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  • Shadow Scholars Raise Vital Funds for Barnsley Hospital Charity

    Reds in the Community’s first year Shadow Scholars have been taking part in our National Citizen Service (NCS) programme this Summer, helping to raise vital funds for the Barnsley Hospital Charity NCS is the country’s fastest-growing youth movement, a rite of passage for all teenagers aged 15-17 to discover who they are and what they…

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  • NCS Teenagers Host Party in the Park

    A group of young people taking part in Reds in the Community’s National Citizen Service (NCS) organised a party in the park last week in aid of two charities. On Thursday, the teenagers organised and managed an event at Locke Park which included live music, tombolas, face painting and other activities. All of the funds…

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  • NCS Participants Clean Up Trans Pennine Trail

    A group of teenagers currently taking part in Reds in the Community’s NCS (National Citizen Service) programme have been on a clean-up mission in Stairfoot, helping to improve the Trans Pennine Trail for all of its users. Working alongside the local council and Twiggs Ground Maintenance, the participants from Wave Four have enabled the trail…

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  • NCS Participants Support Barnsley Carers Service

    Reds in the Community’s National Citizen Service (NCS) participants have received praise after they supported Barnsley Carers Service in a recent Social Action Project. NCS is the country’s fastest-growing youth movement, a rite of passage for all teenagers aged 15-17 to discover who they are and what they can do. Spanning four weeks, the participants…

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  • Vacancy: NCS Activity Leaders

    Reds in the Community are seeking to recruit Activity Leaders to support the delivery of our 2019 Summer National Citizen Service Programme (NCS). NCS is a flagship Government funded programme for 16-17-year-olds, developing their skills for work and life whilst engaging with society and making a difference in their local communities. Successful candidates will have…

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  • Barnsley Teens Set For NCS Action Day

    On April 15th, teenagers from Barnsley will be giving up their time during to make positive changes in the local community as part of Action Day, a national movement organised by National Citizen Service (NCS). Action Day is an annual event which aims to showcase the true power of young people as NCS graduates use…

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  • Barnsley FC Celebrates NCS Teens’ Contribution to Barnsley!

    This Saturday, Barnsley National Citizen Service (NCS) graduates will enjoy VIP treatment to launch NCS Match Day – a unique awareness-raising event organised by Reds in the Community. A handful of lucky Reds fans – who all spent their school holidays meeting new people, learning new skills and giving back to their community through the…

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  • 12 Days of RITC Christmas | NCS Graduation

    In the lead up to Christmas Day, we have been looking back at some of the highlights of 2018 through the Reds in the Community 12 days of Christmas. With just one day to go until the big day, it’s only right to end our countdown with a memorable celebration of our own – the…

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  • 12 Days of RITC Christmas | Emma Blackery NCS Visit

    In the lead up to Christmas Day, we will be looking back at some of the highlights of 2018 through the Reds in the Community 12 days of Christmas. For day two of our countdown, we go back to August when youtuber and singer/songwriter Emma Blackery surprised some of our NCS participants at Sheffield Hallam…

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  • NCS Grad Fest 2018!

    Participants came together to celebrate their graduation from National Citizen Service on Friday night. Hosted at the Barnsley Metrodome, the festival-themed event presented the chance to reflect and celebrate a memorable Summer with NCS. A total of 234 young adults graduated from the programme, with over 250 people attending Friday’s ‘Grad Fest’ including staff and…

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