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Developing partnerships with local community organisations can position your group or club to reach those most in need, offer them the health and wider social benefits of being active, and support their own sustainability.

Similarly, supporting major events nearby can offer benefits including bringing people together, raising awareness, generating income and attracting new people. Read on to learn more. 

Creating community partnerships

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Developing partnerships

Find out about the importance of creating partnerships in your local community, including steps to help you to succeed.

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Major sport events

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How to get involved

Hints and tips to help you get involved and make the most of these great opportunities.

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Case studies

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Connecting with schools and community

See how North Shields Rugby Football Club engaged with their local community through partnering with schools, with insight into the difference the partnership is making in getting and keeping young people active through club-school links.

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Supporting the community

Learn how Teardrops Supporting Your Community diversified to serve the community, overcome challenges and create strong partnerships.

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Connecting with your local community

See how Hinckley Town Tennis Club engage Ukrainian refugees living in their area and provide sporting and social opportunities to enable them to come together and be part of life at the club.

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