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This section contains the latest news and features related to Facilities & Investment and Club programmes - including NatWest CricketForce

Harrow set for CricketForce revival

Harrow set for CricketForce revival

Stars of the cricketing world are set to pitch in at Harrow St Mary's CC in March, after the Middlesex club was confirmed as a national showcase club for the 2010 NatWest CricketForce initiative.

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North Marine Road set for renovation

North Marine Road set for renovation

Scarborough Cricket Club has been named as one of three national showcase NatWest CricketForce projects in 2010. The North Marine Road ground requires refurbishment to keep first-class cricket.

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ECB welcomes TV consultation

ECB welcomes TV consultation

The ECB has welcomed the decision by Ben Bradshaw, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, to begin a consultation into broadcasting sports on free-to-air television.

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Cricket clubs score at IOG awards

Cricket clubs score at IOG awards

Lisvane CC and Bletchley CC were winners at the first Institute of Groundsmanship Awards ceremony.

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ECB pledges flood relief for Cumbria

ECB pledges flood relief for Cumbria

The England and Wales Cricket Trust has made a relief fund available to provide urgent assistance for clubs in Cumbria affected by recent floods, after consultation with the Cumbria Cricket Board.

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Collier fears for grassroots cricket

Collier fears for grassroots cricket

ECB chief executive David Collier insists the growth of cricket in England and Wales will be lost if the recommendation that home Ashes Tests be reserved for free-to-air television is approved.

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Take virtual tour of The Point

Take virtual tour of The Point

In March Lancashire started work on The Point, one of the most prestigious event venues in the UK - due for completion in June and able to hold 1,000.

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Government scraps rain tax on clubs

Government scraps rain tax on clubs

The ECB welcomes the Government’s decision to halt large increases in charges for surface water drainage for voluntary and community groups. Water companies will now provide concessionary schemes for cricket clubs in England and Wales.

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Sources of Grant Aid - updated

Sources of Grant Aid - updated

The England & Wales Cricket Board has today made available for download a revised edition of ‘Sources of Grant Aid and Funding for Cricket Clubs’.

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Durant Cricket unveils special deals

Durant Cricket unveils special deals

Durant Cricket have unveiled some special offers on outdoor netting, covers and sightscreens for clubs who sign up to CricketForce 2010 before January 1 2010.

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