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claydon
31-10-2003, 10:14 PM
I would just like to say thankyou to all of the Escouts team who put in so much effort to provide free webhosting. If all the decisions in my group were up to me I would pay for hosting, but since there not I can't do that. And before anybody says "why don't you ask your group exec", I would but we are struggling to keep our hut in one piece, which incidently was built in about 1940 as temporary hut for 3years(have a look at the attached pictures), and so are fundraising to try and build a new hut, but with estimated building costs of £200,000 and only £11,000 in the building fund we are going nowhere fast. So I have had to just let my account run out.

mattw
02-11-2003, 01:28 AM
umm, i dont remember your site off hand but there should be a way to keep it going unless it uses a number of the special features escouts offered that normally only paid hosts give. Plenty of free hosting out there but ususally the space your ISP gives you will be less sketchy than some of the online web space providers.

As for your fundraising, good luck with it, we recently had to move our scout hut and are still finishing bits off after rebuilding inside, putting a new roof/cladding on etc etc so can see where your coming from - if you want to know what we did to raise money drop us an email at [email protected] and ill be pleased to help.

Graham
02-11-2003, 08:33 AM
If you are stuck for hosting then you could try lfhost.com, they offer free webhosting, in the form of a subdomain.

Graham

Bloory
02-11-2003, 12:06 PM
Check the URL Graham - loads without a site for me.

Graham
02-11-2003, 12:08 PM
Weird works for me, try http://www.lfhost.com/free.php

Thanks

Graham

Scott
02-11-2003, 12:34 PM
You could always get the free hosting as Graham said, buy a domian and have it forwarded to the free hosting subdomain.

Bloory
02-11-2003, 01:12 PM
Weird works for me, try http://www.lfhost.com/free.php

Thanks

Graham

Ah, it's because http://lfhost.com does not point to http://www.lfhost.com