The Northern Premier League
Club Sponsor Visit the club sponsor's website - www.Millbank.com

News Archive

 
Search : 

07 Dec 2019 : New Trust Board members at Runcorn Linnets

The club welcomed three new Trust Board members at its Annual General Meeting.

Ste Bignall, Pete Cartledge and Dave Jones are the newcomers to the board of Runcorn Linnets Football Club Limited.

James Eastup meanwhile returns for a second spell as a board member at The Millbank.

At Thursday's meeting, it was reported that seven nominations had been received for the seven board vacancies in the 2019 rotation.

With all applications being valid, election of all nominees was automatic.

Ste Bignall is a qualified electrician, who is now employed as a Mechanical & Electrical contracts and projects manager.

Younger brother of club chairman Mike Bignall, Ste runs the unofficial Linnets Updates twitter site and his volunteering roles at the club have included electrical work, writing match reports, operating the match day PA system and helping to oversee the installation this year of the club's borehole.

Pete Cartledge and Dave Jones are members of the Runcorn Linnets Football Supporters Group, Pete being its chairman.

The group has raised valuable funds for the football club, also organising and funding coach travel to longer-distance away games.

Dave's background is in accountancy and financial management while Pete has wide experience of IT systems management.

In consultancy roles at the club, both have been instrumental in the pending installation of new electronic finance and point of sales systems.

James Eastup is a graphics and marketing specialist who now combines his media responsibilities at Linnets with secretarial duties, working alongside his dad, Paul Eastup as joint club secretary.

James was formerly Linnets' club photographer and plays a leading role in our social media output.

Paul Eastup has been re-elected for a further term, having been a Trust Board member for a number of years.

A company managing director, he has previously served as club vice-chairman and like son, James took up his secretarial duties at the end of last season.

The remaining two board members elected this year are vice-chairman Rob Findlay and Paul Tandy.

Both opted to stand for election, having hitherto been externally co-opted members appointed by the board because of their individual skill set.

Rob, who works in the banking industry, joined the board in the summer and is the club's commercial manager. He has significantly increased the club's advertising and sponsorship revenue and looks forward to working with existing and future partners.

Paul Tandy's practical skills have served the club well in day to day stadium operation and maintenance while the other string to his bow is fundraising. Paul runs the Linnets' 200 Club.

Six of the newly-elected board will serve for two years and the other for one.

Five other members are now midway through their two-year term, these being Mike Bignall, Josh Christian, Hedley Edwards, Daz Law and Steve Pritchard.

The 12 elected members are joined on the board by club treasurer Phil Wainwright and James Sidwell, both externally co-opted members.

Recent Headlines

25 Sep : Mossley fixture is reversed amid Covid concerns

19 Sep : Runcorn draw with Pontefract Collieries FC 1-1

12 Sep : Goalkeeper Paddy Wharton makes Linnets switch

12 Sep : Runcorn beat Albion Sports AFC 2-0

11 Sep : Linnets are handed a bye in Cheshire Senior Cup draw

09 Sep : Ruffer back on Linnets teamsheet as Tom follows in father's footsteps

06 Sep : Trust membership is available after revamp

04 Sep : Runcorn Linnets add old boy Ryan Neild to new recruits

03 Sep : Pitching In sponsors Northern Premier League

31 Aug : Jack is Hinn our squad again for new season!

28 Aug : Preston teenager Joe Nolan joins the ranks at The Millbank

25 Aug : Former LFC Academy midfielder Alex Turner signs in

21 Aug : Double loan deal completed by busy boss

21 Aug : Defender Josh Brizell joins Runcorn Linnets

20 Aug : Tickets Arrangements for Home Friendlies

01 Aug : Paul Shanley links up with Rylands

24 Jul : Peter will be with us for a Wylie longer!

23 Jul : Louis Corrigan leaves the Linnets

21 Jul : Runcorn Linnets recruit left back James Short from Witton Albion

17 Jul : Marking 10 years at The Millbank Linnets Stadium

15 Jul : Iwan Murray follows his former manager to Runcorn Linnets

14 Jul : Craig Lindfield is back for more with Linnets

Webb's of Runcorn
Cardiac Risk in the Young
Charter Standard Club
Respect FC - Uniting against the ugly side of football


Site Last Updated
15:53 27/9/2020

This site has had 5698591 Visitors

There is 1 other visitor currently browsing this site


For comments, questions or corrections please Contact Us.
Payments can be made to the club through our Online Checkout facility via our payment page.
The site and its content are Copyright 2001-2020 Runcorn Linnets FC. All rights reserved.
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
This site uses Cookies. If you do not consent to this, then please switch them off in your browser, or leave now.