Monthly Archive: October 2016

Change of AGM Date

The annual general meeting will now take place on  22nd March 2017 from 7.30pm onwards.

1914 – Billy Cook took all 10 wickets!

Paul Kaye has been in touch after seeing our post of the 1932 team which included a photo of his Great Grandad – Billy Cook. Billy played as professional for both Burnley and Lowerhouse before settling...

1932 – First Team Photo

Another find by Anne Cochrane – the first team photo of 1932 with players such as St Hill and Helm Spencer as featured in many of our “The History Books” articles      

Photo Archive now up to date!

Our image archive now totals at 10,476 photos, yes over 10,000. We’ve been getting the site in order over the winter as accessibility to the photos is something that has been lacking on the site. It’s...

Tony Benneworth contact details

A notice from Stan – ex Pro and indeed Lowerhouse legend Tony Beneworth has been in touch. Anyone wishing to contact him is welcome to do so on benneworth1@bigpond.com.

1872: First Team Photo

Another cracking find from Anne Cochrane – the first team in 1872 (that’s 144 years ago!) – I’m sure this attire wouldn’t go a miss on match days these days…  

2017 Lowerhouse Senior Fixtures

All the fixtures have been added to our events page here. Lowerhouse begin the 125th Lancashire League Campaign on Easter Sunday 16th April 2017 with an away fixture at Rishton Champions Ramsbottom are assured of a...

2017 Worsley Cup Draw and Twenty20 Group Draw

Lowerhouse have drawn Rawtenstall in the Worlsey Cup 2017. The full draw is as follows: Preliminary Round Saturday 29th April Lowerhouse v Rawtenstall First Round Sunday 7th May Accrington v Burnley Bacup v Ramsbottom Church v...

Our take on 1991 – Jez Hope & Stan Heaton

Paul Hargreaves writes fantastic articles for the club, in particular the 1991 season. As a player this was a strange season and felt, to me as a bit of a transition period. Alan Holden, Pankaj Tripathi,...

Our take on 1991 – Jez Hope & Stan Heaton

Paul Hargreaves writes fantastic articles for the club, in particular the 1991 season. As a player this was a strange season and felt, to me as a bit of a transition period. Alan Holden, Pankaj Tripathi,...

New Signing

Lowerhouse are delighted to sign, subject to league approval, Curtis Meehan from Padiham Cricket Club. Curtis played with current captain Ben Heap during his year at Padiham. Ben said “Curtis is a fantastic talent and in...

The Original Lowerhouse Pavilion

For those who are unaware, where the clubhouse is currently located has not always been it’s permanent home. With a history of over 150 years, there are some things that get lost down the line. This...

Burnleys Best Bonfire is back!

SATURDAY 5th NOVEMBER 2016 Sponsored by Gates open at 5.15pm – Bonfire lighting at 6.30pm – Professional Firework Display at 7.30pm ADULTS £2.50 • CHILDREN £1 – FAMILY TICKET (2 adults & 2 children) £5 Fairground rides...

Driveway Update from Stan

We managed to get the driveway done today. Many thanks to Bob, Vinny and Brian for their help. We may put some more down next week and need a Saturday morning team, but an appeal will...

Catch up with the new skipper!

We announced a couple of weeks ago that Charlie would be standing down after over a decade stint as Lowerhouses most decorated and successful captain (in our 150 year history… let that sink in!). We thought...

Catch up with the new 2nd Team Skipper!

It’s all change at the House with the first and second eleven both getting new skippers! With Owen taking the reigns of the second team, we thought we’d have a chat with the relatively new Lowerhouser…...