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NUST Board Elections

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NUST formally announces the election process for the appointment of Trust Board Members as announced at the 2017 AGM on 31st January 2017.
There are 6 Trust Board positions to be filled and candidates are standing for a position on the Trust Board only, not specific roles.
All eligible NUST members are being sent an email or a letter (if no email address held) announcing the 2017 elections with all the relevant details.
Any member interested in nominating a candidate or voting must be at least 16 years of age and a fully paid up member of the NUST as of 1st February 2017. Should you wish to run as a candidate then you must be at least 18 years of age and a fully paid up NUST member as of 1st February 2017.
Even if you're not interested in standing for a place on the Trust Board please take an interest in these elections; this is your Trust and elected individuals will be representing your interests together with the aims and objectives of the NUST.

Please click here to access the elections page.

 

UNITED AGAINST POVERTY

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An initiative which has the full support of Newcastle United has been launched by fan groups Newcastle United Supporters Trust (NUST) and NUFC Fans United working together with Newcastle West End Foodbank..

The initiative, entitled 'NUFC Supporter Foodbanks', is to be kicked off with a launch event to be held at Tyneside Irish Centre on Thursday 26th January 2017 at 7.30 pm with a special screening of the critically acclaimed film "I, Daniel Blake", shown with the permission of Director Ken Loach.

Admission to the event is free but any donations, raffle prizes, contributions will be gratefully accepted on the night. Fans are encouraged to attend the event to support this initiative.

Mike Nixon, who oversees the great work carried out by Newcastle West End Foodbank - the biggest of its kind in the country - will provide some background information in respect of the work they do prior to the showing of the film at 8pm.

Following the event, information with regard to match day collections at St James Park will be announced. Anyone willing to volunteer their assistance can contact NUST by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or NUFC Fans United by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

A spokesman for the Project said;

'Having been inspired by Foodbanks set up by other fans around the country we have been working to set up a similar initiative in Newcastle. We believe this is a classic example of fans supporting members of their local community at times of need. We are particularly pleased that the initiative has the full support of the Club'

 

NUST Annual General Meeting

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NUST's seventh Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 31st January 2017 at 6pm. The venue is The Mining Institute, Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
The agenda for the meeting :

  1. Apologies
  2. Chair's report
  3. Treasurer's report
  4. Re-appointment of Auditors
  5. Any Other Business

The Annual General Meeting is open to all shareholding members* of the Newcastle United Supporters Society Limited (trading as Newcastle United Supporters Trust).
Proof of membership is required for entrance.


* Must be aged 16 or over, and a paid up to date member.

 

 

Whole Game Solution - FSF Survey

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This season, the Football League (EFL) will be consulting its 72 clubs on a range of proposals the 'Whole Game Solution' that affect the structure of the bottom three divisions as well as the English football calendar - including regionalising of the bottom two divisions, creating an extra division, a winter break and moving two rounds of the FA Cup.
 
The Football Supporters' Federation (FSF) will lead a delegation of fans meeting the EFL next month and the 'Whole Game Solution' will be at the top of the agenda. 
 
With this in mind we would like to gather your thoughts on the 'Whole Game Solution' and the other issues it raises in order to take the views of genuine supporters to the EFL. To help us do this the FSF have launched a new survey here.  
 
NUST members are encouraged to complete the survey to let the FSF get as wide a response as possible from supporters across all clubs.
 
 

 

 

“Nobody dies in football matches in fires. It doesn’t happen.”

The 56 presented by LUNG Theatre  Photograph Joe Priestley

With the new football season well under way Live Theatre will be kicking off September by presenting LUNG Theatre's award-winning play The 56 - a look at one of the darkest days in football history on Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 September.
At 3.40pm on 11 May 1985 Bradford City Football Club were supposed to be celebrating receiving the Division Three championship trophy – their first trophy in 56 years – in front of 11,000 jubilant fans before the start of their match against Lincoln City.
Instead it turned into a day of appalling tragedy. A small fire broke out in the main stand at Valley Parade stadium. Within four minutes, the wooden structure was ablaze. Using over sixty real-life testimonies this bold and pertinent piece of documentary theatre pays homage to the 56 supporters who lost their lives and more than 250 who were injured and examines the solidarity, strength and community in the face of overwhelming tragedy.

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