It's just been one great story from when I can first remember, 1946-47, up to today. And I hope it continues for a good few years longer. Ian Morris - Astley Bridge CC
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Clubs

Saffron Walden Cricket Club

Saffron Walden Cricket Club
The watercolour, showing the Anglo-American Playing Fields with St Marys Church in the background, was painted by Margaret Hammond shortly before she died in 2009
 

Saffron Walden Cricket Club is a local club open to players of all ages and abilities. It currently runs 26 teams from under 10 to the East Anglian Premier League. With almost 300 youngsters and approximately 50 senior playing members, there is an opportunity for all to play competitive cricket if they wish. This inlcudes provision for players with disabilities and other special needs . For the first time in the club's history, we will be fielding a Ladies team in the Three Counties League.

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Saltaire Cricket Club

Saltaire Cricket Club

Founded in 1853 by leading industrialist Sir Titus Salt, and designated World Heritage status by UNESCO in 2001, Saltaire is a Victorian model village within the City of Bradford. The large textile mill built by Salt, set alongside the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, is now home to a mixture of businesses, art galleries, and residences.Roberts Park, the home of Saltaire CC is set in the shadow of the mill on the East bank of the River Aire.

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Wimbledon Cricket Club

Wimbledon Cricket Club

Wimbledon, as most people worldwide know, is a ‘leafy suburb’ of south west London. Starting life as a small village in Saxon times it was overtaken by the London sprawl in the 19th century. However, it still retains a village feel with the large expanse of Wimbledon Common at the top of the hill, where Wimbledon CC first pitched their tents in 1854 before moving to the Church Road ground directly opposite the All England Club. 

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Darjeeling Cricket Club

Darjeeling Cricket Club

Darjeeling Cricket Club is the oldest amateur cricket club in the UAE, based in Dubai. We're a Western Expat club, most members are cricketers from ENG, RSA, AUS & NZ.

Founded in 1969, the Club was originally based on grounds made available by the then Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Rashid. Our grounds, clubhouse and bar were on Al Khail Road, adjacent to the Dubai Exiles rugby ground and Dubai Country Club, and we were a key part of the expatriate scene for nearly 40 years.

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Dersingham Cricket Club

Dersingham Cricket Club

Dersingham are one of the oldest clubs in Norfolk.  The Club has always played at the lovely sports ground in Dersingham.  Through that we have forged links with the local community and schools.

We have two senior teams who play on Saturday and Sundays (weather permitting).  Our senior players train one night a week during the summer at Deringham CC.  We also pride ourselves on developing junior cricketers.  We have developed many Norfolk County players in the last 5 years, and the youth section of Dersingham CC continues to grow.

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Foundation of Goodness

Foundation of Goodness

The Foundation of Goodness (FoG) aims to narrow the gap between urban and rural life in Sri Lanka by tackling povery through productive activities.  With a reach of over 25,000 people across 45 villiages we operate in both North and South of Sri Lanka, aiming to lift up the poverty stricken villiages from a post-tsunami and post-war environment through a holistic model which focuses on building up the community through 30 different sectors. 

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Montgomery Cricket Club

Montgomery Cricket Club

Montgomery (in Welsh, Trefaldwyn) in Powys, lies 1.6km from the English border with Shropshire in Welsh Marches, 20 miles West of Shrewsbury.  The town was established around a Norman castle and the parish church of St. Nicholas both built in the early 13th century.  St. Nicholas is still in constant use in the centre of the town and there are substantial ruins of the castle overlooking the market town which now has a population of around 1,250.  Offas Dyke runs nearby and the town also has an excellent museum in the Old Bell.  Montgomery used to be the market town of the County of Montgomeryshire until local government reforms of 1974 created the county of Powy.

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Ovington Cricket Club

Ovington Cricket Club

Yorkshire may be synonymous with cricket, but the historic county town of York is generally better-known for its Vikings, railways and chocolate.  Yorkers - such as Judi Dench, John Barry and Guy Fawkes - are not famous for their yorkers (although Barry's father, John Xavier Prendergast, was a long-term president of the York Vale Cricket League).  On the city's Knavesmire, however, cricket has been played for more than 200 years, and this long tradition is continued by Ovington CC.

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Wirksworth & Middleton Cricket Club

Wirksworth & Middleton Cricket Club

Wirksworth is a small market town, an ancient settlement in the hills of Derbyshire, from Roman times a prosperous lead mining centre.  It grew, enriched by lead, to be in Tudor times the second town in Derbyshire.  In the nineteenth century with lead uneconomic Wirksworth moved to the produce limestone with huge quarries surrounding the town.  The other important industry was textiles, built by the industrial genius of Arkwright.  Now it is a dormitory town, an attractive place to live, with thriving tourism and creative industries and an impressive annual arts festival.  Wirksworth is a diverse and florishing community with a strong, independent spirit and a dedication to the arts, the environment and radical causes.

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Wortham (St. George's) Cricket Club

Wortham (St. George's) Cricket Club

Wrotham (St. George’s) Cricket Club plays regular weekend matches and outdoor nets are held at our ground in Wrotham throughout the summer. We would welcome new members at this friendly club, whose adopted hostelry is the George and Dragon in Wrotham.

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