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Allerdale Borough Council,
Allerdale House,
CA14 3YJ

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Plan your journey to the Rugby League World Cup

21 October 2013

With only days to go until the first Rugby League World Cup 2013 match in Allerdale, fans will be making plans for the event.

On the days of both games 29 October & 3 November there will be parking on both Central Square car park off Central roundabout and the Park Safe multi-storey, with overflow parking in place. It is advised that people arrive early to make sure they get a parking space. Coach parking is in the layby next to Tesco and marshals will be in place for anyone needing directions or advice.

Anyone with a disability/blue badge holders should get in touch with rugby league world cup directly on 08448472013 to book a parking permit on the grounds, spaces are limited.

Stagecoach buses will be running as normal. Be sure to check the Northern Rail timetable to ensure you will be in time for the kick off, and note that the trains have been replaced by a bus service on Sunday 3 November. There are a number of different things going on around the town, and special offers for food for those who arrive early. Be sure to pick up a flyer from one of the marshals around the town for discounts and special offers.

There will also be a parade of Herbert’s Dream Companie des Quidams followed by a spectacular firework display before the Scotland vs Tonga match on 29 October. This hugely acclaimed outdoor performance has been performed all over the world including the Football World Cup in France in 1998, and will ensure that this is a very special celebration. Herbert’s Dream parade and the march to the match will start from Laura Ashley’s shop through the town at 6pm time and finish at approximately 6:40pm with the fireworks to follow, allowing people time to get over to watch Scotland against Tonga.

Allerdale car parks are pay and display. Make sure you check signage in the car parks for instructions.

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0303 123 1702

Allerdale Borough Council
Allerdale House, Workington, Cumbria,
CA14 3YJ