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  • Ryan Hedges Named Health Ambassador!

    We are pleased to announce that Ryan Hedges has been named as our new Health Ambassador! The Reds winger, who has netted three times this season, will be supporting the health initiatives and events run by the trust through the year, including our award winning Fit Reds programme and our Walking Reds sessions. Hedges has already…

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  • Statement: Overnight Football Tournament

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had to postpone our Overnight Football Tournament, scheduled to take place at Oakwell this Friday. Reds in the Community would like to apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused to any teams that were looking to take part in the tournament. Teams that did register at the RITC…

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  • Fit Reds Overnight Football Fundraiser Launched!

    Reds in the Community have launched an Overnight Football Tournament in order to raise funds for the Fit Reds programme to continue running into 2018. A 7-a-side tournament on Oakwell’s outdoor astroturf will commence at 7pm on Friday, 3 November and run through until around 11am on Saturday morning, ahead of Barnsley’s clash with Birmingham…

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  • Reds in the Community Supports World Heart Day!

    Reds in the Community are proud to support World Heart Day and are keen to spread the message that football can be the perfect way to maintain a healthy heart. As the charity arm of Barnsley Football Club, one of our key aims is to change the lives of people living in and around Barnsley…

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  • Fit Reds Participants Complete Programme!

    Our latest group of Fit Reds participants have come to the end of their 9-week programme! Aimed predominantly at inactive males aged 35 and over, the programme aims to help change the lifestyle and physical activity of participants. Delivered in partnership with Be Well Barnsley and Person Shaped Support, Fit Reds was designed to use…

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  • RITC Launch New Walking Reds Session!

    Reds in the Community’s Walking Reds programme has launched a new FREE 10-week programme at Athersley Rec! Every Friday from August 18, the new programme will run between 11:30am – 1pm at the Penguins’ ground, Sheerien Park. After starting as an offshoot to the Fit Reds programme in 2015, Walking Football has proved incredibly popular,…

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  • “Since discovering Walking Football, I haven’t looked back!”

    At 77-years-old, Mike Mallinson’s football career is still going strong, all thanks to the Fit Reds’ Walking Football sessions. After finishing playing in his 30s, he took up 5-a-side, but finding a time that suited him to play was difficult because of its popularity at the time. However, while out supporting his local team Athersley…

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  • Barnsley FC Tackles Prostate Cancer

    Reds in the Community last night joined forces with South West Yorkshire NHS Partnership to help address the issue of Prostate Cancer. The talk was held as part of our Fit Reds programme, with week five of the current nine-week plan containing a special guest speaker. Last night’s session was delivered by Nick Sennitt and Kevin…

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  • Fit Reds at Oakwell

    Our FREE ‘Award Winning’ Fit Reds Programme returns home to Oakwell for another spell due to popular demand on the 08/06/2017. The 9 – week healthy lifestyle programme is delivered in partnership with Person Shaped Support (PSS) ensuring a high quality experience of fitness, football and informative sessions designed to help and support overweight and…

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  • Fit Reds Programme returns home

    Our FREE ‘Award Winning’ Fit Reds Programme is set to make a return to Oakwell due to popular demand with an all new ROLLING PROGRAMME! The 9 week healthy lifestyle programme is delivered in partnership with Person Shaped Support (PSS), ensuring a high quality experience of fitness, football and informative sessions, designed to help and support…

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