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4 April 2018 GEORGE & LAURA COACHING IN KENYA With funding support from friends, family, colleagues and Cheshire Cricket Trust, Cheshire cricketers George Newton and his mum Laura travelled to Kenya to support the work of the Charity Cricket without Boundaries ... READ MORE.
25 March 2018 NATWEST CRICKETFORCE 2018 **CLUBS** - sign up for 2018 planned for weekend 23 March and activate your £150 privilege account from Jewson ... REGISTER NOW
10 March 2018 SCORERS COURSE AT TOFT ECB ACO Club Scorer Course at Toft CC 10 & 18 March
Notice Board Download ... BOOK NOW
Scorers Latest Newsletter
10 March 2018 UMPIRES COURSE at TOFT Face to Face Course at Toft CC .... Details & Booking Info ... Toft 11 March. The Courses at Toft CC is the final Face to Face Course this winter.
9 March 2018 ECB U19 T20 CLUB COMPETITION Won by Stockport Georgians in 2017, the Cheshire U19 T20 Club Comp takes place again in 2018. Details will be available later. Interested? email Gareth Moorhouse by 9 March
28 Feb 2018 U13 & U15 CLUB CUP COMPS 2018 Enter your Club teams before 28 Feb
25 Feb 2018 CLUBS-CHESHIRE CUP & SHIELD 2018 Clubs are invited to enter these County Club Comps by 24 Feb ... ENTRY FORM
23 Feb 2018 ECB SMALL GRANTS SCHEME 2018 Clubs wishing to apply for £1k/4k funding should apply before 23 Feb ... READ MORE ON CLUBMARK NEWS PAGE
16 Feb 2018 ECB U13 & U15 GIRLS T20 CLUB COMP Clubs are invited to enter the LADY TAVERNERS ECB U13 & U15 T20 Club Comps by 16 Feb.
U13 & U15 ENTRY FORM
Competition Rules
16 Feb 2018 COACH AWARDS 2018 Nominations are invited from the Cheshire cricket network for the following Coaching Awards:
Category 1 Outstanding Contribution
Category 2 Coach of the Year
Category 3 Young Coach of the Year
Closing Date 15 February. Any queries Graeme Rickman
17 Jan 2018 CLUBS & WORKFORCE OFFICER NORTH WALES Cricket Wales seeks a Clubs and Workforce Development Officer in North Wales ... Details
12 Jan 2018 NEWS BULLETIN EDITOR Cheshire Cricket Board is looking for someone to collate, edit and distribute a news bulletin for recreational cricket in the County. The bulletin will be published weekly during the season, and monthly in the close season. Anyone interested? PLEASE CONTACT US
1 Jan 2018 BOARD OFFICIALS 2018-2020 In accordance with its Rules the Board invites nominations for the office of Chair of the Board's Management Group for the period 1 Mar 2018 to 29 Feb 2020. The existing office holder is eligible for re-election and willing to stand. Nominations to the Board Secretary by 31 Dec 2017. The Appointment will be made at the Board's AGM on 16 Feb 2018
1 Jan 2018 CLUBS-SUNDAY SENIOR CRICKET 2018 Further to the regional Meetings at Timperley and Chester, Clubs are urged to complete this survey by 31 Dec to further progress plans for Sunday Senior Cricket in 2018 ... SUNDAY CRICKET SURVEY
16 Nov 2017 *CLUBS* ALL STARS ROADSHOW Cheshire Clubs are invited to send representatives to the All Stars Cricket Information Roadshow at Warrington CC on Wednesday, November 15th .... READ MORE
16 Nov 2017 ALL STARS & YOUTH PATHWAY ROADSHOW Cheshire clubs invited to the ECB Regional Roadshow on 25 October at Macron Stadium, Bolton to discuss All Stars Year 2 and new ECB Youth Pathway ... READ MORE
8 Nov 2017 'PAVILIONS IN SPLENDOUR' County League Secretary Geoff Welsteed's book about Cheshire's Clubs and Grounds is to be launched in the Spring ... READ MORE
28 Oct 2017 RECORD CROWD AT YOUTH PRESENTATION EVENING A record 320 attend the annual Cheshire Youth Cricket Presentation Dinner at the Select Stadium, Widnes, with guests of honour Michael Vaughan and Mark Chapman ... READ MORE
28 Oct 2017 BIRKENHEAD SCHOOL SEEKS COACH Birkenhead School seeks a Coach for 2018 season
ADVERT ... APPLICATION FORM
16 Oct 2017 CLUBS-SUNDAY CRICKET 2018 The Cheshire County Cricket League invites all Cheshire clubs to regional Meetings at Timperley CC on Sept 18 and Chester Boughton Hall CC on October 16 to discuss the structure and format of Sunday cricket in 2018 ... READ MORE
6 Oct 2017 KING'S SCHOOL MACCLESFIELD SEEKS COACH King's Macclesfield seeks a Coach for 2018 season
DETAILS
1 Oct 2017 YOYO TEST RAISES £12300 FOR CHARITY A BIG THANK YOU to all Girls and Boys on the Excellence & District Courses who took part in the YOYO TESTs and to their supporters for their generous donations in aid of the Cheshire Cricket Trust, Children with Cancer UK,and CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young). The final total raised was £12300 ... MORE ABOUT THE TRUST
1 Aug 2017 OSCAs 2017 Nominations are invited from the Cheshire Cricket Network for this year's OSCAs to recognise volunteers for their services to Cheshire Cricket - closing date 1 Aug ... APPLY NOW-pdf version ... word version
Nomination Categories
Cheshire Nominees since 2003
13 July 2017 U13 & U15 CLUB CUPS U13 Champions - Sandbach CC ... U15 Champions - Alderley Edge
... Previous U13 & U15 Winners
1 July 2017 ALL STARS CRICKET All Stars Cricket - the brand new entry level programme for 5-8 year old boys and girls - launched 20 March. Join one of Cheshire's 70+ host clubs for a brilliant first experience of cricket ... DETAILS AND HOW TO BOOK
ECB Media Release
23 June 2017 OXTON v ENGLAND XI Oxton CC host PCA England Masters XI on Fri 23 June ... READ MORE
1 May 2017 NATWEST CRICKETFORCE 2017 99 Cheshire Clubs registered to take part in the national NatWest CricketForce event in 2017 ... NatWest Cricketforce in Cheshire
1 May 2017 LCB WOMEN & GIRLS CDO Lancashire Cricket Board invite applications for the role of Women & Girls Development Officer (Maternity Cover) ... READ MORE ... APPLICATION FORM
17 Mar 2017 U19s CLUB T20 COMP 2017 Cheshire Cricket Board will be launching its new U19 T20 competition this summer. We invite clubs to complete THIS SHORT SURVEY about how they would like to see the competition take shape.
17 Mar 2017 UMPIRES' LEVEL 1 COURSES 2016/2017 Everyone interested in learning the laws of the game are welcome to attend Level 1 Umpires' Course held at Toft and Oakmere this winter ... READ MORE
For more information on Umpiring contact Geoff Young 01352 755881.
15 Mar 2017 SAFE HANDS COURSES FOR WELFARE OFFICERS Safe Hands Courses for New and Existing Club Welfare Officers will be held at Poynton CC and Winnington Park CC during March
15 Mar 2017 SAFEGUARDING AND PROTECTING CHILDREN COURSES Safeguarding and Protecting Children Course for Affiliated Cheshire Club Members, Club Welfare Officers & Teachers (not Coaches) will be held at Davenham CC on Wed 8 March 2017.
3 Mar 2017 U13 & U15 Club Cup 2017 Clubs are invited to enter their U13 &/or U15 teams in these prestigious Cup Comps. Closing date - 28 Feb.
U15 ENTRY FORM ... U13 ENTRY FORM
PAST WINNERS
21 Feb 2017 Coach Awards 2017 - CLOSING DATE 20 FEB Nominations are invited from the Cheshire cricket network for the following Coaching Awards:
Category 1 Outstanding Contribution
Category 2 Coach of the Year
Category 3 Young Coach of the Year
16 Feb 2017 Club Senior Cup Comps 2017 Clubs are invited to enter the Cup or Shield Comps. Closing date - 16 Feb.
2 Feb 2017 Oakmere CC Seeks Coach Oakmere CC seeks a committed and confident self-employed Coach to attend our training sessions to further develop our players and teams ... Job Description ... Job Advert
27 Jan 2017 Women & Girls Seminar Cheshire Cricket Board invites clubs to a seminar on 26 January at Warrington Sports Club to discuss the growth of Women and Girls cricket in the County
READ MORE ... SEMINAR FLYER
21 Jan 2017 Clubs - ECB Small Grants 2017 Clubs wishing to apply for £1k-£4k towards eligible projects please contact Mike Woollard before 20 January closing date ...... FULL DETAILS
9 Jan 2017 Coaching & Development Officer Cheshire Cricket Board Limited is looking for an inspirational candidate to join our professional coaching team as a full-time Development and Coaching Officer from Feb 2017. Closing date for applications is 9 Jan 2017
1 Jan 2017 Board Officials 2017-19 In accordance with its Rules the Board invites nominations for the offices of Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary of the Board for the period 1 Mar 2017 to 28 Feb 2019. The existing office holders are eligible for re-election and willing to stand. Nominations to the Board Secretary by 31 Dec 2015. The Appointments will be made at the Board's AGM on 17 Feb 2017.
27 Dec 2016 Cheshire Umpires in India Cheshire Umpires meet up in India to watch the Test Series between India and England ... READ GEOFF WELLSTEED'S JOURNAL
16 Dec 2016 Cheshire Leagues Propose to Merge The Executives of the UKFast Cheshire Cricket League and the Cheshire Cricket Alliance propose to merge both leagues with effect from the 2017 season ... READ MORE.
30 Oct 2016 Cheshire Volunteers visit Lord's Our Nominees for the ECB NatWest 2016 OSCAs attended the OSCAs Event at Lord's in October in recognition of their services to Cheshire Cricket ... See all Cheshire's OSCAs since 2003.
25 Sept 2016 Cobras Reach National Finals Our Visually Impaired Team Cheshire Cobras have reached the National Finals at Wolverhampton CC on Sat 24 Sept alongside top sides London Metro, Warwickshire Bears, & Sussex Sharks. Unbeaten all season everyone in Cheshire wishes them well on their big day
Cobras Board webpage ... Cobras ECB webpage
13 Sept 2016 North & East Triumph in District Festivals Cheshire Youth Cricket District Festival reached its conclusion in July, with the North (U13) and East (U15) squads taking the honours ... July Round-up ... May/June Round-up ... U13 Squads & Full Result Summary ... U15 Squads & Full Result Summary
All Cheshire's Matches & Stats on play-cricket
13 Sept 2016 Cheshire Schools Cup Comps 2016 97 entries across four age groups in the 2016 CSCA Cup & Plate Comps ... AGE GROUP WINNERS
11 Sept 2016 This Girl Can Open Day Stockport Georgians CC continues to promote the Women and Girls game with a This Girl Can Open Day on Sunday 11 September involving U11s, U13s and Womens matches as well as an open invite for female players over 13 to come along and have a go, in a fun, friendly environment ... READ MORE
12 August 2016 U13 & U15 Cup U13 Final: Alderley Edge beat Elworth, then Alderley beat Lancs Winner Greenmount in National Round 1, then Wigton in National Round 2, and then lost at York CC on Regional Finals Day
U15 Final: Alderley Edge beat Neston, and were later eliminated in National Round 1
U13 Cheshire Cup 2016 ... U15 Cheshire Cup 2016 .... Past Cheshire Winners
U13 National Draw 2016 ... U15 National Draw 2016
10 August 2016 Cheshire Women in Kia Super league Three Cheshire Women are included in the Lancs Thunder squad competing in the inaugural T20 KIA SUPER LEAGUE 30 July - 14 August with home matches at Emirates Old Trafford ... Intro and Squad listing ... Fixtures and Venues
10 August 2016 A Call to Clubs to promote Women's and Girls' cricket Time to put Women's and Girls' cricket on the Front Foot! Following Sophie Ecclestone's debut for England at the age 17, Cheshire Cricket Board is encouraging all affiliated clubs to join a nationwide push to inspire more women to get involved ... READ MORE
2 August 2016 OSCAs 2016 Nominations are invited from the Cheshire Cricket Network for this year's OSCAs to recognise volunteers for their services to Cheshire Cricket - closing date 1 Aug ... APPLY NOW-pdf version ... word version
Cheshire Nominees since 2003
1 August 2016 National Playing Survey 2016 This Saturday (July 30th), Cheshire Cricket Board are calling on all recreational cricketers to make their voices heard and complete the ECB National Playing Survey. There's a chance to win a £250 voucher for the ECB online shop, and the Cheshire club with the most responses will also receive a prize. Have your say before the survey closes this weekend!
ECB PLAYING SURVEY
ABOUT THE SURVEY
17 July 2016 Mere CC Charity Fun Day MERE Cricket Club is holding a 'Fun Family Sports Day' on Sunday, July 17th to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis charities ...
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6 July 2016 Cheshire Cup and Shield 2016 The Draws for these two Cheshire Club Cup Competitions involving 55 Clubs have been made
Cheshire Cup ... Cheshire Shield
4 July 2016 Widnes CC hosts Women's County T20 Widnes CC hosts Lancs, Notts & Middlesex in ECB Women's T20 Div 1. The round robin fomat starts at 10.30 on Sun 3 July. Admission Free ... READ MORE
17 June 2016 Women's Indoor League Survey Cheshire Cricket Board invites feedback from players who competed in the recently concluded Women's Indoor League to help plan another competition for 2016/2017 ... Women's Indoor League Survey
5 May 2016 Have Fun & Stay Safe Are you batting, close fielding or keeping wicket? Does your helmet pass the test? ECB Guidance Note: Safety measures for helmets within recreational cricket ... READ MORE
8 April 2016 Easter 2016 - 'Smashing Sixes' for 8-13 year olds CHESHIRE Cricket Board are thrilled to announce the launch of our exciting new children’s holiday programme – Smashing Sixes! Scheduled for the Easter holidays (April 4th-April 13th), these dynamic three-day courses are aimed to capture the imagination of young cricketers (aged 8-13) and provide the perfect ‘warm-up’ for the outdoor season.
7 April 2016 Scorers' Courses Cheshire Association of Umpires & Scorers has arranged two Courses for Scorers on 13 March & 9 April ... DETAILS & HOW TO BOOK A PLACE
1 April 2016 Myerscough College - Cricket Academy Myerscough College offers a course suitable for post GCSE students planning a career in the leisure or sports industry ... READ MORE
28 Feb 2016 U13 & U15 Club Cup 2016 - ENTRY FORMS Clubs are invited to enter their U13 &/or U15 teams in these prestigious Cup Comps. Closing date - 29 Feb.
U13 ENTRY FORM ... U15 ENTRY FORM ... PAST WINNERS
18 Feb 2016 Coach Awards 2016 Make your nominations for this year's Coach Awards by 18 Feb.
Coach of the Year (Word version) ... Young Coach of the Year (Word version) ... Outstanding Contribution (Word version)
6 Feb 2016 Umpires Course Level 1 Cheshire Umpires & Scorers Association has arranged two ECBCA level One Umpires' Courses this winter - at Toft CC (completed in Nov), and Sat 6 & 13 Feb 2016 at Oakmere : Cost £40 ... FULL DETAILS
4 Feb 2016 Sale CC aim to Get Girls Involved Sale CC arranges taster sessions for local schools and community groups to encourage more girls to Get Involved. READ MORE
22 Jan 2016 Clubs - ECB Small Grants 2016 Clubs wishing to apply for £1k-£4k towards eligible projects please contact Mike Woollard before 22 January ...... FULL DETAILS
Cheshire's Small Grants 2015
22 Jan 2016 Children's Advanced Courses DATES & HOLIDAY CLOSURES
10 Jan 2016 Groundsperson Vacancy at Timperley Due to the retirement of the present post-holder Timperley CC is seeking to appoint a Groundsperson to manage and maintain the club's grounds & sports facilities ... FULL DETAILS
1 Jan 2016 Board Management Group Chairperson In accordance with its Rules the Board invites nominations for the office of Chairperson of the Board Management Group for the period 1 Mar 2016 to 28 Feb 2018. The existing office holder is eligible for re-election and willing to stand. Nominations to the Board Secretary by 31 Dec 2015. The Appointment will be made at the Board's AGM on 19 Feb 2016.
31 Dec 2015 Development and Coaching Officer An exciting opportunity to work as a Development and Coaching Officer (priority Women & Girls) for Cheshire Cricket Board ... Apply by 31 Dec
29 Dec 2015 Cheshire Cricket Board Launches App Followers of Cheshire Cricket Board can now access all our latest news at the touch of a smart phone button following the launch of a new CCB App ... READ MORE
7 Dec 2015 'Nothing To Do With Cricket' ***CLUBS*** a chance to boost profile and profits this winter by staging an exciting new play about former England bowler Sydney 'SF' Barnes ... READ MORE
6 Dec 2015 Coaches Pay Tribute to Cheshire Cricket Trust INSPIRATIONAL young coaches Hannah Thornhill and Gaby McKeever have paid tribute to the support from the Cheshire Cricket Trust after returning from "the experience of a lifetime" in the Caribbean ... READ MORE
5 Dec 2015 Cheshire's Young Coach of the Year Bollington's Katie Paterson is invited to the National Cricket Centre in Loughborough to receive her Young Coach of the Year award and enjoy a series of coaching masterclass sessions from England stars ... READ MORE
23 Nov 2015 Chance to Shine Award for Cheshire Teacher Former Prenton HS teacher, now at Neston HS, Keiran Smith named Volunteer of the Year at the Chance to Shine School Awards ... READ MORE
31 Oct 2015 Chris Edwards visits 10 Downing Street CHESHIRE Cricket Board coach and England Learning Disability (LD) captain Chris Edwards was invited to 10 Downing Street alongside fellow international skippers Alastair Cook and Charlotte Edwards for a special function, hosted by David Cameron, to celebrate England’s Ashes win ... READ MORE
27 Oct 2015 40 Years Service to our County League At the annual County League dinner at Mere Golf & Country Club on 2 October, long service awards were presented to David Humpage and Mike Talbot-Butler ... READ MORE
26 Oct 2015 Cheshire's Inaugural Coaches' Conference Cheshire ECB Coaches Association invites Level 2 Coaches to its first Coaches Conference at Wilmslow HS on Sun 15 Oct 9am-4pm. Members £20, Non Members £30 ... DETAILS AND HOW TO BOOK YOUR PLACE
23 Oct 2015 Chance to Shine Award for Cheshire Teacher Former Prenton HS teacher, now at Neston HS, Keiran Smith named Volunteer of the Year at the Chance to Shine School Awards ... READ MORE
12 Oct 2015 Cheshire cricketers spearhead fundraising effort Connections of Cheshire U11 Development Squad lead fundraising effort to help courageous Aash-Jai Evans in his battle with diplegic cerebral palsy ... READ MORE
5 Oct 2015 Cheshire OSCA Nominees 2015 Congratulations to Brian Jarrard, Sophie Staniforth, Harry Sharrock, Geoff Young, Di Totty and Andrew Jackson as Cheshire's Nominees for the NatWest ECB OSCAs for their services to Cheshire cricket ... All our Nominees since 2003 ... NatWest OSCAs
30 Sept 2015 Cheshire Boys at Bunbury Festival Congratulations to Ed Fluck, Sam Perry, Lewis Clarke and Henry Dobson who represented ESCA North U15s at the 29th Bunbury Festival. The Festival has seen 62 boys going on to play Test Cricket and 702 to play first class cricket ... Cheshire's Elite Players ... David English's Bunbury CC ... ESCA
21 Sept 2015 Women & Girls Fun Festival at Timperley CC Supported by Cheshire Cricket Board the ECB is staging a Women’s Cricket Festival at Timperley CC on Sun 20 Sept. 6-a-side pairs matches with a soft ball. Entry fee £25 per team includes a coloured shirt, goody bag, and refreshments. Music and an emphasis on fun will ensure a true festival atmosphere. Aimed at recreational level players and those new to the game, and ideally aged 14+. Contact Sue Laistor for details
4 Sept 2015 Cricket Without Boundaries The Charity Cricket Without Boundaries seeks volunteers to visit Africa in 2016 to raise HIV/AIDS awareness in schools using the medium of cricket ... READ MORE
Cricket Without Boundaries
4 Sept 2015 Learning Before Winning for Under 9s Cheshire based LBW (Learning Before Winning) has already organised tournaments this year for U9s at Warrington (Winners Alderley Edge; Runners Up Irby Saxons) and Poynton (Winners Macclesfield Blues; Runners Up Sale Spitfires. A further tournament will be held at Hyde on 31 Aug. An indoor league is also planned for U9s & U11s age groups from Sept-Dec ... More details and photos
25 Aug 2015 ECB launches Cricket's This Girl Can activity The ECB announces a series of initiatives to help inspire and motivate more women and girls to play cricket. ... READ MORE ... Women's Festivals support This Girl Can
1 Aug 2015 Wirral Clubs target falling Teenage Paticipation PLAYERS and coaches from Wirral-based cricket clubs have praised a "fast and exciting" new version of the game which seeks to tackle falling participation among teenagers.
... READ MORE
1 Aug 2015 Titles for Sale CC U16s & Silverbacks Sale CC's U16s and Silverbacks (Over 40s) secure league and cup trophies inc two on one evening .... READ MORE
1 Aug 2015 NOMINATE SOMEONE FOR AN OSCA Nominations are invited from the Cheshire Cricket Network to recognise volunteers for their services to Cheshire Cricket and an invitation to the NatWest OSCAs event at Lord's >
APPLY NOW-pdf version ... word version
Cheshire Nominees since 2003>
25 July 2015 SOPHIE LINES UP FOR ENGLAND ACADEMY CHESHIRE’S Sophie Ecclestone lines up for England Women’s Academy against Australia on Sunday 19 July, in the build up towards the Women's Ashes ... READ MORE
18 July 2015 T20 BLAST TICKET OFFER FOR CHESHIRE CLUBS The Cheshire Cricket Board in partnership with the Lancashire County Cricket Club offers special rates for tickets to the last T20 Match of the year at Old Trafford ... READ MORE & BOOK NOW
30 June 2015 YOYO TESTS RAISE £13,000 FOR CHARITY Boys & Girls from Cheshire's Player Pathway pushed their bodies to the limit last winter to raise more than £13,000 for charity ... READ MORE
28 June 2015 GEORGIANS' GIRLS' TOURNAMENTS Stockport Georgians CC invites teams to enter its U13 & U15 Comps on Sun 28 June ... Booking Details
8 June 2015 HOW CHESHIRE AIMS TO 'CLEAR THE BOUNDARIES' In its aims and objectives the Cheshire Cricket Board identifies the importance of recruiting, retaining and developing players and volunteers, and acknowledges a need to nurture a strong Club network, the bedrock of Cheshire Cricket ... OUR OUTCOMES FRAMEWORK
8 June 2015 MORE CLUBS CHOOSE DEFIBRILLATORS Cheadle is latest Club to own a defibrillator following Board's initiative to raise awareness of this life saving aid. ... READ MORE
1 June 2015 MICHAEL VAUGHAN JOINS SEARCH FOR A STAR Physiofit in Alderley Edge welcomes Michael Vaughan in its Search for a Star 2015 ith free access to its sports performance services for the Winner ... Support from Michael Vaughan ... Sporting Star Letter ... Terms & Conditions ... 2014 Awards ... 2014 Winners on youtube ... APPLY BY 1 JUNE ... Angie's Fitness Page
5 May 2015 U9s TOURNAMENT AT WARRINGTON Clubs are invited to enter teams in a 6-a-Side Tournament for Under 9s on Mon 4 May hosted by Warrington CC 2CC"> ... Booking Details
25 Apr 2015 CHEADLE CC SEEKS GROUNDSMAN Cheadle Sports Club (inc Cheadle CC) is on the hunt for a new Groundsman. Experience in Fine Turf maintenance essential. Flexible working hours of 37.5 per week. Salary negotiable. Email admin@cheadlesportsclub.co.uk"> or phone 0161 428 5881 .... Job Description
22 Apr 2015 HANNAH & GABY FUND RAISING QUIZ Help Hannah & Gaby raise funds for their coaching trip to St Lucia. Quiz 17 April at Wistaston Village CC .... MORE DETAILS
31 Mar 2015 CHRIS EDWARDS 100 DOWN UNDER Cheshire Cricket Board's Chris Edwards scores 100 as England Learning Disabilities Team beats the Aussies 5-1 ... READ MORE
28 Mar 2015 WHEN KP MET ROHAN How Rohan's letter led to a Masterclass from KP
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27 Mar 2015 HALE BARNS CC SEEKS COACH Hale Barns CC seeks coach to help plan and deliver junior training on Wednesdays from April to July ... FULL DETAILS
12 Mar 2015 u13 & u15 CLUB CUP COMPS CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRY WAS 28 FEB U13 & U15 Club Cup Competitions
10 Mar 2015 MARPLE CC HOSTS ENGLAND XI England Physical Disabilities XI v Marple CC on Sun 10 May at the Club's newly opened accessible sports facility. Fund raising for Bone Cancer Research Trust and Marple CC Junior Development ... READ MORE
10 Mar 2015 £400 FOR NATWEST CRICKETFORCE CLUBS The £400 offer from Jewsons is again available for Clubs registering with NatWest Cricketforce.
CRICKETFORCE AND REGISTER FOR 2015 ... Jewson's Offer>
4 Mar 2015 CLUBS-SMALL GRANTS-APPLY BY 4 MAR Apply for £1k-£4k towards eligible projects (e.g Covers, Kitchen refurbs, BBQ areas, & Energy Saving Schemes), to Mike Woollardbefore 4 March ... GRANT CRITERIA
27 Feb 2015 ECB COACH AWARDS 2015 If you know someone who deserves to be recognised for club make your nomination before 27 Feb ... Coach of the Year ... Young Coach of the Year ... Outstanding Contribution
23 Feb 2015 JOANNE JOINS WHEATSHEAF TEAM WOMEN and Girls cricket in Cheshire has been placed firmly on the front foot following the appointment of a coaching officer dedicated to developing the female game ... FULL STORY
16 Feb 2015 UMPIRES' COURSES 2014/15 Level 1 at Oakmere CC .... Level 1 at Birkenhead School<
9 Feb 2015 CARDIAC SCREENING for 14-35 yr olds CRY, a chosen Charity for our forthcoming YoYo Tests, hosts a Cardiac Screening session on Sat 21 Feb at The Heatons, Stockport ... READ MORE

9 Feb 2015 OXTON CC SEEKS DIRECTOR OF CRICKET/HEAD COACH Oxton CC seeks applications for a Director of Cricket/Head Coach. Interested? READ MORE and apply to Oxton CC by 13 Feb

31 Dec 2014 BOARD OFFICIALS 2015/16 In accordance with its Rules the Board invites nominations for the offices of Chairman, Vice Chairman, Treasurer & Secretary for the period 1 Mar 2015 to 28 Feb 2017. The existing office holders are eligible for re-election and willing to stand. Nominations to the Board Secretary by 31 Dec 2014. Appointments will be made at the Board's AGM on 20 Feb 2015.
16 Dec 2014 ROMILEY CC SEEKS COACH Romiley CC seeks a Senior Cricket Coach in a non-playing role focussing on open age group cricket MORE DETAILS
5 Oct 2014 Cheshire Nominees for 2014 OSCAs Our Volunteers nominated for an OSCA by the Cheshire Cricket Board and invited to attend the 2014 OSCA's Ceremony at Lord's this Autumn to recognise their services to cricket are as follows: Robin Grinter, Les Fairbrother, Harry Sharrock, Ian Sharrock, Jonathan Gledhill, Jon Hacking, Daniel Kupasarevic and Brian Boys.
All Cheshire's Nominees since 2003 ......... CLICK HERE
24 Sept 2014 PAVILION PROJECT HAILS 'EXCELLENT' CHESHIRE COACHING DISABILITY cricket remains firmly on the front foot in Cheshire thanks to a blossoming relationship between the Board and Trafford-based day service The Pavilion Project .... READ MORE
24 Sept 2014 Tarporley and Brine Leas crowned Champs SECONDARY School cricket is buzzing in Cheshire after a thrilling conclusion to the annual Chance to Compete hard ball competition ... READ MORE
Chance to Compete on Chance to Shine website
18 Sept 2014 WIDNES CC SEEKS COACH Widnes CC seeks applications for the role of Senior Coach. Applications should be made before 12 September 2014 ..............
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18 Sept 2014 CHESTER WIN NATIONAL T20 COMPETITION Congratulations to Lee Dixon and his team on winning the National T20 Competition at Northampton beating Ashstead CC in the Final
17 Aug 2014 CHILDREN'S SUMMER COURSES The popular Cheshire Cricket Board Summer Holiday Courses have now started but places are still available. Led by Level Three coaches, Cheshire has been delivering a summer programme since the 1990s, and we hope to make 2014 our best year yet. Hosted at 18 Clubmarked Clubs across the county, the courses are aimed at accomplished players as well as those new to the game ..
See how all our Courses sit within the Cheshire Cricket Board's Player Pathway
17 Aug 2014 TRAFFORD GIRLS TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT LADY TAVERNERS EVENT GIRLS Cricket is flourishing in Trafford following a fantastic showing by the newly-formed Borough Girls team at the Lady Taverners event at Harrogate. Competing as Timperley CC, girls from Timperley and Ashton on Mersey joined forces to represent ‘Trafford Girls’ in the Under 11 North Region Final of the prestigious ECB competition. .... READ MORE .... More about Lady Taverners
17 Aug 2014 VI COBRAS GO TO NANTWICH Cheshire Cobras Visually Impaired CC will be visiting Nantwich CC on Sun 17 Aug to demo VI Cricket during Cheshire CCC' vital final Championship Match v Oxfordshire. With support from the Cheshire Cricket Board and the Cheshire Cricket Trust, Cheshire Cobras Visually Impaired CC have been playing a series of a series of matches against local Club sides through the summer to promote cricket for the visually impaired .... Cobra's webpage
CCB Support Statement for VI Cricket .... VI Cricket DEMO
10 Aug 2014 LEWIS TAKES ALL 10 WICKETS Cheshire U14s off-spinner Lewis Clarke set a Cheshire County League 2nd XI record taking all 10 wickets to help Bramhall to victory over Stockport. Lewis, returned remarkable figures of 10-24 from 15.3 overs after coming on as the third change bowler. You can follow Lewis and Cheshire U14s on our play-cricket site.
A full report and pictures will follow in the August edition of Wheatsheaf World.
7 Aug 2014 ALVANLEY CC TO RECEIVE NATIONAL PLAYING SURVEY PRIZE In thanking everyone in Cheshire for completing the National Playing Survey 2014, the Cheshire Cricket Board is pleased to announce that Alvanley CC with the highest number of respondents from a Cheshire Club will receive £250worth of Coaching Equipment from the Cheshire Cricket Board.
7 Aug 2014 DISCOUNTED TEST MATCH TICKETS OFFER Thanks to our friends at Lancashire, you and your teammates can take advantage of a group ticket offer for the 4th Investec Test England v India at Emirates Old Trafford in August. Big discounts off the normal ticket prices are offered to Clubs and organisations making group bookings
..... Download Notice Board copy .... Read more on Lancs website
5 Aug 2014 U13 & U15 CLUB CUP FINALS U15s Final Nantwich beat Alderley Edge at Grappenhall. U13s Final Alderley Edge beat Neston at Alderley Edge. Past U13 & U15 Winners ...
31 July 2014 OSCA NOMINATIONS NOW Make your OSCA nominations for this year's NatWest OSCAs at Lord's on 6 Oct. Complete the NOMINATION FORM to Mike Woollard by 31 July ... Criteria for the 7 Categories ... Cheshire's Nominees since 2003
18 July 2014 £250worth of COACHING AIDS FOR YOUR CLUB The Cheshire Cricket Board is offering £250worth of Coaching Equipment for the Cheshire Club with the highest number of members to complete the 2014 NATIONAL PLAYING SURVEY.
Last year 21,500 current and former players nationally responded to the 2013 survey, and the feedback has already translated into action at local level, with leagues throughout the pyramid embracing changes in 2014.
Your opinion matters and helps change the game, so please help again and COMPLETE THE 2014 SURVEY. As well as the Coaching Aids for your Club there's a chance for you to win prizes including signed bats, shirts and pairs of tickets to an England v India Royal London ODI .... Cheshire's 2013 Results
12 July 2014 SPORTING STAR 2014 The Alderley Edge Physiotherapy Clinic announces its 2014 campaign to support a future sporting star from any sport with an offer of a 12 month Physiotherapy & Screening Package .... READ MORE ... Shortlisted Candidates .... 2014 Winners
19 June 2014 TIME IS RUNNING OUT FOR CLUBS TO SIGN UP TO HOST AN ECB CLUB OPEN DAY Register your CLUB OPEN DAY initiative supported by WAITROSE before 19 June to help Clubs recruit Volunteers .... READ MORE
18 June 2014 STOCKPORT GEORGIANS GIRLS TOURNAMENT Stockport Georgians CC are pleased to announce a girls tournament on 15th June 2014. Clubs can enter more than one team, but entry will be strictly first come first served. In the first instance, please respond by email to Karen Bailey and then complete and return the REGISTRATION FORM by 1st June along with the entry fee (cheques payable to SGCC) to: Karen Bailey, 3 Woodsmoor Lane, Woodsmoor SK2 7AS .... Tournament Details
28 May 2014 WATCH ENGLAND v SRI LANKA AT 15% discount Anyone who belongs to a Cheshire Cricket Board affiliated club (that's you!) can get 15% off any adult ticket for the 3rd Royal London ODI on Wednesday at Emirates Old Trafford as England take on Sri Lanka.
24 May 2014 COACH SUPPORT WORKER COURSES Coach Support Worker Courses will be held at Malpas CC, Bowdon Vale CC, Oakmere CC, Upton CC & Hyde CC over two evenings in April/May/June.
18 May 2014 WATCH LANCS LIGHTNING'S OPENING BLAST THIS WEEKEND FOR £2 Watch Lancashire Lightning's opening T20 Blast v Worcester Rapids on Saturday. Anyone who belongs to a Cheshire Cricket Board affiliated club (that's you!) can buy tickets for just £2 per person (tickets normally £10). The ticket price is the same for adults and children, so if you're not in action yourself this Saturday why not take the whole family!
25 April 2014 SPECIALIST WICKET KEEPING COURSE FOR GIRLS & WOMEN In conjunction with the Cheshire Women's Cricket League, and under the direction of an ECB Level 3 Coach, Cheshire Cricket Board Limited announces a TWO WEEK Specialist Wicketkeeping Course for Girls and Women at Appleton CC, Lyons Lane, Appleton - COST £5
25 April 2014 TRAFFORD YOUNGSTERS THRILL AT INDOOR FINALS Bowdon and Hale Barns claimed the Under 10s and Under 12s titles in a thrilling finish to the inaugural Trafford Junior Indoor League at Sale GS. Hosted by the North Cheshire and Trafford Cricket Development Forum, in partnership with the Cheshire Cricket Board, the competition saw more than 170 players from eight different clubs take part in a series of exciting indoor matches played between September and March ... See Report and Pictures by James Hendry
25 April 2014 ANNUAL PHYSICAL DISABILITIES COMP AT LEASOWE REC CENTRE, WIRRAL ASPIRING cricketers from Wirral, St Helens and Liverpool rub shoulders with two international stars at the Merseyside County Sports Partnership Physical Disability Tournament. Cheshire Cricket Board Coaching Officer Chris Edwards and James Dixon, who have both represented England in disability cricket, umpired and coached at the annual tournament in the Wirral ... READ MORE
11 April 2014 NATIONAL PLAYING SURVEY RESULTS ECB has released the findings of a comprehensive study into recreational cricket, with hundreds of Cheshire-based players among respondents hoping to shape the future direction of the domestic game. See Cheshire's Results ... ECB website item
10 April 2014 WHAT DO YOU THINK OF T20 CRICKET As part of his further education course Cheshire's Alex Eagles has developed a short questionnaire to investigate spectator motives and team loyalty in Twenty20 cricket.
Interested in participating ? CLICK HERE FOR THE SURVEY
10 April 2014 GROUNDSMEN'S COURSE AT WARRINGTON The Cheshire Association of Groundsmen has arranged a Foundation A Course on Tuesday April 8th at Warrington Sports Club. An all-day practical course starts at 9.00 am with refreshments & lunch provided. For more information CLICK HERE
8 April 2014 CHESHIRE DUO IN ENGLAND TOURING PARTY Cheshire's Jim Williams (Poynton CC) and Daniel Hamm (Tranmere Victoria CC) have been named in a 15-man England Physical Disability squad to play a six-match ODI and T20 international series against Pakistan in the UAE in March ....
Jimmy Williams speaks to Wheatsheaf World .... ECB News Item
3 April 2014 GARETH CROSS SIGNS FOR CHESHIRE Former Lancashire wicketkeeper, Gareth Cross has signed for the Cheshire Men's Team for the 2014 Unicorns Counties Championship season.
Cheshire CCC website for all County News
2 April 2014 EXCELLENCE, DISTRICT, & U19 COACHING COURSES IN PROGRESS The Cheshire Cricket Board's highly regarded Development Programme reaches the Excellence & District stage.
Course Dates: Excellence | 11-15 District | County District 18 | County Devt 19
Player Performance Diary Downloads 2014 >>> EXCELLENCE DIARY .... DISTRICT DIARY
Excellence & District Courses in the Cheshire Cricket Board's Player Pathway
27 March 2014 FIRST AID & SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN COURSES IN MARCH First Aid & Child Protection Courses at Northwich CC and Sale CC in March
Note: The First Aid Courses are available for everyone, but the Safeguarding Courses are for non Coaches only
17 March 2014 CASH4CLUBS FUNDING OPPORTUNITY Try this funding opportunity for Clubs.
CLICK HERE
12 March 2014 ROB JONES IN U19s WORLD CUP Cheshire's Rob Jones (Toft CC) has been named in a 15-man England Under 19s squad for the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in the UAE during Feb/March.
FOLLOW ROB & ENGLAND U19s in the WORLD CUP
10 March 2014 SCORER'S COURSE - ECBACO LEVEL ONE An ECBACO Level One Scorers' Course will be held at Toft CC on Sundays 9&14 March. Course Fee: £60.
5 March 2014 U13 AND U15 COUNTY CLUB CUP COMPETITIONS 2014 Last chance your Club in Cheshire stage of these National Club Cup Competitions.
U13 Club Cup 2014 ENTRY FORM .... U15 Club Cup 2014 ENTRY FORM
Closing date for entry is 28 Feb 2014 for both Competitions.
Please help us identify Past Winning Clubs? CLICK HERE
19 Feb 2014 SAFE HANDS WORKSHOP AT CAPENHURST The final Safe Hands Workshop this winter for New & Existing Club Welfare Officers will be held at Capenhust CC on Tues 25 Feb. CLOSING DATE: 18 FEB
19 Jan 2014 BOYS & GIRLS FESTIVALS OF CRICKET 2014 The Cheshire Cricket Board has entered Festivals for several County Teams in 2014.
2014 Festival Dates
10 Jan 2014 NEW YEAR HONOURS AWARD FOR BOARD DIRECTOR Board Director and Cheshire CCC President, John Pickup, received an MBE in the 2014 New Year Honours List in recognition of his voluntary services to Community Cricket .... Article from Northwich Guardian
10 Jan 2014 AWARD WINNING COACH JOINS CHESHIRE CRICKET BOARD AWARD winning coach James Hendry will become Cheshire Cricket Board's latest recruit when he joins the full time professional staff from January 2014 .... READ MORE
31 Dec 2013 APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD'S MANAGEMENT GROUP In accordance with its Rules the Board invites nominations for the post of Management Group Chairman for the two year period 1 March 2014 to 29 Feb 2016. The existing Chairman, Stan Davies, is eligible for re-election and is willing to stand. Nominations should be sent to David Sharp by 31 Dec 2013. The appointment will be made at the Board's AGM on 22 February 2014.
17 Dec 2013 DISABILITY CRICKET ON FRONT FOOT DISABILITY cricket is firmly on the front foot thanks to an initiative led by the Cheshire Cricket Board. Following the ECB Disability Training workshop, the Board hosted an activity day at Wilmslow HS for visually impaired cricketers and adults with learning difficulties ... READ MORE
11 Dec 2013 NEW LOOK PLAY-CRICKET WEBSITE Following a facelift of the national play-cricket site by ECB, please note that the link that you may have as a bookmark for Cheshire Cricket Board on Play-Cricket has changed to http://cheshirecb.play-cricket.com/.
All information regarding teams, matches, scorecards, statistics etc is unchanged.
The facelift affects every Club and League allowing greater flexibility to personalise their play-cricket sites. Clubs should take this opportunity to update their contacts and administator links and delete personnel no longer active.
8 Dec 2013 NEW COACH ED PROGRAMME HERALDS SAFEGUARDING COURSE CHANGES The new Coach Education Programme sees a few changes to the Safeguarding & Protecting Children courses: Existing Coaches who need to renew their safeguarding training will be able to do so by completing a Safeguarding Young Cricketers' (SYC) e-module and assessment. These Coaches will first need to register via the Cheshire Cricket Board website using a REGISTRATION FORM specifically intended for existing coaches renewing safeguarding training via this Safeguarding Young Cricketers' (SYC) e-module. This registration form will be available periodically on this website. Once registered these existing Coaches will be sent a username/password to access % complete the e-module and receive an assessment.
Existing or New Volunteers (e.g. Club Welfare Officer) Existing volunteers due for SPC training renewal, or new volunteers who are not coaches and who require SPC training will need to attend a Sports Coach UK Safeguarding & Protecting Children (SPC) course.
These courses will be held after Christmas, and will be advertised on this website.
8 Dec 2013 CHESHIRE CRICKET BOARD COACH SUPPORT WORKER COURSES For Club members who wish to help at junior coaching sessions under the direct supervision of ECB qualified coaches the Cheshire Cricket Board offers one day Coach Support Worker Courses. link to booking form removed
8 Dec 2013 CHESHIRE CRICKET BOARD FIRST AID COURSES THIS WINTER The Cheshire Cricket Board announces a new round of FIRST AID COURSES at venues across the County .... link to booking form removed
23 Nov 2013 COACH EDUCATION MANAGER INTRODUCES NEW ECB PROGRAMME FOR CHESHIRE'S COACHES Coach Ed Manager Graeme Rickman introduces the new Courses starting this Autumn which form part of the ECB Coach Pathway .... Read More
23 Nov 2013 NEW LOOK CHESHIRE CRICKET BOARD PLAY-CRICKET SITE Following a facelift of the national play-cricket site by ECB which affects every Club and League site, the link you may have as a bookmark for Cheshire Cricket Board on Play-Cricket has changed to http://cheshirecb.play-cricket.com/.
All information regarding teams, matches, scorecards, statistics etc is unchanged.
2 Nov 2013 County Welfare Officer receives Safeguarding Stars Award County Welfare Officer Andy Margeson receives Safeguarding Stars Award from NSPCC's Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) ............... READ MORE
2 Nov 2013 SAFE HANDS WORKSHOPS FOR CLUB WELFARE OFFICERS The Safe Hands Workshop(for new Club Welfare Officers) was held at Northwich CC on 30 Oct, and The Safe Hands (refresher) Workshop for existing Club Welfare Officers at Lindow CC on 7 Nov.
CLUBS PLEASE NOTE: to preserve a Club's CLUBMARK status attendance on a SAFE HANDS Course is a 3 yearly requirement for a Club's Welfare Officer.Further Safe hands Workshops will be held at convenient venues over the Winter period to meet demand.
26 Oct 2013 PRIZES GALORE AT ANNUAL YOUTH PRESENTATION AWARDS The Cheshire Youth Cricket Awards were presented at the Annual Dinner at Select Security Stadium, Widnes on Fri 20 Sept 2013. Read Gareth Moorhouse's Report CLICK HERE
26 Oct 2013 MEN'S CHESHIRE CUP 2013 4Cs website Draw & Results
Play-cricket Results & Scorecards
26 Oct 2013 ECB 2013 Non First Class
All Comp Rules and Conditions
Young Fast Bowler Directive
Juniors in Open Age Cricket
26 Oct 2013 PRIZES GALORE AT ANNUAL YOUTH PRESENTATION AWARDS The Cheshire Youth Cricket Awards were presented at the Annual Dinner at Select Security Stadium, Widnes on Fri 20 Sept 2013. Read Gareth Moorhouse's Report CLICK HERE
26 Oct 2013 ELLIE & SOPHIE SELECTED FOR ENGLAND Bramhall's Ellie Mason and Sophie Ecclestone from Alvanley, have been selected to attend the England Women's Development Programme U15 (EWDP U15) Winter Training Squad, an elite group of 22 cricketers with the potential to one day become full internationals. Read Gareth Moorhouse's Report CLICK HERE
23 Oct 2013 'PHENOMENAL' ROB JONES FOR ENGLAND CHESHIRE’S Rob Jones was labelled 'phenomenal' by England Under 17 coach Iain Brunnschweiler after scoring an unbeaten century against Sri Lanka in the final of a recent ODI series.
For more information .... CLICK HERE
11 Oct 2013 Cheshire Nominees for 2013 OSCA's Ceremony at Lord's Our Volunteers nominated for an OSCA by the Cheshire Cricket Board and invited to attend the the 2013 OSCA's Ceremony at Lord's on 30 September to recognise their services to cricket are as follows: Lifetime Achiever - Harry Bramhall; Leagues & Boards - Stan Davies; Building Partnerships - Nicola Bennett; Behind the Scenes - Stuart Collins; Officiating (Umpiring & Scoring) - Mary Blackburn.
All Cheshire's Nominees since 2003 ......... CLICK HERE
11 Oct 2013 Indoor Cricket Leagues Performance & Participation Manager Gavin Colebourn supports the expansion of Indoor Cricket Leagues to provide cricket for everyone.
Interested? ...........Read Gareth's Article and join up NOW.
9 Oct 2013 New Roller for Sale CC Sale Cricket Club has been awarded a grant of £7,500 from Forever Manchester in partnership with Comic Relief. The grant has been used to purchase a new Poweroll12 cricket roller from Poweroll. Sale CC News Release ......... CLICK HERE
4 Sept 2013 SUMMER HOLIDAY COURSES FINISH IN SUNSHINE As its successful and popular Summer Courses come to an end in warm sunshine the Cheshire Cricket Board wishes to thank all Parents and Children for another successful series of Coaching Weeks held throughout the School Holidays. We hope all the children have enjoyed themselves. If you have any comments to help us improve or just to say 'well done!' please EMAIL US.
22 Aug 2013 Cheshire's Age Group Match Programme Cheshire's Age Group Match Programme reaches its conclusion as our talented young players continue to produce fine performances.
All our County RESULTS. on the play-cricket website.
Fixtures & Contacts also available on the CYC FIXTURE CARD.
View our 2013 County Youth Photos HERE.
*** District Cricket for the U18s - NEW FROM 2013 *** - READ MORE.

Parent & Player Downloads: ...
Parental Consent & Child Welfare Form
Guidelines for Parents & Guardians ... Code of Conduct for Youth Teams & Players
30 Aug 2013 BRAMHALL & NANTWICH WIN U13 & U15 CLUB CUP COMPS Bramhall U13s & Nantwich U15s have won the County Stage of the prestigious U13 & U15 Club Cup Comps supported by the Cheshire Cricket Trust and now progress to the regional stages of the U13 & U15 National Competitions.
PLEASE help update previous Cheshire Winners list? CLICK HERE
22 Aug 2013 FUND RAISERS RECEIVE ACCLAIM FROM CHARITIES The Cheshire Cricket Trust and Children with Cancer UK presented cricket equipment provided by Spyder Bats of Tunstall to U16 Cheshire Player, Ben Slater, at Kidsgrove CC, in recognition of his Fund Raising achievement as part of the sponsored YoYo Test held during the Cheshire Cricket Board's Winter Coaching Programme. Over 200 children took part in the sponsored event which raised over £10,000 shared between the two Charities. Ben was one of 10 boys and girls who raised over £100 each. Ben and all the children who raised funds for the Charities were thanked by Cheshire Cricket Trust trustees Karl Bamford and David Sharp, & Julie, Arthur and Matthew Ashmore representing Children with Cancer UK.
Coaching Course YO YO TESTS raise funds for Charity CLICK HERE
22 Aug 2013 CHESHIRE WOMEN'S CAPTAIN JENNY HALSTEAD ON PURE FM As England Women's cricket team beginning their Ashes Test against Australia, Andy Searle speaks to Stockport's leading woman cricketer, Jenny Halstead, who, as well as captaining the Cheshire women's team, created history recently by becoming the first Cheshire woman cricketer to score a half century in men's 1st XI cricket. She did this for Hazel Grove in their game with Dove Holes in the Peak Sports Derbyshire and Cheshire League .... Listen to Jenny on Pure FM
14 Aug 2013 SCHOOLS ENJOY ANNUAL ASDA KWIK CRICKET FESTIVAL Girls and Boys from Cheshire Schools enjoy the Annual ASDA KWIK CRICKET Festival hosted by Warrington Sports Club and organisd by the Cheshire Cricket Board. See Picture Gallery
View List of all Schools competing in the Cheshire Finals at Warrington CLICK HERE
2 Aug 2013 NOMINATE A VOLUNTEER FOR THIS YEAR'S OSCAS AT LORD'S The Annual OSCAs Ceremony takes place at Lord's on 30 Sept. To date over 50 volunteers from Cheshire have been nominated to attend. If you wish to nominate someone for this year here's your chance to do before the end of July.
21 July 2013 THE NATIONAL CRICKET PLAYING SURVEY The ECB inaugural National Cricket Playing Survey, inviting cricket lovers to have a say on how they want grass roots cricket to be played and influence the future of the game.
National Press Release HERE
10 July 2013 SPECIAL OFFER ON INTRODUCTORY COACHING COURSES FOR PARENTS AND VOLUNTEER HELPERS Cheshire Cricket Board continues organises these short Introductory Coaching Courses to help volunteers support their Club Junior Sections. In recognition of the invaluable contribution made by our volunteers in support of Cheshire Cricket these Courses are offered at the heavily discounted price of £10 per person.
COURSE SYLLABUS
28 June 2013 MTB'S SERVICES TO CHESHIRE CRICKET RECOGNISED IN QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY HONOURS LIST Congratulations from all the Cheshire Cricket Family to Mike Talbot-Butler BEM on the award of a BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in recognition of his services to Cheshire Cricket.
Good News and Congratulations also to Mary Blackburn, Timperley CC Scorer, who was also awarded a British Empire Medal. Mary was recognised for her 'passionate' and 'in tune with God' work in the Trafford Community particularly with the 'Hobblers and Wobblers'.
Read Mary's Media Statement HERE
History of the British Empire Medal ..... Thinking of Nominating Someone?
24 June 2013 ENGLAND'S JENNY GUNN VISITS CHESHIRE England All Rounder Jenny Gunn (pictured here with Cheshire Girls U15s and Coach Chris Edwards) visited Cheshire in May to share her experiences with Cheshire Girls U15s at Oakmere CC, and take part in a Q&A session.
Read More about Jenny and the Q&A Session
England Women's Stars inspire pupils at OLDFIELD PRIMARY SCHOOL
20 June 2013 DONATE YOUR OLD CRICKET KIT SOS Kit Aid, supported by The Lord's Taverners and the IRB, recycles sports kit for the benefit of young people in the UK and overseas. In 12 years, £3.5m of recycled kit has been donated to 135,000 youngsters.
Read More about SOS Kit Aid
17 June 2013 SALE CC HOSTS FAMOUS CHESHIRE DEVELOPMENT XI WIN After years of hard work to improve facilities, Sale Sports Club was rewarded with a prestigious representative fixture between Lancashire 2nd XI and Cheshire Development XI. The Cheshire Devt XI run jointly by the Board and Cheshire CCC won by two wickets in the last over. Lancashire 275-9 (Luke Procter 88 & Arron Lilley 78), Cheshire 276-8 (Charlie Reid 107). With a century and two wickets, the match winning performance for Cheshire came from Alderley Edge’s Charlie Reid (picture George Franks)
Press Release from Sale Sports Club's Rob Moore
4 June 2013 PERFORMANCE MANAGER REFLECTS ON CHILDREN'S WINTER COACHING PROGRAMME As the names of the Boys & Girls selected to play for Cheshire Age Group and District Squads this summer are being announced Gavin Colebourn thanks all children for their involvement over the winter and hopes they have all benefitted from the experience ... READ MORE.
4 June 2013 A CHANCE TO HAVE A SHOT AT THE PROS Launched last year by Sky Sports on CRICKET AM, 2013 provides another opportunity for club cricketers to train with the PROS.
READ MORE & WATCH PROMO VIDEO
26 May 2013 RAINING METHODS WORKSHOPS FOR COACHES The Cheshire Cricket Board is pleased to announce a series of evening Training Methods Workshops at Clubs across Cheshire to serve as an early season refresher for our ECB CA Coaches.
ALL FREE OF CHARGE ... For details CLICK HERE
22 May 2013 County Women's Outdoor Training Sessions open to all CWCL Clubs & Junior County Girls Squads Cheshire Women's County Club invites all players with CWCL clubs and/or Cheshire’s junior girls squads wishing to be considered for senior team selection to attend their Outdoor Training Sessions at Bowdon CC from 3 April.
For details .... CLICK HERE
Follow Cheshire County Women on play-cricket .... CLICK HERE
Women & Girls Cricket in Cheshire overview ..... CLICK HERE
2 May 2013 Groundsmen's Association ready for 2013 With Training Courses, a meeting with the EWCB Fine Turf Manager, a visit to Old Trafford, plus a reminder of its spraying service the Association is all in place to provide Cheshire's Groundsman with service and advice for 2013.
Read latest NEWSLETTER for full details
Cheshire Groundsmen's Association Website
21 Apr 2013 Gareth's Blog Back editions of Gareth's Blogs can be found HERE
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21 Apr 2013 Board Officials re-elected at AGM At its recent AGM the following Cheshire Cricket Board Officials were re-elected for a period of two years from 1 March: Peter Davies, Chairman; Mike Tyerman, Vice Chairman; Mike Roff, Treasurer; and David Sharp, Secretary & Website Manager.
For all the Board's Officers and Employees CLICK HERE
10 Apr 2013 £400 to spend at Jewsons for Clubs who register for NatWest CricketForce 2013 Pay an initial £100 into a Jewson account and ECB will add an extra £400. Click here for details
10 Apr 2013 ECB offers self help support for Clubs A gateway to self-help support resources to help cricket clubs meet changing demands and challenges. READ MORE inc NATIONAL CLUB STRATEGY
9 Apr 2013 More Cheshire Starlets Join First Class Academies The latest products of the Cheshire Coaching Programme to join First Class Academies, Harry Killoran and James Drummond pay tribute to Cheshire's Coaching system.
Read their stories here ..... Harry Killoran and James Drummond
A record of our Cheshire Players at First Class Academies
7 Apr 2013 Calling all Scorers Following completion of its Level 1A Umpiring Course at Hale Barns, the Cheshire Umpires & Scorers Association is staging an ECBACO SCORERS Level 1 Course at Toft CC on 17 March and 6 April .... CLICK FOR DETAILS
29 Mar 2013 Cheshire Cricket Board Chairman keeps in touch from New Zealand Board Chairman Peter Davies takes a well earned rest to follow England in the Test Series v New Zealand, and meets a few of the Cheshire cricket family.
Read Peter's jottings CLICK HERE
27 Mar 2013 Cheshire Cricket Board Coach Ed Team Wins Sky Sports Award Coach Education Team wins Sky Sports Award - READ FULL STORY
13 Mar 2013 New Sponsors for Cheshire's Top Leagues Telecommunications company VIVIO based in Chester will sponsor the Cheshire County Cricket League and Tax Advisory firm TACS Partnership from Stockport will sponsor the Cheshire Cricket League.
6 Feb 2013 National Club Strategy Evening at Neston CC
Club Representatives are invited to attend an ECB Northern Cricket Conference hosted by Neston CC on Tuesday 5 February 2013 (6.00 - 9.30) to meet ECB and Cheshire Cricket Officials, discuss current issues affecting clubs and find out more about the ECB National Club Strategy.
Click here for details
4 Feb 2013 Umpire Charlie calls Time at 92 Arguably the world's oldest and/or longest serving umpire, Derbyshire & Cheshire League's Charlie Fenton has retired from umpiring after 61 years.
Charlie born in Newton in 1920 umpired his last match at Mottram CC at the end of the 2012 Season.
READ GARETH'S STORY & ALL THE PRESS REVIEWS
31 Jan 2013 Cheshire Players' Survey The Cheshire Cricket Board invites all players over the age of 14 to let us know your views on the cricket you play. Note: The Survey is now complete
31 Jan 2013 Cheshire's Pitch Adviser's End of Season advice Paul Agar's End of Season advice for Groundsmen
30 Jan 2013 Advanced Course Awards as Courses conclude In thanking all Children and their parents/Guardians for their commitment and support at all the venues throughout the Advanced Course Programme, the CCB announces the Player of the Month Awards
ADVANCED COURSE PLAYERS OF THE MONTH - CLICK HERE
Feedback from Parents about the 2012/3 Advanced Courses
26 Jan 2013 County League Seeks New Sponsor Cheshire's Top League is seeking a new major sponsor for the 2013 season.
Please contact any of the following Officials if you are able to help support the principal league in the Cheshire Cricket pyramid: Chairman David Humpage 0161 432 4670 (home); Secretary Geoff Wellsteed 0151 625 6470 (home) or 07765 347 599 (mobile); or Newsletter and Handbook Editor Mike Talbot-Butler
24 Jan 2013 New Coaching Appointments for ambitious Cheshire Cricket Board As Rick Halkon & Toby Mullins begin their employment with the Cheshire Cricket Board Limited Coaching Staff from 4 Jan, the Board plans to appoint 2 further employees as Full Time Coaching Officers from Feb/Mar 2013.
For Rick Halkon and Toby Mullins story ......... CLICK HERE
Full List of Cheshire Board Staff & Officers ......... CLICK HERE
13 Jan 2013 Vale Royal Indoor League The League runs in the Winter from November to March. All games are held at the St Nicholas High School Sports Hall in Northwich. Is your Club or Team interested in competing with Alvanley, Davenham, Kingsley, or Tattenhall for this winter's title? READ MORE.
13 Jan 2013 Indoor Cricket Leagues offer fun for everyone Cheshire Cricket Board Performance & Participation Manager Gavin Colebourn supports the expansion of Indoor Cricket Leagues to provide cricket for everyone.
Interested ? ........... READ MORE HERE and join up NOW.
6 Jan 2013 Coach Ed Manager urges Coaches to use Howzat Resource Cheshire Cricket Board Coach Education Manager, Graeme Rickman, urges Coaches to use valuable training resource or return any unused or unregistered copies to Cheshire Cricket Board.
READ MORE
2 Jan 2013 Sale Sports Club seeks Coaching & Development Officer The Cheshire Cricket Board supports Sale Sports Club's search for a new Coaching & Development Officer to help continue the Club's successful service to the local community.
CLICK HERE FOR FULL INFORMATION
29 Nov 2012 Emerging Player signs for Northants Academy 2012 Cheshire U17s 'Most Improved Player' Jack Goode has gained a place on the prestigious Northamptonshire Academy for 2012/13.
Read Gareth's Article about Jack and Cheshire's other Emerging Players
14 Nov 2012 Groundsmen's Association AGM Following a good attendance at the 2011 AGM, this year's Meeting will again be held at HALE BARNS CC on Monday 12 Nov - 7 for 7.30pm. All Members are invited to attend.
*** 2012 AGM Agenda *** *** 2011 AGM Minutes ***
27 Oct 2012 Cheshire Nominees invited to 2012 OSCA's Ceremony at Lord's Our Volunteers who were nominated for an OSCA by the Cheshire Cricket Board and invited to attend the the 2012 OSCA's Ceremony at Lord's on 22 Oct to recognise their services to cricket were as follows: Lifetime Achiever - Ian Buttress; Young Volunteer - Christopher Edwards; Leagues & Boards - Stuart Anderson; Building Partnerships - Jane Williams; Behind the Scenes - Amanda & Bernie Bishop; Officials - Tony Morris.
All Cheshire's Nominees since 2003 ......... CLICK HERE
23 Oct 2012 Cheshire Youth Stars Celebrate Success Boys and Girls of Cheshire Youth Cricket celebrate their season's successes at the 14th annual CYC Awards, at the Stobart Stadium. Read Gareth's Report and view a copy of CYC's 2012 Report
13 Oct 2012 Gareth reviews the 2012 results of our Cheshire Age Group Representative sides. Results Review 4 - the latest. Review 3. Review 2. Review 1.
All 2012 Results, Squads & Stats on play-cricket
13 Oct 2012 New Appointments for Cheshire Cricket Board The Cheshire Cricket Board has made two new appointments from 1 October 2012 involving a change of duties for two of its existing staff. Gareth Moorhouse becomes Marketing Communications Manager/CDO, and Gavin Colebourn is the newly appointed Performance and Participation Manager.
Full listing of Board Members and Staff
1 Oct 2012 Cheshire Cricket Board's Pioneer Chris Edwards makes Big Impact and blazes a trail for Cheshire FORMER ECB Disability Cricketer of the Year Chris Edwards has made a big impact since he joined the staff of Cheshire Cricket Board Limited in the Spring thanks to help from the Cheshire Cricket Trust.
READ Full Story on ECB website
Read more about Chris on the Chance to Shine website
1 Oct 2012 Summer Schools Awards Thank you to all the boys and girls who have attended this year's Cheshire Cricket Board Summer Coaching Courses.
CLICK HERE for the Player of the Week, & Spirit of Cricket Awards
30 Aug 2012 Club Cup U13 Winners finish 3rd in National Finals Nantwich CC finished 3rd in the Finals of the National ECB U13 Comp for the Ken Barrington Trophy held at Oakham School after winning the Regional Tournament at Leamington Spa.
CLICK HERE to read Report of Dabbers Cup Run from proud Dabbers Chairman
14 Aug 2012 Cheshire Cricket Board continues its support of Disabilities Cricket Cheshire Sprecial Schools were invited to the ASDA Kwik Cricket Tournament at Warrington
FULL REPORT
Cheshire Coaches and the Cricket Factory take at the Disability Awareness Day at Walton Gardens, Warrington FULL REPORT
13 Aug 2012 PUPILS FROM TWO CHESHIRE SECONDARY SCHOOLS CONTEST PRINCE'S TRUST FINAL AT LORD'S DISADVANTAGED pupils from two Cheshire secondary schools had a day to remember when they contested the final of the Prince's Trust XL Cricket Festival at Lord's.
Gareth Moorhouse's Full Report
12 Aug 2012 UPTON PRIMARY WIN NATIONAL ASDA MIXED KWIK CRICKET TOURNAMENT AT GRACE ROAD Eoin Morgan presents Upton Primary School, Macclesfield with Trophy for winning the National ASDA Kwik Cricket Tournament held at Grace Road.
Gareth Moorhouse's Full Report
11 Aug 2012 SALE YOUNGSTER MAKES HISTORY Sale CC's 16 year old Jonathan Dickens takes a remarkable 5 wickets in 5 balls in a 3rd XI match v Timperley, and sets a new record for Sale CC.
Press Release from Sale CC......... Scorecard
23 July 2012 CHESHIRE'S COACHING TEAM NOMINATED FOR SKY SPORTS AWARD Cheshire Cricket Board's Coaching Team receives praise from ECB Coaching Manager and is nominated for the Sky Sports Tutor Team of the Year, and an invitation to attend the Awards Dinner at Lord's this winter
READ GARETH'S FULL REPORT
21 July 2012 CHESHIRE SCHOOLS REACH ASDA KWIK CRICKET FINALS Despite the weather the Cheshire Asda Kwik Cricket Finals were completed at Warrington Sports Club on time. Congrats to the following area winners who progressrd to the Regional Finals against schools from Lancashire. ST PETERS & PAULS NEW BRIGHTON (Wirral), WRENBURY PRIMARY (Nantwich), STAMFORD PARK JUNIOR (Trafford), UPTON PRIMARY (Macclesfield), BEXTON PRIMARY (Macclesfield), PARKGATE PRIMARY (Ellesmere Port & Neston), MOORFIELDS PRIMARY (Stockport)
Asda supports ECB and Cricket Development CLICK HERE
15 July 2012 CHANCE TO SHINE 2012 BRIT INSURANCE EVENT Cheshire Cricket Board supports the fifth annual running of the Chance to Shine-backed 2012 Brit Insurance eventREAD MORE
26 June 2012 SALE SPORTS CLUB SHOOTS FOR SKY Sale Sports Club launched Sky Sports ‘Get Involved’ week on Monday 4th June with a live Sky Sports News broadcast from the club’s Sports Fun Day to promote their initiative to encourage more people to get involved in their local sports club .... READ MORE
23 June 2012 KINGFISHER BEER 'CURRY & QUIZ' NIGHTS Sponsor of India’s tour in England, and also the ECB National Club Competition for the Kingfisher Beer Cup, introduces its Curry & Quiz Nights to help Club's raise funds. ................Read More
10 June 2012 RECORD ENTRIES FOR CRICKETFORCE 2012 A record 97 Cheshire Clubs registered for NatWest Cricketforce 2012 and took part in various initiatives to improve their Clubhouse and facilities in Olympic Year.
20 May 2012 CALLING ALL COACHES ...... COACH WORKSHOPS START SOON Following success in 2011, our professional Level Three staff come together again in 2012 to deliver action-packed evenings to enhance the technical and tactical awareness of club coaches.... READ MORE
4 May 2012 INDEPENDENT SCHOOL OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR YOUNG CRICKETERS Ellesmere College offers Scholarships for young cricketers Read More
3 May 2012 COACHING LEGEND RETURNS TO JOIN NEW LOOK DEVELOPMENT XI MANAGEMENT TEAM Cheshire Cricket's popular and successful Coach, Peter Hancock, has been engaged alongside Matt Sharp as Manager, and Ross Dixon (far right) as Captain, to lead the Cheshire Development XI into a new era following the retirement of Steve Amison and Chris Murphy. Derrick Hastings' Press Release
3 May 2012 CHESHIRE'S YOUNG ENGLAND STAR ENDORSES DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME Cheshire's Young England Star Rob Jones pays tribute to Cheshire's development Programme.Read Rob's Tribute here
3 April 2012 ADVICE FROM BUSINESS ENERGY DIRECT SAVES £££££s Appleton CC makes energy savings after Cheshire Board's Club Development Manager Mike Woollard introduces them to Business Energy Direct ........ Read Appleton CC's story HERE
11 Mar 2012 ENGLAND ALL-ROUNDER PAYS TRIBUTE TO CHESHIRE CRICKET BOARD ENGLAND Under 15 all-rounder Rob Jones (left) pays tribute to the Cheshire Cricket Board coaching staff after joining the prestigious Lancashire Academy. READ GARETH'S FULL REPORT
31 Jan 2012 CHESHIRE CLUBS RECEIVE RECOGNITION AT THE IOG AWARDS The Heatons Sports Club received the Grass Roots Sports Ground of The Year and Groundsman Nick James was runner up in the Groundsman of the Year category. ASHTON-ON-MERSEY CC received the Environmental Project of the Year Award
30 Nov 2011 SALE CC WINS CHANCE TO SHINE AWARD Sale CC receive Chance to Shine Project of the Year Award at Lord's. Sale CC News Release
30 Nov 2011 2012 SPORT LEGACY ACCESS FOR ALL E-PETITION to provide legacy from 2012 Olympics, inc Manchester based Youth Charter PRESS RELEASE
20 Nov 2011 CHESHIRE'S OSCA NOMINEES ENJOY A DAY OUT AT LORD'S Full Report by Gareth Moorhouse
21 July 2011 Pure 107.8 FM Pure 107.8 FM Radio follows the latest Club Cricket action in Stockport
9 June 2011 TAKING THE FIELD - A CALL TO CHESHIRE CLUBS Is there a Cheshire Club steeped in History you'd like to celebrate? A Unique New Project From MCC & Univ of Glamorgan
9 June 2011 CHESHIRE Cricket Board enlists Marketing Consultant Gary Addison invites the support of local businesses to help keep the Cheshire Cricket Board at the forefront of sporting excellence.
9 June 2011 ***CLUBS*** Help make the Politicians listen!! A plea to Clubs to help the Sport and Recreation Alliance campaign to reduce their VAT, utility rates, licensing costs, drainage charges etc.
8 June 2011 Gift Aid for Community Amateur Sports Clubs The Daily Telegraph, in partnership with RBS, launches its Sport for You grant
20 May 2011 Club Development Workshops A summary of Coaching Workshops around the County
17 May 2011 Calling all Coaches A series of Coaching Workshops around the County in May 2011
18 April 2011 Alderley Edge U11s win at Lord's CC Scenes of hysteria from a crowd of 200 as Alderley Edge U11 boys snatch winning run at Lord's
15 April 2011 Paul Allott opens new net facility at Ashley CC ex Ashley CC Junior paul Allott opens new 4 bay net facility funded by ECB/Sport England.
11 April 2011 NatWest CricketForce THIS WEEKEND 91 Cheshire Clubs join a record number registered for the largest volunteering event in sport in England and Wales.
5 April 2011 Player Performance Diaries Cheshire's latest Coach led innovation enhances District & Excellence Coaching programme
10 Mar 2011 New Coaches Learn the Ropes Prospective coachescompleted Cheshire's first UKCC2 course of the winter
4 Mar 2011 Wirral GS Girls at Headingley Girls represent Cheshire in the Lady Taverners Under 15 North England Finals
13 Feb 2011 Great Scott Reaches Volunteer Milestone Mottram CC's Mike Scott clocks 100 volunteer hours, as part of ECB's vCricket Programme
13 Feb 2011 Sky Coach Awards An invite to make Nominations by 11 Feb 2011
29 Jan 2011 Player of the Week Awards Awards from Cheshire Cricket Board's Winter Advanced Coaching Programme
15 Jan 2011 Rising Young Star Goes to Derbyshire Cheshire's 2010 U14 prolific run scorer Matt Hughes wins a place on the Derbyshire Academy
14 Jan 2011 Lauren for England Cheshire Womens's captain Lauren Griffiths selected for England to tour Australia
23 Dec 2010 Geoff Wellsteed's Book - Inns and Outs A Book Review about Pubs with Cricketing connections
17 Dec 2010 Heather Beattie receives Young Sky Sports Coach of the Year Regional Award Cheshire U13s Girls Manager and coach on the Board's Junior Development Programme enjoys her day out at the Home of Cricket.
8 Dec 2010 Peter Hancock receives Sky Sports Coach Award Cheshire Coaching Legend receives Award from England fast bowler Steven Finn at a black tie dinner in the Long Room, Lord's.
20 Nov 2010 Stuart Relishing Advanced Course Challenge Tarporley HS Student Stuart Swift relishing challenge to participate in the Board's Development Programme Advanced Level Courses.
16 Nov 2010 Club Development Workshops Coaching & Develoment Officer, Stewart Macleod leads workshops at Clubs around the County.
13 Nov 2010 Prizes Galore at the Youth Presentation at Widnes Cheshire's Young Cricketers receive acclaim at the Annual Youth Cricket Presentation Awards at the Stobart Stadium.
24 Oct 2010 Trials begin for EPP and Junior Academy Cheshire's best young cricketers on trial for EPP and Junior Academy.
15 Oct 2010 SALE youngsters' day out at LORD'S Sale Sports Club compete at the Home of Cricket to fulfil every Cricketer's dream.
10 Oct 2010 Indoor Joy for Disabilities Team Cheshire Disabilities Team retained their National Indoor crown
20 Sept 2010 Cheshire Coaches Visit Cyprus Cheshire Cricket Board's Graeme Rickman and Gavin Colebourn deliver a UKCC1 Coaching Award course.