News / Health

  • Restart A Heart Day 2019

    Reds in the Community and Barnsley Football Club are proud to be supporting the British Heart Foundation’s Restart A Heart Day campaign. 16 October 2019 – Only 31% of people in the UK who haven’t had professional training on a CPR course are likely to help someone who has collapsed and stopped breathing. Research by…

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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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  • Safety Nets Programme Launches

    Reds in the Community are proud to be launching Safety Nets, a mental health programme run in partnership with CAMHS Barnsley. CAMHS – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services – is an NHS provided service for people up to the age of 18 with mental ill health or emotional difficulties. Currently operating across the borough,…

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  • Team Arcus Complete Fit Reds Initiative

    Reds in the Community’s Fit Reds programme has been given the seal of approval by Team Arcus after employees from the technology company completed the recent course at Athersley Recreation FC. Fit Reds is an award-winning initiative that promotes healthy eating and living an active lifestyle to adults in the borough of Barnsley. Taking place…

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  • Athersley Fit Reds Ladies Receives Praise

    Reds in the Community’s Fit Reds Ladies programme at Athersley Recreation FC has received fantastic plaudits from participants. Tonight was the final session of the eight-week scheme, with a Fit Reds Men’s course concluding at the same venue yesterday. Both courses were available free of charge to the participants thanks to funding from the Barnsley…

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  • World Suicide Prevention Day 2019

    Reds in the Community are proud to be supporting World Suicide Prevention Day 2019. Last year, there were over 6500 deaths in the UK alone by suicide, an increase of 11.8% compared to 2017. Suicide is the biggest killer of men aged 45 or under in the UK. Society has come a long way in…

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  • New Fit Reds and Fit Reds Ladies Courses Available to Book!

    Reds in the Community are pleased to confirm locations and dates for new Fit Reds and Fit Reds Ladies programmes. A Fit Reds and Fit Reds Ladies programme will both run at Athersley Recreation FC, beginning on Monday 29th July and Tuesday 30th July respectively from 6pm-8pm. Once again, the course will be free of…

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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 Ladies Launches!

    Reds in the Community are excited to announce that it will be running a Fit Reds Ladies course for the first time ever! For nine years, Fit Reds has provided men in the borough of Barnsley with the chance to lose weight and improve their general health on an award-winning programme. Now, thanks to funding…

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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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