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  • EFL Day of Disabillities | Every Player Counts

    Tuesday 3 December is International Day for Disabled People. EFL clubs up and down the country, along with their Community Trusts, will be showcasing the impact they have in their local communities. The programme covers a wide range of disabilities with the simple aim of getting more people involved in sport. Reds in the Community along…

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  • Toby Tyke Presents Greenacre Annual School Awards

    Barnsley Football Club mascot and fan favourite Toby Tyke was a special guest at Greenacre School’s annual achievement ceremony this afternoon. Greenacre is a special school that educates and cares for young people aged between 3-19, with severe and complex needs. Every year, the school comes together to celebrate the incredible achievements of the pupils…

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  • Centrepoint Street Football Barnsley Launches!

    Reds in the Community are proud to continue supporting homeless people in the Barnsley community through our ongoing partnership with Centrepoint. Centrepoint, the UK’s leading youth homelessness charity, works with partners to support more than 15,000 homeless young people each year. Centepoint help vulnerable young people by giving them the practical and emotional support they…

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  • Reds Join Barnsley Safe Places Scheme

    Barnsley Football Club and Reds in the Community have signed up to be on the Barnsley Safe Places scheme. Barnsley Safe Places provides places for any person who is feeling vulnerable, threatened or needs assistance when out in a public place. It is particularly useful for someone who likes to be independent but may struggle…

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  • EFL and EFL Clubs United In Tackling Discrimination

    The EFL and EFL Clubs are united in tackling discrimination and prejudiced behaviour in all its forms and are reminding supporters that no forms of abuse will be tolerated ahead of this weekend’s fixtures. Everyone attending or taking part in a football match has the right to feel safe, valued and included and supporters are…

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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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  • 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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  • Saturday Dance Club Launches!

    Reds in the Community have teamed up with Starstruck School of Theatre Dance to deliver an all-new Saturday Dance Club. Following the success of the recent Summer Holiday Camps, the new session will be run year-round at the Oakwell Indoor Centre. Beginning on Saturday 12th October, the weekly session will give boys and girls aged…

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  • Academy Staff Visit Mental Health Session

    Barnsley Football Club Academy Lead Foundation Phase Coach Rob Watson delivered a session to Reds in the Community’s mental health group this afternoon. Rob led the one-hour weekly session on the Oakwell indoor centre to help join in celebrations across the country for Mental Health Awareness Week. He put the participants through their paces with…

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