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ELITE League runners-up Lakeside have frozen admission prices untilmid-season at least.Hammers chiefs are keen to offer an affordable package to new and old fansalike.Co-promoter Jon Cook said: "We are aware that many of our rivals areincreasing prices but we feel it better to help our supporters to stillenjoy their weekly fix and for us to gain new fans in the process."


ANDRE Compton has confirmed he has had a change of heart - and wants tocarry on racing.The former Sheffield skipper will ride in the Ozchem Classic at Owlerton onMarch 15 and the Ben Fund Bonanza a fortnight later. He will also appear inBirmingham's opening meeting on March 18.He said: "My biggest regret about retiring in October was that it's cost memy place at Sheffield."


COVENTRY have named Newport's Jordan Frampton as their second doubling-uprider for the forthcoming Elite League campaign.Frampton will share the position with Adam Roynon after making impressiveprogress during his two years with Somerset.Bees co-boss Peter Oakes said: "Jordan is now ready to take another step,and he jumped at the chance of joining us. The deal was done in a very shorttime."


RYE House have agreed a deal with Wolverhampton for the full transfer ofskipper Chris Neath.Neath enjoyed a successful Testimonial meeting at Hoddesdon last season andwas an early name on the Rockets team-sheet for the coming Premier Leaguecampaign.Promoter Len Silver said: "Chris has declared that he wants to spend therest of his racing career here, and we've acquired his contract for cash." 


STOKE have officially confirmed the signing of Glen Phillips in a move whichcompletes their 2009 septet.The former Isle of Wight rider joins the Potters on a 6.39 average and linksup again with fellow ex-Islander Jason Bunyan.Stoke promoter Dave Tattum said: "We have a solid look to the team and thereis potential for a number of riders to improve within the side."

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