Come and join us for a cup of tea! On Thurs 29thJanuary Sussex Cricket in the Community will be hosting the first County Ground Cuppa. The event will run from 10am – 11.30am in the Boundary Rooms.
On Wednesday 17th December Sussex Cricket were proud to host the 4th annual ‘Friends of the Elderly lunch’ created and organised by Matt Warren, Managing Director of local sports travel company, Travel Places.
This year Sussex Cricket in the Community launched a Street20 ambassador’s course for 14-18 year olds. The course is programme which is aimed at giving students the confidence and skills to deliver Street20 sessions at a variety of settings including primary schools, cricket clubs and community centres. It will also teach them about leadership and organisational skills, as well as giving them experience of managing a group of young people.
As part of our Get Smart initiative SCITC are holding a new and exciting schools education project based around the 2015 ICC World Cup. It is a competition based project, involving 14 of Sussex’s primary schools.
During December the academy players flew out to Sri Lanka for their biannual cricket tour. Whilst enjoying some serious cricket out there, a couple of the boys and Cricket performance Manager, Keith Greenfield took some time out to embark on a special project on behalf of the Club and Patcham High School in Brighton.
On Tuesday 16th December Sussex Cricket hosted a table cricket event in the Boundary Rooms at the County Ground in Hove. Members of local day centre St John’s Centre came to play and pit their wits against some of the club’s staff and enjoy a cup of tea and a mince pie.
On December 5th we welcomed a very special visitor to Hove in the shape of Nigel Gordon-Johnson, who started and completed his sixth half-marathon in just 6 days at The BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground.
As part of Southern Rail’s commemoration of Armistice Day and the start of World War I, they linked up with Blind Veterans UK and Sussex Cricket to try out some blind cricket at our Indoor School in Hove.
On Wednesday the 29th October the K2 leisure centre in Crawley played host to a highly competitive disability competition between Sussex U16’s LD team, Hampshire’s U16’s disability squad and the Strawford Centre.
Staff and supporters of Sussex County Cricket Club generously donated food, toiletries and clothing to help support some of the most vulnerable people this Christmas. We were delighted to be able to donate a significant amount of food, clothing and toiletries to those who need it most during what is often the hardest time of year for those who are homeless or struggling with poverty and disadvantage.