People of Whaley Bridge – your cricket club needs you! Over the weekend of Saturday 13 April -Sunday 14 April, Whaley Bridge Cricket Club is taking part in the national Cricket Club Force programme. This aims at getting cricket grounds all over the country – including Whaley Bridge’s spectacular ground – ready for the coming season.
Co-ordinator Stuart Milner is hoping that members of the community will come forward to help, and that some will even join the club. He is also appealing to local businesses for support or sponsorship.
Many people remember Whaley Bridge’s iconic Jubilee event at the club last summer. An estimated 400-500 people climbed The Giggle Gaggle to see our beacon lit, and observe a few neighbouring ones as well. Quite a party developed, with the club pavilion a focal point.
Volunteer sessions are from 10am-4pm, on Saturday and Sunday. Stuart, 48 and a ‘not bad’ player in the first team, says jobs to be tackled over the weekend include
- laying a new surface on the car park
- putting the covers out in the playing area
- putting the benches out
- spring-cleaning the pavilion.
He adds: “Volunteers will be most welcome, even an hour or so of work will help. Or, you could donate anything to the club”.
Contact Stuart Milner on 07966 432 109 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org