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Programme donation kick starts appeal for memorabilia

Posted: 27th June 2015

Appeal for old programmes, sports annuals and memorabilia

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Uniting Generations - Inclusive Futures

Posted: 26th June 2015

                                               Spirit of 2012 funded programme 'An Inclusive Future' has successfully achieved its target of recruiting 1,000 young disabled and non-disabled volunteers three months ahead of schedule. The  impressive 1,000-strong volunteer force...

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Book of memories connecting generations - free download

Posted: 19th June 2015

Pupils of Pinkie Primary School in Scoltand have been busy interviewing parents, teachers, athletes and members of local sporting memories groups to produce a wonderful book of Commonwealth Games memories. The story of how the book was compiled is illustrated below. To download a free e-book version click here...

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Free event - Leeds 5th July Le Grand Depart One Year On

Posted: 18th June 2015

Le Grand Départ - One Year On On Sunday 5th July 2015, the first anniversary of the grandest of Grand Départs, will be celebrated with a free public event at Leeds Town Hall. (Book your free tickets here)  Thanks to funding from Spirit of 2012, The Sporting Memories Foundation...

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Introducing Charlie Roberts

Posted: 18th June 2015

We are delighted to welcome Charlie Roberts to the Sporting Memories Network team! Charlie Roberts - Development Officer Having knocked myself out playing netball I knew that wasn't the sport for me! I stuck to horses from then on. Riding has been a huge part of life starting long...

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Network to attend Global Convention

Posted: 31st May 2015

Sporting Memories Network is pleased to confirm we will be exhibiting and attending Soccerex 2015 Global Convention. This prestigious event takes place in Manchester 7th - 9th September 2015. The network will be exhibiting in the Corporate Social Opportunity zone area within the Soccerex Global Convention's exhibition hall that...

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Opportunity for FREE TRAINING in Greater Manchester

Posted: 31st May 2015

  Managers, Matrons, Activity Organisers, Nursing or Care Staff working in Greater Manchester A last minute opportunity for care homes, housing associations complexes, day centres or hospital wards to join a pilot for a major national project celebrating the 50th anniversary of England's 1966 World Cup victory. FREE training...

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Sunderland - Saturday 23rd May 2015

Posted: 19th May 2015

We'll be at Barnes Park this Saturday as part of Sunderland West Area's Family Fun Day. We'll have a display of sporting artefacts and will be collecting sporting memories from all generations. Thanks to the guys at Campo Retro, the #1 destination for retro and the widest collection of...

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Mark Blundell becomes patron

Posted: 21st April 2015

We are delighted to welcome former F1, Indycar and LeMans racer Mark Blundell as a patron of The Sporting Memories Foundation. Mark enjoyed F1 podiums during a career that took in 61 Grand Prix before switching to IndyCar and joining an elite band of Brits to taste succes at...

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Appeal for York City memories launches

Posted: 9th April 2015

  York City v Newport County. Saturday 25th April 2015 The Minster Men Memories Game TM York City Football Club will play their final league home game of the season on Saturday 25th April, KO 3pm at Bootham Crescent. The Minstermen are at home to Newport County and Sporting...

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