It's a family atmosphere, everyone's welcome - it's nice Kim Baker - Spondon CC
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Sri Lanka 1: Welcome!

The NCC's ground in Colombo


Friday 20th Jan

Hello, Hello or Vanakkam from Sri Lanka! (English, Sinhala and Tamil respectively)

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10 – Calling all amateur photographers!

2011 has been a fantastic year for TTF , and I hope a good one for all of you as well. We’ve heard loads of great stories, met some fantastic people and seen some wonderful cricket photographs – and it’s the photographers we’d like to speak to now.

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9 - Astley Bridge – the stories behind the quotations


I know that I’ve been promising you all for ages some Astley Bridge stories and as I’ll be back up there at the end of this week for more interviews, it seemed about time to share with you some of the first trip!

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Welcome to!

Phew. After months of hard work (including the last two crazy weeks of solidly writing content – it’s even featured in my dreams!) I’m really pleased to tell you that our website – – has launched. Here’s a quick intro to the site so you know what’s there and how you can get involved.

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7b - Stories from Spondon

Since I last wrote one of these blogs I’ve been up to Bolton for my first interview session with Astley Bridge. These guys were great fun and another very different club – a definite Lancashire League club, with professionals and fans who have fun but take the cricket seriously. There are more cricket grounds in Bolton than any other town in Britain and amazingly two full cricket leagues made up of just sides in the town – a brilliant club cricket scene, and fantastic stories for TTF!

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