Harry Brooks Cricket Foundation, New Year's Draw & Obituary


Obituary – Trevor Gorton

We are once again saddened to hear of another passing – former player and long-time friend of the club, Trevor Gorton.

Trevor (62) played for the club from his junior days in the late 1960s, through the 2XI and to 1981 where he made his 1XI debut. Trevor was predominantly a 2XI opening bowler and had the distinction of taking 9 wickets in a match.

In his time in the 1XI Trevor made a crucial contribution in the win over Todmorden at Lowerhouse. Mohsin Khan, the Todmorden Pakistan test playing professional was giving us a master class in how to bat when he made the mistake of trying to take a 2 to Trevor and was promptly run out. The game was won with this single piece of fielding.

Lowerhouse CC sends its deepest sympathy to wife Linda and family.

The funeral will be held at Burnley Crematorium at 10am on Friday January 6th.

Harry Brooks Cricket Foundation

A 2 day course has commenced at Shuttleworth School for newcomers and those in the early throes of cricket. 18 have been in attendance and this is a precursor for the forthcoming 10 week course at Hameldon. Details of this will be circulated soon. Many thanks to the 8 coaches who have given up their time for this course

New Year’s Draw

The New Year’s draw raffle will be circulated soon. This is a vital fundraiser for the club and superbly organised by Frank.

To assist, if anyone has any raffle type items that they can donate to the club, we would be very grateful. Please contact Stan on 07941439741 if you have any prizes that you can donate

Many thanks to Elaine Heys who has got us off to a flier with a number of items.


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