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Street Soccer CEO Meets The Rotary Club of Medway

    I was delighted to attend and meet with The Rotary Club of Medway earlier this week, to make a presentation on The Street Soccer Foundation, to educate and inform members of our work helping vulnerable and homeless young people across the Medway and County of Kent as a whole, through the power of…

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STREET SOCCER TO HOLD KENT SLEEPOUT AT PRIESTFIELD!

STREET SOCCER FOUNDATION TO HOST FIRST EVER SLEEPOUT AT GILLINGHAM FC The nationally acclaimed charitable organisation, The Street Soccer Foundation, has today announced it is to host its first ever #SLEEPOUT in Kent later this summer, at the home of Gillingham FC, Priestfield Stadium. The Foundation is calling on all business leaders, community leaders, owner/managers…

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KENT-BASED STREET SOCCER FOUNDATION MAKES NATIONAL FINAL FOR HOUSEBUILDER’S £200,000 PRIZE

February 2018 KENT-BASED STREET SOCCER FOUNDATION MAKES NATIONAL FINAL FOR HOUSEBUILDER’S £200,000 PRIZE Kent residents are being urged to get behind a local charity which supports vulnerable young people to help it win £200,000 in a national competition established by a leading housebuilder. Persimmon Homes launched its Healthy Communities scheme last May, with the aim…

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LATEST GILLS STREET SOCCER ACADEMY SUCCESS

December 2017 The latest Street Soccer Academy group of young people from Kent & Medway have now successfully graduated the Street Soccer development course. Run in partnership in the County with Football League side, Gillingham FC, the Street Soccer Academy is a 10-week personal development programme for young people aged 18-24 who are currently out…

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A Christmas Card Donation from Gullands!

4 December 2017 Gullands Solicitors in Maidstone, a well-established law firm, has chosen The Street Soccer Foundation this Christmas as its local charity to make a donation to. We are delighted to announce the wonderful support shown, with a cheque for £750. It was at a recent Breakfast meeting hosted at the K Sports complex…

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Street Soccer Academy graduate secures job at Barnet FC

8 November 2017 Michael King (21), of Gillingham, has now secured a full-time role at Barnet FC, following his recent graduation from the (Kent & Medway) Street Soccer Academy. Sponsored by Kent firm FM Conway, the Street Soccer course incorporates football coaching, employability training, and pathway progression. Run over 10 consecutive weeks, the personal development…

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STREET SOCCER RETURNS TO KENT

STREET SOCCER RETURNS TO KENT ** Register now for the next Street Soccer taster day on September 6, 2017 at K Sports. Following two successful cohorts last season, the Kent and Medway Street Soccer programme is returning this autumn to support more disadvantaged young people across the county. The Street Soccer programme is a free 12-week…

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Continued Success for the Street Soccer programme

1 May 2017 Continued success for the Street Soccer programme The Gills Street Soccer programme is continuing to succeed in supporting young people in the local area who are experiencing homelessness or unemployment. Running in Kent since September 2016, the 12-week Street Soccer programme incorporates football coaching, education, and mind-set training, developing core life and…

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“It’s Amazing, Brilliant and Outstanding… I love the Street Soccer Programme”

The second Gillingham FC Street Soccer programme, currently being run in partnership between the Community Trust and the Street Soccer Foundation, has just passed the halfway mark. The programme is working to support and develop young people in Medway and across Kent, who are currently experiencing homelessness and/or unemployment. “We achieved solid outcomes from our…

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National Apprenticeship Week 2017

National Apprenticeship Week is co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service. The week is designed to celebrate the positive impact apprenticeships and traineeships have on individuals, businesses and the economy. The 10th National Apprenticeship Week in March 2017 will bring together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships over the last…

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