Basingstoke Town plan volunteer day to honour kitman Derek Cailes

A volunteer day will take place at the Camrose this weekend

A volunteer day will take place at the Camrose this weekend

First published in Sport Basingstoke Gazette: Photograph of the Author by , Sports Reporter

BASINGSTOKE Town fans will honour long-serving kitman Derek Cailes by carrying on the good work he always did decorating the Camrose during the close season.

Cailes passed away last month following a short illness. He was a member of a small team of volunteers who gave up their time to give the Camrose a spruce up each summer.

This Saturday has been dedicated as Do it for Derek Day, with volunteers planning to tidy up and give the ground a fresh lick of paint.

All are welcome to go down and help out, with bacon sandwiches and drinks supplied to volunteers. Contact Paul Waller on 07887 563266 or wallerno1@btinternet.com for more information or to confirm your attendance.

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