Category Archives: Newclose news

  • 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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    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 […]

  • 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 !

  • 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 […]