Now that we are settled into 2017, the management committee thought it was important to share with you all, a few important things that have happened over the winter and also a reminder of forthcoming events: –
- Our appointed architects have received a positive response to the plans from South Gloucestershire Council, following ‘Pre Application’ discussions with the Planning Department.
- Sport England have suggested that Frenchay are in a good position to receive ‘Section 106’ funding from house-builders building new developments in the area
- A survey was carried out early last year, the contractor provided a feasibility report and budget costs to carry out improvement works.
- Sport England have approved the report and allocated funding of approx £75,000.
- The project is currently out to tender, with a commencement date planned for late summer 2017
- Pre-season training will commence on Tuesday 17th January, 8.30 – 10.00pm, at Fairfiled Grammar School, Allfoxton Rd, BS7 9NL.
- At the AGM members voted to abolish the annual membership fee, and instead incorporate this in weekly match fees
- Emails have been received from several prospective new players and we look forward to welcoming them to nets.
- Each team is going to be responsible for organising and running a social event in 2017
- Winter training kicks off in early Feb – look out for a separate communication with specific details.
- Twenty Two of our Youth Team players have earned places in the Gloucestershire CCC winter training squads.
- Nat Wraith has been included in the Western Storm Development squad.
- Naima Milhofer, Maisie Hunkin & Lily Knox have been selected for the Gloucestershire Cricket Board Emerging Players Programme.
- The club remain committed to continuing to be a safe, friendly and secure place to play and visit
- Whilst we are confident that the procedures we have in place are satisfactory, following guidance from the ECB we are currently undertaking a full review and will adopt any measures deemed necessary.
- Cricketforce Weekend – 1st and 2nd of April – Time to get the club ready for the 2017 season
- Frenchay Sport Open Day – Sat 22nd April.