Hull Council parkrun...££££

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Apr 2016
5:41pm, 20 Apr 2016
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SODIron © 2002
Looks like Hull City Council may be introducing charges to host events in their this the end of the 'free to all' parkrun events.?
Apr 2016
5:43pm, 20 Apr 2016
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A sad symptom of the lack of public funding for public spaces.
Apr 2016
6:02pm, 20 Apr 2016
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stuart little
To be fair sod, there's nothing I've seen yet saying they'll charge parkrun, so it's a case of wait and see
Apr 2016
6:11pm, 20 Apr 2016
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Our council has charged commercial or other fundraising/paid for events a bond and a fee for a while, I think, but they are clear that as parkrun does not charge the runners, it is exempt from those charges. It may well be that Hull is just catching up with that approach.

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