Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Gem of a Deal for Diamonds

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Gem of a Deal for Diamonds

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Byline: By Barry Wallace

High-flying Newcastle Diamonds, one of only two teams still unbeaten in the Premier League, are on the brink of clinching a new sponsorship deal.

Co-promoter George English said: "This is very exciting news for everyone connected with the club and we expect to conclude the deal on Monday.

"We have decided to pass on some of the benefits immediately to our supporters as we have a league match against Edinburgh at Brough Park on Monday (7.30).

"For a few years now, our `Kids for a Quid' school summer holiday scheme has proved very popular so, thanks to the new sponsorship, we are bringing it onnext Monday.

"It means children under 16, accompanied by an adult, will gain admission for just pounds 1.

"The new tie-up means we can extend the scheme so our older supporters can save money too.

"We are renaming the scheme, `Kids for a Quid, Seniors for Six' so fans over 65 can be admitted for pounds 6 on production of proof of entitlement. …

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