Thursday 27 May 2010 

The Yorkshire Regiment Help For Heroes Day

Yorkshire County Cricket Club are proud to host the Yorkshire Regiment Help for Heroes Day on Saturday 29th May, day one of the LV=CC Yorkshire v Lancashire match.

All military personnel are invited to attend the match free of charge when they show their MOD card on the gate and Yorkshire County Cricket Club are urging everyone to come and show their support.

There will be lots of activities including involvement from the Heavy Cavalry and Cambrai Band, a Guard of Honour, field teams, a Yorkshire Regiment Medals Ceremony, fun cricket activities, Kids on the Pitch, plus much more!

Alison Giles, YCCC Community Marketing Manager, said: “We are extremely proud to be supporting Help for Heroes and the Tickets for Troops initiatives. We’ve hosted the Yorkshire Regiment Day for many years now and this year we want to make it bigger and better to provide as much support for our troops as we can; something very close to many people’s hearts.”

Lt. Col. David O’Kelly of the Yorkshire Regiment said: “All the money raised will be spent to help transform the lives of wounded service personnel and we encourage everyone to support the day”.

Tickets for the LV=CC Yorkshire v Lancashire match are £15 Adults and £10 Concessions on the gate. For all enquiries please contact the Ticket Office on 0871 971 1222.

Yorkshire County Cricket Club are also proud to be supporting the Tickets for Troops initiative and have donated 100 tickets to each of the following two matches:

FPt20 Yorkshire v Derbyshire – Thursday 3rd June
FPt20 Yorkshire v Durham – Thursday 10th June
 
Military personnel looking to take advantage of this opportunity should register at: www.ticketsfortroops.org.uk