Latest SMN News

Comic Relief grant for Sporting Memories

Posted: 27th March 2015

We are delighted to reveal a new project to develop digital sporting reminiscence tools and resources that will take place across the North East of England thanks to grant funding from Comic Relief. The two year project will work in partnership with older people, carers, relatives, volunteers and staff...

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WIN - FA Hall of Fame 2014 programme signed by Patrick Vieira

Posted: 21st March 2015

  To celebrate the wonderful work of volunteers up and down the UK helping to run Sporting Memories Network groups and to tackle loneliness, dementia and depression, we are offering a fantastic prize this weekend. Over the years, thousands of people have shared their sporting stories at the weekly...

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Funding News - Life Changes Trust

Posted: 22nd February 2015

We are delighted to announce significant funding from Life Changes Trust in Scotland to establish 55 new sporting memories groups over 3 years

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Funding News - projects launch with four Premier League Football Clubs

Posted: 22nd February 2015

Network set to kick off projects with Manchester City, Newcastle United, Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland

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WIN with Campo Retro

Posted: 21st February 2015

To celebrate the fantastic news of funding from the Premier League Charitable Fund and Professional Footballers Association to kick off projects with Manchester City, Newcastle United, Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland community foundations, we've teamed up with our good friends at Campo Retro to give away some fabulous classic...

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Spirit of the Games: Sporting Memories uniting generations

Posted: 7th January 2015

Sporting Memories Network is set to bring generations of sports fans together to celebrate memories of London 2012 in a ground breaking project that aims to improve the mental and physical well-being of older people. Working in partnership with schools and youth organisations across the UK, younger people will be encouraged to work with older people to capture memories of London 2012, other Olympics and Paralympic Games and sport in all its guises; helping to tackle loneliness, depression and dementia.

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Sport & Dementia Survey

Posted: 20th December 2014

Sport & Leisure Survey Closing date for reponses Saturday 31st January 2015 A new task and finish group has begun work on examining the role sport and leisure can play in supporting people to live well with dementia and we would like your help. The Prime Minister's Challenge...

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Appeal for Bloggers

Posted: 16th December 2014

APPEAL FOR BLOGS,  ARTICLES AND REPORTS Writing memories- Do you write a regular blog about your team, your club or sport? Have you written a one off piece on sport in your town or city? An article on a childhood hero or a sporting idol? Our Replay websites are...

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Exclusive shirt offer to celebrate #Memoriesof66 project

Posted: 5th December 2014

Our good friends at Campo are offering the chance to purchase the classic 1966 England away shirt for a special price of £19.66

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Appeal for Memories of 1966 launched by Sir Bobby Charlton

Posted: 30th November 2014

National appeal launches for memories of England's World Cup victory ahead of major project and 50th anniversary exhibition

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