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  • Premier League Primary Stars | The Ellis Primary

    Premier League Primary Stars is having the desired impact inside and outside of The Ellis Church of England Primary’s classroom, according to Year Four Teacher Miss Cook. Reds in the Community have been delivering the Premier League-funded programme at The Ellis throughout the Autumn term of the 2019/20 academic year, with Senior Community Coach Gareth…

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  • Vacancy: NCS Team Leader

    Salary: £1425 or £2850. Summer work: 4 weeks or 8 weeks. Reds in the Community is a registered charity that uses the power of football and Barnsley Football Club to engage and improve the lives of local people through a range of activities and projects within four key themes – Education, Health, Sports Participation and…

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  • Collins & Halme Visit Holiday Camps

    Brad Collins and Aapo Halme gave up their time to meet participants at Reds in the Community’s Holiday Camps this afternoon. The Barnsley Football Club players were the latest Reds first-teamers to be giving back to the local community at the Oakwell Indoor Centre. Brad and Aapo, both of whom joined in the Summer, took…

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  • Shadow Scholarship | Open Trials

    Reds in the Community will be hosting Open Trials for the groundbreaking Shadow Scholarship programme on Saturday December 7 from 15:00-18:00 at Oakwell. The exciting initiative allows players aged 16-19 to develop their footballing ability in the hope of moving into professional football through Barnsley Football Club whilst also studying on RitC’s equally impressive education…

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  • Thousands of Young People Will Join a National Youth Programme Through Reds in the Community

    From 2020, Reds in the Community will engage over thousands of young people aged 16 and 17, delivering National Citizen Service (NCS), a 4-week programme funded by the Government.  In partnership with EFL Trust, RitC won the contract to continue the delivery of NCS from 2020 onwards joining 65 Delivery Partners that will be managed…

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  • Centrepoint Sleep Out 2019!

    Barnsley Football Club and Centrepoint are inviting local businesses and residents to take on the challenge of swapping their bed for a sleeping bag for one night in November to raise awareness and vital funds for youth homelessness. The Sleep Out event, now in its third year, is expecting to surpass last year’s efforts where…

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  • Jacob Brown Named Sports Participation Ambassador

    Barnsley Football Club’s Jacob Brown has enhanced his support for Reds in the Community by becoming the Charity’s Sports Participation Ambassador. The 21-year-old has committed to the role for the 2019/20 season in a bid to further support Reds in the Community. Jacob has already taken part in two Reds in the Community player appearances…

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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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  • Reds Duo Visit Joseph Locke Primary

    Bambo Diaby and Patrick Schmidt gave up their time to visit pupils at Joseph Locke Primary School on Thursday. Beginning in year six, the Barnsley Football Club first-teamers met pupils as part of a series of question and answer sessions. The Reds duo gave the children an insight into what attracted them both to plying…

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  • 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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