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Blues Trust: Mission Statement

Posted on 24 Jul 2015

logo100x100The Trust has updated its Mission Statement following feedback from members. You can read the new Mission Statement here.

Members we spoke to were generally supportive of the high level objectives set out in the new Mission Statement…but they also wanted to know how we plan to achieve these aims. The Trust intends to add further pages to the web-site setting this out in more detail.

If you have any comments on the Mission Statement or what you think the Trust should be doing, please contact us at info@bluestrust.org

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Millionaire Owner donates shares to Trust

Posted on 23 Jul 2015

newportcountytrustNo, unfortunately, Carson Yeung has not been overcome by a fit of generosity towards the Blues Trust.

It was announced yesterday that Les Scadding, a Eurolottery winner who has invested £1.25 million into Newport County, has agreed to transfer his shares to the Newport County Supporters Trust (NCST).  After a transition period the Supporters Trust will take over the running of the club and Newport County will become entirely owned by fans/supporters.  The NCST believe that this is the best way to secure the long-term future of the club.

What message can Blues fans take from this?

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Supporters Summit this weekend

Posted on 15 Jul 2015

Blues Trust - Logo (website)The existence of Supporters Trusts is something that most football fans are probably aware of. However many may only have a vague idea of their purpose.

A Trust often only becomes visible to fans when their club is in crisis. A recent example of this is at Blackpool. The on-going saga of dissatisfaction with the owners has now culminated in the Blackpool trust bidding to buy the club http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/33441312

This weekend, the Annual Meeting of Supporters Direct and the Football Supporters Federation takes place in Manchester on 17th-19th of July.

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General Meeting of Birmingham City Plc and possible restructuring of BIHL

Posted on 13 Jul 2015

logo100x100General Meeting of Birmingham City PLC and possible restructuring of Birmingham International Holdings Ltd


General Meeting of Birmingham City PLC

The Blues Trust understands that a General Meeting of Birmingham City PLC has been scheduled for Tuesday 11th August 2015 at St Andrew’s. The meeting, called at the request of Birmingham International Holdings Limited (BIHL), will be held to consider and, if thought fit, to pass the following resolution:

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Effort to contact BC Plc shareholders

Posted on 2 Jul 2015

Blues Trust - Logo (website)One of our members, Ray Tomkinson, still owns some shares in Birmingham City PLC and would like to receive more information from the company. He is trying to contact other shareholders who might be interested in a joint approach. He is sending letters to some shareholders but there are more than 3,000 of them and he can’t contact them all. If you still own some shares in the club or know someone that does, click here to read Ray’s letter.

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Hard shoes to fill

Posted on 20 Jun 2015

sarah gouldWe were very sorry to hear that Sarah Gould is to leave Birmingham City. She is the epitome of what a Customer Services Manager should be, always professional, pleasant and helpful. What makes her exceptional is her understanding of fans; she understands us because she is a fan too.  She will be missed and it will be hard to find a replacement.

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