Tag Archives: football

Doorway Annual Review 2015 – 2016

The front page of this year’s Annual Review shows a word cloud created by members of the public who follow the Doorway Facebook page. They were asked to describe our work in one word… Click below to download the pdf … Continue reading

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The Doorway Football Team play in the Kandu Kicks Euro 2016 Tournament

Sunday 10th July 2016 – Kandu Kicks does Euro 2016 Doorway is England for the day! It’s mid-July and today is a huge sporting day – Wimbledon Men’s Final, British Grand Prix, Euro 2016 final, Tour De France and the Kandu … Continue reading

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Doorway, Social Exclusion & the Berlin Wall – Guest Opinion Column published in the Gazette & Herald Newspaper – Jan 2015

Way way back, 25 years ago, in November 1989 the Berlin wall was brought down by the people of Berlin. Not by the authorities but by the people on both sides working towards a common goal of freedom and inclusion. … Continue reading

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Go the Pinks! The Doorway Football Team play in the Kandu Kicks World Cup Tournament

Saturday 16th August at Stanley Park – The World Cup!! Doorway is Costa Rica  for a day  The teams assembling, the crowd buzzing and then the news breaks – Colombia haven’t turned up! Some kerfuffle with the drug squad dogs at … Continue reading

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Why the Doorway football team plays in pink…

Lisa’s Guest Opinion Column in the Gazette & Herald Newspaper – May 2014 As he heads out of the door, at the end of a drop-in session, B turns around and states very determinedly that he wants us to purchase a … Continue reading

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Pink – Keep the Party Going (Doorway Football Update 2012-13)

(and 2011-12, actually…..) The story so far…… In 2009, Doorway ran a pilot football project for guests, using outdoor facilities on the edge of Chippenham. The sessions were very popular with those who came, but the numbers dwindled when winter … Continue reading

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Doorway to a better life – by Brian Tregunna

Chippenham based charity Doorway is attracting attention from the USA for the way its work with homeless and vulnerable people is improving lives. Doorway is an award-winning drop-in centre providing a friendly, safe haven for adults who are homeless or … Continue reading

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