This website highlights the work of Reds in the Community.

Our website enables you to discover the broad and diverse range of provision offered by Reds in the Community under four key themes; Education, Health, Sports Participation & Social Inclusion.

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Reds in the Community is a registered charity delivering community and charitable activities on behalf of Barnsley Football Club. We use the power of football and Barnsley Football Club to engage and improve the lives of local people. Professional football clubs are at the hearts of their communities, not just geographically but more importantly emotionally. They have a unique connection and draw that enables them to reach further and wider than others. This provides a great opportunity and responsibility to make a difference.

Our Mission:

Using the power of football and Barnsley Football Club we aim to engage and improve the lives of local people through a range of activities and projects within four key themes – Education, Health, Social Inclusion and Sports Participation

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Open Trials

    Reds in the Community will be hosting the first Open Trials of 2020 for the groundbreaking Shadow Scholarship programme on Saturday, February 15 from 15:00-18:00 at Oakwell. The exciting initiative allows players aged 16-19 to develop their footballing ability in the hope of moving into professional football through Barnsley Football Club whilst also studying on…

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  • Coast-to-Coast Charity Bike Ride

    Reds in the Community are planning a Coast-to-Coast charity bike ride from Southport to Hornsea. The event will take place between Thursday 16th July and Sunday 19th July. The route will follow the Trans Pennine Trail, a 215-mile, exciting path for cyclists which links the Irish and North Seas, passing through some of the most…

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  • Premier League Primary Stars | Carrfield Primary Academy

    Teachers and pupils of Carrfield Primary Academy in Bolton-upon-Dearne, had high praise for the Premier League Primary Stars programme after the initiative helped to encourage the importance of key life skills amongst its pupils. Reds in the Community delivered the Premier-League funded scheme at Carrfield throughout the Autumn-term of the 2019/20 academic year, as Senior…

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