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!

5 May

When we decided to accept GO-GO Ghent Roller Girls’ invitation to A Skate Odyssey (y’know, that WFTDA tournament happening next week), we knew we’d have to do a bit of fundraising to help get our skaters and crew over to Belgium. We couldn’t have anticipated the amazing response we’ve had from the entire league, our… Read more »

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1 May

Since I started derby 18 months ago, I’ve been using 187 pro wrist guards, they were easy to wear and have probably saved me from a broken wrist but I’ve had numerous problems with them. My first pair, I broke the splint and although the convienient slit in the front, theoretically allows the replacement of… Read more »

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26 April

2014 was a year of hard slog for the Harlots but 2015 is finally turning around for these 14 strong willed women who are determined to make 2015 the year everyone knows who the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots are and what they stand for. A dry bouting spell in the latter part of 2014 due to… Read more »

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23 April

We’ve been doing lots of cool and crazy things to help us raise funds to send the team to A Skate Odyssey in Ghent, Belgium next month and one of these crazy things was a pub quiz! The pub quiz to end all pub quizzes! Hosted by the lovely people at the Horse and Groom… Read more »

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13 April

We never fail to be impressed by our sparks when we run a new intake! We have opened our doors again for another 12 week training programme where we will teach you the basics to set you on your path to playing the greatest sport on earth. Doors are open for three weeks before we… Read more »

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