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MEDIA COVERAGE

October 12, 2015

A leading charity is celebrating a major victory after statistics revealed that not a single young person lost their life as a result of knife crime in Newham over the last year.

http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/crime-court/newham_charity_celebrates_knife_crime_statistics_1_4267678

September 22, 2015

More than 50 of the Borough of Newham’s police will be heading away from their beats and off the beaten track as they take on a gruelling physical challenge for charity.http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/newham_police_tackle_three_peaks_challenge_1_4242076

June 15, 2015

Two long-serving heroines of community sport and a young cadet leader have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday list.

http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/crime-court/three_newham_heroes_honoured_in_queen_s_birthday_list_1_4113093

February 25, 2015

Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA) achieved six wins out of six last weekend to continue their outstanding basketball season across all age groups.

http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/sport/nassa_celebrating_six_super_successes_1_3970106

December 2, 2014

Pulp Fiction actor brought a team to the SportsDock recently.

Young basketball players from Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA) got to play against overseas opposition last weekend, with Hollywood star Ving Rhames bringing a team over from the United States for a special challenge match.

http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/sport/rhames_returns_and_helps_inspire_nassa_1_3872341

November 25, 2014

Newham charity’s Chris is community coach of the year

A basketball coach who works with a charity steering young people away from crime has been crowned the best in the country.

http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/health/newham_charity_s_chris_is_community_coach_of_the_year_1_3862465

October 1, 2014

Police commissioner’s praise for Newham anti-knife charity

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe took part in an annual basketball match to remember victims of knife crime.

http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/police_commissioner_s_praise_for_newham_anti_knife_charity_1_3790205

July 9, 2015

Newham charity needs your votes to win National Lottery Award

A charity project that works with young people to stop them from becoming involved with knife crime and gang crime is appealing for people to vote for it in this year’s National Lottery Awards.

http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/newham_charity_needs_your_votes_to_win_national_lottery_award_1_3677426

June 15, 2014

Following NASSA’s success in being named as overall Charity of the Year in The Charity Awards 2014, NASSA founder Natasha Hart was interviewed on the Gaby Roslin Show on BBC London 94.9. Listen to the interview here:

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NASSA is regularly featured in the Newham Recorder. Thanks for your support, guys.

July 7, 2014

Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe presented Newham All Star Sport Academy with a Metropolitan Police award during a visit to one of the group’s training sessions.http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/police_commissioner_presents_newham_all_star_sport_academy_with_award_1_3673186

June 16, 2014

A charity that began life with an impromptu basketball session in a park nine years ago has won a prestigious award.http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/newham_s_nassa_awarded_charity_of_the_year_title_1_3644904

June 6, 2014

Using basketball to approach the topic of knife crime and gang culture has helped a Stratford man to be named London Coach of the Year.http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/stratford_basketball_coach_named_best_in_london_1_3632624

February 2, 2014

Newham All Star Sports Academy’s (NASSA) successful season continued as their men’s under-18 team qualified for the National Cup Final.http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/sport/another_final_for_nassa_as_successful_season_continues_1_3285206

January 29, 2014

NASSA Neptunes fell just short of the National Cup title, losing 93-72 against a strong Reading Rockets side over the weekend in an excellent match. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/sport/nassa_neptunes_fall_at_final_hurdle_1_3258703

September 12, 2013

A project launched to tackle the growing menace of knife crime and gang activity will be celebrating its fifth anniversary with a basketball event. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/court-crime/canning_town_knife_project_celebrates_fifth_anniversary_1_2421013

July 16, 2013

Children from 30 primary schools have taken part in workshops as part of a campaign to encourage them to say no to knife crime. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/court-crime/silvertown_workshops_help_children_say_no_to_knives_1_2280610

July 1, 2013

Newham’s MPs were among those who enjoyed a cultural event with a Russian flavour when a community project showcased its achievements.http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/stratford_community_project_celebrates_its_achievements_1_2258691

April 18, 2013

There is not stopping the NASSA basketball franchise at the moment. Just a week after NASSA under-13s claimed the national title, the men’s Division Two team were showing that the class at the club runs right through to the senior team. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/sport/nassa_men_book_place_in_the_final_1_2023537

April 4, 2013

After the success of the Newham All Stars under-13s last week, the under-15 boys’ team followed suit this week as they booked their place at the National Final Fours in fine style.http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/sport/get_down_to_uel_on_saturday_to_see_nassa_in_basketball_finals_1_2001718

March 28, 2013

The Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA) were celebrating this week after securing their place at the National Final Fours basketball competition for the seventh year in a row.http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/sport/magnificent_seven_years_in_a_row_for_nassa_basketball_stars_1_1995601

February 21, 2013

Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA) retained their National under-16 Basketball Cup for the second year in succession with a 95-64 victory over Derby Trailblazers.http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/sport/nassa_retain_national_basketball_cup_1_1947319

June 15, 2014
Following NASSA’s success in being named as overall Charity of the Year in The Charity Awards 2014, NASSA founder Natasha Hart was interviewed on the Gaby Roslin Show on BBC London 94.9. Listen to the interview here:Audio Player
00:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.

NASSA is regularly featured in the Newham Recorder. Thanks for your support, guys.

July 7, 2014
Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe presented Newham All Star Sport Academy with a Metropolitan Police award during a visit to one of the group’s training sessions. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/police_commissioner_presents_newham_all_star_sport_academy_with_award_1_3673186

June 16, 2014
A charity that began life with an impromptu basketball session in a park nine years ago has won a prestigious award. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/newham_s_nassa_awarded_charity_of_the_year_title_1_3644904

June 6, 2014
Using basketball to approach the topic of knife crime and gang culture has helped a Stratford man to be named London Coach of the Year. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/stratford_basketball_coach_named_best_in_london_1_3632624

February 2, 2014
Newham All Star Sports Academy’s (NASSA) successful season continued as their men’s under-18 team qualified for the National Cup Final. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/sport/another_final_for_nassa_as_successful_season_continues_1_3285206

January 29, 2014
NASSA Neptunes fell just short of the National Cup title, losing 93-72 against a strong Reading Rockets side over the weekend in an excellent match. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/sport/nassa_neptunes_fall_at_final_hurdle_1_3258703

September 12, 2013
A project launched to tackle the growing menace of knife crime and gang activity will be celebrating its fifth anniversary with a basketball event. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/court-crime/canning_town_knife_project_celebrates_fifth_anniversary_1_2421013

July 16, 2013
Children from 30 primary schools have taken part in workshops as part of a campaign to encourage them to say no to knife crime. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/court-crime/silvertown_workshops_help_children_say_no_to_knives_1_2280610

July 1, 2013
Newham’s MPs were among those who enjoyed a cultural event with a Russian flavour when a community project showcased its achievements. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/stratford_community_project_celebrates_its_achievements_1_2258691

April 18, 2013
There is not stopping the NASSA basketball franchise at the moment. Just a week after NASSA under-13s claimed the national title, the men’s Division Two team were showing that the class at the club runs right through to the senior team. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/sport/nassa_men_book_place_in_the_final_1_2023537

April 4, 2013
After the success of the Newham All Stars under-13s last week, the under-15 boys’ team followed suit this week as they booked their place at the National Final Fours in fine style. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/sport/get_down_to_uel_on_saturday_to_see_nassa_in_basketball_finals_1_2001718

March 28, 2013
The Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA) were celebrating this week after securing their place at the National Final Fours basketball competition for the seventh year in a row. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/sport/magnificent_seven_years_in_a_row_for_nassa_basketball_stars_1_1995601

February 21, 2013
Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA) retained their National under-16 Basketball Cup for the second year in succession with a 95-64 victory over Derby Trailblazers. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/sport/nassa_retain_national_basketball_cup_1_1947319.

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