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Minister for Sport, Tourism & Equalities Visits Silsden CC
Silsden Sports Club premises impressed a Government minister during her visit to the district to promote investment in grassroots sport. Minister for Sport, Tourism & Equalities Helen Grant MP was given a tour of the club. She was shown around the clubhouse, which was built in 2009 and is mainly used by the club and Silsden Football Club. Mrs Grant met club officials, Keighley district Conservatives – including MP Kris Hopkins – and admired the panoramic views of the Aire Valley, visible from the ground. She said: "The facilities here are superb, and the club has around 400 members and growing. It also has marvellous scenery. If people have a good experience of sport they are more likely to stick to it. We want people to enjoy sport and to have a good time socially." The sports minister complemented the cricket club on their efforts especially the new score box and net facility which was done with the hard work and resourses of members . Mr Hopkins said: "Helen wanted to come and see some grassroots sport in my constituency, and I thought there would be few places better for her to visit. It's an amazing place."
Ian Pullen, Kris Hopkins, Helen Grant & Tim Sugden
Annual subscriptions (all age levels) £20
Families with 2 children will be £30 for the 2 children in total.
Membership to Silsden CC also gains you membership to The Silsden Sports Club.
Scorebox & Practice Area
The new score box with garage area below has been completed and was fully functioning for the start of the 2011 season. The official opening of the score box took place on Saturday 23rd April. The permanent practice nets have been completed this spring in time for the start of the 2014 season.
History Page Updated
Have a look at the changes that Silsden Cricket Club has undergone from it's humble beginings in 1879 to the present day. more>
Silsden Cricket Club winter nets tbc
Cricket teas remain reasonably priced at £3.50.
Seniors £10.00 Students £5.00, Juniors £1.00
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