Author: Mark Rees

Chris Charnley joins the CFCST board

At our weekly board meeting on Wednesday, we co-opted Chris Charnley onto the CFCST board. This means Chris will serve on the board until our Annual General Meeting, which we will hold as soon as possible. At the AGM he will stand for election to the board along with any other candidates who come forward.…
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June 5, 2020 0

Weekly board meetings

The Trust Board normally get together once a month about a week before each members’ meeting. Since the football season was suspended, though, we’ve held a conference call every week. Our board has eight members and for all sorts of reasons we haven’t yet managed to get all eight together at once. Martin Ramsbotham, for…
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June 3, 2020 0

Fans’ survey update part 5: the future

We’re now going to look at the responses to the final question in the survey: “Any other comments or suggestions on the future direction of Chorley FC and the Supporters’ Trust?”  Before we start looking at the responses to this question, we note that the way the question is posed makes it hard in some…
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May 20, 2020 0

Fans Survey update part 4 – Chorley Supporters Trust

In this section of the survey, we look at fans’ attitudes towards Chorley Supporters Trust. Chorley Supporters Trust is a not-for-profit company set up to help and support Chorley FC. We own 9% of our football club after investing the Fan Ownership Fund in January 2019. First of all we asked if respondents were members…
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May 18, 2020 0

Fans’ survey update part 3: opinions on a new ground

This is the third in a series of articles on our ongoing fans’ survey. Since we published the first two articles, we’ve had a couple more people take the survey, and it is still open for you to have your say. Just head over to  http://cfcst.org/2020/02/11/chorley-fc-supporters-trust-fan-survey/ This time we’re going to look at the responses…
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May 11, 2020 0

Fans’ survey update: Victory Park part 2

This is the second in a series of articles on our ongoing fans’ survey. Since we published the first summary article, we’ve had a couple more people take the survey, and it is still open for you to have your say. Just head over to http://cfcst.org/2020/02/11/chorley-fc-supporters-trust-fan-survey/ For today’s article we’re going to focus again on the…
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April 22, 2020 0

Trust survey update – part 1

As a Supporters Trust we are committed to representing the views of the fans and we are keen to get your view on what you think the long term vision for Chorley FC should be. So we developed a Fans’ Survey to collect our fans’ opinions on the future direction of the Trust and the…
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April 20, 2020 0

Annual General Meeting postponed

In the light of current government health advice, we have decided to postpone our Annual General Meeting (AGM) to an unspecified date. We would require a minimum attendance of 35 members in order to have a quorum, and large gatherings are considered a risk to public health for the moment. Our rules state that we…
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March 20, 2020 0

Sponsored walk to somewhere, sometime

UPDATE 20/3/2020 Since the Borehamwood match has now officially been postponed, we need to find a new destination for our sponsored walk. Our chosen local good causes, Rosemere and Sporting Memories, (and indeed CFCST itself)  will still be most grateful for your donations. Of course we appreciate that times are much harder now than when…
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March 9, 2020 0

Pete Thompson to act as temporary supporter director

Last month we announced that Chorley FC Supporter Director Dave Tindall has stepped down from the board of Chorley Football Club owing to work commitments. We have so far had a few candidates approach us to register an interest in taking Dave’s place, and we would love to hear from anyone else who is interested.…
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February 9, 2020 0