Club Development 2022 Update - in excess of £140K paid to Oxfordshire Clubs
This week saw the end of the first year of the ECB County Grant Fund for clubs where any monies had to be spent by 31 January. We approved grants for the sum of £108,277 in line with our allocation from the ECB across 13 clubs and each of the 3 ECB themes with projects for solar panels, new Practice Nets, Non-Turf Pitches and improving Pavilion facilities. The Grant monies in addition to the partnership funding of just short of £100K saw the total investment in cricket in the county in excess of £200K, not to mention the £30K plus of the Inspire to Play Grants earlier in 2022. All the applications that were sufficiently well progressed were completed with Grants being paid in the final week. The scheme for 2023 will be launched soon by the County; will follow similar themes, however, unfortunately like other counties have received a reduced allocation for 2023. We have carried over a handful of 'in progress' applications from 2022 and will be in touch with those clubs, but feel free to reach out to me email@example.com
Club Scorer Course
Oxfordshire Association of Cricket Officials
will be running an ECB ACO Club Scorer course on the following dates:
Saturday 4th March & 25th March 2023
At Oxford Downs CC OX29 7QH
Cost is £30 per course and includes all course materials tea and coffee but you will need to bring your own lunch on each day.
This course is for anyone wanting scoring on a regular basis and is the only one to teach you how to score comprehensively. This course is suitable for complete beginners and existing scorers who want to improve their skills,
we will also touch on electronic scoring during the course.
The course does not teach the Laws of Cricket and all potential participants are advised to use the MCC on-Line Laws Resource to ensure they have a knowledge of The Laws applicable to scorers.
For more information please email:
Helen Meardon - mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
To book onto the course and for additional information go to:
SCS/000157 - https://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/hlqdzv
New Safeguarding Courses
These courses are for all those who have a specialist role in cricket including Coaches, Activators, Officials, Committee Members, Captains and Club Safeguarding Officers
If you perform a specialist role in cricket we ask you to complete the ‘Safeguarding for Specialist Roles’ first and then proceed to complete the appropriate top up module below:
Safeguarding for Captains and Team Managers
Safeguarding for Coaches and Activators
Safeguarding for Officials (Umpires and Scorers)
Safeguarding for Committee Members and Club Safeguarding Officers
The Safeguarding for Specialist Roles training should take around 1 hour to complete and the top up modules around 20 minutes. The courses are valid for 3 years.
SCTM - for Team Captains and ManagersLink SCAT - Coaches and ActivatorsLink SCOM - Committee Members and Club Safeguarding OfficersLink SUSC - Umpires and ScorersLink If you have any questions please contact email@example.com
Cropredy CC to play in the ECB Indoor National Club Championship 2023
Our County Indoor Champions, Cropredy CC, have been drawn against Ashton-Under-Hill from Worcestershire in the County Playoff Round. Worcestershire are hosting the fixture at the Cricket Centre at PHHS, Evesham on Saturday 4th March from 7-9pm. Good luck to James Coleman and his team. The Winners from the County Play Off will then proceed to the Midlands Regional Finals Day at Uppingham School on Sunday 26th March (subject to final confirmation):- In the Semi-Final they would face the winners from the County Play Off from Norfolk and Bedfordshire - If successful, in the Regional Final they would meet the winners of Lincolnshire and Huntingdonshire. The National Finals are then at Lords on Sunday 2 April.
Banbury Indoor League - Division 1 - Week 4
Week 4 results:
Ruscote 72-3 with Riasat Ali 23no and Naveed 2-14 beat Banbury Veterans 71-6 with Paul Cutler 34 and James Risbridger 2-32.
Sandford 127-5 with George Welch 46; Tom Goffe 47no and Richard Murray 2-43 beat Shipston 99-6 with Marcus Ireland 22; Max Morris 21 and Jonty Harvey 2-37.
Banbury 110-2 with Ben Cross 25no & 1-30 and Liam Manley 25no beat Cropredy 109-5 with Will French 53no and Tariq 1-22.
Hook Norton 105-1 with Dan White 27no; Adam Bennett 25no; Andy Stanley 23 and Adam Webb 2-22 beat Charlbury 105- 5 with Rob Knight 36.
Sandford St. Martin
Stuart Murphy Leaves Oxfordshire Cricket
It is with regret that Oxfordshire Cricket belatedly announces that Stuart Murphy resigned from his role as part-time County Safeguarding Officer in December. We would like to express our heartfelt thanks for the huge amount of work that Stuart did firstly in a volunteer capacity and latterly as a paid employee to prepare Oxfordshire Cricket to meet the Safeguarding criteria of the ECB. Stuart was relentless in his desire to ensure we have appropriately trained staff and volunteers as well as the correct processes and systems in place to provide the best service possible to keep everyone involved in Oxfordshire Cricket safe. We will greatly miss Stuart's expertise and experience which will now be devoted to his full-time role as the ECB Disabilities Personal Development & Welfare Officer.
Stuart's departure leaves a vacancy to work alongside Lesley Pykett. The role includes but is not limited to -
Being the point of contact with the ECB Safeguarding team,
Writing a monthly Board report,
Liaising with the Board Safeguarding lead,
Dealing with any safeguarding concerns raised in a timely manner,
Promoting safeguarding at all times by word and deed,
Attending relevant OCB and ECB meetings, webinars and conferences,
Supporting the education and training of everyone within Oxfordshire Cricket.
Anyone interested in the role should contact Margaret Stevens at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
If you have any safeguarding concerns please contact email@example.com