Latest update

The Network’s discussions on club-related issues – anything and everything around running a cricket club – take place in a closed LinkedIn group accessible by members only.   So, if you are involved in running a club, please join by following the simple instructions here. [**Your input needed**]  Watch out for announcement on events shortly.  If you haven’t completedContinue reading “Latest update”

Leadership or management? And what role can your coaches play?

Do you have: A clear vision for the Club A defined and agreed strategy A live action/development plan Allocated responsibilities for delivering the plan to those with the right competence/skill sets Can anyone genuinely respond 1,2 3 and 4 and claim that commitment to the vision is largely unquestioned, all who need to buy inContinue reading “Leadership or management? And what role can your coaches play?”

Funding and funders

We posted a link to the Charity Excellence database of community/charity funding organisations in the notes from the May 7 Network webinar. Still the most comprehensive we have seen and now up to 903 different funding sources. Most will not be relevant but the database can be sorted by location, focus and scale of funding required/available.Continue reading “Funding and funders”

Playing in 2020 – poll results

The poll has closed with nearly 750 club responses – around 40% of all Clubmark clubs – in little over a week. 58% of you want to get the game on and, if league cricket is now unlikely, you’re looking for guidance on what’s possible to deliver meaningful cricket at some point this summer. TheContinue reading “Playing in 2020 – poll results”

How and when are we getting the game on?

These are the questions uppermost on people’s minds and the focus of the next Network webinars on Thursday 11 June at 4.00pm and 8.00pm. The webinars will cover some key issues: The Playing in 2020 poll results and why people voted the way they did Where are we with getting back on the field, whatContinue reading “How and when are we getting the game on?”

Playing in 2020

With league cricket looking increasingly unlikely, leagues and clubs are already exploring other options. That, of course, is dependent on the development of appropriate playing conditions to comply with government guidelines. To gauge a club view, we have put together a one question poll with three options and asking you to identify which option bestContinue reading “Playing in 2020”

Network COVID-19 Webinars

*********UPDATE********** Registration will close at 15:00 on Thursday In view of the many issues confronting clubs in the current situation we have arranged a webinar so that members can share their challenges, news, questions and learning for the benefit of all.  You can join online and/or phone using simple to access conference call technology.  WeContinue reading “Network COVID-19 Webinars”

COVID-19 Preparedness Survey

This short survey is based on information gathered to date for all clubs to self-assess the state of their preparations for dealing with the COVID-19 emergency. The results will inform our rolling webinar series supporting clubs at this time. All the information collected will be treated as confidential and only used in aggregate and anonymisedContinue reading “COVID-19 Preparedness Survey”