Tuesday, April 23, 2024

‘Energy price hikes will be another challenge to broadening hockey’s appeal’

The increases in energy costs will have a “significant impact” on hockey clubs, while calls have been made for the UK government to provide grants for more LED usage.

Clubs last week expressed “extreme concern” and worry over the rise in electricity rates and the increased running costs as the cost of living crisis takes effect. Now, Britain’s leading club Surbiton has lifted the lid on the likely bill hikes it expects to pay.

Surbiton’s finance manager Sean Peche revealed that the club is expected to pay an estimated additional £23,000 next year on current energy prices.

Continue reading...

Unlock our ad-free, premium content and get use of our subscriber-only app. Use coupon 3FOR1 to get 3 months for only £1!

Already a subscriber to our website? Login

Total Hockey


Most Popular


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More from Author

Playing hockey aged 88: ‘To play and see our English friends again – that’s a gift for us’

We speak to Netherlands’ 88-year-old captain Walter Hagedoorn, a doctor in...

Mark Pearn leaves Surbiton men’s coaching role

Mark Pearn has ended his eight-year tenure as Surbiton Hockey Club...

England and Netherlands ‘setting legacy’ in flourishing over 80s hockey scene

England over 80s captain Ken Wilcock hailed the “extraordinary” organisation of...

- A word from our sponsors -