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We Support Clarets Trust

We Support Clarets Trust

Peter Pike, Chairman of Clarets Trust summarises below what the Trust have achieved and explains how you can all help Clarets Trust

The Trust have sent this message to the Official Burnley FC website and all major unofficial Clarets websites. The Press Release has also be sent to local newspapers to reach as many Clarets fans as possible. Supporters Clubs and fanzines such as 'When the Ball Moves' have also received the information.

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We support the Clarets Trust! -By Peter Pike

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The Clarets Trust is asking all Burnley fans to unite in support of Burnley FC. The aims of the Trust are to give Burnley fans a voice within the club and to promote Burnley FC within the community.

Clarets Trust have achieved many things since its formation only just over two years ago. Take a look at the following list to see how the Trust is moving forward

* 61 shares purchased (at £200 each) enabling representation at the club AGM

* Representative on Supporters Consultation Group

* Shirts 4 South Africa Community project

* 9 board members

* Regular meetings with club during which the Trust negotiated the removal of walk-on fee

* Anti-racism events

* Annual Beer Festival

* Stars for a Night contest and 'Generations` evening

* Youth player sponsorship of Ali Akbar and Jack Overson

In the near future the Trust will also be meeting with the club to discuss disabled facilities, share save schemes and many other projects and issues

The Trust is making progress as you can see above BUT we could do more, much more, if enough supporters get involved and promote the Trust.

What can you do?

Join the Trust

Fill in a membership form via the Trust website and send it with a cheque to the Clarets Trust at their registered office 30, Dryden Street, Padiham, Lancs BB12 8QT. The website address is www.claretstrust.co.uk and you can also find out there how to join online. You could also write to the Trust(details below), email info@claretstrust.co.uk or contact Steve on 07810 207636 and ask for a Membership Application form.

The cost is £10 per year for adults, £7.50 for seniors (over 60) and £5.00 for juniors. If you don`t want to have to be reminded each year about joining then Life Membership can be purchased for £150 and £75 respectively (no junior rates!). The other alternative is to pay by standing order, see the website for details.

You can pay by cheque, paypal, bank transfer, standing order or if you want to pay using cash contact info@claretstrust.co.uk or ring Steve on 07810 207636.

Tell your friends

Don`t just join yourself - get your friends and relatives to join as well. The Trust has shown that the club is willing to listen to them so the more supporters that get involved the stronger that voice will be.

Get involved

Do you have an idea? Something to say?

Do you have a skill that may be useful? Maybe you just have a little spare time that you are willing to give to the Trust?

The Trust need people to design and produce its newsletter, posters for events, leaflets and flyers. Also the board would like a membership secretary. Even if somebody is already doing a job you may find they are more than happy to let someone else take up the reins.

So what are you waiting for? Email, write or phone and pledge your support.

You can contact the Trust via our website. www.claretstrust.co.uk or via email info@claretstrust.co.uk. If you wish to speak to someone then ring Steve on 07810 207636. You can also write to the Trust at our Registered Office:

Clarets Trust

30, Dryden Street,

Padiham,

Lancs.

BB12 8QT.

Many thanks for your help and best regards

Peter Pike



Latest Update:

Clarets Trust are delighted that the press release has since been put up on the Official Burnley FC site and that the following unofficial Clarets websites are supporting the cause by putting up permanent 'We Support Clarets Trust' banners on their website homepage with links to our press release:

The Longside

Burnley Ultras

London Clarets

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Date:Monday February 19 2007
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