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Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Statement from Club Senior Officers   We are in unprecedented times and the club’s rules and regulations may have to be bypassed at times to deal with situations. For example, we are not currently holding committee meetings and aren’t holding an AGM this year. We feel that as we aren’t holding a traditional style AGM the traditional…
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RIP Barry Bradshaw

RIP Barry Bradshaw   The Cricket Club have received the very sad news that one of our most trusted and loyal members, Barry Bradshaw, has died in New Cross Hospital. Barry has not enjoyed the best of health over the last couple of years but his passing has come as a great shock to family…
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Forward Planning 2021

Forward Planning for 2021     The challenges posed by the Coronavirus pandemic for all forms of leisure/hospitality businesses are considerable, and the situation at Fordhouses Cricket Club is certainly no different! Your Club Officers have held a number of meetings to look at our short to medium term viability. Discussions have been based on the…
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Update on opening times

Update on club opening hours following latest COVID- 19 guidelines From Thursday 24th of September, Fordhouses Cricket Club will be adopting the latest government guidelines to keep all of our members, visitors and staff safe. This will mean the wearing of masks at all times.  We will also be operating a table waiting service. The club will…
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Important Club Statement

Important Club Update on positive COVID-19 test As you may be aware, we were notified of 1 cricket playing member testing positive for COVID 19 over the course of this week (w.c. 31.08.20). Following the guidelines of Staffordshire Cricket and Public Health it was necessary to inform those present at the Club / matches before…
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Vacancy: Assistant grounds person (Part Time)

VACANCY / OPPORTUNITY for Assistant Grounds Person Accountable to:            General Manager with supervision by a qualified ECB/IOG person Contract and hours:     Part-time – negotiable hours   Background   Fordhouses Cricket Club was established in 1927, we pride ourselves on being a not-for-profit based community organisation.  We offer multi sports and social opportunities on a non-discriminatory and…
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Club house available for funeral receptions / wakes

Fordhouses CC’s club house is available for funeral receptions / wakes    Whilst we are operating to COVID-19 government guidelines, we wanted to let customers and members know that we are atill taking bookings for funeral receptions.   We have three rooms available for small gatherings or we can use all three rooms to accommodate…
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FCC awarded National Lottery Funding from Sport England

Fordhouses CC has been awarded £4,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Community Emergency Fund The outbreak of the virus and the consequent shutdown of businesses as of March 23 has left the sport and physical activity sector facing a period of uncertainty.   In response, on March 31 Sport England announced a £195m…
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Club house to reopen on Saturday 4th July

Fordhouses Club house to reopen on Saturday 4th July We are delighted to announce that the doors of Fordhouses Cricket Club will reopen on Saturday the 4th of July. The club will reopen at 11am and we will be adhering to strict government advice to ensure the safety of our staff and members, Everyone will…
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Nets to re-open on Monday 25th May

The news we have all been waiting for. We can play cricket again from Monday 25th May! The bullet points below outline the back to cricket plan for the next few weeks.   BOOKING PROCEDURE:   * Nets must be booked in advance through Chris Guest.  Slots will be available on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and…
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