The HCC 1853 Monthly Draw

We are delighted to announce that as from 1st March 2020, we are launching the HCC 1853 Monthly Draw.

Entry is £5 per month per number and Prize money will be paid as follows:

1st prize 25% of the monthly pot, 2nd prize 15% of the monthly pot and 3rd prize 10% of the monthly pot.

For more information and to join the draw, click here. The more people who participate, the greater the prizes.

The Draw will take place on the last Saturday of each month and regular updates will be provided via e-mail, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

2020 Membership & Loyalty Cards

We thank you all for your ongoing support and membership of HCC and would take this opportunity to remind all our members that HCC subscriptions for 2020 are due on 1st January and prompt payment would be much appreciated. Membership prices for 2020 have remained the same as 2019. The expiry date of your loyalty card will be set to 31st March 2021 upon receipt of cleared funds.

Payments can be made by cash, or card at the Bar, by BACS (please email us for bank details) or online by clicking on this link Pay Membership.

Bar Manager Required

Haslingden Cricket Club are looking for a permanent full time Bar Manager to manage the Club’s bar, function room and associated duties from April 2020. Please click on the link below for the job description which will give you an idea of what this exciting opportunity involves. Job Description

Prior experience of bar management is preferred. Please send your CV to robyn.payne@live.co.uk in the first instance. The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday the 4th of February. If your application is successful an interview date will be confirmed

The 2020 Annual General Meeting

The Haslingden Cricket Club Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday 27th January 2020 at 7.30pm in the pavilion.

All members are invited to attend and we look forward to welcoming as many of you as possible to:

  • Review the club’s accounts for the financial year 1/10/2018 to 30/9/2019
  • Update you on developments and proposals both on and off the field before the 2020 season commences.

If you have any queries or questions prior to the meeting then please contact our Club Secretary Jayne Hunsley by email: jayne@hunsleylegal.com

The Club’s AGM is your opportunity to have your say and input into the running of your club. We would encourage you to please make every effort to attend as, if you are not in attendance, then you will not be able to vote on any item raised.

The Accounts and Annual Report will be circulated to members shortly.

New Years Eve 2019

Tickets are now available for our New Years Eve celebration on Tuesday 31st December and can be purchased in the clubhouse or from Neary’s Grocers.

Our full bar service will be available including a wide selection of gins and vodkas. We also have Prosecco & Champagne available to enjoy whilst enjoying the music and dancing to DJ Michael Sixsmith’s top tunes.

The evening begins at 7:30 until late, tickets are just £12.50 each which includes a buffet supper.

This is always a popular event so snap up your tickets a.s.a.p

Opening Up session

On Thursday 12th December we will be holding an “Opening Up” session for all members of the club.

Mental Health awareness is important for everyone involved with the club, not just the players and so everyone is invited to the session which will start at 7.30pm and last for approximately 30 minutes.

You can follow @OpeningUpCC on Twitter for more information and we are sure you are familiar with the phrase #itsnotweaktospeak

We look forward to seeing you there.

Senior News

Joe Sipocz has decided to stand down as First XI captain and we thank him for his efforts and service over the last two years. 

Jordan Shannon has now been appointed as First XI and Club Captain; Matthew Griffin will be First XI vice-captain.

Tom Richards and Jeff Stanton will continue as Second XI and Third XI captains respectively.  Their vice captains will be confirmed in due course.

We wish them all success for the 2020 season.

Ladies & Gents Pink Night – Saturday 12th October 2019

The Ladies and Gents Pink Night in aid of Breast Cancer Now and Rossendale Hospice takes place at HCC on Saturday 12th October 2019 from 7.30pm.

Entertainment from Britain’s Got Talent finalists:

The Fantastic Bosom Buddies

Tickets are £20 which includes a hot supper and are available from Heads Above in Haslingden. Join us for what promises to be a fabulous night.