"Changing the face of coalfields communities."

Provide Opportunities for Children and Young People

Many of our communities are isolated, with poor transport links and a lack of positive activities to participate in for children and young people. We want children and young people to fulfil their potential and have developed programmes that support this aspiration.

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Young Upstarts

We started supporting Young Upstarts in 2012. It was a project developed by a Yorkshire based charity called The Youth Association in response to a lack of bespoke support to help 16 to 18 year olds get their business idea off the ground. Since then the project has gone from strength to strength, engaging thousands […]

Active Inclusion

         GAME ON SPORTWORKS ‘Sport Works’: is an employability based programme targeted at potential participants sometimes defined as ‘hard to reach’ within society. ‘Sport Works’ re-engages learners and provides them with the skills, qualifications and experience to enter employment, enterprise activity or further learning. Sport Works is supported by the WCVA’s Active […]

Sportworks (Scotland)

Coalfield Sport Works (Clackmannanshire) A total of 11 young people (aged between 18 and 32) from across Clackmannanshire have been taking part in the 12 week sports based employability programme – Coalfields Sport Works. Coalfield Sport Works is delivered in conjunction with Wasp Community Football Club based at Indodrill Stadium, home of Alloa Athletic FC. […]

Game on Wales

Established in 2005, ‘Game On’ is a proud ‘Sport for Change’ programme that utilises the power of sport to help people of all ages, residing in Welsh coalfield communities, achieve better health, skills and self-esteem.   For more information on the project – visit the Game On Wales website: www.gameonwales.org   Wedi’n sefydlu yn 2005, […]