2015

Yearly Archives

  • Memories of 2015

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    As 2015 draws to a close we begin looking back at some of the highlights. Our very own Hugh Griffiths has been working on a photographic review and we wanted to share this ‘story so far’ with you. Click here for photos.

  • Successful Open Evening at Newclose

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    Having recently opened its doors under new management and with a beautiful new look, Newclose held a successful open evening on Thursday 19th November to showcase the amazing events potential the venue has to offer. Thanks to all who came along on the evening, and we look forward to welcoming many of you for events over […]

  • Open Evening Thursday 19th November

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    You may have spotted Newclose in the IWCP last weekend with information on changes to the venue and introducing Alison. We are holding an Open Evening this Thursday 19th November between 5pm and 7pm for anyone who like to find our more about the venue and our services, including corporate functions, weddings and wakes. Pop […]

  • Ashes stars come to Newclose

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    An exciting day at Newclose as Hampshire take on the Elite International Cricket Academy in a two day match 18th and 19th June. Plus news on memorial matches for Island cricket heroes Keith Newbery and our founder Brian Gardener, Ventnor 1st XI, Juniors and over 50s. Read the newsletter here. 

  • Newclose Needs You As A Volunteer

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    Join our team of volunteers, mowing the Newclose outfield and maintaining the gardens, the pavilion and the site in general. We’ll give you guidance, training and basic resources (e.g. mower L plates!!!).  Just a couple hours volunteering each week will enable you to enjoy an outdoor lifestyle and the pleasure of working with like minded people. Regardless of whether you are a […]

  • News of Hampshire at Newclose reaches The Times

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    Article on County Cricket as featured in The Times on Wednesday 18th March 2015 Wight-ball game part of Hampshire’s festival revival Festival cricket at holiday venues, a dying pastime in England and Wales, will be revived this summer when Hampshire return to play on the Isle of Wight, subject to a ground inspection this week, […]

  • Hugh Griffiths remembers Brian Gardener in All Out Cricket

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    All Out Cricket’s end-of-season tour to the Isle of Wight has been a highlight for years. The ground at Newclose became something of a second home to the team. Our very own Hugh Griffiths, a volunteer with the Newclose CC charity, remembers Brian Gardener – the man behind the ground. With thanks to All Out Cricket magazine Read the article here