1991: Optimism the keynote!

A great preview to the 1991 season with Jez Hope taking the helm of captain at 27. Interestingly the local bookies offered odds of 16/1 on Lowerhouses’ chances that year. Another great contribution from Paul Spencer

Eliza selected for NW Thunder Academy

Lowerhouses, Eliza Cottam has been selected for the NW Thunder Academy (Lancashire, Cheshire, Cumbria) which is the level below Thunder which is the professional team. Congratulations from everyone at the club Eliza – keep up the hard work!

Liberty gets England call up!

Lowerhouses’ Liberty Heap has been called up to the England Women U19 squad for ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup 2023. Well done Liberty – we are over the moon for you! What an achievement.   It’s the first time the best U19 cricketers have come together from the women’s...

Burnley vs Birmingham live at the club

Vincent Kompany’s Burnley travel to Birmingham City on Wednesday Evening 7.45pm KO If you arent able to make the trip to Birmingham the club is open from 7.00pm with the game live on our three TV’s A great opportunity to catch up with friends and family and support the club at...

ECB Clubmark Certificate

Many thanks to Joe Martin for his sterling work in enabling us to renew our clubmark status which we have held since the inception of the scheme some 20 years ago.

1901: J.S. Heap ‘A Forgotten Lowerhouse Star Emerges’

By Paul Hargreaves If I said to you that the best ever Lowerhouse cricketer with the surname ‘Heap’ isn’t Ben, you’d probably question my sanity. If I said Tommy Shutt might not be the best cricketer to be born in Lowerhouse village, you’d probably say I was crazy.   So then...

Taylor in the Thunder EPP

Congratulations to Taylor De Vries who has been selected for this year’s Thunder Emerging Players Programme 2022/23 The EPP will be held at three centres across the North West- Sedbergh School, Grange Academy and Emirates Old Trafford. Taylors’s training will be held at Emirates Old Trafford.

Dean joins Rawtenstall

First team batsman, Dean Barlow has left Lowerhouse to rejoin his former club Rawtenstall. A popular player around the club Dean scored 1135 league runs in 82 matches since joining in 2017. Dean was a key member of the Lancs KO final team and the Worsley Cup winning side of...

Bonfire Wood

Our  2022 community bonfire is scheduled for  Saturday 5th of November 2022 We now begin the process of receiving wood donations to add to our stock pile for this event Please note, we cannot pick up any wood. If anyone has access to or can assist please contact Stan on 07941439741 to arrange...

1947: Burnley Cricket Club Programme / Joan Wilkinson

The CricketHistory.website recently uploaded a Burnley Cricket Club programme from 1947. In it is a scorecard versus Lowerhouse and a great little write up about Joan Wilkinson who we have previously written about on the site here. Take a look at this great peice of history on the link below....

🔥TICKETS: Burnleys Best Bonfire 2022🔥

Physical also available from 20th September from the following outlets: Mooch Cafe – Gift Shop 87, Burnley Road, Padiham, BB12 8BL Emmas News – Corner Dugdale Road/Padiham Road The Post Office – 8 Lowerhouse Lane, Burnley, BB12 6HU Or Ring Stan to arrange collections at the club 07941439741   Burnleys...

2023 Friendlies

Lowerhouse will host Lancashire Cup Winners Longridge CC on Saturday 8th April 2023 in the first of 3 friendlies organized as part of the clubs preparations for the 2023 campaign. On Sunday April 9th House travel to Church Meadow Clitheroe to play Ribblesdale Wanderer’s followed by a visit the following...

Weekend Team

Saturday Third Eleven versus Rishton 4 (Home) Meet Lowerhouse 11.30am Metcalfe P Ali A Ali S Broome C Broome J Cain Chir Y De Vries K Johnstone Metcalfe D Ullah Reserves . From Fourth Eleven Umpire . Mr. R. Blackburn Scorer . Mr. W. De Vries

1982: Holland Cup in Picture

Thanks to Anne and the BCTHIC archive for sending these cracking photos of the 1982 Holland Cup win in. You can view the post on their site here 14th September 1982 Photos from Lowerhouse v Rawtenstall. Lowerhouse have been pipped for the Lancashire League championship by just one point by...

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