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London Southend Airport to collaborate with Southend United Community & Educational Trust

12 February 2019

London Southend Airport is delighted to announce a new collaboration with Southend United Community & Education Trust.

Southend United Community & Educational Trust is incredibly proud of its affiliation with Southend United Football Club, but the Community & Educational Trust (SUCET) is about so much more than football. It strives to engage with and enrich the lives of people of all ages, abilities, backgrounds and interests, using a varied Sports Participation, Health & Wellbeing, Education & Training and Community Cohesion programmes to reach people throughout South-East Essex.

London’s favourite airport is providing sponsorship funds and work alongside SUCET on a number of initiatives that will be announced in due course. As a result of the relationship, London Southend Airport’s logo will also appear on all of the kit worn by SUCET staff.

Glyn Jones, CEO of London Southend Airport said, “The community that surrounds our fast-growing airport is vitally important to us. After all, we employ 80% of our workforce locally. We want to ensure that we contribute positively to our community and this collaboration with SUCET is a fantastic opportunity to do just that. It has established a fantastic reputation and undertake a wide variety of positive activities throughout South-East Essex. We have a number of exciting plans to work with them on various initiatives, and we look forward to announcing more details soon!”

Dale Spiby, Chief Executive Officer of Southend United Community & Educational Trust said, “We are delighted to be in partnership with London Southend Airport. This is the coming together of two significant and highly ambitious organisations who provide a variety of opportunities within the local community. We are looking forward to joining forces and brands to enable us to deliver many exciting initiatives as part of our unique collaboration.”


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