Weekly News Update

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Here is the weekly update of the Trust’s activity and stories on our website.

So it’s the final game of the season and a season we think most City fans will be glad to see the back of.

A promising start that quickly turned into a relegation battle before just enough was done to see City safe and playing Championship football next season.

The match last Saturday against Cardiff was very typical of the season as a whole as City had a few decent moments before conceding sloppy goals and not having enough to come back into it. The Tigers finish off against Brentford on Sunday lunch time and we wish those going a safe journey and an enjoyable afternoon (on a terrace!).

Here’s your update from the trust this week…

Hull City Ballot Update
The Club have finally published an update on the 2nd Ticketing Ballot and other issues

You can read the clubs statement here.

The Trust have released their own statement on the current situation here.

Whilst the HCST Board were drafting our statement, Directors Sue Dyson and Geoff Bielby were in London for two meetings.

Initially the Supporters Direct EFL Trust meeting followed immediately by the FSF EFL Fans Group Meeting.

HCST does not work alone for Hull City Supporters, we share and debate supporters issues with like-minded fans and work collaboratively with FSF and SD. Other clubs reps who attended included Aston Villa, Barnsley, Birmingham, Blackpool, Brentford, Cardiff, Colchester and Scunthorpe to name a few.

All unanimously support HCST on Heritage issues and our ticket prices campaigning over Concessions.

Other major discussion points were Governance issues including Safe Standing and how groups can influence local MPs.

HCST has been active on these for some time and together with Blackpool Supporters Trust we are at the forefront of the EFL Fans movement nationally.

Hull City Shirt Auction in aid of Trawler Memorial Groups
HCST are pleased to announce that some of the shirts worn at the Chelsea game commemorating the Triple Trawler disaster are to be  sold.

The shirts have kindly been donated by the Club to the Triple Trawler Memorial Group who asked the Trust to advise them. We in turn have asked Les Motherby of @HullCityKits to organise the auction.

The funds raised will be split between the four Trawler Memorial Groups

More details can be found here on the Hull City Kits website.

This is an excellent example of the Trust working with the Club and other Fans organisations to benefit the local community and hopefully will lead to many more joint ventures.

EFL – FSF Survey  ‘Stand up for Choice’
Linked to the recent Parliamentary Petition on Safe Standing passing 100,000 signatures, the EFL & FSF are conducting a survey of fans view on having standing areas at venues. 

The survey only takes a couple of minutes to do and can be filled in here.

Hull City Ladies
The table topping Tigresses returned to top form last Sunday by beating their main title rivals Brighouse Town 2-0 at the Hull University playing ground.

With 3 games to play our Ladies need just 2 points to secure the title and gain promotion as Champions.

They’ll be going into their away game at Newcastle this Sunday confident of getting the points needed when hopefully their celebrations can begin 2 games early.

Good luck girls!!

For more articles on The Ladies check out the excellent Fanatic Hull website.

Membership
Sign up or renew your membership of the Hull City Supporters’ Trust 
here

Alternatively paper Membership Forms are available at the William Gemmel this Saturday, along with a selection of Merchandise & you save on P&P.

Amber Nectar
More wisdom from our friends at Amber Nectar.

Please follow these links for the latest Podcast and  Things We Think We Think.

Hull City Fans Forum on Hull Kingston Radio
More fan-focused chat hosted by Ian Waterson.

You can listen to the latest programme here.

Tigers Down Under
The latest podcast from our antipodean friends. Available on YouTube and Soundcloud
.

Please follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

HCST’s Partners of the Week 
In this week’s Partner of the Week section, we have an in-focus look at two HCST partners – Essence Holistics & Nudge Websites

Our first partner of the week is Essence Holistics.

Situated at La Luna Wellbeing, 241 Chanterlands Avenue, Hull HU5 4DH.

Contact Corrine on 07809 214453 for an appointment (appointments necessary).

10% OFF ALL TREATMENTS FOR HCST MEMBERS

Essence Holistics offers a wide range of relaxing therapies at competitive prices. Visit our lovely therapy room and relax with Aromatherapy, Swedish Massage, Indian Head Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Reflexology and Luxury Holistic Facials. At Essence Holistics we only use high quality products and never use pre-blended oils. Check out our Facebook page for monthly deals. We are registered with the Guild of Holistic Therapists. We look forward to seeing you.

Our second partner of the week is Nudge Websites.

Email: info@nudgewebsites.co.uk Tel. 07557 478 277

25% DISCOUNT ON ALL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Nudge Websites is a digital and web agency based in Hull, East Yorkshire. We specialize in website design & development, online marketing and digital strategy. We address the real-world needs of business owners with proven (and ethical) methods of generating web traffic, building trust, and ultimately converting your visitors into paying customers.

Merchandise Offer
For this week’s offer,our Luxury Keyring/Bottle Opener is only £3. Buy yours from the store  here.

Stop the front page!
HCST are looking for new contributors to our website.

These can be articles about football in general, all things Hull City or match reports. So if you’re a sports journalist in the making or just fancy giving it a go as a hobby please let us know – you don’t need to be a professional – all articles will be welcome. There’s no requirement to produce words every week or month, just as and when you are able to. If you are interested please email us here

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