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Using Sport and 2012 to regenerate Newham  Fiona Miley London Borough of Newham
Newham
Newham <ul><li>Population: 243,891 rising to 300,000+ </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity: 60% non-White </li></ul><ul><li>Age: 42...
Sport and Culture <ul><li>Connecting with our Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Making young people stakeholders </li></ul><...
Agreeing Youth Diversion Priorities <ul><li>Political Commitment, led by Mayor </li></ul><ul><li>Community Strategy </li><...
Estate Based Sports <ul><li>Youth Justice Board identify tackling boredom and alienation as key to reducing youth crime </...
2006-2012 Priorities  <ul><li>Connection  through consultation and involvement of local people </li></ul><ul><li>Education...
Ingredients for Success <ul><li>Member / Political Support </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant for young people </li></ul><ul><li>S...
“ This is all great for Newham…. <ul><li>…  but how is it relevant for us” </li></ul><ul><li>None of the 10 ingredients fo...
 
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  1. 1. Using Sport and 2012 to regenerate Newham Fiona Miley London Borough of Newham
  2. 2. Newham
  3. 3. Newham <ul><li>Population: 243,891 rising to 300,000+ </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity: 60% non-White </li></ul><ul><li>Age: 42% under 25, over 50% under 30 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Health: Male life expectancy in Newham 73 years, Westminster 80 years </li></ul><ul><li>Employment: 41% of population economically inactive </li></ul><ul><li>Poverty: 64% of Newham’s children live in poverty </li></ul><ul><li>49% of Newham’s residents do not own a car </li></ul><ul><li>Education: 50% A-C at GCSE, 53% nationally </li></ul>
  4. 4. Sport and Culture <ul><li>Connecting with our Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Making young people stakeholders </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tackling crime and ASB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Through crime diversion activities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Improving educational attainment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Through whole life learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Developing healthy & active communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>By combating barriers to participation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regenerating our Borough </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Through social and physical regeneration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Having Fun! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Agreeing Youth Diversion Priorities <ul><li>Political Commitment, led by Mayor </li></ul><ul><li>Community Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative, prepared to take risks </li></ul><ul><li>Programmes devised across service units: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Youth Offending Team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Local Strategic Partnership approval </li></ul>
  6. 6. Estate Based Sports <ul><li>Youth Justice Board identify tackling boredom and alienation as key to reducing youth crime </li></ul><ul><li>Estate based sports: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>190 hours of free sport every week </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>66% of participants from low income groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>95% young people say the sessions give them a “buzz” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>British Transport Police now a funding partner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Involvement of NGB’s eg; Amateur Boxing Association & FA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Vast majority live less than 10 minutes walk from sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Reward regular participants with coaching courses, leading to employment and running sessions </li></ul><ul><li>72% think recent sport and culture have made Newham a safer place to live </li></ul>
  7. 7. 2006-2012 Priorities <ul><li>Connection through consultation and involvement of local people </li></ul><ul><li>Education and employment opportunities taken up locally </li></ul><ul><li>Health through: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>more active people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>explosion in sports clubs, volunteers, participation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Continued impact on youth Crime </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Regeneration : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Venues and infrastructure secured </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plan to change local facilities to complement step change </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Talent – opportunity for talent, challenge to agencies not currently engaging </li></ul>
  8. 8. Ingredients for Success <ul><li>Member / Political Support </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant for young people </li></ul><ul><li>Strong community delivery partners </li></ul><ul><li>Culture part of approach to tackle community priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership with Youth Offending Team </li></ul><ul><li>Work with External Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Investment in impact research - Gold Cards / Ecotec </li></ul><ul><li>Money: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>£1m per annum, but challenged existing funding and mainstreamed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not for sport but for the impact on crime </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Olympics </li></ul>
  9. 9. “ This is all great for Newham…. <ul><li>… but how is it relevant for us” </li></ul><ul><li>None of the 10 ingredients for success are unique to Newham </li></ul><ul><li>Grab the chance, build partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t wait for others to fund & deliver for you </li></ul>

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