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More than 630,000 children supported to have better wellbeing through sport & play

The Youth Sport Trust (YST) has today revealed through its annual Impact report that it helped 630,000 young people benefit from training and opportunities to participate in high, quality inclusive sport and play last year.
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Children’s charity joins forces with parents’ advisory group to improve sport for young people

The Youth Sport Trust has partnered with Working with Parents in Sport (WWPIS) to provide children with the best possible sporting experiences, through supporting parents, coaches and other organisations.
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Sport and play has key role in building next generation of empathetic leaders

Empathy Week will take place between 24-28 February 2020 and is a free resource which includes films, lesson plans, a teacher’s guide and student worksheets
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Sir Mo Farah is teaming up with Village Hotel Club and Youth Sport Trust to launch ‘Mo’s Million Mile Challenge’

Ready, Steady, Mo! Olympic champion spearheads New Year challenge

Sir Mo Farah teams up with Village Hotel Club to launch ‘Mo’s Million Mile Challenge’ to raise vital funds for Youth Sport Trust.
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Joanna Adams joins the board of the Youth Sport Trust

The Youth Sport Trust is delighted to confirm that Joanna Adams has been appointed to its Board of Trustees.
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Charity among first in Leics to be awarded inclusive status

Loughborough-based children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has been awarded with a Disability Confident Leader status - and is the second organisation in Leicestershire to achieve the inclusive recognition.
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New data showing over 2 million children inactive is 'unacceptable' says charity

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has responded to new research showing that levels of physical activity among young people are increasing - but still ‘unacceptably’ low in schools.
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Charity puts pedal power behind Giving Tuesday

Loughborough employees from the Youth Sport Trust have swapped office attire for cycling shorts and trainers to pedal 108 miles in a day on a bike.
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'Young voices can be ignored no longer' say more than 140 children's orgranisations

More than 140 children's charities and organisations have made calls for children to be prioritised in Parliament when the next Government is formed. The National Children's Bureau has led calls through an open letter.
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Girls inspired and empowered to help peers become more active

The Girls Active Inspiration Day has returned for its fourth year in Northern Ireland.
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Judging panel for this year's Award

Dubois revealed as BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year

The 2019 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year has been revealed as Caroline Dubois. National children’s charity, the Youth Sport Trust, was among the judging panel.
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An open letter to all political party leaders

More than 40 leading sports organisations have today published an open letter to leaders of all the main UK political parties asking for them to make a commitment during the election campaign around ensuring every young person gets to enjoy 60 minutes of sport and physical activity every day.
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