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This weekend’s matches

Fingers crossed for plenty of Bank Holiday weekend cricket

 

With the weather improving and looking dry for the May Bank Holiday weekend, all sides are looking forward to playing some cricket – the 1sts and 3rds in their first League matches of the season whilst the 2’s will play their second. The Sunday XI play a friendly match before they start their new League campaign in the Arden Sunday League that commences next weekend for them.

 

Saturday 05.05.2018 fixtures:

1st XI v. Earlswood – (Away) – 12.30 p.m. start – Warwickshire Cricket League – Division 1

2nd XI v. Solihull Blossomfield – (Home) – 12.30 p.m. start – Warwickshire Cricket League – Division 7

3rd XI v. Lapworth II – (Home at Harbury) – 1.30 p.m. start – Cotswold Hills League – Division 6

 

Sunday 06.05.2018 fixture:

Sunday XI v. Wanderers – (Home) – 1.30 p.m. start – Friendly

 

Please make every effort to pop down to the Club and our Warwick Road Ground to enjoy a bit of cricket (and weather!) over the weekend.

Novel fundraising for Myton Hospice

Who dropped a sitter?

Our first ” KCC Dropped a Sitter” money raising card in aid of Myton Hospice was drawn tonight (27.04.2018).

There are 30 boxes with various pre-printed Club Players’ names on and sponsors pay £2 to choose a name. 

The correct sponsor with the unlucky Club Player’s name wins £30 for themselves, whilst the other £30 made on the card is donated to the Hospice.

The unlucky  Club Player to become the inaugural “winner” of the ‘Dropped a Sitter’ title was none other than Geoff Edmunds!

The very lucky sponsor and winner of the £30 cash prize was Tony Sollis.

Thank you everyone for your support.

The fund raising cards will run throughout the season for members to participate with and to support Myton Hospice.

The second card is already in the process of being filled out.

Give it a go!

Outline Planning Permission GRANTED for the neighbouring Housing Development

‘Up to 125’ homes approved

As expected, Outline Planning Permission for ‘up to 125 dwellings’  was granted for the proposed Housing Development in the two fields that adjoin the Club at Warwick District Council’s Planning Committee at its Meeting this week (Tuesday 24th. April) by  7 votes to 3, despite the Building Inspector originally recommending that the site was suitable for only 100 units.

The final housing numbers and precise details of the Housing Development will be determined at the future Reserved Matters Hearing to be held at some stage during the summer.

Kenilworth Town Council, Leek Wootton & Guys Cliffe Parish Council and the District Ward Councillor made representations objecting, along with the Club at the Planning Meeting all  stating that the numbers sought by the planners  were grossly excessive. Other issues were put to the Hearing by the Town and Parish Councils objecting to the Application.

The Planners, Richborough Estates, confirmed when the matter was considered by the Planning Committee that as part of their application that they are guaranteeing that there will be fencing and cricket ball stop netting installed on the Development land and its future maintenance and upkeep will be the responsibility of the future Management Company for the Development and not that of the Cricket Club.

Currently, a draft Statement of Intent is being considered by the Club’s Housing Development sub-Committee that will be eventually signed by  ourselves, the Planners and the future builder of the homes prior to the commencement of any house building taking place,  once satisfactory clarification of some wording contained within it has been received back from the planners.

It is anticipated following the Reserve Matters stage that building work will commence in the fields around September 2019.

The Planning Committee application has also been very well reported in the Kenilworth Weekly News in a very fair article.

To read it, click on the below link.

https://www.kenilworthweeklynews.co.uk/news/future-of-kenilworth-cricket-club-uncertain-after-125-home-plan-next-to-ground-agreed-1-8474151

The Club will keep its Members fully appraised of progress and of developments regarding the Housing issues when known.

 

Outline Planning Permission of the Housing Development GRANTED

‘Up to 125’ Dwellings allowed

As expected, Outline Planning Permission for ‘up to 125 dwellings’ was approved for the proposed Housing Development on the fields adjoining the Club by the Warwick District Council’s Planning Committee by 7 votes to 3 at Tuesday’s night Meeting (24.04.2018).

The final housing numbers and details are to be determined at the future Reserved Matters Hearing (date to be fixed).

Kenilworth Town Council, Leek Wootton & Guys Cliffe Parish Council and the Ward Councillor (Cllr. Pat Cain) made representations objecting, along with the Club.

At least, 3 of the members of the Planning Committee voted against it!