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Parties, videos, MBEs and quarter-finals!

Seasonís greetings and best wishes for a happy, peaceful and racism-free New Year to all our supporters. Read about recent racist incidents on the news pages of and if you need a reminder of why campaigns like ours exist.

On 10th January, FURD is teaming up with Sheffield Wednesday and the Show Racism the Red Card campaign to invite youngsters from local schools to Hillsborough for a launch of the new version of the Show Racism the Red Card video and magazine. These will soon be available, among hundreds of other resources, to borrow from the FURD library, or to buy from Show Racism the Red Card.

Then on 16th January thereís a celebration event in the planning for our Millennium Volunteers, possible including a fashion show put on by FURD MVs. Details to be confirmed.

The MV scheme recently received a boost with the award of an MBE to MV ambassador Trevor Nelson, who has visited FURDís MV scheme to support MVs running DJ workshops.

FURD-backed local team Sharrow United are doing well, currently in 5th place in the Regional Alliance Sunday League Premier Division, with 3 games in hand over the leaders, and are through to the quarter-finals of the League Cup.

Latest News

Walter Tull's amazing story brought to life in new FURD comic
Walter Tull's amazing story brought to life in new FURD comic The latest comic edition in the FURD Pioneers series,'TULL', tells the inspirational story of a young Black man from an East London Orphanage who became a star footballer with Clapton FC, Tottenham Hotspur and Northampton Town, signing for ...
17 October 2018 view this news article in full
Exhibitions and resources for Black History Month
FURD has several exhibitions suitable for Black History Month activities available for hire: World War 1 and 2 Muslim Victoria Cross holders (c....
26 September 2018 view this news article in full
FURD Eid festival
On 2nd September 2018, FURD organised an Eid festival for the community in Lowfield Park and the U-Mix Centre. The festival was held just after Eid- Al-Adha, the Muslim festival of sacrifice which follows the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca....
12 September 2018 view this news article in full
William Ramsay Cup raises awareness of the dangers of gambling and mental health issues
A new 5 a-side football tournament, The William Ramsay Cup, is being held at the U-Mix Centre this Saturday, 18th August, from 2pm....
14 August 2018 view this news article in full
All Nations festival 2018 attracts over 60 players
The 2018 All Nations Football Festival took place at the U-Mix Centre on Saturday 4th August. The All Nations is an annual event hosted by FURD and delivered in partnership with Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA....
7 August 2018 view this news article in full

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