Baglan Cricket Club New sight screens

by Baglan Cricket Club in Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot Principle Area, United Kingdom

Baglan Cricket Club New sight screens

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Keep what you raise – this project will receive all pledges made by 27th May 2024 at 7:00am

To improve facilities at the Evans Bevan Playing Fields. And new sight screens are a priority. Pending influx of new playing members.

by Baglan Cricket Club in Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot Principle Area, United Kingdom

Who are we?

Baglan Cricket Club was founded in 1952 as a small pub cricket team. We pride ourselves as being a diverse & inclusive club which plays an active part in the local community. The club is run totally by volunteers. We have two adult sides who play in the South Wales Cricket Association Division 1 & Division 6 & we enter the National Village Cup on an annual basis. We are endeavouring to establish boys & girls teams this season at U9 & U11 age groups together with recruiting a Ladies team. We also run the ECB Allstars & Dynamos programme for 5-8 yr old & 8-11 yr old children. A fantastic programme covering 8 weeks to introduce boys & girls to cricket, teaching them new skills, helping them make new friends & have a great time doing so. We also hold the prestigious ECB Clubmark which confirms that the club is sustainable, well run & provides the right safe, welcoming & inclusive environment for participants of all ages.       

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Why are we crowdfunding?

With the addition of new members to the club we need to improve the facilities at the Evans Bevan Playing Fields & part of this initiative is the purchase of two new sight screens. From a safety perspective one end of the ground which has no sight screen at present has a row of large mature trees ringing the ground. Some balls bowled by our quicker bowlers from that end are very difficult to pick up against the dark background. 

How we’ll spend the money raised

Every Pound Helps

No donation is too small. Whether you're a fanatical cricket supporter or just a local person walking the dog on a sunny afternoon. Your contribution will help us to improve facilities.

Join us on this exciting journey a to help Baglan Cricket Club to achieve its goal of improving the facilities at a club that is inclusive & open to all.

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Community impact

The club has been a key element of the close-knit Baglan Village over many years. Our plans for establishing the junior element at the club took a knock during the recent pandemic & it is hoped that through the Allstairs & Dynamos initiative we can establish a couple of junior teams. Recruitment of a ladies team from the village is ongoing & this would mean that 30+ players & together with 20+ Mums & Dads mainly from the village would attend the club on a weekly basis throughout the Summer.  

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How you can play your part

There are four simple ways to help us reach our target, and make this project a reality.

1. Make a pledge. Don’t delay if you’re going to support us because momentum is key to our success!

2. Spread the word. Share our project on your social media pages and tell the world to get behind us! The more people we reach, the more support we will get.

3. Offer rewards. Get involved if you are a local business by donating things we can offer to our supporters. We will give you a shout out!

4. Fundraise for us. If you want to run your own fundraiser – maybe a sponsored activity or similar – use the 'contact project' button at the top of our page to let us know. Setting up your own page only takes a few minutes and you won’t need any bank details. Just a fun idea!

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