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  • CHALLENGE: Schools Out!

    Schools out! Reds in the Community are challenging you to stay active at home! Every few days on social media, Reds in the Community will post a video of a player, coach or staff member taking part in our Schools Out challenge as part of our Premier League Kicks and Premier League Primary Stars programme…

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  • COMPETITION: Write For The Reds!

    Whether you’re stuck at home or just fancy the chance of winning a prize, this competition could be for you! What is this? Free to enter and open to all junior sports fans, we want to know why you love your sport, and why you support your team! Barnsley Football Club want to see your…

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  • Fit Reds Ladies returns with a bang!

    Reds in the Community’s award-winning Fit Reds Ladies programme made a successful return for 2020 after the first eight-week course of the year saw 25 participants recently complete the initiative at Outwood Academy Shafton. The scheme, funded by Barnsley North East Area Council, has been praised by the participants after helping to improve their general…

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  • Scott Ledger delivers Respect Campaign at Oakwell!

    Premier League official Scott Ledger recently delivered a Respect Campaign workshop led by Reds in the Community at Oakwell. Pupils of Springwell Learning Community were invited along to participate in the one-off event, where they learned the key values associated with respect in football, as they explored the importance of the role of referees and…

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  • Coronavirus Update

    In light of the EFL announcement regarding the postponement of all Sky Bet Football League fixtures until 3rd April 2020, this will also have an impact on proceedings at Reds in the Community.  As a result, all programmes and activities on-site at Oakwell will be suspended until 3rd April. This action, which will be kept…

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  • EFL Day Of Action 2020!

    Participants of Reds in the Community’s weekly mental health group were treated to a professional coaching session delivered by Barnsley Football Club Academy Coaches Rob Watson and Keith Briggs as part of the EFL Day of Action 2020. Every football league club and their Community Trust across the country used the day to celebrate the…

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  • Vacancy: Community Coach

    Reds in the Community is seeking to employ a dynamic individual with the necessary enthusiasm and commitment to enhancing the participation of local children in grassroots sport. Reporting to the Sports Development Officer, you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of fun-based sporting activities including curricular and extra-curricular sessions and holiday programmes based…

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  • EFL Day of Action to celebrate impact of clubs in their communities!

    Reds in the Community and Barnsley FC will come together with other EFL Clubs on Tuesday 10 March to highlight the positive impact football has in changing people’s lives and the work taking place to tackle some of society’s biggest issues. Across the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two, events will be held…

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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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  • Are you interested in Sports Coaching? Volunteer with Premier League Kicks!

    Aged 12-20 and want to forge a career in Sports Coaching? Then, KICKStart your future employment opportunities with Premier League Kicks. On a voluntary basis, this Co-op funded initiative allows up to 20 young people to gain an insightful knowledge of coaching with Reds in the Community through a series of informative workshops. The four-week…

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