Somersham Town Cricket Club
Somersham Town CC are a lively local club that have a team in the CCA Junior League North Division 3. A club on the up following a turbulent few years, STCC have risen 3 divisions in 4 years after the amalgamation of their first and second teams. Everyone at STCC is looking to continue developing the team and increasing sporting opportunities in the Somersham area.
The club has launched a youth programme with coaching sessions for local youngsters, providing opportunities to a wide spectrum of potential young players throughout the area. The club is always looking for more players, whatever the standard.
Our aims for 2016 are to continue building on our successful campaigns, to maintain or even push forward up the divisions, and to develop our youth programme with more coaching opportunities and friendly matches.
Our home games are played at the Millennium Field, The Trundle, Somersham. We run net practices every Thursday evening from May until September. For up to date news and information, find us at: https://www.facebook.com/SomershamCricket
The ECB continues to work with Sport England on the pioneering club accreditation scheme 'Clubmark' to develop a vibrant and healthy club cricket infrastructure.
Cricket clubs can play a key role in the successful delivery of Building Partnerships – cricket's strategic plan for 2006-2009 - by supporting the delivery and implementation of the following programmes:
The ECB Clubmark and community cricket clubs play a central role in all of these programmes and Clubmark will provide the standards that clubs involved in these programmes will aspire to.
In addition, it is expected that clubs who achieve the ECB Clubmark will be recognised and rewarded for their hard work and commitment to club cricket in England and Wales.
By registering to work towards ECB Clubmark, clubs join a growing number of cricket clubs across England and Wales that are prioritising junior development, creating a benchmark for high quality community club cricket.
County Cricket Development Managers can help clubs through the process of achieving ECB Clubmark Accreditation.
ECB Clubmark gives clubs an opportunity to write and implement new procedures as well as acknowledge existing practices. Cricket clubs are required to present evidence and demonstrate implementation across four different themes, culminating in the production of a Club Development Plan.
The four themes are:
For more information see www.ecb.co.uk/clubmark