Burnham-On-Sea Cricket Club has been given a £1,000 funding boost by Somerset County Council’s Health and Wellbeing Fund.

Burnham North County Councillor Peter Burridge-Clayton handed over the funds to the club towards the cost of new club equipment on Sunday (November 30th).

Peter Gaylard, Ground Committee Chairman, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: “Burnham Cricket Club are delighted to accept £1,000 as a grant from Somerset County Council.”

“The money will be used for much-need training equipment to encourage and enable new and particularly younger players who want to take up the sport.”

John Turner, Burnham Under 15’s cricket team manager, is pictured with Cllr Peter Burridge-Clayton and Peter Gaylard, ground committe chairman, on the roof terrace of the BASC Ground club house (Pic: Mike Lang)