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Streatham & Marlborough – Update – 8 April 2015

Hi all,

With the rest of the week set fair, we can finally look forward to a weekend of cricket at Dulwich Common with the colts training commencing next week! There are four games for the seniors at home over the weekend and a repeat the following week. If you are looking for a game, get in touch with our Chair of Cricket (Raj Patel) on, 07983 452 211 or via the club Facebook page.

In the meantime, there are a few events coming up that I need to make you aware of…

Surrey CCC Roadshow @ Streatham & Marlborough CC – Wednesday 15th April
This is open to all and is a great opportunity to find out more about Surrey Cricket. Includes a short film ‘My Surrey’ and a Q&A session with Chief Executive Richard Gould, Director of Cricket Development Paul Taylor and Surrey legend, now Second XI coach, Alistair Brown. Book your (free) ticket here…

Pub Games Night – Saturday 18th April
If your competitive juices haven’t been satisfied by a day’s cricket, you will get your chance to challenge your fellow members to a series of pub games in the evening. There’ll be pool, darts, skittles and (I’m sure) a few drinking related games to keep you entertained… All welcome.

Chairman’s 60th Birthday – Saturday 16th May
Our marvellous Chairman, John Greenwood, will be celebrating his 60th birthday at the club next month. Get it in your diaries, it promises to be a great evening. All members are welcome to help him bring in this milestone. Poster attached with RSVP details, there is also a Facebook invite.

Presidents’ Day – Sunday 24th  May
There will be the usual day of food, cricket and copious amounts of rum punch on this bank holiday weekend with our President, Peter (Coach/Grizz/Phil Banks/Chef from South Park) Edwards, putting out an invitational XI to play against Chairman’s XI. All welcome to come and enjoy the day!

Upcoming Events
9th May – First league fixtures and welcome drinks for new members
13th June – Race night
11th July – Australian night to coincide with the first Ashes Test match
29th August – Hog roast and craft beer night

A month to go to secure the discounted prices for membership. As ever, we can be flexible if you are under financial pressure – but only if you are pro-active and approach the membership secretary – Mark Bartolo ( Remember, the following was agreed at the AGM.

Streatham & Marlborough are committed to providing cricket for all. Non / low income members requiring assistance should contact your captain or Mark Bartolo. The club will review individual applications on a case by case basis. The following are entitled to claim the concession rate for membership. In order to qualify for the concession rate, members must provide evidence to this effect. This must be shown to the deputy treasurer, who must agree upon this. This will, of course, be treated in confidence.

 Category                                  Detailed meaning

Unemployed                              Claiming unemployment benefit
Low-waged                                Annual income is lower than the London living wage (2015 = £18,924 per annum)
Students                                   Must be in full-time education
Single Parent                             Person is sole carer for a child/children
Senior                                       Over 65

Rates are below with the bracketed amount payable after 30 April 2015:
Adult male                                £200 (£240)
Adult female          
                   £100 (£120)
Adult male concession            
  £100 (£120)
Adult female concession   
        £50 (£60)
U21 male                                  
     £65 (£80)
U21 female                               £50 (£60)
Social membership  
Colts (Training)                          £105 (with discounts for siblings to be discussed with the Colts Manager, Sally Keith (

Payments can be made:

By cash / cheque at the club
By BACS transfer to: Streatham & Marlborough CC, Sort Code: 20-80-57, Account Number: 80617997, Ref: “Subs” or “Colts”. When doing so, please also email the treasury team of & and also inform the membership secretary, Mark Bartolo (

Finally, a reminder on where to purchase club teamwear.

That’s it from me…


Streatham & Marlborough Club Captain

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