March 2015

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  • 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

  • Quiz Night at Newclose

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    This Friday 20th March we are hosting a quiz night. Arrive 7 for 7.30pm, £7 entry includes hot buffet supper. Enter as a team of any number, or join a team if you’d like to come along. Email griffithshugh@sky.com or call 01983 407772 for more info or to book.

  • Obituary from ‘The Times’ – Tuesday 17th February 2015

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    The following obituary was published in The Times and on their website on February 17 2015, and we wanted to share it with you.  Businessman who created a cricket ground from farmland and dreamt of bringing the game’s biggest names to the Isle of Wight Brian Gardener built the cricket enthusiast’s fantasy ground. Not dissimilar […]