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Games Venues and Athletes' Village

The refurbished or newly developed venues and Village will leave well-designed and sustainable state-of-the-art facilities for the local community and sport to use and enjoy well beyond the Glasgow 2014 Games.

Games venues – Glasgow 2014 website

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Clyde Gateway activity

Clyde Gateway URC are delivering an ambitious regeneration programme, remediating land, creating state-of-the-art office and industrial space, attracting inward investment and local jobs and training opportunities.

Clyde Gateway website

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Transport improvements

Around £1 billion of Games-related road and rail transport infrastructure projects will be completed in time for the 2014 Games.

Transport Scotland website

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Street Soccer Scotland

Using sport as a catalyst for change, Street Soccer Scotland deliver a range of football-related programmes and personal development services to socially disadvantaged adults and young people.

Street Soccer Scotland website

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SPFL Supporting Scotland's Communities

Funding towards the Scottish Communities League Cup is helping SPFL football clubs increase opportunities for physical, wellbeing and employability activity through clubs’ existing community programmes.

SPFL clubs

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ASPIRE Dundee

An arts education programme bringing together professional artists and schools to provide opportunities for 2,000 pupils to engage with a range of arts opportunities for disadvantaged young people in Dundee.

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Legacy 2014 Pilotlight

A mentoring programme that matches senior business people from legacy partner agencies with the directors of small and medium-sized charities and social enterprises, in order to coach them through the process of building a more sustainable and effective organisation.

Pilotlight website

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SCDC Games Legacy Community Programme

Delivered by the Scottish Community Development Centre, to provide nine community organisations and agencies with a platform to define what they wanted as an outcome from the Commonwealth Games and how they could work together to get involved to it.

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Scottish Sport Relief Home and Away Programme

A joint initiative with Sport Relief supporting some of the most disadvantaged people in Scotland and some of the Commonwealth's poorest countries. The home element supports young people, older people and women with mental health problems or who suffer neglect or abuse. The away element is helping groups and communities in three African countries.

More information about ‘away’ projects

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SFA and Malawi FA

A coaching and education programme developed by the Scottish Football Association (SFA) and delivered in partnership with the Malawi Football Association. The programme saw the highly successful ‘SFA School of Football’ project piloted with a school in Malawi and the provision of critical resources and equipment to deliver quality coaching for the future.

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Legacy 2014 Commonwealth Woodlands

A network of 13 Commonwealth Woodlands in and around Glasgow providing a range of activities such as Commonwealth-themed sculpture trails, tree stories and music workshops, walking routes, woodland workouts and green routes to school. The largest and most significant of the woodlands is the £5 million Cuningar Loop Riverside Woodland Park at Rutherglen.

Commonwealth Woods website

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GREEN2014

A project to celebrate and showcase the range of sustainability-related projects being delivered as part of the Glasgow 2014 Games.

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Commonwealth Saltire Professional Fellowships

An intensive 1-3 month long programme of activities for Commonwealth students interested in learning more about climate change measures from Scottish universities.

Commonwealth Scholarships website

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Sustainable event management

The Glasgow 2014 Organising Committee is developing environmental management plans for their venues, implementing initiatives to minimise and recycle waste. This work will ensure sustainability is embedded within the procurement process and sustainable transport plans, providing a template for future Games and other major events.

More information and resources on the Glasgow 2014 website

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