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The Bristol County Ground

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Vacancy: County Welfare Officer

The Gloucestershire Cricket Board wish to appoint a County Welfare Officer to provide advice and assistance on Safeguarding Children for clubs, leagues and other affiliated organisations across the County. County Welfare Officer - hours of work vary dependant upon the...

ECB statement following Prime Minister’s announcement on 21 September

An update for cricket in England following announcement by the Prime Minister. Following the Prime Minister and First Minister’s announcement earlier this week, the following update now applies for cricket in England... Outdoor cricket activity can still take place in...

ECB announce ‘Covid-19 Guidance for Cricket Indoors’

Today, the ECB announced the guidelines for cricket indoors and thank everyone for their patience whilst they worked with DCMS and key partners to finalise this guidance. The purpose of these guidelines is to offer practical guidance to venues, coaching providers and...

Painswick players raising money for new nets with walk to Lord’s

THREE players from Painswick are planning to walk from the village club to Lord’s next month to raise money for new nets. The 100-mile challenge is being undertaken by Tom Hayward (pictured left), George MacDuff (middle) and Dom Barnard at the start of the half-term...

Special Measures announced for non-compliant clubs/teams for ECB Step 4 Return to Cricket Guidance

Ahead of cricket this weekend, County Cricket Boards (CCBs) Leagues and Competition Organisers now have the ability to act quickly by taking action against clubs failing to comply with UK Government and/or ECB guidance on the return to cricket. During the pandemic,...

ECB update Emergency Funding Support Programmes for Clubs and Leagues

As the recreational game returns to play, the two ECB emergency funding schemes available to cricket clubs and leagues have undergone some changes to specifically help clubs re-open and get games of cricket on under new COVID-19 guidelines. Emergency Support...

ACO release guidance for umpires and scorers officiating social distanced matches

To enable recreational cricket to resume, adapted playing conditions have been introduced and the Association of Cricket Officials (ACO) have released guidance for umpires and scorers who choose to make themselves available.

NatWest Cricketforce: Supporting clubs in their return to cricket

Recreational cricket is back and we are now delighted to share with you the new plans for NatWest CricketForce 2020! What does NatWest Cricketforce look like for 2020? Just like previous years, NatWest CricketForce is all about working towards a common goal but whilst...

Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire release statement ahead of recreational crickets return

For: Players, volunteers and supporters of recreational cricket in our three counties. Joint statement from: Gloucestershire Cricket Board, Somerset Cricket Board and Wiltshire Cricket Board The announcement made by the Government last Friday evening (3rd July) that...

The Return of Recreational Cricket – Full Guidance

Following the latest update from the UK Government, the ECB is pleased to announce the return of recreational cricket in England, signalling a progression from Step 3 to Step 4 of the ECB’s roadmap to return for the recreational game. Clubs who have previously run All...

Club Development

The GCB has two full-time club and programmes officers whose job it is to support and develop our clubs.

For clubs in the north of the county this person is Eric Woodmason while for the south it is John Peplow.  They can offer help and advice across a wide-range of areas including…

  • Developing junior cricket
  • Improving facilities
  • Securing funding
  • Help clubs achieve and retain ECB Clubmark

For more information on anything to do with our clubs please contact Eric or John.

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