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Gill has taken part in CARE for approximately 18 months

CARE receives further funding from Macmillan Cancer Support

The partnership between Football in the Community [FITC] has become very strong over the last two years through working together on FITC’s Cancer and Rehabilitation Exercise [CARE] Programme. CARE has become very successful and Macmillan Cancer Support has invested another year’s worth of funding to keep the programme running within the city. Participant, Graham Crip, […]

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The Positive Goals League received a visit from the Continental Cup winners Nottingham Panthers last week

Betteridge lends some support from the side-lines A snowy Thursday 10 February hosted a Positive Goals League tournament at Harvery Hadden Sports Village. Funded by Nottinghamshire FA and the Nottingham Disability Football Family, Football in the Community organised 7 mental health football teams to come together and play a friendly 5-a-side tournament. Teams AMH, ANCIL [...]
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Dementia project hosts international academic visitors from the Interim Academy Summer School

On occasion Football in the Community's projects receive visitors from abroad to see how they deliver their projects and what practices the visitors can take back to their own Country. Last week FITC's Working Age Dementia project had a group of visitors from England and Holland who were in Nottingham for a conference. They were delighted with [...]
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Nigel Plant

Positive mental health results allow local football charity to make important new signing

The impact made by Football in the Community on the mental health of men and women from Nottingham has enabled the club to make a new, significant “signing” to add skill and experience to the team’s successful work that is already being delivered. Dr Nigel Plant has recently joined Notts County FC Football in the Community [...]
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Mike Edwards shows CARE for Football in the Community’s participants.

Long-serving defender Mike Edwards recently trained alongside the men on the CARE (Cancer And Rehabilitation Exercise) programme with Football in the Community (FITC) at their Portland Centre. The project, delivered by FITC and funded by Macmillan Cancer Support, helps men and women who have finished cancer treatment to stay active and healthy. It also helps […]

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Nottinghamshire cancer partnership gathers momentum with patients in the driving seat

  A £3million partnership led by Macmillan to improve local cancer services is gathering momentum as more projects are announced – and it’s patients who are driving the changes.   Patients and carers were first asked to help shape their future cancer services back in June. Since then, the Macmillan Cancer Partnership, which is made […]

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