All of the clubs Safeguarding and Code of conduct documents have been refreshed and can be found in our policies folder here:
It is important that all Senior and Youth Club Members, Parents and Volunteers are familiar with these documents, and that they are read when completing your Club Membership form.
Welcome to the 2023 season – it promises to be a busy year with a full fixture card and plenty of social events!
Following much success last season, the adult teams will be forging ahead into 2023. The men continue with a busy programme of mid-week and Sunday fixtures with a sniff of the possibility of building a League team for 2024. The women retain the Softball League trophy and added new silverware by winning the first Dorset 100 Cup. In their first hardball season they came 2nd in the Dorset Super-8s. Onwards and upwards the LBWs are also branching into the Somerset League this year.
All Stars and Dynamos were very successful in 2022 and many a fun Friday evening was had at the Club with 42 children regularly in attendance. Many thanks to a committed coaching and volunteer team for making this such a positive experience for all. This season we are running All-Stars and Junior training where we will be entering both U9 and U11 teams into the Dorset League. Hopefully this year some of the parents will be keen to pick up a bat themselves?
We will be starting a hardball club training evening on Tuesdays this year – watch out for details.
We were awarded an ECB grant for ‘Creating Welcoming Environments’ late into last year which was used to resurface the driveway and buy new picnic benches and seating. This year we hope to achieve further grant support to help Club development.
Thank you to the dedicated and growing Committee who are looking for more ways to raise money to support the club. Along with the VPs and helpful volunteers we are hoping to continue to maintain and build our wonderful Cricket Club.
Look out for lots of exciting events in 2023 from Bingo to Barbeques, a Club Open Day and Cricket aplenty.
Looking forward to the season ahead,
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BWCC has recently succeeded in obtaining a £10,000 grant from the ECB via the County Grants Fund. This was in connection with a funding stream called ‘Creating Welcoming Environments’, and the Club will be using the funds for two purposes:
- To make a proper entrance roadway in place of the present messy track which is often full of potholes and puddles
- To provide a set of benches and tables to enable visitors to sit in comfort to watch the cricket.
Some words later…
Thanks to Rodney for these memorable photos.
Please click on the links below to see the exciting Junior training we are offering for 5 to 11 year olds this summer at Buckhorn Weston CC
The Club has been awarded a grant of £2021 by the Dorset Community Foundation. The money comes from a charity called the Made by Sport Clubs in Crisis Fund, whose focus is on providing help to young people through involvement in sporting activity.
ECB has also awarded us a grant of £1250 under its Inspired to Play programme – £1000 for children and £250 for women’s cricket. These welcome funds will enable us to provide our Youth and Ladies teams with the necessary kit, playing equipment and coaching.
We are grateful to both bodies for supporting us in this way.
Our first Sunday match of 2020 began with the presentation by Pam Maynard of a commemorative bell in memory of her husband, Tony Maynard, an enthusiastic umpire and club supporter.
Pam, supported their family, rang the bell to signify the start of the match against Marnhull. Thanks to Rodney Wayman for these memories of the day.