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Funny Old Week

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It’s been an odd week. Today came the news that seems to herald the final nail in the coffin for Oxford Speedway. After a reprieve when a saviour came forward to save us from the brink of closure last season when the previous promoter decided to close us down it was looking so positive for 2008. We finished 2007 on a high, we’d done exceptionally well in the Conference League despite our torubles, we had a great team, a great atmosphere and the smiles had returned to the supporters faces. Even the official website is still heralding the bright future for 2008 ( But the stadium owners have decided for whatever reason to throw a spanner in the works with unrealistic rent demands. Seems odd when they take money from the carpark, bars and restuarant during the speedway meetings. Instead of some income they will have none, does that make business sense?

It’s fair to say that with no speedway the sport will be lost to the city, the stadium is in a residential area (although when it was built 60 years ago it was in the middle of nowhere) and planning permission for motor sports is unlikely to …

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Posted: Thursday, Dec 13, 2007 at 11:42 AM by jochta


Where Does the Time Go

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Two years already since my Dad passed away. Placed some flowers on his grave yesterday afternoon. What have I achieved in the last two years? Erm… nothing of consequence as far as I can tell.

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 12, 2007 at 06:11 PM by jochta


Two Weeks to Christmas?

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Bloody hell, where did that come from. Better do some shopping!

Posted: Monday, Dec 10, 2007 at 04:45 PM by jochta

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