News / Milestones


Nov 18 – Completed the transfer of Coachmakers to Weston College

Sep 17 – Commissioned by the MOJ and Dr Phillip Lee MP to manage the Review of Sport in Justice

Aug 17 – Launched a secure ‘Sport Club’ pilot project at Medway STC & HMYOI Cookham Wood

Jul 17 – Global Beyond Sport Winner: ‘Best Partnership or Collaboration’

Jan 16 – Awarded the Social Enterprise Mark Award

Oct 15 – Launched the National Alliance of Sport for the Desistance of Crime

May 15 – Rebranded as 2nd Chance Group CIC to reflect our wider range of programmes

Mar 15 – Finalist for StreetGames’ ‘Most Innovative Project’

Jul 14 – Awarded Cornwall CSP ‘Best Community Participation Project of the Year’

Sep 13 – Finalist: Global Beyond Sport Award for ‘Conflict Resolution’

Aug 13 – Launched the brand of Coachmakers working across Bristol and Cornwall

Jul 13 – Launched project with young men at HMP&YOI Parc

Jun 13 – Awarded Bristol Post Apprenticeship Training Provider of the Year

Oct 12 – Launched the Sports Academy for adults at HMP Oakwood

Oct 11 – Supported cricket and rugby coach development in Afghanistan

Feb 11 – Supported staff training and a conflict resolution programme in West Bank, Israel

Jun 10 – Launched Urban Wise Media project in HMP&YOI Ashfield

Nov 09 – Supported the launch of the Courtney Walsh Foundation in prisons across Jamaica

Oct 09 – Launched a range of education and apprenticeship programmes

Sep 09 – Launched project at HMYOI Portland

Dec 08 – Supported Sky 1 TV Series ‘Football Behind Bars’ with Ian Wright

Aug 08 – Launched project at HMP&YOI Ashfield

May 08 – 2nd Chance Project CIC was set up by James Mapstone

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