Welcome to 2019 after a winter break. We hope you had an enjoyable Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Club Presentation Night- 2018
The evening was spent enjoying a curry and celebrating the achievements of the 2018 season and the promotion of the team into the next division; the winners of the awards on the night were as follows:
1st XI Bowling- Chris Long with 21 league wickets.
1st XI Batting- Joe Veacock with 661 runs.
Players Player- Joe Veacock.
Chairman’s Award – The Honeybone family for their continued support and commitment to the club.
Special Mention Award – Tim Carpenter for his incredible efforts as groundsman, finishing runners up on the league pitch marks only to Westbury. Congratulations to all award winners!
Thank you to the following businesses for agreeing to sponsor MCC.
Uzi Sports – Sponsors Board
Busy Books – Westbury Ltd – Sponsors Board
Mr Sparkles Melksham Ltd – Sponsors Board
Briggsy’s Barber Shop – Sponsors Board
S Court Plumbing – Sponsors board & three match balls for the 2019 season
The Conigre has sponsored three match balls for the 2019 season.
The Cobblers Bench has sponsored a match ball for 2019 season.
Radcliffe Fire Protection – Back of Shirt Sponsor and Sponsors board
Neon Cricket – Shirt Sleeve Sponsors and Sponsors board
Fantasy Club Cricket Returns for 2019!
After the success last year, we will be running a fantasy cricket league again this year.
Entry costs £10 per team and this is open to everyone, so please do encourage family and friends to enter a team. You do not have to pay straight away; entry fee can be paid throughout the season.
50% of the takings will be put aside into the prize pot with winner taking all so it really is up to you how big the prize pot is. The other 50% will go to the club.
This is a fun way of raising funds for the club so lets try and top last year’s 22 entries.
To sign up and create a team, click the following link: https://melksham.fantasyclubcricket.co.uk Good luck all!
We start back on Friday 3rd May with both sections – Under 8s 5-6pm Over 8s 6pm-7pm
We will be running a pay as you go £3 a session or block payment option.
Over 8s – Please register your child by emailing – firstname.lastname@example.org
Our AllStars programme returns to Melksham Cricket Club for another season. For more information on the Under 8s AllStars programme please see the following link – https://tinyurl.com/y63zrhcu
Friday 3rd May – 17.00 – 18.00 – We have started our youth section a week early. Any Allstars sign up – will be able to attend this session – Free
Then the following is the 8 Allstars Sessions. Friday 10th May, Friday 17th May, Friday 24th May, Friday 31st May, Friday 7th June, Friday 14th June, Friday 21st June, Friday 28th June, Friday 5th July – 17.00 – 18.00
Quiz Night Fundraiser
Sunday 24th of March – We have a Quiz Night at Melksham Town Football Club – 7.10pm for a 7.30pm prompt start.
Teams of 4 – £10 per a team.
Please can club members all try to form a team. Everyone is welcome
Please prebook team with Tim Carpenter so we have an idea of numbers. Target is 20 teams. Tims mobile 07867780109
There will be a raffle so donations for this please would be appreciated.
Pre Season Indoor Nets
Our working day will be on Saturday 13th April – 9am – Please do bring any tools that may help. Jobs include Grounds, Relocating kit, Painting, Paving and internal building cleaning.
The club is always in need of volunteers, if you have some spare time please do get in touch. Volunteer roles include Grounds/Mower/Roller, Tea/Refreshments at Events, Fundraising, Coaching and more..
New Boundary Babies and Toddlers
We have a new parent & child group on Wednesdays 10-11.30. Term Time Only
Pre Season Friendlies
Tim has lined up some pre season friendlies starting on Sat 27th April. Please could you let Tim know your availability to play
The pond is due to have some surveys done as there is damage to one of the walls. We have a new fence in to mark the new boundary of the cemetery. Work on the tennis courts will start shortly. The Campus diagrams, timeline and questions about the building can be seen on the following link http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/community-environment-melksham-community-campus
Events – What’s On at The Boundary at Melksham CC
We have lots on at The Boundary – Medium ship evening, Sound Bath Meditation, Do Terra Oils Workshop, Chocolate Workshop, Calligraphy Workshop, Photography Shoot, MindCraft Childrens Crafting Workshop, Amateur Photography Group, Baby & Toddler group…. And still loads more to come
Club Events – Melksham CC Indoor cricket nets practice – see Melksham CC Facebook Page
Thursday 14th March – Medium ship Demonstration Evening with Annette – 7pm – 9.30pm
Sunday 24th March – Club Quiz Night Fundraiser – at Melksham Town Football Club – https://www.facebook.com/events/386493938579427/
Monday 25th March – Make & Take with doTERRA Essential Oils – 10am – 12
Wed 27th March – Creative Arts and Mindfulness Workshop for children – 6pm – 7.30pm – Facebook/MindCraftKids – Free Taster session – Ages 7-12 yrs
Thurs 4th April – Melksham Amateur Photography Group – 7pm-9pm
Club Events – 7th April & 14th April – Melksham CC Indoor cricket nets practice – see Melksham CC Facebook Page
Saturday 27th April – Melksham Cricket Club v Beehive
Sunday 28th April – Chocolate Workshop – More information to follow..
Thursday 2nd May – Make & Take with doTERRA Essential Oils – 10am – 12
Thursday 2nd May – Melksham Amateur Photography Group – 7pm-9pm
Saturday 4th May – 13:00 – Melksham 1st XI v Wanborough
Saturday 4th May – 13:00 – Bathford 2 v Melksham 2nd XI
Saturday 11th May – 13:00 – Melksham 2nd XI v Devizes 3
Saturday 11th May – 13:00 – Wroughton Wranglers v Melksham 1st XI
Saturday 18th May – 13:00 – Melksham 1st XI v Marlborough 2
Saturday 18th May – 13:00 – Winsley 3 v Melksham 2nd XI
Saturday 25th May – 13:00 – Nationwide House 2 v Melksham 1st XI
Saturday 25th May – Calligraphy Workshop – 10am – More details to follow
Saturday 25th May – 13:00 Melksham 2nd XI v Biddestone 4
Saturday 1st June – 13:00 – Melksham 1st XI v Combe Down
Saturday 1st June – 13:00 – Calne 3 v Melksham 2nd XI
Saturday 8th June – 13:00 – Devizes 2 v Melksham 1st XI
Saturday 8th June – 13:00 – Melksham 2nd XI v Winsley 3
Saturday 15th June – 13:00 Melksham 1st XI v Corsham 3
Saturday 15th June – 13:00 Burbage & Easton Royal 4 v Melksham 2nd XI
Saturday 22nd June – 13:00 Ramsbury v Melksham 1st XI
Saturday 22nd June – 13:00 Melksham 2nd XI v Calne 3
27th June – Melksham Amateur Photography Group – 7pm – 9pm
Saturday 29th June – 13:00 Melksham 1st XI v Royal Wootton Bassett 2
Saturday 29th June – 13:00 North Bradley v Melksham 2nd XI
Saturday 6th July – 13:00 – Wanborough v Melksham 1st XI
Saturday 6th July – 13:00 – Melksham 2nd XI v Bathford 2
Saturday 13th July – 13:00 – Melksham 1st XI v Wroughton Wranglers
Saturday 13th July – 13:00 – Devizes 3 v Melksham 2
Saturday 20th July – 13:00 – Marlborough 2 v Melksham 1st XI
Saturday 20th July – 13:00 – Melksham 2nd XI v Burbage & Easton Royal 4
26th July – Melksham Amateur Photography Group – 7pm-9pm
Saturday 27th July – 13:00 – Melksham 1st XI v Nationwide House 2
Saturday 27th July – 13:00 – Biddestone 4 v Melksham 2nd XI
Saturday 3rd August – 13:00 – Combe Down v Melksham 1st XI
Saturday 3rd August – 13:00 – Melksham 2nd XI v Burbage & Easton Royal 4
Saturday 10th August – 13:00 – Melksham 1st XI v Devizes 2
Saturday 10th August – 13:00 – Winsley 3 v Melksham 2nd XI
Saturday 17th August – 13:00 – Corsham 3 v Melksham 1st XI
Saturday 17th August – 13:00 – Melksham 2nd XI v Calne 3
Thursday 22nd August – Melksham Amateur Photography Group – 7pm-9pm
Saturday 24th August – 13:00 – Melksham 1st XI v Ramsbury
Saturday 24th August – 13:00 – Biddestone 4 v Melksham 2nd XI
Saturday 31st August – 13:00 – Royal Wootton Bassett 2 v Melksham 1st XI
Saturday 31st August – 13:00 – Melksham 2nd XI v North Bradley
Thurs 19th September – Melksham Amateur Photography Group – 7pm-9pm
17th October – Melksham Amateur Photography Group – 7pm-9pm
Thurs 14th November – Melksham Amateur Photography Group – 7pm-9pm
Thurs 12th December – Melksham Amateur Photography Group – 7pm-9pm
For further details about any of the events above or to hire the pavilion, please email email@example.com
Melksham CC Chairman