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1 Sep

Yorkshire Cricket and Morrisons deliver 12,000 meals

The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation has helped deliver more than 12,000 meals to stop children in Yorkshire going hungry during the summer holidays.

We joined forces with Morrisons this summer to run Crick-EAT – an initiative which used the power of sport to provide nutritious meals to children ...

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1 Sep

First of its kind tournament celebrates community

A first of its kind cricket tournament in Keighley has been a huge success in the local community.

Tapeball is a tennis ball wrapped in electrical tape and is used in playing backyard cricket.

This modification of the tennis ball gives it greater weight, speed and distance while still bein...

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27 Aug

Yorkshire Cricket College celebrates results success

We are delighted to announce that all students graduating from the Yorkshire Cricket College have left with 100% pass rate.

The results, which included 76% receiving distinctions will allow leaners to proceed to university, start an apprenticeship or begin their journey to a career.


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27 Aug

Walking Cricket match brings community together

A special walking cricket match in Barnsley has gone down a storm with the community.

Walking Cricket, developed as a new concept in 2019, takes the traditional game’s rules and adds one more – no running – to make it accessible, no matter what the ability.

The sport’s become a lifeline, pa...

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25 Aug

Yorkshire MP praises 'vital' holiday hunger scheme

Leeds North West MP Alex Sobel has praised the commitment of a Yorkshire Cricket initiative offering hope to disadvantaged families in Yorkshire.

The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation recently joined forces with Morrisons to provide more than 20,000 free meals and 1000 hours of cricket throughout ...

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