CHESHIRE CRICKET TRUST

Established in 2012 and Registered (No. 1147271) with the Charity Commission.

The Trust is proud of its association with the Cheshire Cricket Board but is run separately by its Trustees.

Trustees confirmed their support for EDI within Cheshire Cricket and offered the Trust’s assistance/support as needed to achieve fairness for all.

The Trust invites donations and bequests from followers of Cricket in Cheshire to support cricket for everyone.

If you wish to make a donation to the Trust or wish us to consider support for a cricket related activity please email us

Cheques payable ‘Cheshire Cricket Trust’ may be sent to:

Cheshire Cricket Trust, c/o Cheshire Cricket Board,
Moss Farm Leisure Complex,
Winnington, Northwich CW8 4BG

If you are a UK Tax payer, to help us maximise the value of your donation please print and complete a Gift Aid Declaration and post together with your donation to:

Cheshire Cricket Trust, c/o Cheshire Cricket Board,
Moss Farm Leisure Complex,
Northwich CW8 4BG

For information about the Cheshire Cricket Trust, making a donation/bequest, or requesting support for a cricket related activity please email us.

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TRUSTEES

David Sharp

David William Sharp

Karl Bamford

Karl Roger Bamford

Mike Guest

Michael John Guest

John Petch

John Logan Petch

Sophie Staniforth

Sophie Emma Staniforth

NicolaBennett

Nicola Bennett

Cheshire Cricket Trust News & Archive

Spring 2022
Cheshire Cricket Board YoYo Tests - Fundraising for Charity
The Trustees thank all the Girls and Boys attending the Excellence & District Coaching Courses for taking part in the YOYO TESTs and to their supporters for their generous donations towards the three Charities chosen by the Cheshire Cricket Board - The Cheshire Cricket Trust, Cardiac Risk in the Young, and Place2Be. The final total reached over £12000 and will be shared among the Charities.

Winter 2021
The Trustees supported the employment by the Board of a Community Development and Coaching Officer promoting cricket in disadvantaged areas

Winter 2021
The Trustees agreed to offer support to the Cheshire Association of Groundsmen to support the recruitment of young potential groundspersons in a similar way the Trust supports young umpiring recruitment.

Winter 2021
The Trustees agreed to offer support to the Cheshire Association of Groundsmen to support the recruitment of young potential groundspersons in a similar way the Trust supports young umpiring recruitment.

Autumn 2021
Trustees confirmed the Trust's support for equity, diversity and inclusion within Cheshire Cricket and offered assistance/support as needed.

Summer 2021
Subject to the Board satisfying the Trustees that any applications meet the Trust’s criteria, the Trustees continue to support bona fide individual cases of financial hardship to ensure that all children had an equal opportunity of enjoying and progressing in the game.

Spring 2021
The Trustees continue to consider supporting disabilities in consultation with the CCB. The Trustees provided c£1500 clothing for the Cheshire Cobras Visually Impaired Team.

Winter 2020
In conjunction with the Cheshire Umpires & Scorers Association the Trust established a Bursary to support the recruitment of young umpires.

Winter 2019
Defibrillators
From 2018 - Spring 2020 the Cheshire Cricket Trust offered Cheshire Clubs which have no access to a defibrillator, £500 towards the purchase of a defibrillator of their choice. This offer was suspended in May 2020. Clubs directed to the Club Cricket Charity for support READ MORE and the London Hearts Charity

Summer 2019
Asian women and girls cricketers in Tameside
The Trust supported coaching sessions for Asian women and girls in Tameside coached by an Asian female L2 coach

Summer 2019
All Stars
The Trust provided the All Stars registration fee for disadvantaged children in deprived areas.

Summer 2019
Cobras VI CC - Cheshire's Visually Impaired Team
The Trust provided 50% funding towards the cost of kit and playing equipment.

Spring 2019
Cheshire Cricket Board YoYo Tests - Fundraising for Charity
The Trustees thank all the Girls and Boys attending the Excellence & District Coaching Courses for taking part in the YOYO TESTs and to their supporters for their generous donations towards the three Charities chosen by the Cheshire Cricket Board - The Cheshire Cricket Trust, Children with Cancer UK, and Opening Up. The final total raised was £11300.

Winter 2018
Defibrillators
The Cheshire Cricket Trust offers a limited number of Cheshire Clubs which have no access to a defibrillator, £500 towards the purchase of a defibrillator of their choice.

Autumn 2018
Women & Girls Coaching Officer
The Trust provided funds to help support the employment of a Coaching Officer working with the Cheshire Cricket Board to help promote the development of Women and Girls cricket in Cheshire

Summer 2018
HEART SCREENINGS FOR CHESHIRE CRICKETERS
In association with Cardiac Risk in the Young, the Cheshire Cricket Trust offers Cheshire Cricketers between the ages of 14 and 35 an opportunity of a Heart Screening over the weekend of 27/28 October 2018 at The Grange School, Hartford.
The cost to the Trust of each screening is £50 but the Trust is offering an opportunity of one of upto 200 Heart Screening procedures by entering a BALLOT at £5 an entry.
The Ballot will take place on 23 July after which the successful 200 entrants will be advised of the procedure for booking a timed appointment during that weekend.
The screening process is explained on the Cardiac Risk in the Young website.

Winter 2018
Laura and George coaching in Kenya with Cricket Without Boundaries
To support a coaching trip to Kenya with the charity Cricket Without Boundaries introducing children from deprived areas to cricket. Cricket Without Boundaries mission is to use cricket as a tool for social development. The Charity delivers projects in Africa and the UK through volunteers.

Summer 2017
Trust logo on Cheshire Youth Teams shirts
To help promote the Trust our logo is displayed on the sleeve of County Youth Teams shirts.

Summer 2017
Cheshire Disabled XI
A donation from the Trust helped the players meet the cost of cheshire logo emblazoned shirts and caps for the county's physical disabilities representative side.

Spring 2017
Cheshire Cricket Board YoYo Tests - Fundraising for Charity
The Trustees thank all the Girls and Boys attending the Excellence & District Coaching Courses for taking part in the YOYO TESTs and to their supporters for their generous donations towards the three Charities chosen by the Cheshire Cricket Board - The Cheshire Cricket Trust, Children with Cancer UK,and CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young). The final total raised was £12300. CRY Heart Screening sessions paid for by the Trust will be held in Autumn 2018.

Summer 2016
CHESHIRE CRICKET TRUST SUPPORTS CHILDREN'S COACHING COURSES
The Cheshire Cricket Trust continues its offer to consider support for families with financial difficulties to assist children who may benefit from attendance on the Cheshire Cricket Board's Development Coaching Courses for Children. Applications should be supported by a Cheshire Cricket Club Official and sent to the Cheshire Cricket Trust, c/o 2 Moss Farm Cottages, Moss Farm Leisure Complex, Northwich CW8 4BG, accompanied by as much independent evidence of financial hardship as possible.

Spring 2016
Girls Specialist Coaching Course at Tytherington HS
A donation from the Trust helped to provide this 6 hour course at a much reduced cost continuing the Trust's support for the Cheshire Cricket Bord's on-going promotion of the Girls and Women game in Cheshire.

Winter 2015/16
Cheshire Groundsmen's Association
The Trustees made a donation to the Cheshire Groundsmen's Association with a request that it be used specifically for training and would be reflected in a reduction in course fees.

Winter 2015/16
Cheshire Umpires & Scorers Association
The Trustees made a donation to the Cheshire Umpires & Scorers Association with a request that it be used specifically for training and would be reflected in a reduction in course fees.

Summer 2015
Gaby & Hannah Coaching in St Lucia
With help from the Trust, Gaby and Hannah, who are both members of the 2015 Cheshire Women's squad, travelled to the Caribbean island to work with other coaches supporting cricket development for underprivileged children.

Summer 2015
Cheshire Cricket Board YoYo Tests - Fundraising for Charity
The Trustees thank all the Girls and Boys attending the Excellence & District Coaching Courses for taking part in the YOYO TESTs and to their supporters for their generous donations towards the three Charities chosen by the Cheshire Cricket Board - The Cheshire Cricket Trust, Children with Cancer UK,and CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young). The total amount raised was £13,500

Spring 2015
Support for Cheshire Women's Cricket League
The Trustees offered to support individual hardship cases in the purchase of coloured clothing by players whose clubs have chosen to wear coloured clothing in competitions where the use of a pink ball allows teams the choice to play either totally in white or totally in coloured clothing.

Spring 2015
Joanne Herbertson joins Cheshire Cricket Board with help from the Cheshire Cricket Trust
The Trust has helped support funding of Cheshire Cricket Board's first female Development & Coaching Officer to help develop WOMEN and Girls cricket in Cheshire.

Autumn 2014
CHESHIRE CRICKET TRUST SUPPORTS CHILDREN'S COACHING COURSES
The Cheshire Cricket Trust offers to consider support for families with financial difficulties to assist children who may benefit from attendance on the Cheshire Cricket Board's Development Coaching Courses for Children. Applications should be supported by a Cheshire Cricket Club Official and sent to the Cheshire Cricket Trust, c/o 2 Moss Farm Cottages, Moss Farm Leisure Complex, Northwich CW8 4BG, accompanied by as much independent evidence of financial hardship as possible.

2014
Women's County Team run 5k to raise funds for the Trust
The Women's senior county cricket team run 5K to raise funds for The Cheshire Cricket Trust. Thank you to Sarah McCann.

2014
Trust Supports Cheshire Cobras VI CC
The Trust supports the newly formed Cheshire Cobras Visually Impaired CC by providing shirts and caps.

25 Mar 2013
Yo Yo Tests raise funds for Charity
DETERMINED youngsters pushed through the pain barrier earlier this month (March 2013) to complete the gruelling "Yo Yo Test" in a bid to raise funds for two excellent causes. Registered charities Children With Cancer and the Cheshire Cricket Trust are the joint beneficiaries of the now annual fundraiser, which this year included players from 19 Excellence and District Courses around the county.
The total amount raised was £9,500.

5 Feb 2013
Cheshire Cricket Trust supports U13 & U15 Club Cup Comps
The Cheshire Cricket Trust is pleased to support the County Stage of the prestigious U13 & U15 Club Cup Comps in 2013 which give the winners a chance to progress to the regional stages of the U13 & U15 National Competitions

5 Feb 2013
FORMER ECB Disability Cricketer of the Year joins Cheshire Cricket Board with help from the Cheshire Cricket Trust
FORMER ECB Disability Cricketer of the Year Chris Edwards has joined the staff of Cheshire Cricket Board Limited. Thanks to help from the newly-formed Cheshire Cricket Trust the 19-year-old from Caldy, who has represented the England Learning Disability team since 2008, began his part-time post with the Board over the Easter 2012 break.
Commendation for Chris from a Cheshire School Teacher:
'Just had to let you know what a brilliant coach Chris is. He's fantastic with the children and really knows his stuff. He has really impressed everyone at our School.'

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