Measuring the Impact of Clubs in the Community

Argyle Community Trust has received a study by the EFL Trust as part of their study to measure the impact of clubs in the community throughout 2019. The EFL commissioned specialist sport and leisure management consultants to survey all Clubs and Club Community Organisations (CCOs) on work carried out in the community, creating a report…

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How to have a conversation about mental health

With 1 in 4 of us experiencing a mental health problem and suicide being the leading cause of death for men under 45, we all know someone who needs support. If you’re worried about the mental health of a mate, read through Mind’s tips on how to start a conversation. Know that you can help…

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Heads Up – Time to tackle mental health

Football is coming together this weekend with the ambition to kick off biggest ever conversation around mental health, as new research shows just one in three football fans regularly talk about mental health with their friends. For two weekends in February, every football team from across the Premier League, English Football League, The National League,…

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Every Player Counts at Argyle

EFL Trust fund ability programme for another two years The United Nations’ Day of Persons with Disability (IDPD) will be celebrated worldwide on 3 December 2019. Over the past three years Argyle Community Trust has been successful in using this day to showcase their work on the project that has engaged with over 1,100 participants…

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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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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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Argyle To Help Tackle Increasing Numbers of Railway Risk Takers

The EFL Trust has today launched a new partnership with Network Rail and the British Transport Police (BTP) to help tackle the increasing number of people risking their lives on the railway. Argyle Community Trust and Plymouth Argyle Football Club will be part of the project that will help to educate and raise awareness of…

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Kick It Out Bringing Communities Together

Ahead of Argyle’s last home fixture against Charlton, Argyle Community Trust welcomed a number of inclusive football teams and organisations to take part in a football tournament to celebrate Plymouth being a city of diversity and inclusion. Coming together and using the power of the football club to do so, six teams from the city’s…

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In Pictures: EFL Day of Action with Yann and Ruben

AS part of the EFL Day of Action, Argyle first-team stars Ruben Lameiras and Yann Songo’o spent time at Goosewell Academy in Plymouth. Ruben and Yann joined in with a Move and Learn day with children aged 9-10, offering advice and answering questions on their professional careers in football. Funded through the EFL and from…

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