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by duffaSteve
Tue Oct 11, 2016 7:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: BDGA Nationals 2016 & Hyzerween Side Competition - Manchester 29th & 30th - Sign up now!
Replies: 21
Views: 4132

BDGA Nationals 2016 & Hyzerween Side Competition - Manchester 29th & 30th - Sign up now!

Manchester Disc Golf is proud to host this year's BDGA nationals tournament, as well as our ‘not-the-nationals’ side tournament for everyone, Hyzerween! Both events will be played on the tournament layout of our Longford Park home course and will cost £35 per person. The event is completely non-prof...
by duffaSteve
Tue Oct 11, 2016 7:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Nationals 2016 - Manchester Oct 29-30
Replies: 43
Views: 8404

Re: Nationals 2016 - Manchester Oct 29-30

At risk of annoying Bruce and everyone else I'm going to start a new thread so new readers don't have to wade through 3 pages to find the signup link! I hope you all understand why! The TD of the tournament can't post on the boards at the moment so I'm doing it on his behalf, feel free to shoot the ...
by duffaSteve
Mon Jul 04, 2016 8:04 am
Forum: Development
Topic: Manchester Disc Golf Course
Replies: 19
Views: 6997

Re: Manchester Disc Golf Course

Just to complete this thread.. we had our grand opening on Saturday. There still some work to do by our contractors (we're waiting on permanent signage) but the course is open, we have semi-permanent signs installed, discs are available to hire in the café and Longford Park, Stretford now has a disc...
by duffaSteve
Thu Nov 26, 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Chains4Charity3
Replies: 4
Views: 1393

Re: Chains4Charity3

Raising this with the Manchester Disc Golf Committee. I'd like to do an event.
by duffaSteve
Mon Sep 28, 2015 11:14 am
Forum: Development
Topic: Potential New Courses Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 19212

Re: Potential New Courses Thread

Sheffield?! We (Manchester DG) ran a stand at Sheffield's Cliffhanger festival - following up Chris O'Brien's work in previous years and had over 900 people try a mini course. Everyone seemed to love it. Real support - and lots of "why not build your course here and not in Manchester!". We've just ...
by duffaSteve
Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:45 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Manchester Disc Golf Course
Replies: 19
Views: 6997

Re: Manchester Disc Golf Course

We (Manchester Disc Golf) are very excited to finally say construction on our course has now started! After our successful crowd funder we won a big grant to do the full job. After a good number of months of the council and grant people to-ing and fro-ing (mainly the Council it must be said) the con...
by duffaSteve
Wed Oct 22, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Manchester Disc Golf Course
Replies: 19
Views: 6997

Re: Manchester Disc Golf Course

Manchester Disc Golf, a group made up of The Friends of Longford Park, DUFFA (Didsbury Ultimate Frisbee for Amateurs) and a healthy amount of other volunteers are pleased announce the launch of their crowd funding event to install the first 9 holes at Longford Park on the border of Stretford / Chorl...
by duffaSteve
Fri Oct 17, 2014 2:05 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Manchester Disc Golf Course
Replies: 19
Views: 6997

Re: Manchester Disc Golf Course

We have an exciting announcement coming on Monday.

Things are about to happen in Longford Park, Manchester but we're going to need all of your help!

Steve
by duffaSteve
Tue Mar 25, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Manchester Disc Golf Course
Replies: 19
Views: 6997

Re: Manchester Disc Golf Course

News update: Just reading back on this thread it doesn't actually explain what's happening - let me have a try. Behind the scenes there's been a number of meetings and even a successful pitch and win at a funding event. The money awarded won't install 18 holes but rather allows MDG to reach for the ...
by duffaSteve
Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:20 am
Forum: Development
Topic: Manchester Disc Golf Course
Replies: 19
Views: 6997

Re: Manchester Disc Golf Course

Hi all, We've had some exciting news - it looks like we're being given the go-ahead to progress our plans for a disc golf course in Manchester. I'm not directly involved in this - I'm just the Secretary from DUFFA but I've been following this thread. We're just putting our organising house in order ...