Transcendit are pleased to announce that they have sponsored Redheugh Football Club this season. As part of the sponsorship we have created a bespoke website for the club, solidifying their brand and creating an online space built with both the team and the community in mind.
'Transcendit is a business full of football fans,' says Dave Scott, one of Transcendit's Directors. 'All the directors have played at some point, a lot of us have kids that played in football teams, some of us still play in 5 asides ourselves. Sponsoring football teams is something we've done since the business started, and we're pleased to continue that by sponsoring Redheugh this season.'
Transcendit web developer Christophe Duhaut headed the project and designed the website itself, as well as general website setup and the domain name. Members of our support team are continuing to assist the club in migrating to Office 365, which they hope will be rolled out to everyone in the next few months.
Christophe designed the Redheugh Boys Football Club with users in mind, 'Redheugh is a community football club, so it was important to ensure that it suited everyone that would visit the site - managers, parents and the children themselves. The result is a website which puts functionality first. It's fully responsive, which means the site is easily viewed on mobile devices or a computer screen, and gives visitors that great first impression that the club deserves.'
'It was also important to provide all the information that visitors to the site may need,' says Christophe. 'So there's a contact page, as well as information on the teams and the club itself. But it was also important to feature a News section, which could be easily updated by managers to get information out to their teams.'
'That's why we've included a CMS (Content Management System) so that these sections can be added to by the site admins, without them having to negotiate a bunch of unfriendly looking computer code.'
'As Redheugh Football Club is a charity, it was important for the site to link to places you can donate to the club. We've connected the website to their JustGiving page, which is a very simple way of making a one off donation, but also to Amazon Smile and Easy Fundraising, which are fundraising sites people can shop through where the site itself donates to the club after a certain number of transactions. We felt this was a great way for the club to get the funds it needs to keep going, and continue supporting the girls and boys that are passionate about football.'
Dave Scott believes that it's absolutely vital for businesses in the North East to give back to their community, 'Sponsoring teams like Redheugh might not be a priority for businesses, but it should be. The more we put into our community, the more we're going to get back out of it. Football is a fantastic way to improve both physical fitness and mental health, and that's the kind of thing every business needs to get behind.'
Check out the Redheugh Football Club's new website here