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Cricket Club Insurance – Under-Insurance is a real cause for concern for all Cricket Clubs
You have insured your property for the last five years with the same Insurer, and have not reviewed your sums insured, even when prompted.
Cricket Club Insurance: Latest news for 2023 regarding ECB, Howden and Aston Lark
With clubs beginning to think about their financial costs going forward this New Year, Cricket World recently caught up with our Cricket Club Insurance Expert, Colin Mico (Aston Lark) to find out how things are looking for 2023.
Cricket World Groundcare Awards 2022 at the Home of Cricket
Have a scroll through all the photo images of the Cricket World Groundcare Awards 2022 at Lord's.
Sussex Cricket Foundation announces extension of 1st Central Partnership
The Sussex Cricket Foundation is delighted to announce an extension of its partnership with 1st Central for a further two years, a deal that will see the local insurance provider continue to be the headline sponsor of the 1st Central Sussex Cricket League for the 2022 and 2023 seasons.
Sports clubs in England can now access up to £10,000 from Sport England’s Places and Spaces fund
Launched in November 2021, the Sport England Places and Spaces fund initially set out to help sport clubs in the West Midlands create, enhance, or redevelop their facilities with up to £10,000 in funding as part of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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Why You Need Storm Cover for Your Cricket Club Equipment
When Storms Dudley, Eunice & Franklin slammed the UK in Mid-February they were the 5th, 6th & 7th named Storms in 2021 – 2022 season.
Grounds Management Association celebrates #GroundsWeek with new research
Grounds Management Association celebrates #GroundsWeek with new research
Cricket Clubs - How Much Can We Improve Your Insurance Cover and Cost?
The majority of cricket clubs renew their insurance before the end of March, so you may now be considering your options – particularly if you are facing an increase in premium.
Win up to £1,000 worth of cricket coaching equipment with Aston Lark
At Aston Lark, we feel strongly about giving back to the cricket community.
Cricket , Insurance, Covid 19 – Where do we go from here?
Well, that was the year that was……..2020……and it will be remembered for nothing other than, of course, Covid 19
Cricket Groundcare: Bourne CC - End of Season Renovations
Earlier in the year, whilst we were in ‘lockdown’ we followed the Bourne CC Groundcare team (Clive Brown and Ian Greenfield)
How sports venues have adopted phone technology into their grounds
In many towns and villages across the UK, there’s usually a community venue which holds various events, and is a great hub for families. For Hagley in the West Midlands, its cricket club is the place
Harry Kemsley (Town Malling CC) receives Cricket World Rigby Taylor 100 Club Award
Harry Kemsley, of Town Malling Cricket Club in Kent, receives his Cricket World Rigby Taylor 100 Club Award
Will your cricket club be preparing for End of Season Renovations, as usual this autumn, like every other year?
Some of our partners are wanting some feedback on whether cricket clubs will be doing their usual renovations –
Recreational Cricket is back in Sussex
Following the recent long-awaited return of recreational cricket in Sussex, The Sussex Cricket Foundation have been working alongside the 1st Central Sussex Cricket League
Around the Grounds | 21st July, Return of Club Cricket
After a long wait, cricket is finally able to start-up and clubs are enjoying being back out there on the field. This weeks features a lot of ground shots, first games and some more from the international game as England v West Indies 2nd Test finished up.
Return to Cricket: Grantham CC - A Club Diary – Week Seven
It’s week seven on the ‘Return to Cricket’ road for Grantham CC and the club could scarcely be more surprised.....
ECB share guidelines for the return of recreational cricket
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has prepared guidelines for the return of recreational cricket.
5 tips to help stadium operators re-opening their doors to spectators
With top-class professional sports having recently returned behind closed doors, discussions are underway on how spectators can return to watch live sport and what sports venues will need to do.
Club cricket's Return-to-Play protocols released as season gets underway for thousands across Ireland
Cricket Ireland has today released its COVID-19 Safe Return to Play Protocols (SRTPP) that will guide a safe return-to-play for thousands of club cricketers
UK Government gives green light for recreational cricket to return from Saturday July 11
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is delighted that the UK Government has given the green light for recreational cricket in England to return from Saturday July 11.
Return to Cricket: Grantham CC - A Club Diary – Week Six
It’s week six on the ‘Return to Cricket’ road for Grantham CC and the club has progressed well this week despite Covid 19
COVID-19 could change Recreational Cricket for good
Ben Wilson (Cause4) joins forces with Dr Steve Greenfield (Professor of Sports Law & Practice, Westminster Law School) to reflect on the state of amateur cricket
Bourne CC - Groundcare Diary – Week ending June 28th 2020
Whilst we are in ‘lockdown’ we are following the Bourne CC Groundcare team.....
Touch and Go: A Return to Cricket in a socially distanced 'safe' environment
We fully recognise and respect the potential dangers associated with returning to sport, sharing equipment and participating in team sports under the ongoing COVID-19 situation.
Game Changer: Club cricketer’s ingenuity creates a ‘safe’ route back for recreational cricket with Ktouch+ Hand Hygiene
The Parnel family, who all play at Bedworth CC, took on board the PM’s call for innovation, ingenuity and creativity at the start of the covid outbreak....
Return to Cricket: Grantham CC - A Club Diary – Week Five
It’s week five on the ‘Return to Cricket’ road for Grantham CC and it’s Wednesday morning and I have slept well...
Knebworth Park Cricket Club sees upturn in cricket interest
It was a real worry that the Covid19 lockdown was going to see a nosedive in the number of juniors playing cricket.
Bourne CC - Groundcare Diary – Week ending June 21st 2020
Whilst we are in ‘lockdown’ we are following the Bourne CC Groundcare team (Clive Brown and Ian Greenfield) through the season
Return to Cricket: Grantham CC - A Club Diary – Week Four
Well it has been an interesting week at Grantham Cricket Club.
NatWest launches Club Cricket Finance Guide to support grassroots cricket in UK
The coronavirus crisis has had a huge impact on cricket clubs, causing a delay to the start of the season and a great deal of uncertainty for many.
Bourne CC - Groundcare Diary – Week ending June 14th 2020
Whilst we are in ‘lockdown’ we are following the Bourne CC Groundcare team (
Return to Cricket: Grantham CC - A Club Diary – Week Three
It’s week three on the ‘Return to Cricket’ road for Grantham CC and we have held our breath and waited for the latest update from the ECB in the hope of leadership...
Cricket Clubs need a good post-Covid-19 strategy
In normal times, walking past your local cricket ground on almost any Saturday or Sunday you would have come across a quintessentially British sight – a game of village cricket.
When will there be a Return to Playing Cricket for Domestic and Recreational cricketers in the UK?
Many will say the ECB are doing a great job (in the circumstances) and are following all the government guidelines
Return to Cricket: Grantham CC - A Club Diary – Week Two
It’s week two on the ‘Return to Cricket’ road for Grantham CC and, with some frustration, I hosted and watched our first nets on Monday, following all the social distancing rules that are required.
Aston Lark Prize Draw: And the winner is… Camborne Cricket Club!
Congratulations to Camborne Cricket Club, winner of Aston Lark’s £1,000 coaching equipment prize draw.....
Cricket clubs to get free digital skills training with Google Digital Garage and ECB
Cricket clubs across England and Wales can benefit from digital skills webinars as part of a new partnership between the ECB and Google Digital Garage.
Bourne CC - Groundcare Diary – Week ending May 31st 2020
Whilst we are in ‘lockdown’ we are following the Bourne CC Groundcare team...
Return to Cricket: Grantham CC - A Club Diary
Return to Cricket for Grantham CC - A Club Diary .....
Return to Cricket: Junior Cricket Practice in a Covid World
Following up on our articles about the Return to Cricket as the 'lockdown' eases,Cricket World caught up with Colin Mico to talk Junior Cricket Practice in a Covid World
Return to Cricket - Cricket Clubs – How can Aston Lark help you on the “Road to Recovery”
“Ever since the outbreak of CV19 in early March, the question on everyone’s lips at clubs, has been “Are we going to play cricket this Summer?”
Time for a Change: Improved funding, National competitions, Common Rules and more support for Women’s Cricket
The world class cricketers England needs require structure and competition at the highest level in domestic cricket to prepare them as well as possible.
Bourne CC - Groundcare Diary – Week ending May 17th 2020
Whilst we are in ‘lockdown’ we are following the Bourne CC Groundcare team (Clive Brown and Ian Greenfield) through the season as their ground maintenance programme progresses throughout the Spring and Summer....
ECB Announce Guidelines
Today's announcement by the ECB is offering practical guidance to players and clubs on the steps they should take to remain safe while undertaking exercise in an outdoor cricket club environment...
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