his troubled past to inspire unemployed adults with substance misuse in Plymouth to find work through Argyle Community Trust’s Changing Room programme. Changing Room is one of many programmes that the EFL Trust offers through Department Work…

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Young people help tackle child sexual exploitation

Young people in Plymouth have been working alongside police and other agencies to design a new child sexual exploitation awareness campaign. The results of a two-year collaboration will now be rolled out across the Devon and Cornwall Area. The National Citizens Service (NCS) worked with the Plymouth Safeguarding Children’s Board, police, and city partners including…

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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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School Children to Get on Board with Mayflower

Argyle Community Trust is gearing up for the Mayflower 400 commemorations taking place in the city during 2020 by stimulating and coordinating a year-long calendar of sporting activity. A key feature of this activity calendar is the newly titled ‘Sporting Voyage’ educational programme which is aimed at Year 5 and 6 children initially, during the…

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Autism Packs Available at Home Park

AUTISM Packs, which include ear defenders, fidget spinners, sensory ball, Autism Awareness card and lanyard, as well as further match-day information, will be available to people living with autism, their families and carers at Home Park Stadium during the 2019-20 Sky Bet League Two campaign. Provided by Argyle Community Trust, the Autism Packs are designed…

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Fit and Fed Holiday Club

Plymouth City Council, Argyle Community Trust (ACT) and CATERed have teamed up to beat holiday hunger, isolation and inactivity that children could experience during the summer holidays. Argyle Community Trust will be hosting a series of events over the 6 weeks where children are able to make new friends, get active and be fed a healthy lunch.…

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Grand Opening of £2.5m Manadon Sports Hub

New Manadon sports facilities to support 30,000 taking part in physical activity a year A new multi-million-pound sports hub in Manadon, Plymouth which is expected to support 30,000 people taking part in physical activity a year opened on Friday (28 June). The facility which includes a floodlit third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP), one…

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