Category: Club News

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…

Inside storage

“The gents” is finally getting its makeover. The steel urinal and the basins have been removed, the trough filled in with concrete and the wall plastered in what will become a storage area. A new basin and hot water heater…

Outside storage

A metal shed is going up behind the Clubhouse to provide storage for the chairs, tables, etc. that have hitherto been left outside in the rain. Just a few dozen more screws to go to add to the hundreds already…

Update

Sorry if you visited the site over the past few days and it “didn’t look right”. Updates at WordPress managed to upset our site, along with thousands of other WordPress created sites around the world, but it should be back…

Macmillan Coffee Morning success

BCC provided the venue for a Macmillan Coffee Morning on 26th September. The event was well supported by those who came and contributions were also forthcoming from some of the builders working in the village. There were plenty of donations…

Burns’ Night Supper

This year’s Burns’ Night Supper was organised by Margaret Warrener and Elaine Whittaker who, as ever, produced a splendid meal for the 43 diners and generously donated most of the ingredients. After a two hour power cut in the afternoon,…

Elvis was in the building

The Clubhouse was packed for the 2014 Buckworth’s Got Talent show and competition was fiercer than ever. Helen Foster once again won the children’s category with her rendition of ‘Que sera sera’. Taya (keyboard) and Max Harding (electric bass) were joint…

Christmas Hamper Draw

The Club Christmas Hamper Draw was held on the evening of Saturday 21st December, the shortest day of the year. Predictably, the first number drawn hadn’t been bought by anybody! The first prize hamper went to the buyer of the…