An Edinburgh gym is supporting people facing disadvantage or homelessness by offering free and unlimited access to its facilities, recognising the importance of maintaining physical and mental health during the cost-of-living crisis and periods of social isolation. Places Gym on Leith Walk, which is
The leader of Dundee City Council has encouraged people to “come out in their droves” to support the teams taking part in the Street Soccer Nations Cup. Councillor John Alexander was speaking as Street Soccer Scotland announced the 16 players that will make up the Team Scotland squad at
Street Soccer Scotland will be hosting a small-sided international football tournament in Dundee, this September. The event aims to provide an opportunity for players from Street Football projects across the globe to represent their country in our inaugural small-sided tournament. The event will aim
Malcolm Robertson, founding partner of Edinburgh-based strategic consultancy Charlotte Street Partners, has been announced as the new chair of Street Soccer Scotland. Mr Robertson who is currently chair of UNICEF UK’s Scotland Advisory Board, will bring more than 20 years of experience in stra
Homelessness charity Street Soccer Scotland has today announced Scotland captain Andy Robertson as an official ambassador. The Liverpool defender joins the legendary former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, who became the charity’s first ambassador in 2010.
Street Soccer Scotland has received the accolade in the Social Entrepreneur of the Year category of the Barclays' Entrepreneur Awards, which seeks to recognise a company that is delivering transformative social or environmental change.
Eric Cantona (left) with Street Soccer founder and CEO David Duke Football legend and actor Eric Cantona provided his support and inspiration to socially disadvantaged adults and young people across Scotland as the VIP guest at a major fundraising event in Glasgow.
The general Scottish public has a better understanding of the causes of homelessness than it did over ten years ago and that there is greater empathy towards people who are homeless, according to new research. The shift in attitudes towards homelessness was revealed in a study by charity Street Socc
Proposals have been unveiled to build a football-themed self management and personal development centre for people experiencing homelessness in Edinburgh. The brainchild of Street Soccer Scotland founder David Duke, the Change Centre could see 32 en-suite bedrooms, living facilities and a community
Six prominent Scottish homelessness charities have agreed to come together for the first time for a pioneering fundraising campaign. The charities – Bethany Christian Trust, Glasgow City Mission, Street Soccer Scotland, Rock Trust and Simon Community Scotland/Streetwork – have agreed a formal co
More than a million adults in Scotland believe that they, or someone they know, could experience homelessness, according to new research. A study into social attitudes to homelessness, commissioned by charity Street Soccer Scotland, found that 31% of Scots (equivalent to around 1.4 million adults),
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Streetwork to announce the plans New actions recommended by the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group to further tackle rough sleeping this winter are to be put into place thanks to new funds.