Recognition for champion of village cricket

THE record run scorer at Valley End Cricket Club is now a national as well as a local hero, honoured for his dedication to teaching young people his favourite sport. Paul Williams... Read more »

Girls get top coaching tips from former England star

GIRLS from Valley End Cricket Club threw themselves into a coaching session with a former England star last week. Lydia Greenway, an Ashes and World Cup-winning bat, guided her enthusiastic audience through... Read more »

Sports club members delivered goodwill initiative

A GOODWILL initiative organised by Valley End Cricket Club to deliver food hampers and presents has been given a festive thumbs-up. “Our Chari-tree initiative was a great success,” said Brian Barr, the... Read more »

Valley End Cricket Club’s girls are back in action

VALLEY End’s girls are firmly entrenched in cricket again after fearing they wouldn’t be able to play at all during 2020. The pandemic hit the sport hard, and clubs were not allowed... Read more »

Former England captain opens cricket club’s new facilities

THE HEAT was on as Valley End Cricket Club formally launched its new clubhouse and pitches, with cricketing legend David Gower as guest of honour. As the temperature rose into the 30s... Read more »

Double delight for hosts in Smash It tournament

VALLEY End dominated the girls’ Smash It competition staged at their club. The hosts won both sections – under-nine and under-11 – of the year’s final tourney. Valley End’s Caroline Hales said: “This was... Read more »