The Point - One Year Not Out

On the 5th July, The Point at Lancashire County Cricket Club will celebrate its first birthday. Plans for the celebrations are now well underway and Lancashire cricketing hero, Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff, stopped by the kitchens to lend a hand. The multi-million pound conference and events venue has enjoyed growing success since it was opened in 2010 by Andrew Flintoff and Robert Hough, Chairman of the Northwest Regional Development Agency.
23 June 2011

Lancashire Replace Maharoof With Junaid Khan

Lancashire have moved to replace Farveez Maharoof with Pakistan quick bowler Junaid Khan in time for the remainder of their Friends Life t20 campaign. Maharoof was added to Sri Lanka's Test squad when Nuwan Pradeep was ruled out through injury and has played in both Tests against England.
7 June 2011

Lancashire Lightning Go Green For Macmillan

The Red Rose County take on their White Rose rivals in the Friends Life t20 this Friday (10 June) but the team’s traditional red shirts will be missing. Instead, to raise awareness for LCCC's official charity partner, Macmillan Cancer Support, the players will be wearing special edition green shirts and caps.
6 June 2011

Technology Masterclass At The Point

The Point at Lancashire County Cricket Club recently teamed up with one of their preferred AV partners, Blitz Communications, to bring a complimentary training course for professional event organisers to the North West for the first time. The day was dedicated to introducing a range of bespoke Blitz products and new technologies that assist organisers in making their events more cost effective, sustainable, interactive and innovative, and at the same time creating opportunities to generate additional revenue.
3 June 2011

The FA Cup Arrives At Old Trafford

The FA Cup made its first public appearance following the Wembley final when it was paraded in front of a 600-strong audience attending Fashion Kicks 2011 at The Point at Old Trafford Cricket Ground. Hosted by Manchester City and Republic of Ireland International goalkeeper Shay Given, and his wife Jane, Fashion Kicks 2011 took place at the newly developed 1,000-seat conference and banqueting venue on Sunday 15th May in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, Beechwood Cancer Care Centre and the Adopt a School project.
31 May 2011

The Point Voted 'People's Favourite' At MSA Design Awards

The Point at Old Trafford Cricket Ground, the new iconic conference and events venue designed by Manchester based BDP, was voted the ‘people’s favourite’ out of a total of 95 competing projects at the annual Manchester Society of Architects (MSA) Design Awards at Cube Gallery last night.
20 May 2011

Thwaites Tee Off Chilton's Benefit Year Fundraiser

Leading Lancashire brewer Daniel Thwaites has continued its proud tradition of supporting Lancashire County Cricket Club player benefit years, with Mark Chilton the latest beneficiary. Thwaites, who are official sponsors of Lancashire CCC with Wainwright beer logo displayed on the club's shirts, sponsored a star-studded golf day at Blackburn's Wilpshire Golf Club to raise funds for the former captain.
11 May 2011

Catering Students Visit The Point

Key stage 4 food technology students from Stretford High School recently visited the kitchens of The Point at Lancashire County Cricket Club, where they took part in cookery demonstrations supervised by the venue's accomplished catering team.
9 May 2011

Lancashire Pick Anderson For Warwickshire Trip

Lancashire have named a 13-man squad for their LV= County Championship clash with Warwickshire that begins on 4th May, including James Anderson in their squad. Fast bowler Anderson, who was part of England's squads during the Ashes success and the World Cup campaign this winter, has been made available for the match by the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
3 May 2011

Lancashire Name Squad For Sussex Trip

Lancashire head coach Peter Moores has named a 14-man squad for his side's LV= County Championship match against Sussex which gets underway at Hove on 26th April. The two sides met in the opening match of the season in Liverpool, where Lancashire scored an emphatic innings-and-55-run win.
25 April 2011

Maharoof Named In Lancashire Squad

Lancashire's new overseas signing Farveez Maharoof has been included in Lancashire's 13-man squad for the LV= County Championship match with Somerset at Liverpool. Lancashire will be aiming to build on a strong start to the season which saw them comfortably beat head coach Peter Moores' old side Sussex before they were not in competitive action last week.
19 April 2011

Lancashire Link Up With PROBIZ

Lancashire County Cricket Club is delighted to announce PROBIZ as the latest in a long line of prestigious Official Partners of the Club. PROBIZ is a leading UK accountancy and wealth creation specialist with approximately 400 independent accountancy practices throughout the UK and has partnerships with several other leading sports organisations.
14 April 2011

Lancashire Name Squad To Take On Sussex

Lancashire have handed 22-year-old batsman Karl Brown the opportunity to prove himself by including him in a 13-man squad to play Sussex in the LV= County Championship opener in Liverpool. Brown has played just six matches since signing in 2006 and is determined to make the most of his chance, either at the top or in the middle of the order.
7 April 2011

Lancashire's The Point Wins National Lighting Design Award

BDP's Manchester studio won the Lighting for Leisure Category at this year's Lighting Design Awards, the 'Oscars' of the lighting industry, at the London Hilton recently. BDP's Manchester lighting designers beat off stiff competition to take the top prize for The Point, the new 1,000-seat conference and banqueting venue at Lancashire County Cricket Club.
5 April 2011

Maharoof Set For County Stint With Lancashire

Lancashire have announced the signing of Sri Lankan all-rounder Farveez Maharoof as their overseas player for the 2011 county season. Maharoof, 26, will be available for the entire season and has played in 20 Test matches and 91 One-Day Internationals for Sri Lanka, as well as representing the Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League.
17 March 2011

Lancashire Honour Brian Statham With New End Name

Bowlers at Old Trafford will be running in from the Pavilion End and the Statham End from the start of the 2011 season, the club has confirmed. Part of the Lancashire County Cricket Club’s redevelopment has seen the square turned 90 degrees at the end of last season to prevent play being lost due to the setting sun in September and to provide some additional wickets.
14 March 2011

Lancashire Given Approval For Ground Redevelopment

Lancshire County Cricket Club have been given the go-ahead for the next stage of redeveloping Old Trafford after Trafford Council's Planning Application was upheld by the High Court. The case against the redevelopment had been brought by Derwent, owners of the nearby White City retail park, but the court rejected their claims.
10 March 2011

Lancashire Prepare For Critical Court Hearing

Lancashire County Cricket Club's Chief Executive Jim Cumbes says the High Court decision over its ground redevelopment plans will be critical to the future of international cricket in the North West - and to the future of the club. The action brought by Bermuda-based Derwent Holdings against Trafford Council over the re-development of LCCC's ground will be heard in Manchester on Monday February 28. A judgement is expected by Friday March 4.
25 February 2011

Lancashire Face Legal Challenge Over Redevelopment

Lancashire is facing a legal challenge to its plans to upgrade Old Trafford ahead of the 2013 Ashes series. Derwent Holdings Ltd, a property company, is seeking a judicial review after the LCCC received planning permission in September from Trafford Council for the £32million redevelopment of the ground.
24 December 2010

Escape The Snow, Be Bowled Over At Club La Santa

Lancashire County Cricket Club (LCCC) have thrown away their snow boots and joined forces with Club La Santa in Lanzarote to offer...
3 December 2010