Wednesday, 11 November 2009

I attended the launch of 'Connecting Communities' at Headingley Carnegie Stadium yesterday...

THe scheme is a groundbreaking new initiative under the auspices of the Leeds Rugby Foundation and aims to substantially increase the number of people from minority communities engaging in regular sporting activity. The scheme is backed by Sport England and Leeds Metropolitan University aims to devekop confidence and understanding and will focus not only on sport but on health, education and well-being. The project is led by Ikram Butt, the first British Muslim international rugby player. You can find out more about the scheme by visiting their website at

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