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Young volunteers wanted for film-making project
Football Unites Racism Divides has been granted funding to work with young people to produce a short film exploring Britishness and British values....
20 February 2018 view this news article in full
Free social activities for asylum-seeker and refugee women

We run a free social group for women refugees and asylum-seekers at the U-Mix Centre on Wednesdays from 10.45am to 12.45pm.

This is a great opportunity to make friends, have fun, improve your English, and keep fit through exercise and dance. There is also food!

If you want to come or would like more information, text or phone Naomi on 07752 332866. We can meet you nearby if you're not sure where to go.

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31 January 2018 view this news article in full
Cyrille Regis
Cyrille Regis 'We stood on his shoulders' said a tearful Dion Dublin in tribute to the way too soon passing of Cyrille Regis. Blades and Leeds United legend Brian Deane broke down as he remembered the vicious racist booing that Cyrille and his contemporary black pioneers had to contend with. The shock and grief felt by his fellow black professionals and those that followed in his footsteps is a reflection of the sincere debt they feel for the man, a genuine hero who faced up to the racists....
20 January 2018 view this news article in full
Could our Talent Match scheme help you?
Could our Talent Match scheme help you? Are you aged 18-24? Bored of doing nothing? Not in education, employment or training? Want to get a job but lacking confidence or motivation? Want to go on a course but can't afford it? Passionate about something and want to find a way to turn your passion into a job? Our Talent Match scheme could be for you! It's a free programme that can provide individual, tailored support for young people who might need a bit of extra help to get them into, or ready for, some kind of training, ...
3 January 2018 view this news article in full
Our latest blog looks at our women and girls' football work

Our December blog takes a look at our women and girls' football work, how it's developed, what it's achieved so far and what makes it special.

Just follow the link below. Happy reading!

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19 December 2017 view this news article in full
FURD girls support the Kick It Out campaign
Girls who attend our football sessions were special guests of Sheffield United at their match against Birmingham City on 25th November 2017. United dedicated the match to supporting the work of the Kick It Out Campaign against racism and discrimination in football. The girls were given Kick It Out T-shirts and formed part of the guard of honour, holding the Kick It Out flags on the pitch as the teams came out. It was the first match most of them had been to....
13 December 2017 view this news article in full
Job vacancy: Female football coach
We are looking for a female football coach to run our girls' football sessions on Saturdays, starting in January if possible. The sessions are from 11am-12 at the U-Mix Centre for 7-15 year old girls. Candidates should ideally have the FA Level 2 in Coaching Football, but an FA Level 1 qualified coach with some paid or voluntary experience would be considered. DBS clearance is essential. The rate of pay depends on level of qualification....
6 December 2017 view this news article in full
Sheaf Valley Health and Wellbeing Consortium
FURD has joined other local organisations to form the Sheaf Valley Health and Wellbeing Consortium in a drive to help local people to get involved in enjoyable, healthy activities close to home. The Consortium consists of partners working together including Heeley Development Trust (HDT), Shipshape Health and Wellbeing Centre, Sloan Medical Centre and Heeley Asian Women's Group as well as Football Unites, Racism Divides....
6 December 2017 view this news article in full
New 5-a-side league starting at the U-Mix Centre

A new 5-a-side league is starting at the U-Mix Centre next week, and teams or individuals can now register for FREE.

The league is being run by Leisure Leagues and will run on Wednesday evenings between 7pm and 9pm, starting on 6th December 2017.

Follow the link below for more information and to sign up:

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28 November 2017 view this news article in full
Message from Kyle Walker
Kyle Walker was in the neighbourhood today - follow the link below to hear his video message for FURD!...
23 November 2017 view this news article in full
Open day to celebrate FURD library's 20th birthday on 28th November
Open day to celebrate FURD library's 20th birthday on 28th November FURD's unique Resources and Information Centre celebrates its 20th birthday next week. Please come along to our library open day at the U-Mix Centre on Tuesday 28th November between 11am and 5.30pm to have a look round, meet staff, hear about some of the research we've done over the years, see how we can help you and maybe borrow something. The library has underpinned all aspects of FURD's work....
23 November 2017 view this news article in full

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