Minutes of Members meeting Saturday August 8

After the AGM on Saturday August 8, we held a regular members meeting. Here’s a summary of what happened. Pete Thompson, who has been acting as Supporter Director, gave a club update. Over 200 season tickets have been sold. The season is currently expected to being on October 3 with an FA Cup tie. Crash…
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August 26, 2020 0

CFCST Update: New Board Officers Elected

At the first post-AGM board meeting, held via Zoom, we welcomed new Trust directors Andy Hardman and Lawson Dauer. A number of CFCST board members stepped down at the AGM, including three Officers, so the agenda for this meeting began with the election of a new Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary and also two ‘supporter directors’…
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August 21, 2020 0

2020 Annual General Meeting minutes

The meeting was held over Zoom on Saturday 8th August at 3pm, chaired by Chris Blackburn in the absence of chair Dave Tindall. Apologies were received from Ian Hargreaves. Twenty members attended, meaning that the meeting had a quorum. The minutes from the last AGM were read and accepted, with no matters arising. The chairman’s…
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August 19, 2020 0

History quiz winner donates prize to Community Foundation

The recent Chorley FC history quiz resulted in a three way tie for the lead, with the tie-breaker question won by Graham Watkinson. He decided to give his £50 charity donation to Chorley FC Community Foundation, which was most appropriate given how much support they gave to the quiz. Manager Jamie Vermiglio also took part…
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August 18, 2020 0

Chorley FC History Quiz

Book your ticket now for our Chorley FC history quiz on Monday 20 July at 8pm We’re all missing our club, and with no date yet set for the coming season we want to try to bring our fans together around the football club. We can’t get together in person yet, but we can…
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July 13, 2020 0

A quick update for Trust members

The CFCST board has been working on preparation of new membership packs and we hope to start sending these out in the very near future. Ahead of that a notification will be issued tomorrow, informing members of changes in the CFCST board and requesting nominations for new Trust directors. We are very keen to have…
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July 2, 2020 0

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