My Journey… FA Level 1 Coaching Football

As a youngster I used to play football with the children around the area. I used to go home after school grab a snack and meet outside and play football on the streets until it got dark. At the age of 14 my parents didn’t think it was it right for me to be playing …

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Could more women Bend it like Beckham? 15 inspirational Asian women achieve FA level 1 coaching award

Women’s football in Redbridge and surrounding boroughs should shortly start reaping the benefits of having fifteen newly qualified Asian women coaches in the borough. In a bid to help tackle low levels of sporting participation among female minority ethnic groups in the London Borough of Redbridge, 2017 saw Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure work with …

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Redbridge Museum’s New Weekly Feature – Object of the week!

At the heart of Redbridge Museum is a unique collection of over 7000 objects, oral history and film. Once a week we will be selecting one object from Redbridge Museum’s collection to share with you online. Every year the 17th March marks the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick (c. AD-385-461). This date celebrates the …

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Championing Strong Female Voices: International Women’s Day – The power of unity amongst women

Observed since the early 1900s, International Women’s Day remains a prominent day of appreciation and celebration of women's progression and achievements throughout history. Spanning from social to political and economic issues, women who were previously denied voices, began to emerge and demand recognition, in aspects including a woman’s right to vote and equality in the …

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Championing Strong Female Voices: International Women’s Day

A friend mentioned to me the other day that although he had really enjoyed his school days, he did not know many women who had said the same. Generalisation though this is, it nonetheless seems to be one that holds some water. I’m sure there are arguments to be made attributing this to the differing …

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SPECIAL AUTHOR EVENT! Melissa Benn

‘We have reached a tricky crossroads in modern women’s lives and our collective daughters are bearing the brunt of some intolerable pressures…a manifesto for modern womanhood – and a guide through the perils and pitfalls of parenting girls.’ Melissa Benn What should we tell our daughters? The Pleasures and Pressures of Growing Up Female. Melissa …

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