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History Is Watching: An Open Letter

An open letter: Mr Razzak, you have an opportunity. An opportunity to rectify a situation that is being watched with great interest by locals, the wider sporting world and its media. I am writing an open letter about meeting with you and Community Club representatives to discuss the future of Basingstoke’s Camrose ground. I am disappointed that my previous request to discuss this matter did not get a response. That said, looking to the past… Read More »History Is Watching: An Open Letter

New Secretary Appointed

We are delighted to announce Jane Lowe as our Women & Girls Secretary for the upcoming season. Jane is a current player for the Women’s set up and has a wealth of experience managing and organising within a team environment. Jane is a great asset to the club, and we look forward to working alongside her to help grow the women & girls section over the coming seasons. If you’d like to get involved with… Read More »New Secretary Appointed

The Camrose Campaign

Following our Club AGM this week, the board and it’s new elected members had their first meeting on Wednesday evening.  During the meeting it was noted by all the board members of how positive the AGM had been – not just logistically (with the added complication of it being virtual) but more importantly – the active role that members played in responding to questions and also asking their own. This was a reminder of just… Read More »The Camrose Campaign

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New Chair & Vice Chair

Yesterday evening the Board assembled for their first official meeting since the AGM held last week.   The purpose of the meeting was to outline the roles and responsibilities going forward. During the meeting it was decided that Kevin White will become Chairman and newly appointed board member Colin Stoker will take up the role of Vice Chairman.   Other roles that were organised included: Liz Lockie Treasurer. Katie Oliver Football Secretary. Martin French Club Secretary.  … Read More »New Chair & Vice Chair

#HistoryIsWatching

Last week it was confirmed that the Camrose has been awarded an Asset of Community Value label by Basingstoke Council. A great step in the right direction, and whilst the path remains complicated with undoubted hurdles and obstacles – the entire club has been buoyed by the recent news and it’s seen as a signal of real intent. Our rightful return to the ground which should act as a sports hub and facility for our community… Read More »#HistoryIsWatching

Camrose: Asset of Community Value

Council list the Camrose as Asset of Community Value Call for Razzak to do the right thing to save the Camrose. 0n 13 February last year The Gazette reported on our discovery of the Camrose Covenant protecting the ground as a sports facility until 2053 as intended by Lord Camrose. There still remains a David and Goliath fight between the community run club in one corner, and on other – Rafi Razzak, the multi-millionaire businessman… Read More »Camrose: Asset of Community Value

Basingstoke Town AGM News

AGM News

Last night our club Annual General Meeting took place which, for the first time in our club’s history, was held virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. Chaired by Acting Chairman Kevin White, the AGM covered many aspects of the clubs future, past and present but most importantly the future plans and aspirations of the club. In a positive and active meeting, the level of input from our members was first class. We discussed the… Read More »AGM News

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Basingstoke AGM

A reminder from the Club to all of our Community Members that we have our Annual General Meeting for 2020 tomorrow evening at 7pm. In the midst of COVID-19 this is a virtual meeting and all members have been sent the link and joining instructions –  we look forward to seeing as many members there are possible. This is arguably one the most important AGM’s the club has had in its history, certainly since becoming… Read More »Basingstoke AGM

Basingstoke FC News Alert

League Statement: Pausing

LEAGUE STATEMENT An update with regards to the continuation, or otherwise, of the 2020/21 league season, given the latest position concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board of the Pitching In Southern Football League has, together with its fellow Trident Leagues, reviewed the implications of the latest government lockdown. The matter was also discussed at length by the FA’s Alliance Committee earlier this week. In order to reach a decision that will apply across Steps 3… Read More »League Statement: Pausing

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League Statement

Update following yesterday`s Government announcement. Following the announcement yesterday from HM Government on the adjustments to the Tier system throughout England, the Southern Football League Board have decided to continue the current suspension of the league season. Therefore, matches on 9th January and the following midweek are hereby postponed. The league shall continue to review this position in line with the Government announcements. As a club, we shall endeavour to keep you all as updated… Read More »League Statement