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Skidder1 last won the day on September 23 2023

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  1. Skidder1

    Poole 2024

    I think any potential issue is with the newly awaited BCP Council 'Local Plan' which is currently in the 'public consultation' stage! The plan takes each council ward-by-ward and shows the Poole stadium site within the Poole Town Centre ward as a 'potential area for development'. This is no different to previous plans under the old Poole Council, and has no current planning applications attached to the site, despite part of the site (railway sidings and Stadium lorry park area) previously being suggested for housing, whilst retaining the stadium itself.. Generally the Council has said it does not want to lose any sports/leisure facilities, (it is currently working with Poole Town FC to source a new facility!) but nevertheless has targets for new houses/accommodation to be met over the next 15 years or so. Personally, I wouldn't see the Stadium site as a 'priority' area for development by the Council as there are several other sites identified across the whole B'mth/Christchurch/Poole area which I would see of higher priority. BUT a planning application could be submitted and fully funded by any third party partner ('cos the Council don't have the money!). It would be at that time that any protests and objections from speedway fans and anyone else against such developments would become necessary. The housing development market isn't that buoyant at the moment so I guess its WATCH THIS SPACE for the time being..............! In any case, it would likely be several years for any similar circumstances to come about, so as long as the rental of the stadium for speedway is kept at a reasonable level then I see Poole Speedway continuing for a good while yet. (Just my personal opinion!)
  2. Poole v Plymouth rearranged for Weds May 1st! (ps. Also rumoured that Oxford v Poole rearranged for Weds 8th May - not confirmed as yet, but being mentioned at Oxford on Thurs!!)
  3. So Anders Rowe confirmed as a guest at no.1 for Plymouth on Wednesday. Very brave!!!
  4. Skidder1

    Streaming Services this year

    They are all still available on 'catch-up'!!!
  5. If he's in for several meetings then he should be on his own average ( like Scotty covering for Pawlicki) and therefore won't be at 1. If he's just a guest on Wednesday then he'll assume Covattis average at 1.
  6. Skidder1

    Plymouth Gladiators 2024

    Possibly because they team they've announced may not be the 1-7 that's declared?!
  7. That's so last year!!!
  8. It's a Poole thread and the races are from Pirates TV. If you want something else try BSN.
  9. Skidder1

    Plymouth Gladiators 2024

    That's exactly what Neil Vatcher's team is doing with young riders from motocross, grasstrack and elsewhere. But it takes time.
  10. Skidder1

    Plymouth Gladiators 2024

    So the 'Premiership has started to get its act together'?! Brum sign Nicholls as a temp replacement for the not yet used Pawlicki and Ippo use Nicholls twice as guest for Doyle.
  11. Not forgetting Masters on a T/S scoring 0 points. I think with Poole's upgraded track prep, the Oxford riders seemed caught out with set-ups. Super night though. Live band (not to everyone's taste but then music never is!) plus some terrific racing in front of a huge crowd - many of whom I hope are back for our next tough meeting against............Plymouth!
  12. Skidder1

    Swindon Stadium

    Anybody got the GI statement in the Adver?
  13. Tobias 5+1 from a 4 point 2nd string! What's not to like (eh Martin Hunter?) and a donut too. Ticking the box. 61-29 didn't see that coming. Fab crowd, both car parks full half hour before start time. We'll done team.
  14. They will probably use a 'passenger replacement service' or use a 'guest' service ie a bus!! NB> TRACK UPDATE AT 1PM.- Bright, sunny and breezy at Wimborne Road. Meeting definitely ON. Designated turnstiles opening 30 mins early at 6pm for Pre-booked ticket holders and Season Ticket collections.

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