Skating away to a new Derby Family

10th March, 2017

So ….. I’m a Harlot now, guess that’s a good place to start my story :) I’ve been skating for around 7 years and due to moving around for work and things I am on my third home league. After...

Skating away to a new Derby Family

Fitness and Body Composition Testing at Touchstone Wellness Centre

6th March, 2017

I first heard about Touchstone when an email hit my inbox from Jack, a trainer there. I thought it was spam at first, but when I saw it was about a “Health and Wellbeing Centre” right near my work...

Fitness and Body Composition Testing at Touchstone Wellness Centre

Derbycraft - Roller Derby knitting!

28th February, 2017

What do roller derby and knitting have to do with each other? (Well, apart from the fact that they’re my twin extracurricular passions, and that I was introduced to both by referee Zebra Harry?) It would be difficult to...

Derbycraft - Roller Derby knitting!

18 August

After a hard fought and tense final, the East Midlands’ top female roller derby team the Hellfire Harlots came away with second place in Tier 2 North of the Roller Derby British Championships. In a disappointing loss which initially saw the Harlots hold Newcastle on just one point from the first jam as they extended… Read more »

13 August

Happy anniversary old girl! Yep, roller derby is 80 years old today and we couldn’t be happier. The sport might have had more reinventions and rule changes than Madonna and Lady Gaga have changed their style but we are so happy to be part of something revolutionary that changes everybody it touches… for the better…. Read more »

11 August

By Tiki Terror I have been through a few skate brands and boots over the last six or so years since I started, back in May I decided to really invest in a good quality boot since experiencing size issues with my old boots. I wanted to invest in a pair of high quality boots… Read more »

28 July

By Janey Canuckle I was 36 in 2012, when I attended my first Hellfire Harlots recruitment session at the suggestion of my wonderful longtime friend (and now amazing derby ref) Zebra Harry. I wasn’t particularly athletic growing up: I got steady Bs in PE and dropped it at the first opportunity two years from the… Read more »

22 July

The Nottingham Hellfire Harlots brought home a crucial win this weekend against Leeds Roller Dolls, qualifying them for the British Championships Roller Derby Tier 2 playoffs and seizing them the chance for promotion to Tier 1, the Premiership. With a score of Leeds 111 – 189 Harlots, this was the Harlots’ fourth win in the… Read more »

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