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  • Honeywell Fit Reds and Fit Reds Ladies Courses Available to Book Now!

    Reds in the Community are pleased to confirm the location and dates for our new Fit Reds and Fit Reds Ladies programmes set to take place in March 2020. Fit Reds and Fit Reds Ladies are eight-week tailored courses that help participants make positive lifestyle changes through informative workshops and physical activity. Honeywell Sports Campus…

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  • Love talking Sport? Recall your Sporting Memories with Reds in the Community!

    Sporting memories last forever. That’s why, Reds in the Community and The Sporting Memories Foundation have collaborated together to launch a new weekly session that supports older sports fans and players living with dementia. The sessions take place every Friday from 11:45 until 13:45 in the Oakwell East Stand. The group brings together participants by…

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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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  • World Diabetes Day

    Reds in the Community are proud to be supporting World Diabetes Day on Thursday 14th November! Reds in the Community run a wide range of Health initiatives, aiming to tackle a variety of issues in the local community including obesity and heart conditions as well as diabetes. These include our award-winning Fit Reds programme for…

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  • Henry Boot Backs Safety Nets Initiative

    Following last week’s launch, we can confirm that local company Henry Boot Construction have donated a significant grant to support Reds in the Community’s delivery of the Safety Nets programme. Safety Nets is a mental health support initiative run by Reds in the Community and CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) Barnsley. The weekly…

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  • Show Your Colours for Football Shirt Friday and Help Us Fight Bowel Cancer

    With Bowel Cancer Month taking place this April, Reds in the Community will be supporting Football Shirt Friday on 26th April with the aim to help fund research into bowel cancer. Bowel cancer is the 4th most common cancer in the UK. When it’s detected at the earliest stage, more than 9 in 10 people…

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  • Fit Reds Returns at Outwood Academy Shafton

    Reds in the Community are delighted to confirm that our award-winning Fit Reds programme will be running again at Outwood Academy Shafton! The initiative, which will be delivered from 7:00pm-9:00pm every Thursday evening beginning on 2nd May, is designed for males over the age of 30 who want to make positive lifestyle changes. Thanks to…

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  • Ryan Hedges continues as Health Ambassador

    Reds in the Community are delighted to announce that Ryan Hedges has agreed to continue as our Health Ambassador for the 2018/19 season! Ryan went above and beyond in his support of Reds in the Community’s health projects last year, giving up countless hours of his time including attending evening sessions. Alongside this, he still…

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  • Local men complete another successful Fit Reds initiative

      Our latest Fits Reds programme came to a conclusion last night after nine weeks of helping men from the Barnsley community improve their health. The scheme, which is run in partnership with Be Well Barnsley, helps men who are predominantly over the age of 35 to improve their general lifestyle alongside playing football. Participants…

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  • Fit Reds Gains Sponsorship From Local Businesses

    Reds in the Community are pleased to announce that with the backing and sponsorships from local business’, GQA, Handle Trade LTD, NSW Tiling and Plastering and Barnsley Bait and Tackles, we were able to launch another Fit Reds Programme here at Oakwell. Reds in the Community’s Fit Reds programme is designed for male participants over 35 years-old in the…

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