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Council votes to charge people to run in a local park

Geoff Riley

12th April 2016

Has the world - or at least a tiny corner of Bristol - gone completely mad? Councillors in Little Stoke Park have voted 6 to 4 to charge Parkrun for the right to operate their weekly Saturday 5k jogs and in doing so has become the first council in the world to enforce a charge.

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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