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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...

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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Twenty clubs urge the government to ban gambling ads in football

Twenty football clubs have joined forces and written an open letter to the government, urging them to end all gambling ads in football.   The 20 clubs, including Luton Town, Bolton Wanderers and...
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Partick Thistle become the 20th club to back our campaign!

Partick Thistle FC has become the 20th football club to back our campaign to end all gambling advertising and sponsorship in football. The club’s announcement follows our latest campaign event, which saw...

The Big Step in Scotland – the faces behind the miles

This weekend, campaigners from The Big Step are wrapping up warm for our latest campaign walk in Scotland.  Despite the change of scenery, our message remains the same: we’re calling for an end...
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The Big Step is going to Scotland!

We’re very excited to announce that we are taking The Big Step campaign to Scotland in February. We are encouraging clubs, fans, and other organisations to join us!  From February 11–13th, more...
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Clapton CFC become the 17th club to back The Big Step's campaign

Clapton Community Football Club has become the 17th club to back our campaign to end all gambling advertising and sponsorship in football. This adds to the growing resistance against gambling advertising...
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Drogheda United become first top-flight club to back our campaign

Drogheda United, who play in the League of Ireland Premier Division, has backed our campaign to end all gambling advertising and sponsorship in football, the first top-flight club to do so.  The...

Thank you for making 2021 a big year for The Big Step

Hello everyone, 2021 has been quite the year for The Big Step – I think we can safely say we managed to make up a lot of the lost time in the lockdowns of 2020! Here are some highlights of the last 12...
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