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Mayors Initial Reaction To Ground Plans Is Good

Mayors Initial Reaction To Ground Plans Is Good

Bristol mayor George Ferguson's initial reaction to Bristol City's new plans to redevelop the Ashton Gate ground if all else fails is a good one.

Yesterday the club announced that it had been looking into a £40million scheme for the existing ground.

The idea is that games continue at the ground while work would be carried out to stands, eventually resulting in a stadium that would hold 26,000 fans.

Work would be set to be completed by the 2018/17 season.

Mr Ferguson said via Twitter: "This is great news for #BristolCity & Ashton community. Plans have my strong #BristolMayor backing. Let`s all get behind it."



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Writer:Andy999
Date:Wednesday February 6 2013
Time: 8:58AM

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