Monthly Archive: February 2020

Twenty20 is back for 2020!

Our Twenty20 campaign for 2020 is getting underway early!   We have a friendly game versus Opening Up CC, which is a charity that promotes mental health and suicide awareness.   As with all our Twenty20...

1969: Squad Photo

Photo kindly sent in by https://www.bcthic.org/ 16th May 1969 Lowerhouse entertain Colne tomorrow at the West End. This recent picture shows, standing: D. Hall, J. R. Stott, (Captain), Des Sparks (professional), D. Pollard, G. T. Jones,...

1968: Team Photo

Thanks to Groundwork Direct who sent this in. 15 September 1968. Holland, Jones, Wade & Hughes.Higgin, Blackhurst Picture credit https://www.bcthic.org/

Lowerhouse 2020 Dynamos Cricket – Book Now!

Dynamos Cricket provides boys and girls from 8-11 years old with 8 weeks of non-stop fun. Each week there will be a focus on a different cricket skill to build their confidence and ability, before they...

Lowerhouse 2020 All Stars Cricket – Book Now!

All Stars Cricket is a new initiative from the England and Wales Cricket Board aimed at providing children aged five to eight with a great first experience in cricket. Programme features: For all boys and girls...

Stans First 2020 Chairmans Column

LOWERHOUSE CC NEWS SPONSORED BY H.RIGG PROPERTIES First report of the season and appreciation of help It’s becoming an increasingly long and frustrating winter with the weather hampering any work on the playing surface. 50 wheelbarrow...

1968: Taking a quick look at Lowerhouse

The Civic Trust have posted another brilliant Lowerhouse featured article. You can check it out here. Anne has shared the photos (plus extras with us) I’ve added captions from the site where possible.

Mobile Phone Wallpapers

We get a few requests a year to make some phone wallpapers. We did this a few years ago and thought we’d give them a refresh. Long press on any image below and “set as wallpaper”...

Lancashire Junior League End Of Season Report 2019

The LJL are very pleased to announce another successful season. The League had 28 different clubs an increase of 8 on 2018. This brought 125 teams into the competition, an increase of  29 teams on 2018. The 2019 competition...

Lancashire Cricket Expo

The Lancashire Cricket Expo will take place ahead of the start of the 2020 club cricket season, on Saturday 29 February and Sunday 1 March 2020. The expo is aimed at the capturing the imagination of...

Lancashire Cricket Federation Knock Out Cup

The showpiece final to return to Lancashire Cricket for the first time since 2017. Lancashire Cricket have announced that the 2020 Lancashire Knockout Cup Final, sponsored by Heineken, will return to Emirates Old Trafford for the...

Sponsorship Opportunities

The 2020 cricket season is fast approaching and we are looking to partner with local businesses again with various sponsorship opportunities available. We are also offering incentives to those that can help us! We are looking...

Sixth Beer Festival Band Announced

So, our band line up is so far: FURIOUS STYLES ELEKTRIO SPARK (FORMERLY THE JAM RESTART) ODALL KALLUGO! Our sixth band is one of the clubs favourite. BLACKJACKS! Blackjacks, back from a recent hiatus have played...

Junior Training Update

Whilst next week’s junior training goes ahead on 14th February, the school is unavailable 21st February and 28th February for mock exams. After next week therefore we will recommence Friday March 6th and finish April 3rd...

Fourth and Fifth Beer Festival Band Announced

So, our band line up is so far: FURIOUS STYLES ELEKTRIO SPARK (FORMERLY THE JAM RESTART) And we are happy to announce that the opening slot on Friday will be an acoustic set from ODALL followed...

Happy birthday Malcolm

Many happy returns to former captain and club coach Malcolm Blackhurst. Malcolm has turned 80 today and we wish him many happy returns. With nearly 3,000 runs and nearly 100 wickets under his belt for Colne...

1969: At the nets now!

Anne and the Civil Trust society have again come up trumps with some great images from the Burnley Express in 1969. Anne said: ‘There were 14 images and I have removed duplicates leaving 8 images. I...

Senior Indoor Training

All of the First and Second Eleven squad players from last season are required to attend indoor training. A select few of promising young players have also been invited and contacted directly by Stan. Dates:Wednesday 12th...