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Living Sport Awards

On 23rd November at the Living Sport Sports Awards 2017 Cambridge United Community Trust were awarded the Matthew Warn Power of Sport award. The award was given to Cambridge United Community Trust for making an impact in the local community using sport.

Ben Szreter, CEO of Cambridge United Community Trust, said: “We’re delighted to receive this award from Living Sport and hope that our programmes will continue to improve the lives of many individuals across Cambridgeshire. This award is testament to the hard work of our staff across all of our programmes as well as our Trustees dedication to using the power of sport to positively influence people’s lives.”

Cambridge United Community Trust were awarded the Power of Sport award mainly for their disability sport programme. The disability sport sessions use the power of sport to help people with various disabilities get active and develop the physical and social skills to support their lives. Eight different weekly disability sport sessions take place including blind football, deaf football, cerebral palsy sessions, Down ’s syndrome football and football for individuals with learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

Cambridge United Community Trust aim to grow and develop the disability sport programme and social inclusion projects that currently exist and further positively influence the local communities in and around Cambridge in the future.

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