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Currently the Kokeshi Roller Dolls, Okinwa's first women's flat-track roller derby team, practices on Kadena Airbase in Okinawa, Japan in an outdoor location.
We desperately need to secure an indoor practice and bouting location in order to train year-round and prevent the weather from thwarting our bout schedule. However, it is possible that the 18th Force Support Services does not understand how important roller derby is to the morale and welfare of the players and fans.
We would like to illustrate the support for Okinawa's roller derby through the signing of this petition.
Derbyshire County Council (DCC) has announced plans to drastically change social care provision for vulnerable residents, particularly elderly and disabled people.
The planned changes include closing two thirds of all care homes in the county, making all service users pay up to £200 a week for care which has always been free at the point of delivery, changing the criteria for qualifying for care so that only those subjectively judged to have substantial or critical needs may access services, making those with stairlifts pay a further £122 a year for a 'warranty' and to remove the automatic top-up grants necessary to enable anyone who needs major home alterations to access district council funds.
DCC announced these changes before Central Government's Comprehensive Spending Review and despite the Council's wealth, as it has in excess of £85 Million in resources. Taking these two facts together, it seems clear that DCC's attack on these vital services is motivated more by elitist ideology and a desire for privitisation by the back door than it could be by necessity. DCC claims that "no decisions have been made yet", but their 'consultation' appears not to have been very widely advertised and ends at 5 p.m. on 5th November 2010, comments can be made via the online form at http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/carechanges
The Popside was a very vocal stand for many years at the Original Home of derby county F.C.
Fans believe that the re-name of the east stand and derby's new home Pride Park would generate a more hostile atmosphere for opposing teams visiting, as did the baseball ground back in the day.
On the 16th Oct 1893 Sheffield gave birth the the Steel City Derby, being considered widely as one of the most passionate and hotly contested football games in the history of the sport with it's ability to place an evident divide down the middle of our fine city as the fans from both Sheffield teams pledge their allegiance in their own club.
In excess of 115 years later and 123 games later the Steel City Derby is still as passionate and as big as it ever has been in the city and surprisingly no real team has any real bragging rights or can claim to be dominant over the other as in total Sheffield United only lead Wednesday by 3 games in the total number of games won.
I'm not going to go into it much but over the history of the Steel City Derby the fans of both Sheffield teams have witnessed some pretty memorable games, and in the nineties the two teams competed down at the old Wembley stadium in a cup semi-final which believe it or not saw an attendance of roughly 75,000 people travel down to the capital from our fine city.
Sooooo.........I ask you this! Considering the significance of The Steel City Derby which is widely renound as a passionate affair and great entertainment for even the neutral spectator, Why do we only find our games between the two clubs televised once a season??? When sky clearly show favouritism when opting for coverage of less significant games and even Derby games which in theory aren't even genuine Derby games showing teams who play many away from each other??
This needs to change, and the only way we can make Sky take any notice of us is for the people of Sheffield to join forces together in Support of The Steel City Derby and to show just how much it means to us, and how significant we feel it is for them to give us the coverage that we deserve!
Therefore please take a minute to sign this petition which will be presented to Sky TV when a significant amount of Signatures have been collected!
Come On Sheffielders lets show Sky what The Steel City Derby is all about and just how much it means to us as fans and to our fine city!
The City of Nottingham recently announced plans to create a lifelike statue for Brian Clough, arguably the greatest English football manager ever known. (Unveiling November 6th 2008).
As Derby fans, we (and many others) feel that Dean Sturridge's contribution to our club should be recognised in a similar way.
A few months ago, plans were announced for "Pride Plaza", a redevelopment of the front entrance of Pride Park Stadium, which would include a hotel, shops, and a square dedicated to Clough, which would include a "small statue".
Whilst this gesture is appreciated, the aim of this petition is to make plans for a large Solid Gold Animatronic Robot Statue of Dean Sturridge outside the stadium. The statue would need to be at least 50ft tall and made of solid gold. Also, there needs to be flames shooting out of his eyes and mouth.
The words "IN STURRIDGE WE TRUST" should be written in diamonds too.
We feel that Sturridge's contribution to our club needs to be rightly recognised.
We urge all Derby County and non-Derby County fans to sign this petition.
Please sign this petition, and spread the word.
This petition is to encourage the management of Derby County Football Club to give their loanee striker Liam Dickinson a chance to prove himself when he returns to the club.
This is a petition to oppose the planning application for DER/02/08/00289/PRI to erect offices on the site adjacent to 5-7 St Marys Gate Derby
This would result in the loss of trees in this conservation area opposite the cathedral.
Visit Facebook Group Stop Tearing Down Trees in Derby to see pictures and support for this petition.
You have until 21st May 2008 to oppose this application.
Please DO EMAIL your views to
IT WILL make a difference
Details for planning application from link below:
Facebook Snubs Derby
Thousands of people have joined an online campaign to have a Derby page on the social networking website Facebook.
Join here if you want a Derby Network!!!
Katie has started an online action group to appeal Facebook's decision, and nearly 5,500 people have already joined.
Katie is confident the website will include Derby if enough people join the cause. The key to her campaign's popularity could come down to the competition between cities in the East Midlands.
Derby was most likely overlooked because of its smaller population, but recent redevelopment in Derby makes it worthy of a place alongside Nottingham and Leicester.
DCFC confirm Clough - Taylor Statue :)
* http://cloughtaylor.com/ *
As a managerial partnership Brian Howard Clough and Peter Thomas Taylor won League Championships at both Derby County and Nottingham Forest the two clubs where they spent their most successful years. After leaving Derby County the pair went on to win a double back to back European Championship with Nottingham Forest.
On November 6th 2008 the City of Nottingham unveiled a lifelike statue of Brian Clough, arguably the greatest English football manager ever known.
Both clubs agree that Clough & Taylor made a huge impact on the clubs whilst managing them.
Nottingham Forest have already honoured "Cloughie" (as he was affectionately known) by renaming a stand in his honour.
As Derby fans, we feel that Clough & Taylor's contribution to our football club should also be recognised in some way.
A couple of years ago, plans were announced for "Pride Plaza", a redevolpment of the front entrance of Pride Park Stadium, which would include a hotel, shops, and a square dedicated to Clough, which would include a "small statue".
Whilst the gesture is appreciated, the aim of this petition was to make plans for a large statue of Brian Clough to stand outside Pride Park Stadium (Given the recent change in ownership at Derby County, it is unclear whether or not the "Pride Plaza" redevelopment is still planned).
We feel that Clough & Taylor's contribution to our club needs to be rightly recognised.
We urge all Derby County and football fans in general to sign this petition, so that one of the greatest managerial partnerships in the history of the game can be truly appreciated and recognised.
Please sign this petition, and spread the word.
Ashley Wilkinson & Kalwinder Singh Dhindsa
Two young footballers, one a novice centre forward, the other a £3,500 goalkeeper met as opponents in a practice match more than 50 years ago and sowed the seeds of a partnership destined to revolutionise and enliven football management forever.
Outrageously successful, sometimes simply outrageous; that was Brian Clough and Peter Taylor.
'I always knew that two men, the right two, could build up a club quicker than one'.
Clough and Taylor took over two apparently deadbeat clubs and won the Football League Championship with each of them, a managerial feat unequalled since before the war.
They were the first to pay £1,000,000* for a player; the first to win the Football League Cup in successive seasons; the first to command such a fierce loyalty that a first division team threatened to strike when they resigned.
It was as a reserve goalkeeper at Middlesbrough that Peter Taylor first met Brian Clough (and it was he who spotted Clough's potential as a forward and helped him break into the first team).
Clough and Taylor went on to become one of the most famous managerial partnerships ever. While Clough inspired and motivated the team, it was Taylor who had the uncanny ability to spot talent and potential.
Clough once said of his colleague:
"I'm not equipped to manage successfully without Peter Taylor. I am the shop window and he is the goods in the back."
Taylor himself described their partnership as:
"We just gelled together, we filled in the gaps...My strength was buying and selecting the right player, then Brian's man management would shape the player."
Peter Thomas Taylor and Brian Howard Clough - Together they were the best and it is only right that they should be recognised as ONE.
Fans may honour Clough and Taylor
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Rams to honour Clough and Taylor
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DCFC confirm Clough - Taylor Statue :)
Friar Gate Bridge was built by Andrew Handyside & Co, of Derby, in 1876. The railway line closed in 1967, and the Grade II listed bridge was left to fall into disrepair.
It was eventually sold by British Rail to Derby City Council for a pound, when it was handed over, the bridge was freshly painted and in excellent condition.
The transaction was carried out on the promise that the bridge should be maintained in good condition in perpetuity. This agreement has not been kept.
Derby City Council have an obligation to maintain the bridge.
Sign to get more popular music artists in the town of Derby!
It is beyond belief that the St Helens House buidings are under threat of change of use. The concept of helping people who are less able to work or disabled in any way was founded in Derby at this address and has a good reputation of success helping those who help themselves advance or ready themselves for re-introduction into the workforce in Derby.
This will be a disasterous loss if the changes proposed by my Council take place in April 2004 and it is also preposterous that those working or training there had no idea, until it was let slip during a radio Derby broadcast. This building is also steeped in historical value and I challenge them that it is illegal to change the use of a listed building after it has received a preservation order. I beg the people of Derby to sign my petition to save this wonderfull historical building in its present form and use.