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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  • RITC Feature on Sky Arts

    Reds in the Community featured on the finale of Sky Arts’ Master of Photography last night. The programme pits 10 photographers against each other in a series of tasks capturing various scenes across Europe. In the final episode of the series, the three remaining photographers were tasked with capturing the humanitarian side of the European…

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  • Doorstep Summer Clubs are back for 2018!

    Reds in the Community are delighted to announce that Doorstep Summer Clubs will be returning next week! The FREE multi-sport sessions for boys and girls aged 10-18 will be run at a variety of locations from 16:00-17:00 across the borough of Barnsley throughout the school holidays. Activities and games including football, cricket, badminton, rounders, tennis…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Army Training Session

    The Reds in the Community Shadow Scholarship squad were put through a military training session today. A week on from starting pre-season training ahead of the 2018/19 season in the Northern Football Youth League, Mark Tinker’s squad took part in an afternoon workout specifically designed for young adults. QPD Forces Prep Doncaster delivered the gruelling…

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