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01/03/2014

Grounds for football stadia debate

Words: Simon Wicks
Lionel Road football stadium - Relocating a top football stadium is a game of two halves between the vested interests that argue they are the heartbeat of the locality and those who say they ride roughshod over pressing need.

Relocating a top football stadium is a game of two halves between the vested interests that argue they are the heartbeat of the locality and those who say they ride roughshod over pressing need. Simon Wicks is your commentator

The football club is the beating heart of a locality,” says Steve Curran, the Labour cabinet member for planning at Hounslow Borough Council. 
 
“We lost a safe seat over that [a proposal to move Brentford FC to Woking]: the football supporters put up an independent candidate and they beat the Labour candidate.”
 
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