YST News - September 2018

YST News - September 2018
Catch up on all the latest from the Youth Sport Trust, including an exciting new partnership, our response to the UK Active report, fundraising opportunites with #TribeYST and a round up of all the key stories from the sector.

Our Top Story

New Programme to Ignite Girls' Passion for Fitness and Gaelic Football - A partnership with Lidl Ireland, Ladies Gaelic Football Association and the Youth Sport Trust will see more than 1,200 girls engaged in a new pilot programme to help them lead healthy, active lives.


Upcoming Featured Events

  • School Games Summit - 20 November, Coventry
  • YST National Conference - 28 February, Coventry

See our full events calendar here

Latest News

  • Sport England launches £13.5m drive to boost secondary school PE (The Guardian) - Read More 
  • Schools cut hours for PE over 20% in six years despite youth obesity crisis (This is Money) - Read More

  • Beth Cobden talks England, injuries and sport in schools (Sky Sports) - Read More

Sector Round Up

  • Happiness decline in girls and young women in UK (Sky News) - Read More
  • Fall in strength and fitness of 10-year-olds, study shows (BBC) - Read More
  • 'Black hole' in youth mental health support (BBC) - Read More

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