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A practical guide for dealing with “butthurt”

Butthurt isn’t just when you sit on one (or eight) of your wheels at speed, it’s a perceived slight against you that you feel is undeserved and you could suffer from it because you don’t make the team, you disagree with a penalty or someone gives you advice that you didn’t ask for. Basically, your… Read more »

Harlots in the community!

Skate Base Nottingham

On Saturday 22 February 2014, the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots were invited to two of the Skate Base Nottingham sessions to meet children and families and talk about roller derby. Six of us went along and we had the best time! I went along with Bettie Mal Seizure, Foe Mica, Panic and two of our newer… Read more »

Shin Splints or Not? How I Beat Them


When I eventually plucked up the courage to start skating I never thought it would be pain that would hold me back. I am a big lass and wrongly thought it would be my complete lack of fitness and size that would slow me down. As soon as I started roller derby I was bitten… Read more »

Announcement: Our 2014 Charity is Freed Beeches

PRESS RELEASE Nottingham Hellfire Harlots to Support Freed Beeches Charity in 2014 Nottingham roller derby team the Hellfire Harlots have announced that they will be supporting eating disorder charity, FREED Beeches throughout 2014. As an all-female league, the team have found time again that skaters come to them having had their own struggle with their… Read more »