DIScoverABILITY Day 2017

We had 250 attendees supported by a team of 80 volunteers, 8 members of the County Disability Squad and 13 coaches and of course…glorious sunshine!  The day encompassed the volunteers gathering for a briefing before setting up a number of different stations for participants to practice different cricketing skills. Visitors were greeted by Sid the … Continue reading “DIScoverABILITY Day 2017”

All Stars Cricket Launches This Week!!

And your local centre still has spaces left for your #littlestar All Stars Cricket is a fun filled 8 week programme for girls and boys aged 5-8. There are over 25,000 children across the country taking part in the programme and it promises to be the best first experience of cricket for your child. Run … Continue reading “All Stars Cricket Launches This Week!!”

New Cricket Nets Opened at Lewes Priory CC and Southwick CC

Sussex Cricket Foundation are delighted to report that two cricket clubs recently opened new cricket nets in their respective communities. Lewes Priory Cricket Club, situated at the Stanley Turner Ground in Lewes, saw 80 club members turn out at their net opening on Friday 21st April. As well as Sussex Cricket Foundation representatives, the club welcomed … Continue reading “New Cricket Nets Opened at Lewes Priory CC and Southwick CC”

DISABILITY CRICKET: #DIScoverABILITY Day comes to Sussex

Sussex Cricket is delighted to announce the return of its annual Disability Cricket event, which will take place on Wednesday 10th May at The 1st Central County Ground, Hove. This year the event has been renamed to #DIScoverABILITY Day to reflect our aim to promote disability participation in cricket through a variety of fun and … Continue reading “DISABILITY CRICKET: #DIScoverABILITY Day comes to Sussex”

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”