Author: Mark Rees

£290 donation to Inspire Chorley Youth Zone’s Food for Families

Chorley FC Supporters Trust has a long history of supporting local food banks. In normal times, we usually organise a food collection at least once per season. We’ve generally done this with Living Waters. One year we chose Chorley Help The Homeless, another Chorley food bank operator, as our good cause and supported them with…
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February 14, 2021 0

£350 each raised for Rosemere Cancer Foundation and Sporting Memories

This week we transferred £350 to Rosemere Cancer Foundation and Chorley FC Community Foundation, raised by our sponsored activity challenge in January. The donation to Rosemere was made in memory of Chorley FC supporter Lionel Barker. Rosemere support cancer treatment in Lancashire and South Cumbria. Sporting Memories organise weekly sessions, including one held at Chorley…
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February 14, 2021 0

Minutes of February 2021 meeting

The meeting was held over Zoom at 8pm on Wednesday 3 February. 15 members were present when the meeting began Apologies were received from Neil Walmsley, who sent the following: One comment – a former work colleague that has no connection to Chorley has asked me ‘how does he get involved with CFC’ having seen/heard…
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February 8, 2021 0

Minutes of January 2021 meeting

The meeting was held on Wednesday January 6 at 8pm over Zoom.|Apologies were received from Neil Hailwood Finance report Income Membership 50.00Online raffles 91.00Pledges 69.00Donations 19.40Gift aid 9.25 Total 238.65 Expenses Raffle prize 15.50Rackspace 9.56Paypal / Local Giving fees 16.29 Total 41.35 Bank balance Working account 1329.02Fans Ownership Fund 2252.71Unbanked cash 25.00 Total 3606.73 Membership…
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February 1, 2021 0

Further thoughts on the Wrexham FC takeover

This article first appeared in the Boxing Day programme. It’s worth returning to the Wrexham FC takeover once more to consider some of the reasons why Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney find it such an attractive prospect. We’re going to look beyond the historical, romantic reasons which have been trotted out and examine…
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January 5, 2021 0

January Round the Grounds challenge – the route in detail

The distances to each ground in miles, starting from Victory Park, are as follows. The halfway point is almost exactly at Boston United’s stadium Fylde 18.7Bradford PA 72.4Farsley 79.5Guiseley 85.7Darlington 141.4Spennymoor 157.5Gateshead 177.8Blyth 193.2York 287.9Alfreton 357.9Boston 423.4Kettering 479.9Brackley 516.1Leamington 541.2Gloucester 593.7Hereford 623.5Kidderminster 659.4Telford 688.2Chester 734.3Curzon Ashton 780.8Southport 824.9Chorley 844.4 FInd out more about the challenge,…
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January 2, 2021 0

January round the grounds challenge update

18 people have signed up so far, raising £305 for Rosemere, Sporting Memories and CFCST in the process. Thanks to everyone who is taking part. At the time of writing we have covered a collective total 24.8 miles, which takes us past AFC Fylde and half way back to Preston on our way to Bradford…
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January 1, 2021 0

Matt Urwin – Player of the Year 2019-20

Matt Urwin was voted Player of the Year for last season on the basis that he won the most Player of the Month awards. As we weren’t able to hold the traditional vote at the last few home matches, this seemed the fairest way to decide the prize, and is backed up by our excellent…
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December 31, 2020 0

Round the grounds in January

Lots of people make a resolution to get fit in January. But the gyms are closed, and we can’t walk to the away match at Fylde. So we’ve come up with a team challenge, that everyone can take part in and keep active. We want people to join our group challenge to walk, run or…
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December 31, 2020 0

Get your ticket now for our Christmas Quiz with a 50/50 cash prize

We’re holding our traditional Christmas quiz over Zoom this year. It’s an 8pm start on Friday 18th December, a week before Christmas. It’s just £3 for a ticket, and the winner will take half of the money raised in entry fees. So the more people who enter, the bigger the prize pot for the winner.…
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December 9, 2020 0