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New spectator at Gatacre!

Seen clinging to the pavilion wall – probably just after emerging from its chrysalis. Have googled it – seems to be a Poplar Hawkmoth.  Must like cedar as well as poplar….

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Opening exhibition

Gatacre Pavilion opening event – the exhibition photos

For those of you who couldn’t make it to the opening, here’s a chance to look at the exhibition photos which were on display in the pavilion. It’s a great record of more than 6 months of construction work during one of the wettest winters on record! It’s also very easy to forget just how […]

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We Need New Players!

Recruitment Drive Inevitably, the focus of late has been on the pavilion. Having now secured the long term future of the facilities, not only for the cricket club but for the local community, it’s time to ensure the long term viability of the club. We suffered the blow of losing quite a few players at […]

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easy fund raising

Easy Fundraising – appeal from Stav!

Stav has already put a Facebook and Twitter post regarding this but for those of you who haven’t got the message, here’s the details of a scheme which could bring in some much needed funds for the club.  Here’s what he had to say on the matter:   I am usually sceptical about schemes like […]

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Geoff Bullen has died

News of Geoff Bullen’s death came courtesy of Nick Broadbent.  This is what Nick had to say: It is with sadness that we learned of the death of Geoff Bullen, who contributed so positively to the club during the 1990s. Geoff suffered from motor neurone disease and we have been told that he died suddenly […]

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Final touches to the pavilion – tables and chairs!

What would our lovely new pavilion have been like if we’d had to have made do with the scruffy old tables and chairs?  Fortunately, our application for a grant from the Mary Hignett Fund, administered by the Rotary Club proved to be successful.  Mary Hignett was a much-loved local writer, teacher and naturalist who left […]

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