Most unusually, this column coincides with a midweek match – and what a match it promises to be!
The Town squad surely approach the Forest game in a positive frame of mind and we trust that Town supporters will be just as positive.
In order to encourage some positive thoughts, we show here the HTSA activities aimed at supporting the supporters.
A complete review of 2,400 Town fans and their contact details as they appear on the HTSA database.
A recruitment and renewal drive which has seen over 200 membership cards posted out to Life Members.
Campaigning on the Financial Fair Play front.
Campaigning on the “Blackpool Front” (or should that be Promenade?) regarding refunds for Town fans.
Attendance at Supporters Direct and Football Supporters Federation conferences.
Preparing this column for the Examiner.
Producing a brand new “Welcome Pack” for members.
Museum development meetings with HTFC, HLF and Heritage Quay.
Website and Mailchimp administration.
Meetings with Town re club communications and relationship.
Attending All Together Town (Voices Panel) meetings.
Arranging Heavy Woollen Meetings.
Organising coaches to away games including the HTSA Travel Draw and sweepstake.
The Seventh HTSA Annual General Meeting.
Staffing the HTSA Cabin on match days.
Providing advocacy for minority groups such as Young Terriers and DSC as well as individual supporters.
And Running the Examiner Weekly Draw.
HTSA is the voice of the fans. Please help us to make that a loud and clear voice by renewing your membership or by joining for the first time.
Annual subscription is only £5, or why not take advantage of the special offer of 3 years’ membership for £10?
HTSA can be contacted through Trevor Whitehead (details follow).
Today’s Free Draw number, 26152, is worth £250. If this is one of the three numbers printed on your HTSA membership card please send details of your full name and postal address by text to 07725 036109 or by email to email@example.com before 19.08 tomorrow, Friday September 25.
You will receive your £250 cheque by return of post. The winning number last week was 16564 and was worth £250. The holder of the winning number, A Woodcock, did not claim the prize.