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    1. Historic Night Last Night At The 1st Meeting Of Gainsborough Walking Football Club

      By referee, 17/01/18


      Historic night last night at the first meeting of Gainsborough Walking Football Club as the club was officially launched.
      Officers are as follows - Dave Carney - Chairman; Hannah Lane - Vice Chair; Perry Smith - Secretary and Jon Harper - Treasurer.
      Constitution and new logo also agreed.
      Membership is £5 for the year but anyone wanting to turn up and play can still do so as a non-member.
      If you are over-45 and interested in finding out more please get in touch.
      You can find out more by visiting the Facebook page here
       
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    2. Walking Football Scotland Update

      By referee, 17/01/18


      After only recently launching, Walking Football Scotland now have 54 members, 27 councils and have over 1400 players on board.
      You can visit the official website here https://www.walkingfootballscotland.org/
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    3. The Role of Social Enterprise

      By referee, 15/01/18


      Great to see gets Walking Football highlighted in the The Role of Social Enterprise Case Study 2 released by SenScot Briefing
      Aberdeen FC Community Trust are featured in Case Study 2 for their work providing their Dementia Friendly Communities programme.
      A dementia-friendly Walking Football programme initially targeted over- 65s, but has been expanded due to its popularity to include men and women over 35 who want to get fitter.
      To read the full case study and learn more about the Aberdeen FC Community Trust Fact File please visit here
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    4. New Walking Football Club in Newport Pagnell

      By SomethingLessBoring, 15/01/18


      As it says on the tin - A new session started last Monday with a small but friendly group at Ousedale School, Newport Pagnell.  Running from 8pm to 9pm. £5
      Format is Welcome, Warm Up, Short Conditioned Games, then a full match of about 40 mins
      Call Adam on 0776652479 for further details
      https://www.somethinglessboring.co.uk/football

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    5. NEW Facebook Group "Scotland: Women's Walking Football"

      By referee, 13/01/18


      NEW Facebook Group "Scotland: Women's Walking Football" Inviting all ladies to join.
      Know anyone in Scotland who might be interested to find their nearest session?
      Join the group and invite them too:
      https://www.facebook.com/groups/772642706257857/
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    6. Still Some Places Left For Teams To Enter...

      By referee, 12/01/18


      I have been asked to let you know there are still some places available for teams to enter into the First Annual UK Charity Cup
      If you would like to know more, we have a post with all the details
      Click here to read all of the details today!
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    7. Walking Football team Left In The Dark

      By referee, 12/01/18


      Beaminster Walking Football Club have been left in the dark following a dispute over an electricity bill with Mountjoy School.
      The Walking Football Club has been running for 4 years and is one of many local teams who use the facility at 1610 Beaminster Sports and Leisure.
      Paul Evans said, "In the middle of November we thought the floodlights were not working and assumed it was a one-off. Then we found out they were unavailable and we thought ‘what’s going on?’ It went on for ages before I found there was problem with Mountjoy School. For some reason, the electricity for the pitches goes through the school and it has to give permission for the floodlights to be on and off.
      “Every month we pay in advance, so we would just like some answers. We’re a group of elderly and retired chaps and walking football keeps us fit. For us, it’s lovely to be involved in a team sport again and we all love playing football like we did in our 20s; it’s very frustrating.”
      A spokeswoman for Mountjoy School said, "The school was not involved in the running of the pitch, but the meter for the lights is attached to the school’s electric."
      She went on to add, " The arrangement is that when an organisation uses the lights, 1610 pay us for their use.”
      “We know that the pitch is an important asset to the community and the lights are charged at considerably less than the published hire rate. “There have been occasions where the lights have been left on overnight, which is not only bad for the environment but also leaves our school with a bigger electricity bill."
      “We have discussed the matter with 1610 and are waiting for a system from them that allows us to know the exact usage of the lights so that our school and our pupils are not financially disadvantaged.”
       
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    8. Official Statement From TRA

      By referee, 09/01/18


      Our friends at Birmingham wfc have unfortunately had to withdraw from the national league South due to a lot of traveling distance covered by the club.
      We wish them well and look forward to seeing them in the Midlands national league being held in Leicester.
      We now welcome our good friends Barnet to the league who will be taking over there position and help to continue growing our game.
      Good luck Barnet and thank you from everyone at TRA.
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    9. FA News Announcement

      By referee, 09/01/18


      The FA have today announced a series of new initiatives and investments which will have a significant impact, both on the FA itself, and for all of English football.
      The announcements include a range of measures aimed at improving the culture of the organisation and considerable new investment into every level of the game.
      There are many items to read but this one will be of interest to you:
      • Establishment of a recreational growth fund to support recreational football including small sided, Futsal and Walking Football.
      To read the full announcement visit here
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    10. CPD TREF Caernarfon Town Walking Football Taster Session

      By referee, 04/01/18


      Taster Session Sunday 14th January 7pm
      Meet At The Clubhouse
      Please confirm attendance or for more information email [email protected] or telephone 07814 918218 after 4pm
      Address - gwynedd, 19 Cae'r Ymryson, Caernarfon
       
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