Category: Club News

Macmillan Coffee Morning

A Macmillan Coffee Morning was held in the Clubhouse on Saturday 30th September. After adding in a few donations from people who were unable to attend, a total of £125.16 was raised. Thanks to those who donated cakes and biscuits,…

Battle of Britain Day Hog Roast

Fifty people came to the Club on Battle of Britain Day, Friday 15th September, to enjoy a sumptuous hog roast. Unfortunately the cold and damp weather did not allow for sitting outside on the picnic benches so everyone squeezed into…

AED / PAD

After seeing a British Heart Foundation post on Facebook, the Club Treasurer applied on behalf of the village for a grant to fully fund a PAD (Public Access Defibrillator). The application was made through the British Heart Foundation who were…

Warm-reekin’, rich!

The Club hosted a Burns’ Supper on Wednesday 25th January to raise funds for the Parish church. 48 people came and enjoyed a tasty four course meal prepared by the church wardens, Margaret Warrener and Elaine Whittaker. After a prawn…

Outside covered area

We are delighted to announce that the outside covered area has been completed. The local firm, Outside Structure Solutions Ltd of Sawtry, have erected a 7m by 4m “Mendip” canopy outside the Club’s main entrance to the side of the…

Sport Relief

A score of members assembled on Friday 18th March to test their skills and, in so doing, contribute to Sport Relief. The event was organised by Carol Greed with help from Amanda Cox, who between them supplied the nibbles, sandwiches…

A busy pre-Christmas week

Club Members’ Christmas Dinner Forty seven places were set for the dinner, held on Saturday 12th December, and a great evening was enjoyed by all despite being frequently plunged into darkness by the electricity tripping out. A visit by a…

The Ramp

A grant from The Woolley Hill Wind Farm Community Fund, obtained with the help of the Parish Council, has paid for the installation of a ramp outside the emergency exit at the front of the Clubhouse. This will allow safer…

BCC in 1936

Here is a brief glimpse into Buckworth Cricket Club as it was in 1936, as revealed by the three pages of the accounts book for that year. There were sixteen cricket-playing members, four of whom were under 16. Six of…