Minutes of the Management Board held on the 6th Aug 2009, at Sefton Park Cricket Club at 7.30pm


Present: Mr. R Paisley (in the chair), Mr. D Cunningham, Mr T Hughes, Mr. P Foulder, Mr. J Pinsent, Mr G Pollard, Mr L Martin, Mr J Ledger, Mr. M Poole and Mrs J Kelly.


Apologies for absence received:Mr E Williams


The minutes of the previous meeting were approved:-

Prop: G Pollard, Sec: J Ledger




a.†††††††† No Matters Arising.




a.†††††††† A letter of thanks from Lancashire Cricket Board for hosting a LCB Youth Cricket Festival game on Tuesday 14th July 2009.

b.†††††††† A letter from Merseyside Cricket Society enclosing a cheque for £200 as a contribution to SPCC for the provision of facilities to the Society during the current year. Hon. Sec., to reply.





The Treasurer advised bank balanceís of:-.

£4446.00 in the current account and £15087.00 in the deposit account.

Invoiceís due to be paid included £1100 to St Margaretís, £800 to Caterer and £500 for repair of boiler.

100 club accounts showed £2675 in the current account and £3219 in the deposit account.

Accounts for May and June will be circulated to the Management Board shortly.


GP requested to be advised of any major items ordered or required prior to the invoice being approved and passed to him; this action will help him control our cash flow.





Period 10 showed an income of 14300 against a budget set at £15100.

The bar income was down year to date by £4200 which was due to a poor performance in period 7.

August is looking good for functions and Sunday games.


Draft budgets for 2010 are required to be completed by all sections by the end of August.






The replacement window for the main pavilion had now been completed.

A ladies dartís team would commence using the club on a Tuesday evening, this means the club will be utilised every evening in mid week.

The exterior of the building was looking in need of repair; PF reported that this will be included in the House Budget as some areas will require a cherry picker to access the area.


The garden and flower beds were looking excellent and the Management Board wish to record their thanks to Marylyn, Paul, Joan and Charlie





Nothing to report at this time.





Child Welfare Officer


Nothing to report at this time.


A Sefton Park six a side travelled to Menai Straits to take part in the competition, this resulted the side winning the competition for the second year running.


TH requested to contact CW to ask him to hold a Cricket Committee Meeting as soon as possible to discuss the following issues:-

Outstanding playerís subscriptions, League fines and Northop Hall communication re 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th X11 cricket.


TH to place a notice on the notice board to make player aware that if outstand subscriptions are not paid by 14th August 2009 they will not be selected for fixtures after that date until fees have been received.






1 Senior Citizen, 1 Non Resident, 1 Playing member and 2 Senior Citizen and wife were approved for membership



9. 2010


GP made the Board aware that dates of 17th/24th September 2010 has been provisionally booked to hold our anniversary dinner, Wilf Johnstone is looking at booking a celebrity speaker for the occasion.

Other ideas being looked at are:-

A fixture against Lancashire Cricket Board

A Summer Ball

Presidents Day

A fixture against local councillors

A fixture against Lancashire over 50ís

A barbecue on the 2nd July 2010

Purchase of polo shirts to celebrate the anniversary

Souvenir brochure

A Golf Day

Adopt a Charity for the year

A buffet on the 11th December 2009 to draw the Christmas 50 club awards.




Mike Poole to discuss with Sylvia, a tribute for Geoff.


Meeting closed at 08:40 pm


Tom Hughes