Rotherham sports trust supports residents

A community sports venture which usually encourages Rotherham people to enjoy an active outdoor life is currently pairing up with a local NHS trust to help them stay safe indoors.

Tuesday, 28th April 2020, 11:50 am
Updated Wednesday, 29th April 2020, 9:57 am
Chloe Williams supermarket shopping as part of Rotherham United Community Sports Trust scheme

Rotherham United Community Sports Trust has joined forces with Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Trust to provide practical and emotional support to vulnerable and struggling families during the coronavirus outbreak.

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The sports trust’s staff are furloughed, but more than 20 have volunteered to support the scheme, which sees them shopping and collecting prescriptions for those who cannot go out, or talking to people on the phone to keep their spirits up.

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