Commercial manager on wanted list

The Eastbourne Eagles speedway team is looking for a new commercial manager.

The Arlington-based outfit is looking for someone to take over from Chris Macdonald who is unable to continue because of ill health.

Co-promoter Mike Bellerby, pictured right, told the Herald, “We are on the lookout for someone to take over from Chris who has had to step down because of ill health.

“The main role will be within the advertising, sponsorship and promotional areas for the Eagles and generally making the most of any commercial opportunities.”

He explained that the part-time job was a paid position and open to negotiation.

Anyone interested in the commercial manager job should send a CV to

r Eastbourne are currently in talks with main sponsors Lifestyle Europe over a new deal and also eagerly awaiting the imminent annual meeting of British Speedway promoters.

r It is understood that British Speedway will have a new look following a series of cost-cutting measures under discussion.

r The Eagles received a boost this week with the news that senior promoter Bob Dugard underwent a successful heart procudure last week.