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We're in the top 100 Changemakers of 2023

We’re delighted to announce that The Big Step has been included in The Big Issue’s top 100 Changemakers 2023.  The annual edition celebrates ‘organisations and people who are ‘making...
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The Big Step’s new website has launched!

We’re very pleased to present our brand-new website! We’ve needed an upgrade for a while now, so special thanks to Joe Clarkson, who designed and built the new site.      We’re...

Footballers to stage yellow laces protest against gambling ads

Hundreds of footballers will play in yellow laces this weekend to demand an end to all gambling advertising and sponsorship in football.  Clubs from across England, Scotland, and Wales are participating...

Can you support our walk for Kimberly?

This weekend, a group of bereaved families and people harmed by gambling are walking from Sheffield to Leeds via football clubs in memory of Kimberly Rebecca Wadsworth. Kimberly, a Leeds United fan,...
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Maidstone United is the 30th club to back The Big Step!

Maidstone United has become the first National League club to call for a ban on all gambling advertising and sponsorship in football The Stones join 30 clubs across the UK and Ireland, including Luton...
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Hendon FC become the latest club to back The Big Step!

Hendon FC is calling for a ban on all gambling advertising and sponsorship in football.  The Greens join nearly 30 other clubs across the UK and Ireland including Luton Town, Tranmere Rovers, Forest...

Over 100 people write to PL clubs ahead of crucial gambling vote

Over 100 people harmed by gambling have written an open letter to all 20 Premier League clubs asking them to vote in favour of a ban on gambling sponsorship ahead of September’s vote.  You...
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Event: Manchester to Liverpool walk in memory of Ryan Myers

This weekend, more than 60 people harmed by gambling – including families who have lost people to gambling-related suicide – will walk from Manchester to Liverpool via the cities’ famous football...
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Gambling took everything from me – no I won't keep my voice down

 Words by James Grimes, Founder of The Big Step  “Can you keep your voice down?”  I was 18 months into recovery from a gambling disorder, sitting in the offices of a Premier League football...
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WATCH: Gambling Companies are Ruining Football

Please watch and share this video, produced by Dan (also known as Juron). In the video, Dan explains how football is failing a generation of young fans and why we need to kick gambling ads out of football...
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