Spirit of the Afterparty

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By Natastrophe One of my all-time favourite weekends was the Men’s Roller Derby World Cup in Birmingham in 2014 and I can’t think of that weekend without remembering Louise. When I met her at the station worried that I had … Read more

Louise’s Legacy

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Memorial to Louise Wright

By Penny Reeve A couple of weeks ago I had the honour of attending the ceremony for a new memorial to Louise Wright, the Nottingham Roller Girls skater known as Louisey Rider #66. Located outside a café near to where the … Read more

We Love roller derby

Here at Nottingham Roller Derby we sure do love a good game day. The adrenaline, the passion… the pictures? Today we’re looking at those pictures that tell a different kind of roller derby story – usually the one you thought … Read more

Friends, Sweat and Tears

A few months ago, I wrote some words about the friendships I have found in roller derby for the Galentine’s edition of the Fan Club zine. I feel really lucky to know and spend time with these women. In the … Read more