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Donate your Pay As You Go Phone Credit

Posted: 19th April 2014

Donate your spare Pay As You Go phone credit to Sporting Memories & help tackle dementia, depression & loneliness

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Volunteer across Yorkshire in July

Posted: 14th April 2014

We are looking for at least 100 volunteers to work across Yorkshire on the weekend of 5th & 6th July 2014

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Nominated Charity of The Football Blogging Awards 2014

Posted: 9th April 2014

An annual awards ceremony, the Football Blogging Awards were created to recognise and award the best football blogs around the world. Held at the National Football Museum, the awards nominated charity this year is Sporting Memories

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Celebrating 200 years at The Home of Cricket with the MCC

Posted: 7th April 2014

The MCC have joined forces with the Sporting Memories Network for a memories game that marks the 200th anniversary at the Home of Cricket. The memories game with celebrate the great history and heritage of cricket at Lords whilst raising awareness of dementia

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Bristol Rugby v London Welsh. Friday 18th April 2014

Posted: 7th April 2014

Bristol Rugby`s final home league fixture of the season will celebrate the history and heritage of the club and raise awareness of dementia. Bristol Rugby Community Foundation are busy planning the activities at the Memorial Ground for the game against London Welsh.

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An amazing F1 podium

Posted: 6th April 2014

Today's Bahrain F1 Grand Prix saw a spectacular finish and a stunning podium. Supporters of the project promoting sport dementia involved in the race and coverage included, Brian Johnson, Nico Rosberg, Suzi Perry, David Coulthard, Lee McKenzie, Jennie Gow, Allan McNish, Johnny Herbert, David Croft, Karun Chandhok & Natalie Pinkham

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Sporting memories TV news feature

Posted: 6th April 2014

Following a successful grant application to North East Lincolnshire's Health and Wellbeing Board, we are looking forward to commencing a vibrant sporting reminiscence project in 2014. Estuary TV featured sporting memories on their Evening News and how sport and dementia can combine

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Bristol City v Preston North End tackling dementia

Posted: 4th April 2014

Bristol City’s League One match will see fans celebrating the history and heritage of the club and learning more about memory problems and dementia. The club have teamed up with Sporting Memories Network, with whom they work to support older fans in the community living with dementia

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Projects expand thanks to funding grants

Posted: 4th April 2014

Following successful grant applications, sporting memories projects in Glasgow & East Lothian are expanding

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Memories Last Longer Than Dreams

Posted: 1st April 2014

90 year old Joe Greenwell shares his black and white memories and treasured memorabilia with Toon Times Joe Greenwell from Seaton Delaval took a trip down memory lane recently, sharing his personal memories of supporting Newcastle United, in particular his fond memories of the 1952 FA Cup Final.

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