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AFC Wimbledon call for an end to gambling advertising in football

AFC Wimbledon are the latest club to back The Big Step campaign and call for an end to all gambling advertising and sponsorship in football. The Dons, the 35th club to support the campaign, made the...
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Our statement after new study finds 11,000 gambling messages sent over 1st PL weekend

A new study released today has found that football fans received 11,000 gambling messages during the Premier League opening weekend. In response, a Big Step spokesperson said: “This new study...
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Reading City Football Club back campaign to end gambling advertising in football

The Cityzens join over 30 clubs across the UK and Ireland, including Premier League newcomers Luton Town, to back The Big Step.   Gambling harm impacts millions across the UK, while the industry spends...
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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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