New Facilities for F&B

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Project by Chris Gunn

We did it
On 10th September 2021 we successfully raised £18,943 ( + est. £2663.00 Gift Aid ) with 135 supporters in 107 days

To construct new practice facilities for 2022.

New stretch target

Improve facilities for spectators and supporters.

The Cricket Club

Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club has been an active member of the local community since 1909. Since that time thousands of people of all ages have enjoyed the warm and convivial atmosphere, playing cricket and socialising and making friends for life.  


The Club has a thriving junior section, a women and girls' team, four senior teams and two midweek XIs. The first team now plays in the Northern Premier League.



After many, many years of discussion and debate, a long-term ambition has been realised and land adjoining to the east of the current ground has been purchased. The phased development seeks to construct new practice facilities (a four bay 30metre net lane), a new pitch and eventual clubhouse extension.  



This development will allow the Club to offer more on-site practice and playing opportunities, enabling it to meet burgeoning local demand. The immediate population is increasing with more wanting to be involved in this great sport, but space limitation has been a perennial problem. 

With the new land and the long-term plan to transform this into a new pitch with playing, practice and changing accommodation, this is now the opportunity to make significant progress and firmly establish Fulwood and Broughton CC as the premier club in the area.

F&BCC has worked closely with local schools, leagues and the county foundation to ensure it offers a high quality inclusive, safe and secure environment and facilities. It recognises that in order to continue to do so these developments are significant to the overall vision.

How Covid has affected the Club

Owing to the restrictions, opportunities to open, raise funds and make progress towards provision of new facilities has been severely impacted.

There is now a plan in place to raise funds for the purchase and development of new practice facilities: a 4 lane netting area.


This would be located in the north west corner of the recently acquired land (see below). This would provide a superb practice area for all age groups, freeing up the current ground for more matches and other activities.


To make this dream come true we need your support.

Various events will be taking place during July and August.

Upcoming activities:

  • Friday 16th July - Golf Day @ Longridge GC
  • Sunday 18th July - Prosecco Cricket @ Fulwood and Broughton CC
  • Saturday 24th July - Race Night @ Fulwood and Broughton CC

Summer Raffle (£10 a booklet of 5): Throughout the summer we will also be selling raffle tickets. Some fabulous prizes are on offer, including signed cricket (Liam Livingstone, Jimmy Anderson) and football shirts (PNE, West Ham), Preston Grasshoppers tickets, as well as a range of others.

Tickets for all events and the summer raffle can be purchased through this site or at the club.

All support is gratefully received and we hope to open the new facilities in time for spring 2022.


This project offers rewards in return for your donation

£2 or more

Summer Raffle (£2 per ticket)

We are running a raffle throughout the summer which can be entered via ticket (on sale over the next few weeks) or via this online facility. The raffle will be drawn on President's Day (late August: date TBC). There are numerous prizes including signed football shirts and cricket bats, bar vouchers, trial memberships, meals, etc. Please ensure your name is included with your purchase.

£3 or more

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Race Night Saturday 24th July (Bobby's Send Off)

The highly talented Comedian, TV Presenter and Actor, Marvyn Dickinson will be hosting and compering a special one-off Race Night at Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club. Spaces are limited so please book online through this site to avoid disappointment.

£3 or more

Opening Night Launch Friday 2nd July 6pm+

Launch Night Can you beat the pro? Cricket based competitions, prizes for all winners. (Catching, throwing, bowling, batting and keepy-uppy), food will also be available on the night (for an additional charge).

£5 or more

Midweek Team Contributions

You will be entered into a raffle to be drawn in August for various prizes. Thanks for your support.

£5 or more

Prosecco Cricket Day (Women and Girls)

Participate in a cricket festival for women and girls at Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club

£15 or more

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Preston Marriott 2 week family membership only £15

Two weeks' family membership to Preston Marriott for the summer holidays. Enjoy the pool and other leisure amenities at this fantastic local hotel and conference centre at a reduced rate. Only one available. Please provide full personal details.

£30 or more

£30 Match or Match ball Donation

Please donate to our crowdfund project which aims to provide new facilities for all members in the field adjoining to the east of the current ground. All match or ball donors will be automatically entered into a raffle to be drawn on President's day in late August. Your support is gratefully received.

£40 or more

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Penrith GC (four ball) Special Offer (RRP£140)

Take advantage of this one off special. A four ball at a vastly reduced rate for Penrith Golf Course. A Cumbrian golf course situated in a splendid location between the world renowned Lake District and the delightful Eden Valley. The Lakeland fells provide a magnificent backdrop to this par 69 (Mens) par 72 (Ladies) golf course formed in 1890.

£50 or more

Golf Day (Friday 16th July @ Longridge Golf Club)

golf competition (teams of 4), sponsored holes, prizes on the day.

£10 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£20 Animology - pet care products (only £10)

A one-off chance to purchase a £20 Animology voucher with free delivery for only £10. See: for the range of products available. Please leave personal details.

£10 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£20 Fulwood Leisure Centre Voucher for only £10

£20 worth of access to Fulwood Leisure Centre's wide range of activities. One only. Please leave all personal details

£10 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Bake Off Package - Great Present £10 (RRP £35)

Conway Cards, Garstang: have donated a wonderful present for someone who loves baking. Floral patterned theme - Cake storage tins, apron, recipe notes, bookmarks. A one-off special. Please leave full details.

£15 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Hedge Cut/Garden Mow (Adam Cooper Services) RRP£40

RRP £40. Do you have a small hedge or garden that needs some attention from a highly experienced, qualified professional? Don't miss out on that expert touch. Only one available.

£15 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£75 Voucher from Focus on Hair (only £15) BARGAIN!

A fabulous birthday present. A special one-off voucher at a 5star reviewed salon:

£25 or more

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£25 The Cricket Pad Coaching Lesson (RRP£40)

One hour of cricket coaching with a level III coach for only £25. Only three available. Don't miss out on this exclusive offer. Should cost £40.

£30 or more

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1 Case (6) Casillero del Diablo (RRP £40-50)

Case of Casillero del Diablo. Donated kindly by Spar, Water Lane, Preston. RRP £40-50. Please leave full details.

£40 or more

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Kendal Golf Club (4 ball) Special Offer (RRP£80)

Enjoy a four ball at Kendal GC: A shorter course than some, from its elevated position overlooking the historic old town of Kendal, the panoramic views that unfurl when playing at Kendal Golf Club are simply breath taking. A one-off special offer to play at this beautiful course that might suit some who do not get chance to play as regularly. Please leave full details.

£80 or more

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1to1 Golf Coaching:Simon Edwards The Open 2010/11

Former Open Player Simon Edwards has offered a 90minute one to one coaching session for the special price of only £80 (RRP£120). Simon specialises in the short game, course management and mental processes. Don't miss this special opportunity to learn from a former Jack Nicklaus Golf Schools Director of Instruction.

£80 or more

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Pleasington GC 4 ball (RRP£220) Only £800

Special Offer at Pleasington Golf Club, Blackburn. Host of many prestigious event including The Open qualifying. SPECIAL OFFER - ONE ONLY

£100 or more

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Preston Golf Club (4 Ball) only £100 (RRP£160)

A one-off special. Preston Golf Club have offered a 4 ball voucher to our crowdfund campaign. Green Fees are normally £45 pp in summer. Grab this special offer quick to play at "One of the best Parkland Courses in the North West". First come first served. Please ensure you leave your contact details.

£150 or more

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Ormskirk GC 4 Ball (RRP£225) only £150

Enjoy a four ball round at Ormskirk Golf Club: Set in 125 acres of mature, picturesque parkland, Ormskirk Golf Club offers a challenging yet relaxing round of golf to players of all ages and abilities. A special treat for a group who may not have this chance again. This offer at a considerably reduced rate is a one-off F&BCC crowdfunder special.

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