Press

This area is designed to give journalists access to our latest press releases and our media guidelines.
Press office

We can provide journalists with expert opinion on a range of issues around PE and school sport as well as expert spokespeople including our Chair Baroness Sue Campbell CBE, Chief Executive Ali Oliver and our Sporting Ambassadors.

Press office

Our media team is available seven days a week for comments, interviews, multimedia content and information. We work across the country and often have communications specialists on the ground as news breaks.

If you have an enquiry, please contact:

Isabel Dunmore
Media Relations Officer
isabel.dunmore@youthsporttrust.org
01509 226317 / 07825 065195

Simon Ward
Head of Corporate Communications
simon.ward@youthsporttrust.org
01509 226637 / 07825 065179

Note that the press office only deals with enquiries from the media. If you are not a member of the media, please use the public enquiries line: 01509 226600. Lines are open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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Code of ethics and conduct

Click here to view our code of ethics and conduct, which includes guidance for press and media at our events.

Latest news

As well as our news stories below, you can also check out our recent publications, including our Impact Report, and termly membership magazine Inspire.

If you are looking for older news or press releases not available on our website, please email a member of the press office and we will be able to help further.

Ready, Tready, Gold!

A record one million people in Scotland are showing their support for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games by sporting their trainers today, Monday 12th March.
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International Inspiration programme awarded trophy for innovation

London 2012’s International Inspiration programme has been awarded the J.A Samaranch Trophy for the most innovative sports-based project.
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Health Minister backs Lloyds TSB National School Sport Week

As part of the Public Health Responsibility Deal, Lloyds TSB have pledged to get 5 million young people involved in this year’s National School Sport Week.
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Using sport to transform the lives of young people

Leading figures from the world of education and sport are gathering in Telford today (Wednesday 8 February) as the Youth Sport Trust’s 2012 national conference gets underway.
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Young Ambassadors invited to Number 10 party

Ten Young Ambassadors have attended a reception held for the 2012 Laureus World Sports Awards held at Downing Street.
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John Steele begins Chief Executive role at Youth Sport Trust

John Steele takes up his new position as Chief Executive of the Youth Sport Trust today.
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Members of Parliament get moving

This week, Chair of the Youth Sport Trust, Sue Campbell, joined Members of Parliament on a walk around Westminster, to raise awareness of the benefits of taking regular exercise.
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International Inspiration programme announces 20th programme in Egypt

LOCOG today announced that London 2012's ground-breaking legacy programme, International Inspiration, which is supported by the Youth Sport Trust, has kept its promise to reach 12 million children in 20 countries around the world.
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School Games county festivals receive National Lottery funding

Sport England have announced that 4 million pounds of National Lottery funding will be invested into the organising of annual county multi-sport festivals, part of the School Games competition.
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John Steele appointed Youth Sport Trust Chief Executive

The Youth Sport Trust is delighted to announce that John Steele will become its new Chief Executive from 6 February 2012.
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Baroness Campbell: Effective delivery crucial for Youth Sport Strategy

The Youth Sport Strategy announced by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport this month brings welcome investment to an area of sport where there is a clear need to tackle participation rates.
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New funding announcement on youth sport

Every secondary school in England is set to host a community sports club, as part of a new strategy to encourage young people to play sport for life.
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