Transferring to Hellfire Harlots - Spotlight on Becky Smith

3rd May, 2019

I transferred from Hull’s Angels Roller Derby (HARD) to Nottingham Hellfire Harlots in December 2018. I made this decision one afternoon, as I sat writing my proposal to become HARD's Captain for the following season. But I felt restless. I wanted...

Transferring to Hellfire Harlots - Spotlight on Becky Smith

Tiki Terror on the real importance of cross training

18th March, 2019

Many of us take up roller derby because it doesn’t feel like exercise. It’s a sport that doesn’t feel like a sport. The moment you strap your skates on and get on track, you don’t get the same feeling...

Tiki Terror on the real importance of cross training

The open recruitment experience - Vamp Vengeance

12th March, 2019

Hello potential new recruits! My name is Vamp Vengeance (aka Naomi) and I'm currently a semi-newbie with Nottingham's Hellfire Harlots. I (hopefully) will be graduating out of Sparks (which is essentially the...

The open recruitment experience - Vamp Vengeance

25 February

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 »

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25 February 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 »

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23 February McKitten

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 »

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20 February

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 »

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20 February

I have been playing roller derby for two years now. Well, that’s a bit of an exaggeration really. I have been attending practices, for nearly two years. I’m not on any teams and haven’t yet done a public bout. Now don’t go thinking this is a mopey article about taking too long to get onto… Read more »

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