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18 May

Menston Cricket Club - Club of the Week

A SHORT HISTORY OF MENSTON CRICKET CLUB
May 2020 – compiled by Paul Smith

Although cricket was played in Menston well over 100 years ago, the club was not formally established until 1880. At the outset, several fields (as opposed to grounds) were used, one where High Royds hospital stood, othe...

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15 May

Sporting Reminiscence Sessions

The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation are delighted to announce our sporting reminiscence sessions will continue for a further three weeks.

The remote sessions have been developed as part of the Yorkshire Cricket Heritage: Reminiscence & Education – Building a Legacy project (funded by the Nationa...

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7 May

Heritage Club Of The Week - North Leeds CC

North Leeds Cricket Club was formed in 1892 on the present ground , The Homestead, on Old Park Road, Leeds on the edge of Roundhay Park surrounded by Soldiers Field , a public playing field. It largely played in the Leeds League to 1945 and since then in the Airedale and Wharfedale S C L. It h...

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1 May

YORKSHIRE PRIDE LOTTERY WINNER SCOOPS £12K

Yorkshire supporter Mr John Chapman is the lucky winner of this year’s Yorkshire Pride Lottery annual draw.

Mr Chapman, who has been a member of the Yorkshire Pride Lottery since 2016, was informed that he was the recipient of the £12,000 prize from Yorkshire’s chief executive Mark Arthur.

A...

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27 Apr

Heritage Club Of The Week - Skipton Church Institute CC

Skipton Church Institute CC was formed in 1882 originating as the Cricket Club for the main church at the head of Skipton High Street, Holy Trinity.

Up until the 1970s the President of the Club was the incumbent at the Church, they are one of few Clubs to have had Canons and Archdeacons as Pre...

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