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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. Belonging Group voluntary coordinator Victor Mujakachi said, "It was a brilliant day last Saturday, and our group did us really proud by winning the cup....
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
Charity fundraiser for Rohingya on Sunday 24th September
This Sunday, 24th September, we're hosting a fundraising event at the U-Mix Centre organised by the i-Aspire Foundation to raise funds for the Rohingya people. Please come and enjoy this community event which will have various activities for all but will also raise essential awareness regarding the Rohingya. The event runs from 3-6pm and will be a fun day with activities for children including a bouncy castle, along with a barbecue, hot food and bakery stalls and henna painting....
19 September 2017 view this news article in full
Football sessions at Manor Fields
FURD is running some football activities for young people aged 13-18 at Manor Fields, off City Road in Sheffield starting this week - Thursday 17th August. They'll run initially on Thursdays from 4-5pm for the rest of the school holidays in partnership with the Arbourthorne Centre. Just turn up!...
16 August 2017 view this news article in full
All Nations Football Festival, 30th September 2017
This year our annual All Nations Football Festival will take place on Saturday 30th September 2017 between 12.00 and 5pm. The event, which is held in partnership with Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA, is particularly geared towards promoting the inclusion of refugees and asylum-seekers in football....
15 August 2017 view this news article in full
Support the Lionesses!
Tomorrow evening, 3rd August 2017, England play the host nation the Netherlands in the semi-finals of the UEFA Women's Euros. FURD is co-hosting a screening of the match at the Showroom cinema in Sheffield city centre. The match will be shown on a big screen in the bar area. Anyone is welcome to come along and watch the game there - entry is free and kick-off is at 7.45pm. Hope to see you there! Follow the link below to the Facebook Event page....
2 August 2017 view this news article in full
Free digital skills training at U-Mix on 4th and 11th August
FURD is pleased to be hosting part of The Google Digital Garage bus tour. The bus will be parked at the U-Mix Centre (by the chime dance floor) on Friday 4th and 11th August (10:00am to 6pm) and will offer free courses from how to Build a CV to Social Media Strategy. It will also offer free one to one coaching on digital skills. Here's the plan for 11th August: 11.00 - 12.00: Stay Safe Online 1.00 - 2.30: Build a CV 3.00 - 4.00: Writing for social media....
2 August 2017 view this news article in full
Creating and Developing Coaches
FURD took part in an event at Sheffield United FC last night offering support, advice and networking opportunities for football coaches and aspiring coaches, particularly ones from black and ethnic minority backgrounds. The Creating and Developing Coaches: Inclusive Coach Network event was one of a series of events being held at different football clubs....
1 August 2017 view this news article in full

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