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

England stars support NatWest CricketForce Fundraiser

England stars support NatWest CricketForce Fundraiser

England players Tim Bresnan, Katherine Brunt and Jenny Gunn will attend Copley Cricket Club on Sunday - adding their support to the NatWest CricketForce Fundraiser initiative that runs over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Bopara hails Hackney

Bopara hails Hackney

Ravi Bopara was thrilled to see the impressive new cricket pitches at Hackney Marshes near where he grew up. Three years ago it had just one cricket pitch but now boasts three grass and seven non.

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St. Bede’s gets grant award

St. Bede’s gets grant award

The England and Wales Cricket Board is pleased to announce that St. Bede’s Roman Catholic High School has been awarded a grant from the England and Wales Cricket Board in partnership with Sport England.

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ECB backs facilities protection

ECB backs facilities protection

Hosting the 2012 Olympics in London next year will put the spotlight on sport in the UK and so ECB are pleased to be supporting an initiative to create a grassroots sporting legacy to protect facilities and increase participation.

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Documentary proof of success

Documentary proof of success

Over 200 volunteers, 40 guests and 60 children enjoyed NatWest CricketForce@Sawley & Long Eaton Park Cricket Club - and the club have produced the perfect proof.

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Great progress at Great Melton

Great progress at Great Melton

The April sunshine, a free T-shirt and the promise of tea, coffee and bacon butties brought 60 willing helpers to Melton Park for NatWest CricketForce.

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NWCF sweeps through Sussex

NWCF sweeps through Sussex

Glynde & Beddingham Cricket Club can proudly boast their ground as being in the best condition ever - all thanks to the power of NatWest CricketForce.

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Malcolm sets sights on City high-flyers

Malcolm sets sights on City high-flyers

Devon Malcolm, one of England's fastest bowlers, is promising to "bounce some bankers", "stump some lawyers" and subject journalists to "chin-music" in the Canary Wharf Cricket Challenge.

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Findon and Horsham thank ECB

Findon and Horsham thank ECB

Findon CC and Horsham CC in Sussex are celebrating after grants from the ECB helped them make valuable improvements to their net facilities.

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Woakes leads line at Moseley Ashfield

Woakes leads line at Moseley Ashfield

England international Chris Woakes was among the Warwickshire players who helped out with NatWest CricketForce at Moseley Ashfield CC in Birmingham - Warwickshire's showcase club.

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