CLUB NEWS: Hawks stage presentation evening on Zoom

HETHERSETT HAWKS / YELLOW BRICK MORTGAGES staged their 2020 Presentation Evening, not in the usual party atmosphere of the Social Club but on Zoom. Eighteen families tuned in and, as well as awards, everyone heard about exciting developments – new track side facilities for which planning permission is currently in, and various fund-raising initiatives to support that and other developments. […]

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CLUB NEWS: A&T secure funding from Sport England

Astley & Tyldesley Cycling Club is delighted to announce that the club’s application to Sport England, for funding from their Return to Play scheme, was successful. They have agreed to fully fund the club’s application of £6,546, to ensure that facilities are Covid compliant, for when activities resume at the Gin Pit cycle speedway track. Extract from the grant award […]

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CLUB NEWS: White secures funding to purchase equipment for A&T

Astley & Tyldesley press officer Mike Hack has sent in the following: “Great news is that Frank White has obtained £445 funding from Wigan Council’s Youth Inspiration Fund to purchase training equipment for the Astley & Tyldesley Club! “9 years old Frank has secured the funding to purchase a limbo bar set and some basic rollers to make “training sessions […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hawks gear up for competitive racing

HETHERSETT HAWKS / YELLOW BRICK MORTGAGES have been successfully staging limited training sessions within strict guidelines since early July and the twice-weekly sessions have attracted many new members, the majority of whom are Under-12 and a high-percentage of new female members. They have been able to learn all the skills and, more recently, been introduced into actual racing against each […]

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CLUB NEWS: Carmichael & Davies awarded long service lifetime memberships

Newport cycle speedway riders Mark Carmichael and Chris Davies have been awarded long service lifetime memberships for their services to the club for 20 years each. Mark and Chris have raced in numerous British club championships finals, winning many age grade meetings with Newport. The duo are among the highest points scorers ever for the welsh club, progressing through the […]

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NEWS: Monarchs funding on hold due to Council Unwillingness

By Steve Hodgkinson, Birmingham CSC Press Officer Birmingham Monarchs Cycle Speedway Club are likely to lose a 12K Grant because council officials aren’t helping the club, despite asking for a time restraint deadline. Council officials Dave Wagg, Lee Southall and Nigel Oliver have been involved in preparing the paperwork for the club to get a lease for the land on […]

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