Sussex Cricket Foundation Support ESFRS and the CFOA Water Safety Week

SCF are proud to be Supporting ESFRS and the CFOA Water Safety Week. CFOA Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Week is running from 24 – 30 April. The week will be focussing on key issues highlighting safety advice around leisure activities generally perceived as low risk. Nearly half the people who drowned in 2015 didn’t … Continue reading “Sussex Cricket Foundation Support ESFRS and the CFOA Water Safety Week”

The 1st Central County Ground welcomes Safety in Action

Nearly three hundred children from Brighton and Hove are to take part in Safety in Action to help them cope with possible dangers as they grow up. The events take place on 24 and 25 April 2017 at The 1st Central County Ground, Hove, home of Sussex Cricket. The ten and eleven year olds are … Continue reading “The 1st Central County Ground welcomes Safety in Action”

Gary Page completes Brighton Marathon in aid of SCF – Well Done Gary!

Congratulations from everyone at the Sussex Cricket Foundation to Gary Page on completing the Brighton Marathon on Sunday 9th April in 5 hours, 19 minutes and 21 seconds. So far, Gary’s amazing effort has raised over £500 for the SCF. There’s still time to donate – visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/GMan-Page. Or, visit our Fundraising page to find out … Continue reading “Gary Page completes Brighton Marathon in aid of SCF – Well Done Gary!”

Jon Filby named new chair of Sussex Cricket Foundation

The Board of Sussex Cricket is pleased to announce that Jon Filby will become Chair of Sussex Cricket Foundation (SCF), its charitable subsidiary, with effect from 1 April 2017. SCF’s programmes within the community are aimed at ‘creating better futures for all’ by increasing participation, inspiring education and improving health. Jim May, outgoing Chairman of … Continue reading “Jon Filby named new chair of Sussex Cricket Foundation”

Sussex Cricket Foundation Annual Review

Sussex Cricket Foundation have released their Annual Review for the 2015/2016 year, the opening year as the charitable arm for Sussex Cricket. The annual review sees the Foundation celebrate its first birthday since being established in November 2015, in a year which the SCF have enhanced the lives of many through their primary vision, ‘Creating … Continue reading “Sussex Cricket Foundation Annual Review”

Chippingdale U13’s clinch West Sussex Area Junior Cricket League

11 Clubs and a total of 30 teams competed in this winter’s WACA Indoor Junior Cricket League, in matches played at Davisons Leisure Centre, Worthing and the Six Villages Leisure Centre at Westergate. This gave a tremendous opportunity to young cricketers (from the ages of 10 to 15) from across West Sussex to hone their … Continue reading “Chippingdale U13’s clinch West Sussex Area Junior Cricket League”

Unlock Another Coaching Skill

This year we are very lucky to have a specialist wicket-keeping workshop with Sussex Academy coach Michael Bates.  The course will take place on the 22nd March at 8:30pm in the Aerotron Indoor School at the 1st Central County Ground. To register or for further details, please contact Mervyn Jones at coach.ed@sussexcricket.co.uk.  

Umpire French officiates prestigious MPS India Celestial Trophy on Barns Green tour

Local cricket umpire and Broadbridge councillor Matt French has enjoyed a tour of India with Barns Green CC. Here he writes about his experiences in Kerala. “It was early June, when I heard through the grapevine that Barns Green CC were planning a tour to India in mid-February 2017 so I decided to enquire and … Continue reading “Umpire French officiates prestigious MPS India Celestial Trophy on Barns Green tour”

Sussex Cricket Foundation appoint Andy Shanks as a Patron

Andy Shanks, of Uckfield, East Sussex, has been made a Patron of the Sussex Cricket Foundation, the charitable arm of Sussex Cricket.  This honour is bestowed on individuals who have made major contributions in the development of youth cricket within Sussex, nationally and internationally. The Sussex Seniors Cricket section, has for several years, sponsored cricket … Continue reading “Sussex Cricket Foundation appoint Andy Shanks as a Patron”

Gary Page – Brighton Marathon in aid of the SCF

Current SCF trustee Michelle Page’s husband, Gary Page, has decided to run the Brighton Marathon in aid of the Sussex Cricket Foundation. We are delighted that he has chosen to support our charitable arm and we can’t wait to see him complete it. Gary’s JustGiving page reads; “Help my motivation by donating to this great … Continue reading “Gary Page – Brighton Marathon in aid of the SCF”