Morton in the Community News

  1. VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP | Meet Caitlin McKee

    Having been awarded £30,932 from Young Start delivered by the Big Lottery Fund, Morton in the Community aim to develop 48 young people aged 16 to 24 living in Inverclyde through the ‘Volunteer Internship’ Project from March 2018 to March 2020. Having engaged around 20 young people thus far, we took the opportunity to meet [...]

  2. POSITIVE GOALS | Partnership Opportunities.

    Our flagship employability programme Positive Goals has been a key fixture in our diverse catalogue of activities since January 2015. To date we have engaged one hundred and sixty four participants, delivering over nine thousand hours of workshops geared at removing and minimising barriers to work. With the overall goal aiming to support people living [...]

  3. UIST SUMMER CAMP | ‘Train Like a Pro’.

    Morton in the Community in partnership with Southend Football and Community Club in South Uist, with support from ferry operator CalMac Ferries Ltd, are holding a two day ‘Train Like a Pro’ experience at Daliburgh School on the 6th and 7th August 2018. Budding footballers aged five to sixteen are being given the opportunity to [...]

  4. #Morton50DayChallenge | Featured Fundraiser.

    Pamela Stewart signed up to the #Morton50DayChallenge back in March and has since raised £773.37 for Bloodwise, a charity close to Pamela’s heart, and Morton in the Community. Pamela comments: “I decided to take part to raise money for Bloodwise as this was a charity that my friend Bill had chosen before he passed away. [...]

  5. #FindCappie | Cappie the Cat is going on his summer holidays….

    After the successful adventure of #FindCappie in March 2018, we have rewarded Cappie the Cat with a summer adventure taking place on Friday 29thJune 2018. As Cappie sets off on his summer adventure we urge the supporters and residents of Inverclyde to track him down in order to claim a prize. Cappie will be starting [...]

  6. FFIT | Finlay’s journey.

    Since 2014, one hundred and thirty four people have participated in Football Fans in Training (FFIT), on average each person loses 6.06kg having engaged for the full thirteen weeks. Additional benefits include positive impacts on participant’s mental well-being, increased physical activity levels and lower levels of blood pressure. Finlay Gillies aged fifty six engaged in [...]

  7. NUMERACY TRAIL | St Joseph’s primary 2’s complete Greenock Morton Numeracy Trail

      Thanks to Tesco Bags of Help, Morton in the Community had the opportunity to grow their education projects after the success of The Greenock Morton Literacy Trail. Voting in both Greenock and Port Glasgow Tesco was open throughout the festive season of 2017 and Morton in the Community came out on top claiming £4000. [...]

  8. FFIT | Pat’s journey to a healthier lifestyle

    Pat Burke who spearheads local charity Children in Poverty Inverclyde enrolled in Morton in the Community’s Football Fans In Training project earlier this year. Since then he has experienced a wonderful journey to a healthier life. In his own words Pat said “he needed to get off his back side”. FFIT is a step by step [...]

  9. POSITIVE GOALS | Successful employability programme gets a rematch

    The Positive Goals employability programme run by Morton in the Community and backed by Inverclyde-based housing association River Clyde Homes is returning for a second year. The 2017 programme was a great success, with 61% of participants that completed the six week project gaining work or a place in full time education, and of those, [...]

  10. BOYS | Celebrating success: Morton Community 2005s

    Having completed their first season of eleven aside football, Morton Community 2005’s, players, coaches and family took the opportunity celebrate success at Cappielow on Friday 15thJune 2018. Morton Community 2005s as a team where rewarded in May after being crowned champions of the Under 13s Paisley and Johnstone District League and Friday was the turn [...]