Saltaire Cricket Club is a well run Community Club. Follow the link below and see what this means if you have children play at the Club. We have excellent facilities, qualified coaches, policies and procedures including being a club open to all.
Multiculturalism - Open for All Policy
Click here Article about Saltaire’s Multiculturalism Policy .
Updated 8th October 2018
It is with sadness that Saltaire Cricket Club received the news of the passing of Ron Buffham, aged 92. Ron died on the 25th September having been ill for some time. Ron was a Committee Member and Vice-President of the Club for many years and we thank him for his service to the Club. We extend our sympathy to his family and friends.
Ron's funeral will take place on Wednesday 24th October at Nab Wood at 1.20pm. The wake will be at the Catholic Club in Shipley.
Junior Practice Night - Tuesdays - 6pm - 8pm in Roberts Park starting in April 2019
Cricketforce 2019 runs from 23rd - 25th March 2019 with most of the activity on Saturday 24th March.
Help from Juniors and Parents and Senior player will be most welcome. Lots of painting to be done plus clearing of twigs and trimming of grass edges.
Please don't leave it to others to do the hard graft!
We are looking for under 15 cricketers who wish to play in the Bradford Junior Cricket League in 2019. Experience welcome but enthusiasm and a desire to improve is just as important.
Contact Simon Hicks if you are interested on 07974 785 395 and I will pass your name on to , our u15 Manager.
We are also looking for an umpire for our Senior teams in the Aire-Wharfedale Senior Cricket League. Training provided. Remuneration and expenses paid.
Please contact Simon Hicks on 07947 785 395
Strike-it-Rich is now live on-line (see links)
Click here for 2018 subscriptions.
2018 Subscriptions due now.
Why not take the opportunity of raising funds for the club at the same time? By registering on Easyfund raising.com choosing Saltaire CC as your 'Cause' a percentage goes to the club with every purchase. Firms such as Amazon.com, HMV and many more are taking part. You can even book your holidays in this way! There is no added cost to you. This is an easy way to earn funds for the club!
Click the logo below to help raise funds for the club.
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There are many photographs on the site. Click here for Photo Gallery .
There are many links to other sites. See at bottom of the page.
Below are the most recommended:
Saltaire Village:Click here to visit Saltaire Village website.
For Saltaire & Shipley local news and sport:Click here to visit the highly recommended Bradford Telegraph and Argus..
For all cricket news at home and abroad click here to visit The Cricinfo site and Cricketarchive.
Saltaire CC Table Top Sales 2018/19 in Victoria Hall.
See www.saltairetabletop.co.uk for 2018 /19dates.
Training and Junior Registrations
Saltaire Junior's Tuesday evening outdoor training starts again in April 2018; through to August, in Roberts Park, 6pm to 8pm.
Seniors - Thursday evenings
Indoor Training - Winter 2019 - Zara's Sports Centre
Starts 6th January 2019
u9/u11/u13/u15 3pm - 5pm
Seniors 5pm - 6pm.
It is important for parents to download and fill in the club Registration form in order to play for our Junior Teams. You must also fill in the BJCL form. Please click link for registration form and send to Simon Hicks, Chairman.
Please click link for BJCL registration form and send to Simon Hicks, Chairman.
Please click link for Code of Conduct.
Bradford Junior Cricket League Tables 2018
Click here for Under 13 League Tables.
Click here for Under 11 League Tables.
All players now need to fill in the BJCL registration form (and our club form) and photo so that they can be registered electronically on the BJCL Player Registration site.
Under 9s Gordon Bowers competition is the exception to this unless players will be playing in the Under 11s. Subs in this age-group to £20.
The Club follows the ECB guideline on Child Welfare. All club coaches are CRB checked.
Child Welfare Officer, Billy Ricketts (01274 561280)
Junior Team Managers 2018
U15s: Nick Hindle: (07972841012)
Under 13s: Kevin Brain & Tony Bosworth
Under 11's: Kevin Brain & Tony Bosworth
Under 9's: To be advised
Roberts Park and Saltaire World Heritage Centre
The only cricket ground situated in a World Heritage site. It is a great day out with plenty to do and visit. Roberts Park re-opened in May 2010 following the £3.5m refurbishment. We have one of the most picturesque grounds in the Aire-Wharfe Senior Cricket League, particularly in the spring when all the blossom is out. The Half Moon Cafe, which is run by the cricket club, serves quality coffees and tea, 6 flavours of ice-cream, sandwiches and dish-of-the day and bottled beers. It is open 6 days a week in the Summer, closed Mondays (except Bank Holidays). Also winter opening Wednesday - Sunday.
Click here for the Half Moon Cafe web-site and more information.
Click here for map to get to Roberts Park.
The Half-Moon cafe is open for business.
Car Parking Restrictions - No cars allowed in the Park except disabled and elderly by arrangement only with Park authorities at least 24 hours before match, phone the Lodge. Ample car-parking in the main ungated Salt Grammar Bus/Car-Park. Do not use the Titus Salt GS gated car-park for fear of being locked in. Car Parking also available on Higher Coach Road.
2018 Entrance fees to First Team matches.
Adult £2, Senior Citizens £1, Members free except cup matches. Programme £1 included.
History of Saltaire Cricket Club
Click here for the updated 'Brief History of Saltaire CC'.
Formed in 1869 Saltaire CC has a long a famous history. Joining the Bradford League in 1905 we have won the Championship 6 times and Priestley Cup 5 times. Famous ex-players include the legendary S.F.Barnes and Jim Laker.
(See articles in Library Section).
Fund-raising and other news
Table-Top Sales 2018/19
The Club will be holding another of its popular Table-Top sales at the Victoria Hall, Victoria Road, Saltaire commencing at 10 am. Stalls, cafe & cash draw. Why not go and pick up a bargain or hire a table? Or donate something such as: books, CDs, DVDs for the club to sell.
Tables £14 - £10 for Club Members
Please contact Simon Hicks on: 01274 787908.
See www.saltairetabletop.co.uk for all the latest news
27th January 2019
17th February 2019
17th March 2019
VOLUNTEERS are urgently required
If you wish to help the club in any way please contact:Simon Hicks 01274 787908
* ECB CRICKETFORCE weekend 2019 - a chance to do your bit to prepare the ground for the new season.
"Ask not what your Club can do for you, but what you can do for your Club" - with apologies to JFK.
Main Saltaire Cricket Club Sponsors
The Half Moon Café
Thanks to all our Sponsors (see Postings Section in the Community Web-site).
If you wish to sponsor the club or can obtain sponsors we are interested to hear from you.
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Enjoy Cricket at Roberts Park!