We're pleased to announce the club has now been officially granted permission to change it's name and use the prefix Royal. With a new kit supplier (including on-line ordering) to be announced shortly things are on the up.
As part of a range of initiatives we are looking to start up a girls and, eventually, womens section at the club. In order to do this we are looking gather a managment team of women who would be able to assist in setting up and managing this project with the backing of the current ECB qualified coaching staff and club committee. If you are interested in helping with this project or know someone who would then please contact Graham King on 07732 669211.New Members
If you are interested in joining the club please contact club secretary Dave Griffin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are always interested in any assistance, be it umpiring, scoring, helping with youth team management, administration or website admin then contact Graham King on 07732 669211.
The ECB continues to work with Sport England on the pioneering club accreditation scheme 'Clubmark' to develop a vibrant and healthy club cricket infrastructure.
Cricket clubs can play a key role in the successful delivery of Building Partnerships – cricket's strategic plan for 2006-2009 - by supporting the delivery and implementation of the following programmes:
The ECB Clubmark and community cricket clubs play a central role in all of these programmes and Clubmark will provide the standards that clubs involved in these programmes will aspire to.
In addition, it is expected that clubs who achieve the ECB Clubmark will be recognised and rewarded for their hard work and commitment to club cricket in England and Wales.
By registering to work towards ECB Clubmark, clubs join a growing number of cricket clubs across England and Wales that are prioritising junior development, creating a benchmark for high quality community club cricket.
County Cricket Development Managers can help clubs through the process of achieving ECB Clubmark Accreditation.
ECB Clubmark gives clubs an opportunity to write and implement new procedures as well as acknowledge existing practices. Cricket clubs are required to present evidence and demonstrate implementation across four different themes, culminating in the production of a Club Development Plan.
The four themes are:
For more information see www.ecb.co.uk/clubmark