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Get set for Christmas with Football in the Community

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Mansfield Town Football in the Community are delighted to be offering a range of packages and activities for youngsters, which can be purchased in time for Christmas. If you book your child on any of the below activities prior to December 23rd you can receive a digital certificate or letter which can be opened on Christmas day! To book on any activity, either follow the links below or call us on 01623 656 920. Mascot Packages Our most popular activity is our match day mascot experience, where youngsters can take part in the ultimate football experience as Mascot at any Mansfield Town home game! Mascots will meet the players/ manager* in the dressing room prior to the match and get a football personally signed. The…

Spurs Trip set for April 2020

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Mansfield Town Football in the Community are delighted to announce that we will be taking a coach full of youngsters to the Premier League’s newest stadium, the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. FITC are offering youngsters aged 5 to 15 the opportunity to take a tour around Tottenham Hotspurs’ BRAND NEW Stadium, seeing behind the scenes of the Premier League clubs newly built stadium, the largest club stadium currently in the top flight. Please use this form >> https://tinyurl.com/FITCSPURS << to book a place on the trip but PLEASE NOTE, Bookings will only be confirmed, upon receipt of the minimum £25 deposit which is NON-REFUNDABLE. On Thursday 16th April a coach will depart the One Call Stadium to the capital and we are delighted to offer a…

Youngsters participate in Educational Workshops on Healthy Eating & First Aid

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Mansfield Town Football in the Community yesterday put away the footballs and encouraged youngsters to switch off the consoles, to participate in workshops focussing on Healthy Eating, and First Aid/ Emergency CPR. Twenty-three young people aged 5 to 15 took part in two workshops, delivered by Sainsbury’s [Mansfield] and AW Safety Management LTD respectively. The morning workshop, delivered by the Mansfield branch of Sainsbury’s helped to celebrate the supermarkets 150 Years of Community work and saw fresh fruit and veg laid on in a Halloween buffet style for youngsters to enjoy, with many youngsters sampling different fruit and vegetables for the very first time. Youngsters were given more information on each item by the stores colleagues Jane Wilson and Louise Taylor who also gave advice…

Seventy Youngsters have a frightening time at SSA Party

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Mansfield Town Football in the Community were delighted to welcome 70 youngsters to Jango’s Indoor Play centre last night, to enjoy the annual SSA Halloween Party. Funded by the Stags Supporters Association, the party is one of THREE per season which junior members are entitled to attend for FREE, with celebrations also taking place at Christmas and Easter. As part of the ongoing relationship between the official supporters group and Football in the Community, youngsters attended the fantastic Jango’s Indoor Play Centre to enjoy two hours of free play at the popular venue. Football in the Community’s Community Manager Gary Shaw said “Every year the staff at Jango’s really excel themselves and they’ve done so again this year, making the play area look spectacularly spooky!…

SSA Halloween Party TONIGHT at Jango’s

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Junior members of the Stags Supporters Association (SSA) can tonight enjoy a FREE night of fun at Jango’s Indoor Play Centre – as Mansfield Town Football in the Community celebrate Halloween! The party, taking place from 5.30-7.30pm, is just one of THREE FREE parties which Junior SSA Members are entitled to attend, with other taking place at Christmas (Jango’s) and Easter (iJump Trampoline Park) – and youngsters who are not already booked onto the party, are invited to attend this evening’s spook-tacular event! Children who are NOT currently Junior Members are also welcome to attend for just £5, which will automatically sign them up to become a member of the official supporters club – entitling them to attend the two future parties, plus getting them…

Active Minds having a positive impact on Mental Health | World Mental Health Day

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Mansfield Town Football in the Community’s ‘Active Minds: Chat’ session has had a massive impact on the Mental wellbeing of its participants, as it approaches its first birthday. Working regularly with around twenty participants per week, ‘Active Minds’ gives those facing social isolation, suffering from mental health issues or living with Dementia a safe haven to make new friends and enjoy a range of positive activities. Marking World Mental Health Day today [Thursday 10th October], participants and their loved ones have been speaking about the impact ‘Active Minds’ has on their Mental Health. Carol Wright is the wife of long term attendee Peter and believes the sessions have helped to transform his Mental Health in the fight against Dementia. She said “Since the group began…

Football in the Community to support #HelloYellow campaign

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Anxiety and Depression in young people has risen by 48% since 2004, but talking and listening can build mental wellbeing – Mansfield Town Football in the Community are fully supporting that message, in the build up to World Mental Health day. Research from mentalhealth.org.uk has shown that 10% of children and young people (aged 5-16 years) have a clinically diagnosable mental problem, yet 70% of children and adolescents who experience mental health problems have not had appropriate interventions at a sufficiently early age – this is something Football in the Community is aiming to help change, by supporting the #HelloYellow and ‘Get Britain Taking’ campaigns during activities throughout the week. Through fun and engaging activities within schools and across other Football in the Community activities,…

Post 16 Education | Recruitment Open Evening

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Mansfield Town Football in the Community are seeking to continue their excellent record with Post 16 Education, and are now recruiting for students for the 2020/21 Academic Year. The ‘Footsteps Education Program’ helps to put students on the right track to a career, offering a BTEC Level Three Diploma/ Extended diploma in Sport (Sports Coaching and Development) which over the past three academic years, has helped all students on the program, get into full time or part time work, higher education or apprenticeships. Across the two-year program, students will study a maximum of 19 units (extended diploma, 13 diploma) to get them equipped for career pathways into coaching, teaching, physiotherapy, sports science and much more. Mansfield Town Football in the Community’s Education Officer Elizabeth Regan…

October Activities announced, as Football in the Community launch GIRLS ONLY day!

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Mansfield Town Football in the Community are delighted to confirm its list of activities for the two-week October Half Term holiday, which includes a BRAND NEW Girls Only day, plus the return of ‘Stags’ Little Kickers. And more. In Total, Football in the Community will be running five separate activities, spread across two weeks, for youngsters of all abilities to enjoy as FITC continues to celebrate thirty years of community engagement. Football in the Community, based at the One Call Stadium, will be open every day for boys and girls aged 5 to 15 to enjoy our ‘October Overload’ activity from 8.30am to 4pm. Crammed full of multi-sport activities and football fun, participants can enjoy a range of games and activities to keep them active…

Farmilo Pupils Kick-Off New School Year with Stags Visit

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Pupils from Farmilo Primary School kicked off the brand new school year with a visit to Mansfield Town Football in the Community last week, enjoying a tour around the One Call Stadium – which included meeting Stags star Willem Tomlinson. The Year Six pupils made the visit last Thursday (September 5th) as part of their ‘Writing for Pleasure’ project, which will also see a member of the Football in the Community team visit the pupils later this week to answer questions about the clubs’ history. Shown around the Stadium by Premier League Primary Stars Coordinator Jordan Ferrer, the youngsters found out more about the Stadium’s history, learning about the differences between the dressing rooms, how they work on a match-day and how many supporters can…

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