The Mayor, Councillor David Fleming presented a cheque for £500 to the Junior Team members of the Bishop Auckland Cricket Club, on Friday 12th April 2019.
This grant was awarded from Bishop Auckland Town Council’s Community Fund, to help towards the purchase of new mobile cricket net for the Club.
Bishop Auckland Cricket Club currently has over 200 members and is encouraging players of all ages and abilities to be involved, hone their skills and increase their enjoyment of the game.
Mayor Dave Fleming said: “It is a privilege to award this grant to the Club and was fantastic to see the Junior Team using the new cricket nets during their training session.”
The Town Council has allocated up to £5,000 to support local organisations working for the benefit of the residents of Bishop Auckland. Community groups and local charities are invited to apply for grants of up to £500.
To download an application form and for further information, visit the Community Fund page.