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Derwent Park refurb. under way


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#1 Futtocks

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 04:31 PM

Good news for Workington! £350,000 funding has been secured.

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#2 keighley

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 06:11 PM

Whitehaven's failure to deliver their stadium has cost the town dearly in the expected revenue boom from the WC games

On the other hand, it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good and Workington have reaped the rewards of Whitehaven councils failure. Good luck to them.

#3 Manx RL

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 06:51 PM

Will they be taking the signs down in the dressing rooms asking speedway riders not to practice starts on the pitch?
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#4 Keith T

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 07:01 PM

Will they be taking the signs down in the dressing rooms asking speedway riders not to practice starts on the pitch?


I think they are passing them on to Odsal ;) ;) ;)

I remember when .............................

"It is impossible not to feel a twinge of sympathy for Workington Town, the fall guys this season for the Super League's determination to retain it's European dimension, in the shape of Paris. While the French have had every assistance to survive, the importance of having a flagship in a heartland area like West Cumbria has been conveniently forgotten." - Dave Hadfield - Independent 25th August 1996.


#5 bearman

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 07:26 PM

£350,000 wow that's doubled the value of the whole town!
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#6 southstand loiner

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 07:29 PM

its always good new to hear of teams getting funding to improve there club
ah a sunday night in front of the telly watching old rugby league games.
does life get any better .

#7 Keith T

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 10:21 PM

£350,000 wow that's doubled the value of the whole town!


Ha, ha, and when did you last visit the town? It now has a thriving town centre if you read some of the other stories in the newspaper link to this story. Now then what can we say about Barra..... hmmmmmm.

I remember when .............................

"It is impossible not to feel a twinge of sympathy for Workington Town, the fall guys this season for the Super League's determination to retain it's European dimension, in the shape of Paris. While the French have had every assistance to survive, the importance of having a flagship in a heartland area like West Cumbria has been conveniently forgotten." - Dave Hadfield - Independent 25th August 1996.


#8 bearman

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:34 AM

Ha, ha, and when did you last visit the town? It now has a thriving town centre if you read some of the other stories in the newspaper link to this story. Now then what can we say about Barra..... hmmmmmm.

My wife and I came for the weekend when we played you this year.
We had a great weekend which included a hospitality package for the game. We were made most welcome by the club and yes, we enjoyed our stay.
I would recommend a visit to anyone.
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