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Stuart Canvas sign up

Stuart Canvas, the UK’s leading manufacturer of bespoke sports, commercial and industrial covers has become an Official Supporter of NatWest CricketForce.

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As part of the programme, Stuart Canvas has agreed to offer all registered clubs a 10 per cent discount off their pitch-cover ranges and well as donating several items for prizes around the country.

NatWest CricketForce encourages cricket suppliers, supporters, their friends and families to give something back to their local community cricket club by volunteering to undertake major renovations to clubhouses and grounds throughout England and Wales throughout the year but with a major focus on a ‘Big Weekend’ in April.

NatWest CricketForce 2009 has already set a new record for the number of clubs involved in the initiative – with over 1500 clubs already registered compared with 1375 clubs in 2008. NatWest CricketForce 2009 will attract around 85,000 volunteers.

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Edward Stoddart, chief executive of Stuart Canvas, said: “This is a great initiative to help build strong clubs and community cricket. As long-term supporters of cricket we wanted to get involved and offer all the support we can. We are great believers in grass roots cricket and if we can help in any way we are delighted to do so."

David Leighton, ECB club programmes manager, added: “NatWest CricketForce is helping to build a better future for club cricket, by improving facilities, motivating people and providing a lasting legacy using self help, community support, key partners and excellent planning."

NatWest CricketForce 2009 will take place on the weekend of April 3, 4 and 5 2009 when Stuart Canvas will be donating a boundary rope to Highway Cricket Club in Coventry.