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Another sad day for angling

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Unread post by joffmiester » July 16th, 2015, 6:28 pm

Just over three months ago Tony keeling retired from the Angling Mail after seems like a lifetime in the trade of angling journalism . From the abyss came an interesting offer from the Canal and River trust completely voluntary to write a weekly piece about angling results on there waterways 2,000 miles in fact that are looked after by Canal and River Trust. As the C&RT run by Charity and Government grants money is always a issue . Tony being Tony took to the job[ without question and without pay] as you can see with some great ideas of his own with a touch of modern and old facts. C&RT asked if we [sensas UK] would like to link to our media site this  had been a great success with in the region of 2,000 to 4,000 hits a week .
Just over three months ago i posted this on site
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River and Canal Trust are making headway in more ways than one not only are they tiding up our waterways, maintaining them and restocking them . Now they have started to keep every angler informed whether its match results or a story along the towpath you will get to see them. Tony Keeling has too many years of experience of writing to let this job slip . here's a quick look all you have to do is sign up !!! 
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Well today i received a Email totally out the blue From the C&RT saying that Tony Keeling had stepped down for reasons they could not enclose.
This is a tragic loss to angling as Tony's page was always live by Monday morning with up to date results from the weekend that had just gone for all to see . Whatever has happened angling has shot it's self in the foot again  :angry
I have phoned Tony and whatever it is has really upset him i hope he will reconsider as i said this is a massive loss to angling .
If you read this Tony please reconsider  :thumsup
       

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Unread post by Dodge » July 16th, 2015, 7:36 pm

Wow this is a real shame as the service provided by Tony has a large (and growing ) following enjoyed by all with the up to the minute results and top quality information it provides . Whatever the reason is for Tony,s decision we all hope it can be sorted out quickly and Tony has a change of heart . Sad news , hope Tony is ok and all of us are hoping this site is back online very soon

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Unread post by MrV » July 16th, 2015, 9:20 pm

WOW!! That is a shock. Like many on here, I have known Tony a long time, and have the utmost respect for him as an angler, journalist and a mate. Whatever the reason, and God only knows what it could be, he has my support. It is a loss to the C & RT, but even more so to us, as I like many on here, looked forward to his write ups as much as I used to look forward to his ramblings in the Mail. I know you will read these comments Tony, so if you need someone to have a good old fashioned chin wag with and put the world to rights, you have my number mate :tiphat :tiphat

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Unread post by joffmiester » July 18th, 2015, 9:43 am

Yes MrV i'm hoping with all Tony's contacts and knowledge of the canals across the country maybe i can get Tony to write something for Sensas UK .The amount of messages i have received through our link to this site has been overwhelming . No one wants to see Tony's result page finished especially before it's really started so fingers crossed ;) ;)

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