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Carlton Town face ‘financial challenge’ after receiving £7.9k electricity bill

The club has been hit with an electricity bill for over £7900.

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A Gedling football club is to call an emergency meeting after receiving a ‘horrendous’ electricity bill.

Carlton Town’s official website revealed they recently received a hefty energy bill that will present a ‘financial challenge

The Millers announced that they recently submitted a meter reading and have now been hit with an electricity bill for over £7900.

The club said that after having tied the club into a favourable energy rate prior to the massive price increases last year, the club did not anticipate anywhere near that kind of bombshell.

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A spokesman said: “The club received an updated invoice and then paid over £2,000 following the last meter read and then accepted an increase in their monthly direct debit payments to avoid any future shocks.

The club revealed that their direct debit contribution will almost double going forward.

A spokesman said: “A full assessment of how this increase has happened will be carried out in the coming weeks and with a further increase on the cards when the current contract runs out later this year, the Millers face yet another financial challenge.

They added: “The club has also had significant travel costs this season following the FA’s decision to move the club into the Northern Premier East League from the Midland League.

The statement confirmed that the club are considering their options to “come up with ideas to raise the additional funds’ to help settle this bill.

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They said: “Any suggestions or help from Sponsors, Supporters or those who care about the club would be much appreciated.”

Commercial Chief Gary Clarke (pictured) can be contacted on 07907 064189

The club have apologised for putting out a bad news story, but believe that being transparent is the best way forward.

The club have a Night at Nottingham Greyhound Stadium on Friday May 12 May, tickets at £7 each are available off Gary on the above number.

The full statement can be read on the Millers website HERE

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