RIP Jimmy Cobain

In what has been a tough start to the season off the track, reports have come in that former rider, referee and administrator Jimmy Cobain has sadly passed away. Jimmy was a prominent figure around the 60s and 70s, where he was British Final referee in 1965, 1969, 1970 and 1974, as well as many other major finals. We pass on […]

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RESULTS: Week 2 results as they come in

Northern League Bury 87 – 88 Stockport (NL1) Edinburgh 99 – 80 Hull (NL1) Edinburgh 87 – 77 (57+20pp) Hull (NL2) Edinburgh 4 – 0 Hull (NL3) Heckmondwike 82 – 68 Northumbria (NL1) Heckmondwike 75 – 75 Northumbria (Combination Challenge) Sheffield 82 – 95 Astley & Tyldesley (NL1) Sheffield 69 – 80 Astley & Tyldesley (NL2) Sheffield 70 – 121 Astley & […]

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RESULT: Mould wins the Dash

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Ben Mould took home the Dash Trophies Midland Grand Prix win, finishing on 18 points. Paul Heard was second after a run off with Damian Zareba, who was excluded for a ram, but still finished third. It looked like Greg Gluchowski’s title after heat 16. Having beaten eventual winner Mould in his first ride, he was sitting pretty on 15 […]

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PREVIEW: Northern League 2015

Northumbria’s Neil Magee has sent us a fantastic preview of the Northern League 2015 season. The season kicks off this weekend with Sheffield hosting the most pro-active club in the transfer window, Astley and Tyldesley. Hull make the long jaunt up to Edinburgh and Heckmondwike welcome Northumbria. Champions Stockport and Bury start their campaigns next weekend. Here is Neil’s break down of how […]

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NEWS: John Whiting funeral details

John Whiting’s funeral will take place at 12 noon on Thursday 19th March, at St. John’s Church, Preston Road, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley, PR6 7PS. The service will be followed by burial at Chorley Cemetery, Southport Road, Chorley, PR7 1LE. John Burston has also been in touch to correct his obituary to John. He has informed us that John passed away with […]

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OBITUARY: John Whiting

Friend and Bury colleague, John Burston, has written to us with an obituary for the late, great John Whiting. John Whiting died on Friday evening after being ill for some months, and finally succumbing to the effects of pancreatic cancer in hospital, with his family at his bedside. John had ridden for around 45 years and during that time he […]

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