AFC R&D now a fully accredited Community Benefit Society


It’s official!  AFC Rushden & Diamonds are now a community benefit society.


The clubs constitution has now been accredited by the Financial Services Authority and we are now one of the first football clubs in the country to be set up as a community benefit society.

Acting Chairman Ralph Burditt announced the news exclusively on the BBC Non League show after the 1-0 victory over Daventry on Monday night.

Ralph on Non League Show 5th Dec (mp3)


The constitution not only ensures that any profits made by the club must be reinvested, but protects the club by safeguarding the club from any future asset stripping.


With now over 300 members AFC Rushden & Diamonds are going from strength to strength and will be announcing a members only forum to be held in the new year to vote on a number of important issues, so if you are not a member yet, ensure you are signed up to have your say.


All members as of 31st December 2011 will be entered into a draw to win a FREE season ticket for the senior team 2012-2013, the season ticket will also be number No1.



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