News from Thorneyholme Road
Chairman Peter Barratt and Treasurer Karen Stephenson are standing down
at the AGM. Both positions need to be filled on the night. Thanks to both
officers for their service. Peter has been chairman since 1992 and has
been involved with the club since 1980 when his son Paul first played
as a junior.
Party/ Action Group
In December 2003, the Club formed an Action Group to implement some of
the ideas put forward by the Membership at the EGM. The Group has since
been meeting on a regular basis and will be working hard in the coming
months to increase income via fund raising activities and sponsorship.
It is vital that the members support the efforts of the Action Group as
we strive to achieve one common goal - to make Accrington Cricket Club
Nets have started
at Moorhead on Friday evenings from 6.30 for Juniors with Seniors taking
over at 7.45pm.
The Hyndburn Cricket Development Groups Annual Indoor Cricket Festival
begins on Sunday February 8th at Hyndburn Sports Centre. The Under 13s
(Accrington Lightning) are in Group A with Great Harwood Hawks and Baxenden
Stags on that date. The Under 15s play on February 15th against Great
Harwood Hawks and Church Cheetas with a match against Baxenden Stags on
February 29th. The finals will be played on March 7th.
Pilling is the new Junior Chairman.
Andy Eland, Richard Burrows, Zed Hussain and Peter Conroy are attending
a Level 1 Coaching Course.
Sat February 28th Race Night
Fri March 19th Gala Dinner
Friday April 16th Pre season party with top group Wasted
bat will travel
teamers Scott Hudson and Stuart Crabtree are going to South Africa to
stay with Andre Seymore for a month from February 3rd. They will play
for Andre's club side.