Karate at the club!

Warren de Vries is running karate lessons at the club for all age groups and experiences. Give a new Olympic sport ago to gain an understanding before the next Olympics. Tuesday nights 6-8pm beginners or if you want to get your karate suit back on come and see us....

Lancashire League Heritage Presentation reminder

Reminder regarding the Lancashire League/ Lowerhouse CC heritage presentation (see previous website article) at the club 7.30 Tuesday.  Average attendances at other clubs have been in the 40s with an astonishing 120 at Rawtenstall. Please text Stan Heaton on...

Heritage Project Roadshow visits the Brooks Foundation Ground

LOWERHOUSE CC NEWS SPONSORED BY H.RIGG PROPERTIES We are very pleased to announce that the Lancashire League Heritage Roadshow will visit Lowerhouse CC on Tuesday October 24th, 7.30 start. The Roadshow will feature items of historical interest, including a...

Winter Nets with Frankie! 

Francios is looking at running some winter nets for all juniors over the winter. It will be on a Friday from 6-7 and run at QEGS Blackburn for 9 weeks. He is looking to start on 27/10 and will be £100 for the full lot which includes the hire of the facility. If you...

Drink free Shelly – In aid of PAPYRUS

For anyone that has stepped through the club doors over the last 5 years, its hard to miss Shelly behind the bar. (Sorry Shelly, but its true!) On the 6th September she decided to do no alcohol for a full year to raise money for a charity close to captain Ben (her...

Bonfire 2017 – All the details!

We can now confirm the full details of the Bonfire for 2017. All information is below. Keep reading for your chance to win tickets to Burnleys Biggest Bonfire! Feel free to print and stick up as many places as you can the following fireworks poster attached. To win 4...

Further Details: Lancashire Cup 2018 Draw

As we announced yesterday Lowerhouse being the LCB KO Cup 2018 with an away tie at Great Eccleston 20th May   The winners will entertain Rochdale/Bradshaw on 10th June 2018   I suppose it’s the luck of the draw as to where you are positioned in the draw and again our...

Lancashire Cup 2018 Draw

Lowerhouse start their defence of the Lancashire Cup Knock Out 2018 away against Great Eccleston CC who play in the Palace Shield competition. Full draw: Farnworth v Todmorden Read v Penwortham Blackpool v Norley Hall Northern v Littleborough Walsden v Formby...

Race & Pace: Lowerhouse Edition

Following on from the Race and Pace programme on BBC, and again thanks to Elaine Heyes, we have good original newspaper photos of Duncan Carter and Roy Gilchrist signing plus a couple of clippings, sent in by Anne Cochrane. The West Indian pros of course were: 1947-50...

1985 – Happy birthday Stan! 

It’s Stan Heaton MBEs birthday today. To celebrate, here’s a picture sent in by Elaine Heyes of the 1985 presentation evening. Can you name the ? below… Ken Smalley, Jack Heyes, Darren Taylor, Brian Holmes, Stan the man, Tom Sullivan, Leighton James, Tony...

We did it! £4,000 Tesco Grant! 

We are happy to confirm we received some great news from Tesco this morning, we got first place in the token collection scheme!  More information on how the project will be implemented will be available in due course. Organisation name: Lowerhouse Cricket Club...

Captains’ End of Season Thoughts

As the 2017 season comes to end, I would firstly like to thank all the supporters, volunteers and the families of all the players for all they do behind scene’s through out another year at Lowerhouse. (Lowerhouse never sleeps). The League form this season was...

Help the Club & League, sign the petition!

Not so fast!! Before you go into cricketing hibernation, please follow the link and sign the pledge of support for the Lancashire League Experience: celebrating 125 Years of the Lancashire Cricket League, a unique opportunity to tell the unique story of the ordinary...

Updated Weekend Teams

Saturday 1XI vs Todmorden (Home) 12.30 start Heap Barlow Bleazard Cottam Halstead J Hugill Martin J Martin P Stuart Uttley Erasmus Scorer Martin Same Sunday East Lancs away plus Hawke for Hugill Saturday 2XI vs Todmorden (Away) 12.30 start Deakin – Pickard Beneduce...

Stan’s Chairmans Column

LOWERHOUSE CC NEWS SPONSORED BY H.RIGG PROPERTIES  MORE FINALISTS – AGAIN   After last week’s wash-out – we have two finals replays this weekend.   On Saturday the LHCC A1 Motorstore u13 Panthers will play the mighty Longridge in the LJL u13 cup...

Call for a statue of Jimmy Anderson

I think that every cricket loving person in Burnley and Padiham, and indeed far beyond, all those with civic pride, must feel an immense surge of local and national pride in the astonishing feat that James “Jimmy ” Anderson has joined the elite 500 Test...

Clitheroe Investigation – Statement

This release is for the information of our members and whilst I accept that it will be read by others, it is solely an information document. I would ask to that the trial by social media ceases as not much of it is true or accurate and the speculation is damaging and...

More Finalists! Stans Chairmans Column

LOWERHOUSE CC NEWS SPONSORED BY H.RIGG PROPERTIES MORE FINALISTS On top of the recent success of the 1XI in reaching the LCB cup final and the LHCC Fagan and Whalley under 9s victory in the LJL u9s cup final, we have two further finals this weekend. On Saturday the...

Old Trafford – My thoughts – Stan Heaton

LCB CUP FINAL It was very sad that Sunday’s weather made for a dreadful conclusion to what was a day of anticipated thrill and skill. The play that took place, albeit only 9 overs, showed to us that the standard of league cricket in Lancashire is something that...

Weekend Teams

Saturday 1XI vs Darwen (Away) – 12.30 start 1. Heap 2. Barlow 3. Bleazard 4. Cottam 5. Halstead J 6. Hawke 7. Martin J 8. Martin P 9. Stuart 10. Uttley 11. Erasmus Scorer Martin. Same Sunday vs Ormskirk at Blackpool with Hussain for Uttley. 12th man Hugill NOTE...

1931 – New Scorebox

Clive Spencer / Anne Cochrane have sent in an illustration and article on the new scorebox of 1931 which was next to the old pavilion. Although the photo is dark so the people unfortunately can’t be seen the text is great.  ...

Lancashire Cup Final – Extra Info

Lowerhouse Cricket Club vs Ormskirk Cricket Club The Lancashire Cricket Board’s 2017 KO Final replay is confirmed for this Sunday 10/9/17 to be played at Stanley Park home of Blackpool Cricket Club -11.00am start. Gates will open from 9.30am,  A Scorecard...

Old Trafford – In Photos

Some great photos coming in over social media. Thanks already to Bryn Barnes for sending some in. Adding to an ever growing album, if you have some please email adam@lowerhousecc.com or send them us on social media. Album here...