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Girls' youth club and homework club
All girls aged 11-18 are invited to come along to our girls-only youth club and homework club. It's at the U-Mix Centre on Tuesdays between 4.30-6.30pm. You can get support with your homework and space to study, but you can also relax with a range of activities to try - including football from 6-7pm, and also baking, pool, table tennis, crafts, jewellery making, trips out, Playstation and more! It costs just £1 a week....
15 November 2017 view this news article in full
Discussion. Love Football, Hate Racism and Fascism
Tonight - 8th November, 2017 - at 7pm, we're hosting a public discussion at the U-Mix Centre on the theme of 'Love football, hate racism and fascism: building on past successes and meeting new challenges'. The discussion has been called by Sheffield Unite Against Fascism in partnership with Football Unites Racism Divides. Since the 1970s football, in Britain, has become more multicultural both on the field and on the terraces....
8 November 2017 view this news article in full
Check out our new blog!

We now have a blog where you can read more about our work and how you can help!

The first blog is about our Belonging group for refugees and asylum-seekers.

Have a look at the link below!

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2 November 2017 view this news article in full
Campaign for a blue plaque to mark Arthur Wharton's house in Moorthorpe
Campaign for a blue plaque to mark Arthur Wharton's house in Moorthorpe FURD is backing a campaign to raise money to pay for a blue plaque outside Arthur Wharton's house in Moorthorpe. Arthur Wharton was the first black professional footballer and a world record sprinter. After retiring from professional sport, he worked for around twenty years as a miner in the coalfields of South and West Yorkshire. At the time of the 1911 census, he was living in Moorthorpe, South Elmsall, West Yorkshire, where his occupation was given as 'collier (hewer)'....
2 November 2017 view this news article in full
What's on when at the U-Mix Centre
We run, or host, a busy programme of football coaching, youth clubs, music and dance sessions and support groups throughout the week at our home the U-Mix Centre on Asline Road, Sheffield S2 4UJ. Here's a list of what's on when. It's advisable to check with us for changes - get us on 0114 2589601 or 2587787....
1 November 2017 view this news article in full
Health and Wellbeing Day 26th October
Come along to this Health & Wellbeing event that we're hosting at the U-Mix Centre on Thursday 26th October! The free event runs from 10am to 2pm. There will be expert presentations on breast screening, signs and symptoms and a self-examination awareness session. FUN ACTIVITIES!: Join our Mind Over Football group for a game of football on the pitch from 11am-1pm. Relax & get fit with a Yoga session 12.30-1pm. Try walking football with FURD and Shipshape from 1-2pm....
25 October 2017 view this news article in full
Tournament success for members of our Belonging group
Members of our Belonging group for refugees and asylum-seekers, representing Assist Sheffield, were victorious in a 5-a-side tournament at the U-Mix Centre on Saturday 14th October. The tournament was organised by Mount Pleasant Park Football Club to raise money for the renters' union Acorn. The Assist team beat The Squids 1-0 in the final....
18 October 2017 view this news article in full
Exhibitions and resources for Black History Month and beyond
FURD has several exhibitions suitable for Black History Month activities available for hire. The first four listed below were written and produced by FURD; the second four were produced by other organisations. The exhibitions are just one part of our unique Resources and Information Centre, which also contains a unique collection of books, films, magazines and other resources on the subjects close to our heart - sport, equality and community cohesion....
11 October 2017 view this news article in full
International Football3 Festival
FURD's Talent Match coach Saudat Adinani was recently selected to represent FARE (Football Against Racism in Europe) as a young leader at the International Football3 Festival in Cologne (Koln) on 14th -18th September 2017. The international organisation Street Football World worked in partnership with Rhein Flanke to organise the Festival. Football3 is a way of using football for social change. It is football with a twist, different rules....
4 October 2017 view this news article in full
Everyone a winner at the All Nations Football Festival
We held our annual All Nations Football Festival on Saturday 30th September at the U-Mix Centre, designed to promote the inclusion of refugees and asylum-seekers in football. The event went well with ten teams taking part....
3 October 2017 view this news article in full

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