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POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

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POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

Yorkshire's Grimethorpe Colliery Band, of world renown, are in danger of folding through lack of sponsorship.
Would it be in Plusnet's long term interests to sponsor them?
Poll inspired by jmdlp's post here.
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Re: POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

I voted yes.  It would be cool Smiley
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Re: POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

I don't think half price coal for 12 months would be included in any deal Wink but cool it would be and a life saver for the band.
I, of course voted yes.
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Re: POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

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Re: POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

Yes, I think it's a brilliant idea given their TV advertising.  Smiley
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Re: POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

As Jelv says, I've flagged this up internally and will let you all know if anything comes of it.
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Re: POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

E-flat tuba player votes yes to band aid (which would fit with PN's sticking-plaster logo)  Roll eyes
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Re: POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

Would that lead to Plusnet blowing it's own trumpet even more ?
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Re: POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

Quote from: Chris
As Jelv says, I've flagged this up internally and will let you all know if anything comes of it.

Thanks Chris, and thanks jelv too.
Just thought it might help things along if PN can see the result of a poll of forum members too.
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Re: POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

I voted yes.
I'd like to see PN help a worthy cause.
I would like to add though that if PN do actually consider this, I'd like to see it as a long term arrangement - say a minimum of 5 years OR 2 years with 1 years notice to quit so that the band can still have enough time to find another sponsor.
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Re: POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

I think it would be a good idea but, I'm sure the business case has already been discussed and already rejected so it probably won't happen.
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Re: POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

I for one would 10000% prefer the band over anymore BB types in advertising.
But then again they aren't on the TV all the time are they?
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Re: POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

One high profile appearance http://www.grimethorpeband.com/latest-news/london-2012-opening-ceremony-success-grimey
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Re: POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

100% agree - voted YES
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Re: POLL: Should Plusnet sponsor the Grimethorpe Colliery Band?

No, I don't think it would be in PN's long term interests to sponsor them. It's just so stereotypical.