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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February Half Term Soccer Roadshow

Community Trust half-term soccer courses are now available to book Argyle Community Trust is running a series of football and multi-sport activity days during February half-term in Plymouth, Cornwall and North Devon. Each course will entail a full day of coaching from 10am – 3pm, open to children of any ability aged between 5 and…

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Joel Grant Named Ambassador for FIT PILGRIMS

Midfielder Joel Grant has been named ambassador for new wellbeing programme FIT PILGRIMS. Argyle Community Trust and the Football Club are helping fans to tackle their weight, get healthier and be happier by joining FIT FANS, a free 12-week programme at Home Park. Launched this January (2020) at 30 Clubs in England, the EFL Trust’s…

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Torpoint YMCA and Argyle Partnership

Argyle Community Trust and Torpoint YMCA have created a new and exciting partnership that aims to signpost emerging talent into Plymouth Argyle’s player pathway. The Community Trust will run half term courses from YMCA facility throughout the year with their experienced and qualified staff. Working with Torpoint YMCA both bodies want to provide positive footballing…

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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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Christmas Cracker is Back!

THE famous Christmas Cracker for Argyle Community Trust is back again for this festive season. The Christmas Cracker involves participants playing alongside the Argyle first-team, followed by a meet and greet with the squad where young people can collect autographs, photos and chat to the players. After the football session, children get to enjoy a…

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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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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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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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