YGAM & Betknowmore form education first partnership

Posted On Aug 30 2020 by

first_img GVC – YGAM’s Parent Hub is a vital tool for honest and open conversations August 4, 2020 Related Articles YGAM calls for diverse perspectives on regulatory change August 3, 2020 UK problem gambling support and education organisations the Young Gamers & Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) and Betknowmore have formed a strategic partnership announced at this year’s CasinoBeats Summit as part of the inaugural Safer Gambling Forum.Both organisations will collaborate in the development of new training programmes, which seek to improve standards for relevant industry and social stakeholders tackling problem gambling harms.Key stakeholders targeted by YGAM and Betknowmore will include industry professionals, leadership, universities, students and healthcare workers.In the past year, YGAM details that it has trebled the number of young and vulnerable people it has delivered its education programme to in over 1,700 schools and youth organisations, reaching more than 180,000 individuals.Moving forward, YGAM and Betknowmore seek to increase the increase access to safer gambling education directives to three times the amount of UK students.Lee Willows, CEO and founder of YGAM, explained: “I am so excited at the prospect of working even closer with Frankie Graham, a good friend and mentor. Our organisations have been generating purposeful impact for over five-years and we are both working with some incredible businesses in the gambling space.“We are looking forward to working with our friends and colleagues in the gambling sector specifically to compliment the current direction of travel by operators to put social responsibility and safer gambling at the heart of their businesses.”The new formal relationship consolidates five years of shared growth and networking with companies and individuals drawn from across the UK and international gambling spectrum.Frankie Graham, CEO of Betknowmore UK, added: “Lee and I have been friends, critical friends, champions and motivators to each other and the organisations we have developed.“We have always asked how we might combine our skills, experience and insight in this space to drive greater social impact. We believe we have found that special sweet spot and it lies in providing the gambling sector with authentic, accredited training.“What makes our training totally unique is 100 per cent of the profits are donated to Betknowmore UK and YGAM to enable our organisations to deliver our social purpose, which we both seek to build upon in 2020.” Share StumbleUpon Submit Share YGAM achieves City & Guilds status for second year August 25, 2020last_img read more


MAN SMASHED WINDOW JUST SECONDS AFTER GARDAI LEFT

Posted On Dec 28 2019 by

first_imgA Letterkenny man smashed the window of his next door neighbour just seconds after Gardai left his home.Martin Ward, 60, of Ard Na Ri was visited by Gardai who were investigating a complaint.The Gardai spoke to Ward and left the scene. However they were only 50 yards down the road when they heard a smash.When they returned they saw a brick had been thrown through the window of number 45 Ard Na Ri.Ward was spotted by Gardai coming out of his home and admitted the offence.Ward said he had gone to Donegal County Council twice but they would not accept any money for the damage caused to the window.Judge Paul Kelly said the council had enough problem facing their obligations with these kind of problems.Judge Kelly said if Ward paid the €100 damage to the window then he would deal with the mater on April 22nd.MAN SMASHED WINDOW JUST SECONDS AFTER GARDAI LEFT was last modified: March 26th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Letterkenny District CourtMARTIN WARDWINDOWlast_img read more