Pre-Season Work Day

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Pre-Season Work Day this Saturday

Ladies & Gents

Just to remind you that it’s the pre-season workday this Saturday at 9am at The Recreation Ground

We have a few jobs to get done prior to the start of the season so hopefully many hands will make light work.

And don’t forget it knocks £10 off your Grounds mans fee for next season.

A few of the Jobs that are on the list for Saturday ( Get there early to avoid the rubbish ones )

  1. Mark out pitches and square
  2. Repair and Wash/Paint sight screens
  3. Fix net to frame
  4. Compost heap tidy up
  5. ROLLING

Can you let Martin know if you can or cannot make it, if you cannot make it we still need some Rolling to be done with only a couple of weeks to go until the first game, the crank and seat can be found in the side shed!

Mr Fish has also asked if you can bring your subs with you as well!

See you all on Saturday!

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‘The Brickwall’ Jack White

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‘The Brickwall’ Jack White

If you hadn’t already heard, Club Chairman Jack White is stepping into the ring to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Jack will make his in ring boxing debut on Saturday 23rd of April 2016. Tickets for the event are still available. Contact Jack if you would like to see him take a beating!

Alternatively you can sponsor him, donation all to a great cause!

Donate here: Jacks Just Giving Page

 

Rolling & Workdays

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2016 Rolling

That time of year has come again, if you want The Recreation ground to be a rock hard batting track, the more pre-season rolling we do the better!

If we can do 45 minutes to 1 hour of rolling each it will make life easier throughout the season, and firm up the ground for the early games. It will also knock £10 off your Grounds fee for next season!

The Roller is parked next to the Groundsman shed and the Starter Crank is in the Side shed. If anyone needs instructions on how to start it get in touch with Martin or Phil and they will demonstrate for you.

Also please inform Martin when you have done some rolling and how long you have spent at it.


2016 Workdays

 

Ladies and Gents – the dates for the 2016 Workdays are as follows:

Saturday 2nd April 2016 – Start time: 9am – Prepare the square for the coming season with marking out and removing winter fencing. Fix up the practice net and general preparation for the summer.

Saturday 17th September 2016 – Start time 9am – Seed & Loam square for winter. Tidy Pavilion & Put away all fixtures and fittings. General tidy up.

Don’t forget that attending each workday reduces the Grounds maintenance fee for 2017 by £10 each time!

NEW Club Treasurer

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Phil Fish – The Man With The Money

Unfortunately elected Chris Randall has stepped down as Club Treasurer and Phil Fish has stepped in on an interim basis. As always if anyone else would like to stand in the role please get in touch with any member of the Club Committee to show your interest.

With retirement taken Phil has plenty of time to keep up to date with the club finances. And has already contacted various members with details of ‘2016 Membership Subscriptions’ full Membership details are below, but remember you get a discount if you were at the workdays last season.

So probably best to contact Phil for this information either by email on philipfish@waitrose.com or by phone on 07952 942048


2016 Membership Subscriptions

Family: £60  Adults: £50  Students: £25  Juniors: £20

Ground Maintenance: £30

Adult Match Fees: £5  Students/Juniors: £2.50