Yearly Archives

  • Recognising the life and achievements of John Hilsum

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    All at Newclose were very sad to hear of the recent death of John Hilsum, who has been a pillar of the cricket community for many years. A recent piece in the County Press recognised John’s commitment to the sport; ONE of the Island’s most influential cricketers, John Hilsum, has died. Mr Hilsum, who coached […]


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    LEGENDARY HENRY BLOFELD TO BE GUEST COMMENTATOR Ventnor Cricket Club, reeling from the death of their much loved Chairman and former captain, are preparing for the visit of the world famous Lashings All Stars to Steephill on Sunday 14 August for the first time since 2009. Lashings have named a squad of fine international players from across […]


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    Ventnor Cricket Club are preparing for the visit of the most famous club cricket team in the world! The Lashings All-Stars are coming to Steephill on Sunday 14 August for the first time since 2009 and will include a host of fine players from across the globe providing a feast of T20 entertainment for what […]

  • Hampshire Cricket 2nd XI Fixture

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    Just a quick reminder the forthcoming Hampshire Cricket 2nd XI match takes place on the following dates; Tuesday 26th July (start 12 midday) Wednesday 27th July (start 11.00am) Thursday 28th July (start 11.00am) We look forward to seeing you there.

  • June at Newclose

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    Cricket season is under way and it is absolutely FREE to come and watch the matches plus The Pavilion will be open serving light refreshments, cream teas and much more. There’s a fully licensed bar, making it a perfect stop for Pimms O’clock.  The Pavilion is available for hire throughout the year. Set in picturesque […]

  • Newclose Volunteers Join the England Cricket Board’s 2016 ‘CricketForce’ Project

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    On Saturday 2nd April NEWCLOSE CC joined other cricket clubs across the Island and throughout the country as active participants in the ECB NatWest ‘CricketForce’ initiative. In the words of the ECB “The programme is designed to bring clubs and their local community closer together, and ensure they’re ready for the new season.” The photo shows Newclose […]

  • March news from Newclose

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    NEW – TRAVEL THE WORLD WITH THE PAVILION SUPPER CLUB Around once a month we are going to host a supper club, featuring flavours from around the world. Priced at just £10 for 2 courses this is an affordable evening out in the comfortable surroundings of The Brian Gardener Pavilion. The Pavilion can cater for […]

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    Regular visitors to Newclose will be pleased to know we have recently completed works to improve access, no more potholes! We had work force of 8 and loaned machinery so was all done in a day !