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  • Reds in the Community host One World Cup

    Reds in the Community hosted the One World Cup tournament this afternoon to celebrate Refugee Week 2018. The competition, which was organised by RITC alongside British Red Cross and the Refugee Council, brought together 11 teams at Oakwell. There was a mix of local teams from the Barnsley area alongside refugee and asylum seeker sides…

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  • Local schools take part in FA Primary Teachers Award

    Reds in the Community and the Football Association have been delivering the FA Primary Teachers Award today at Oakwell. The course is designed to provide a basic introduction to the skills required for teaching a PE lesson for Key Stage One and Key Stage Two pupils. Working in conjunction with the school curriculum, the programme…

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  • EASI World Cup Day One

    Hundreds of people descended upon Oakwell for day one of the European Association for Sport and Social Integration (EASI) World Cup today. The tournament brings together groups of people from across Europe and the globe, with the second and final day of the competition taking place on Thursday. EASI is a group made up of…

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  • Move to Lose receives great response

    Reds in the Community’s new Move to Lose sessions have received a great response from participants. Move to Lose female fitness sessions replaced ‘Soccercise’ less than a month ago however attendance has already dramatically increased for the Thursday evening activity. The circuit exercises are adapted for differing levels of fitness, with the main aim of…

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  • Barnsley FC Ladies to hold open trials

    Barnsley FC Ladies will be holding open trials for their first team and youth setup throughout the month of June. On Sunday 17 and Saturday 23 of this month, open age trials will take place at Oakwell from 12:30-14:00. Barnsley Ladies are Barnsley’s largest female-only football club, with the first team playing in the Northern…

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  • RITC welcome international visitors from twinned town

    A German family from one of Barnsley’s twinned towns visited Reds in the Community this week. Dr. Lukas Amadeus Schachneur, alongside his wife and eight-year-old son, have visited the town of Barnsley several times before but have never had the chance to visit Barnsley Football Club itself. That changed this time however as they contacted…

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  • Re-vamped Premier League Kicks begins

    Reds in the Community are proud to announce the launch of our re-vamped FREE Premier League Kicks sessions for boys and girls aged 8-19. After successful programmes at Outwood Academy Carlton and Dearne Advanced Learning Centre, RITC will be returning to both locations again. Premier League Kicks is a youth outreach programme with the aim to…

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  • Hendal Primary School win KS1 football tournament at Oakwell

    Hendal Primary School came out on top in a Key Stage One six-a-side tournament between local schools at Oakwell this afternoon. Champions Hendal were joined by teams representing Featherstone All Saints, Gooseacre, Ryhill J&I and Crigglestone St James in the competition. All of the schools played eachother twice, with the winner being decided by the…

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  • Changes to how we handle your personal data

    Reds in the Community have updated our privacy policy in order to comply with new laws. On 25 May, 2018, the EU’s General Data Protection (GDPR) will be enforced, changing how personal data is handled. We would strongly advise anyone who is currently involved in one of Reds in the Community’s programmes to read our updated…

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  • Vacancy: NCS Team Leaders

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for team leaders to help run our National Citizen Service for Summer 2018. Delivery of the 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…

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