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  1. Dave L

    Stadium tours

    Steve contracted Parkinson's unfortunately. I took over the tours when he was no longer well enough to do them.
  2. Dave L

    Stadium tours

    I used to enjoy doing the tours. There was some discussion over the summer about me running them again, but not sure where they are up to with that at the moment.
  3. That is terribly sad news. I got to know Beezer well during my time as SLO. A genuinely lovely, kind man. I used to call into the SC&T bar as part of my pre-game matchday rounds, and even though he knew I was 'on duty', he was always trying to buy me a pint. I'll raise a glass to him tonight. Please let me know about the funeral arrangements Marie.
  4. Bring back Dave Llo ..... on second thoughts, no. Good luck in your new role Matt, and good luck to your successor.
  5. Certainly did, and he remains a good friend. In fact we're working on something together at the moment.
  6. Here's my Take That claim to fame. Back in the early 90s, when I was very nearly almost famous for playing a stupid Norman soldier on the kids show Maid Marian and her Merry Men, some of the cast did a guest appearance on a TV show called Hangar 17, which was a sort of variety show for kids. As I recall, we were in a showbiz quiz against a team from East Enders. Other guests on the show were Take That. I'd never heard of them, but my 13 year old niece begged me to get their autographs. They were in the dressing room over the corridor and only too happy to oblige. Nice lads. There was something about the reaction they got in the studio that day that made me think they might do well for a year or two
  7. When I was SLO we had a scheme in place where disabled supporters could park at Ashton Park school and then use a free shuttle minibus to the ground. I think that's still going. Gareth Torpey in the Supporter Services team looks after disabled supporters, and he should definitely be your first port of call.
  8. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/bristol/content/image_galleries/cablecarplan_gallery.shtml%3F2&ved=2ahUKEwjCrZ3C_tPhAhVlqHEKHT81BJ4QFjACegQIARAB&usg=AOvVaw2AjCpzdq8C8eXugYqACdhA
  9. When I was last involved with this a couple of years ago, the planned site for the AG station was just behind the car showroom on the Winterstoke Rd. But there were real doubts at the time as to whether there would be a station there as part of the first phase of the new line development. Not sure how up to date this site is, but you can get full info here: http://ashtongatestation.org.uk/?page_id=82
  10. Interesting stuff. I am generally supportive of stewards at football, who often have a thankless task, but I have often thought that the desperate attempt of a man in a high vis jacket to get between celebrating players and fans is a ridiculous over-reaction that is far more likely to cause trouble rather than reduce it. It certainly is time for a review of some of the regulations which govern the policing of football.
  11. I thought s82 did a great job on Tuesday, keeping the songs going in the face of some less than inspiring football. Talking of simple songs that everyone knows the tune to, whatever happened to the Hey Jude / Diedhiou song?
  12. Brian Clough. He lasted 2 months. Followed by Jimmy Armfield.
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